Boils are very contagious at the same time very painful. It is an infection from which almost everybody has suffered at some point of time in life. A boil in the beginning usually appears as a red, hot, lump but slowly develops into yellowish point within 2 to 4 days which causes a lot of pain and discomfort. Some very serious boils even leaves ugly scars. Boils generally occur when the immune system of the body becomes weak. Though nowadays there are various medicines that cure boils but it is always wise to follow natural home remedies to treat the disease successfully. The below mentioned article provides details about various effective home remedies to treat boils.