Homemade Antiseptic Cream
“Doctor, is there any home remedy for treating minors cuts and boils at home?” Yes, you can make a simple antiseptic cream at home. We have chosen ingredients based on the research and tried them on many occasions with successful results. In fact, you can use natural antiseptic cream to reduce the chances of resistance. You can always shift to antiseptics like Betadine if this anti-septic cream does not work.
What is it? Home-made anti-septic cream
Where to use it? On minor cuts, boils, fever blister
Goodies: Aloe vera, Turmeric, Neem, Tea tree oil
How to make?
Mix the following ingredients in a clean and dry air-tight container:
- 2 spoons of aloe vera gel
- half a spoon of turmeric
- 10 drops of neem oil
- 10 drops of tea tree oil
How to store?
This homemade antiseptic cream can be stored at room temperature for 1-2 weeks and in the refrigerator for 3-6 months. The only precaution is to keep it completely dry.
Where to buy ingredients?
Turmeric powder: Available online on
Neem oil: Available online on
Tea tree oil: Available online on
How to use it?
Wash and completely dry your hands to avoid water and germs getting into this antiseptic cream.
Take a small amount of this cream with the index finger and put it on cuts, boil or wounds.
Alternatively, you can use a small spoon to take out this antiseptic cream from the container.
Apply this cream over cut, boil, or fever blister.
Cover with a bandaid or micropore, to avoid staining of clothes with turmeric in this cream.
Remove the bandaid while bathing and wash the wound with soap and water.
Dry the wound completely.
Put this antiseptic cream for 3-7 days to both prevent and treat any infection in wounds.
Discontinue this cream and shift to betadine if you notice signs of infection like pain, redness or pus discharge.
Where can I use this antiseptic cream?
You can use this antiseptic cream on the following:
- minor cuts
- boils and other bacterial infection
- fever blisters
What are the side effects?
You might get allergic or sensitivity rash with this cream if your skin is prone to allergy. So, I would recommend a patch test before the first use, especially on sensitive skin.