1. Apply crushed raw garlic or garlic paste in the affected area
2. Apply clove oil several times a day
3. Rub the slice of raw papaya in the affected area
4. Apply the paste of mustard seeds in the ringworm patches
Dermatophytosis, also known as ringworm, is a fungal infection of the skin.Typically it results in a red, itchy, scaly, circular rash.Hair loss may occur in the area affected. Symptoms begin four to fourteen days after exposure. Multiple areas can be affected at a given time.