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Home Remedies For Itching
- Drinking one tablespoon of hot pure Ghee in one go, empty stomach in the morning, for few days to cure itching problem. Ghee should be hot enough but bearable.
- Boil neem leaves in sufficient water for 10-15 minutes. Taking bath with this water helps in curing many skin diseases including Itching.
- Durva (Dub, A grass and used to worship Lord Ganesh) juice mixed with Turmeric powder applied on the affected area cures Itching.
- Bottle gourd (Ghee) juice applied on the affected area cures Itching.
- Boil some Coriander (Dhania) seeds in water and add Sugar and filter. Drinking this decoction helps to reduce Pitt and Itching.
- Drinking Mint (pudina) juice and applying Mint juice on the body also cures Itching.
- Applying the paste of grinded Tender Guava leaves and Curd, on the body 2 hours before taking bath helps to cure Itching.
- Eating raw Cabbage (patta gobi) everyday helps to cure Itching.
- Boil some Cumin seeds (Jeera) in water and taking bath with this water helps to cure Itching.A paste made from aloe vera gel and green clay soothes the skin.
- Chamomile cream, calendula lotion, or comfrey ointment can be applied directly to the itchy areas as often as needed. They have anti- inflammatory properties that help to relieve your discomfort.
- Jewelweed, otherwise known as impatiens, can be boiled in a gallon of water, strained and cooled. The liquid stops itching extremely well. In fact, in clinical trials, it worked just as well as prescription cortisone creams. Jewelweed is a perennial wildflower that should be available at herb shops and through herbalists. It is not the same plant as the flowering annual called impatiens that is commonly sold in nurseries and garden centers.
- An herbal tea made from two parts each of agrimony and chamomile and one part each of stinging nettle and heart’s-ease can be taken three times a day as an aid to soothing the itching. In addition to drinking the tea, dip a clean cloth into it and apply it as a compress to the affected areas for five minutes every half hour, as needed. Other plants containing naturally antihistaminic compounds from which you can make a combination tea include basil, fennel, ginkgo, oregano, tarragon, tea, thyme, and yarrow. These teas should be used to compress the affected areas of itchy skin, as well as drunk three times a day
- Diluted chamomile, lavender, and rosemary essential oils are soothing and relaxing, and help ease itching. You can add up to 10 drops of any of these oils (or a combination) to a tubful of water to make an aromatherapy bath, or you can dilute them in a carrier oil such as jojoba oil and apply it to the hives with a compress.
- Rhus toxicodendron 30x or 15c is recommended for itching, especially if it is accompanied by joint pain or fever, or if discomfort is worse with the cold or scratching. Take one dose four times a day, up to a total of eight doses.