Home Remedies for Itch Relief

Various elements can lead to itching skin. From an insect bite to sun burns and poison ivy, the amount of elements that can cause an itching sensation on a daily basis are numerous. There is not need to nurse the itch with medications are drugs immediately. There are several products that you will find on your kitchen counter that will be extremely effective in the cure of the itch.

One of the best remedies for an itch is the gel extract of the Aloe Vera plant. If you have a plant at home; it is as good as a mini drug store. Simply break off one part of the plant and then extract the gel and apply it to the affected area for immediate relief. If you do not have access to a plant then there are several companies that produce jars of the miracle plant extract. Choose a gel based formula instead of a cream based one.

Winters tend to steal the moisture from your skin; making it dry, flakey and extremely itchy. In this case using a moisturizer that benefits your skin is important. Have a bath in warm water; make sure that the water is not hot as that can lead to an itchy skin surface. Drink plenty of water to maintain your hydration levels and keep your skin moist. Massage almond or olive oil onto your skin to help to lock in moisture into your skin.

If your skin is itchy as a result of an insect bite then avoid itching the area as you may spread the infection in this manner. Instead take an adequate amount of baking soda and water and mix it to make a thick paste. Apply this paste to the affected area and let it dry. Wash it off with cold water and then apply an ice cube to the area. This will take care to avoid the itching sensation.