Nose Boil

Nose Boil


A nose boil may also be known as a nose furuncle, nasal boil or nasal furuncle.  A nose boil occurs when a hair follicle becomes infected.  There are many types of boils occuring on the back, chest or even ear.   The infected follicle often occures within the nose or nasal area creating a localized area of dead tissue, pus, redness and pain.  If there are several infected follicles (boils) occuring together this creates a carbuncle.  An abscess is similar to that of a boil as they are both pus filled sores within the body but a boil always is an infected hair follicle while an abscess can be any cavity filled with pus.  

A nasal boil will be painfully sharp in nature, red, swollen and filled with pus.   This is an infection of the hair follicle, if the infection is severe, it will cause the patient to have a fever, swollen lymph nodes and other whole body signs of infections.  

The boils usually begin with mild signs such as itching or mild discomfort.  This discomfort slowly progress's to a more painful condition as the swelling increases.  There will be very sharp discomfort as the nase boil increases in size.  If the boil begins to discharge the pus it may be accompanied by a foul odour.  


Curing nose boils is not that difficult as many will heal naturall in time.  Trying to quicken the healing rate is the goal of these treatments.  If there is many signs and symptoms of severe infection such as whole body fever, sweats, swollen lymph nodes, ...   a trip to your medical doctor may be needed.  


The following is a natural herbal formula which can treat nose boils well.  The base formula is mentioned with some modification herbs to suite the individuals signs and symptoms.  


Herbal Formula: Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin

Excessive Pain which is sharp - add herbs - Zao Jiao Ci, Ru Xiang, Mo Yao


Herbal Application for Nose Boils:

boils the following herbs and using a compress on the effected area or steaming the nose with these herbs can help soften and heal the boil.  

Ye Ju Hua (wild Chrysanthemum

Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion)

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