Turmeric is famous for its antiseptic properties. The paste of turmeric is applied on boils to dry up the wound and speed up the healing process.
Warm a betel leaf. When it becomes soft and warm, coat it with castor oil and place on the infected area.
One more remedy for boils is to put the copper penny on the boil, and then put a piece of fatback on it. Boils can also be treated by applying garlic or onion paste. Just apply the juice of either, and the boil will ripen and break. If the boil has pus, drink the mixture of bitter gourd juice and lime every morning, empty stomach.
Bitter gourd is used to improve the chances of the patient. It is normally part of the treatment regime for the people with diabetes but on its own it is one of the more effective remedies for boils. It reduces the possibilities of a terrible wound coming to fruition.