There are a number of herbs that might prove helpful. But whatever you use, other measures are necessary: In addition to treating your body, you have to boil all of your clothes and bedding to kill any mites on them so you aren't reinfected.

  1. Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) and St.-John's-wort (Hypericum perforatum), Neem (Azadiracta indica) and turmeric (Curcuma longa), Onion (Allium cepa), American pennyroyal (Hedeoma pulegioides), Mountain mint (Pycnanthemum muticum), Oat (Avena sativa), Star anise (Illicium verum), Teatree (Melaleuca, various species), Walnut (Juglans, various species), Aloe (Aloe vera), Five-leaved chastetree (Vitex negundo), Peppermint (Mentha piperita), and Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) can be used to treat scabies.