The monsoon rains give us relief from the suffocating heat. The green looks lovely soaked in the rain. In fact, it is a blessing, but sometimes the infections and ailments that it brings are quite punishable. The hot and humid weather during monsoons is a perfect environment for bacteria and fungi to thrive. This warm and humid environment also acts as a great host for mites. During this season, skin disorders become common and get worse. Skin rashes, ringworm and fungal infections are inevitable during this time. Scabies is much more frequent during monsoons. This is because the mites responsible for scabies thrive in this climate. These mites are not visible to the human eye. Scabies is highly contagious, and mites live on the surface of the skin where they lay eggs. This causes red, itchy rashes. This disease can be transmitted through shared clothing, bedding or towels. Some people become resistant to their medication. If this happens to you, your doctor may prescribe some other medication or you may try to follow some home remedies. Here are some home remedies that can provide relief from scabies.