Itching is a type of irritation that occurs on skin due to various reasons. Common causes of itching are allergies, sweat, dirty skin, excessive dryness of skin, skin rashes, side effects of allergies and many more things. But do not itch harshly to get rid of itching because it may scratch your skin and may create burning sensation.
Nothing works better than home remedies on itching. Search your kitchen and you will get many products to cure itching with them. This article will give you tips on different home remedies of itching.
In summer because of hot and humid weather rash comes out on our skin which is commonly known as prickly heat. Prickly heat itches a lot. Children are the main sufferers of this skin rash though older people sometimes get affected by it. Lack of hygiene is one of the most common causes of prickly heat.
To get rid of this skin rashes and itching sensation you have to keep your skin clean. Bathe twice or thrice daily to remove sweat, oil and dirt from the skin. After taking bath wipe your skin completely dry with some soft towel. Then sprinkle some talcum powder over your body to keep it dry. This will save you from the hand of prickly and ultimately will save you from the hand of itching.
Sometimes too much dryness of skin may create itching sensation in winter. Massage thick and pure coconut oil everyday on your body to cure itching created because of excessive dryness.
Mix pinch of camphor in coconut oil and massage it all over your skin. It helps to cure your itching very quickly.
Sandalwood paste and aloevera is a wonderful medicine for itching. Remove aloevera gel from the tube. Mix some sandalwood powder in it. Mix well and apply the paste on your skin where it is itching. Wait for 20-30 minutes and then wash with plain water. Apply this paste regularly and get rid of itching very soon.
Turmeric is a very effective product to cure itching whatever the cause may be. Take raw turmeric and grind it into smooth paste. Mix equal amount of sandalwood paste with this turmeric paste.
Apply the paste all over your skin everyday at least 30-40 minutes before going to take bath. Both sandalwood and turmeric has antibacterial and antifungal properties and regular use of this paste gives relief in itching.
Neem does wonder on any type of skin disorder and so on itching. Take some neem leaves and grind it to smooth paste. Better mix some turmeric paste and sandalwood powder with it and apply the paste all over your skin. Leave it for an hour. Practice this method every alternate day and get rid of itching soon.
Neem water is an excellent thing for itching. Chop few fresh neem leaves and boil them in water on low flame for sometimes. Mix that water in your bath water. Regular use of neem water in the time of bathing saves you from itching very soon.
Soak some oatmeal in milk. Mash it and apply that on your body to remove dirt and grease from the deep pours of the skin. Use this pack everyday to keep your body clean and cure itching sensation very quickly.
Basil leaves and honey is a good medicine for itching. Basil leaves have antiseptic quality. Crush few basil leaves and mix honey, natural conditioner or moisturizer.
Then mix well and apply this paste on your skin especially where you have itching sensation very acutely. Regular use of this pack gives you relief in itching.
Lemon, being acidic works well on itching. Cut one lemon into two halves and rub one portion on your skin everyday. It may create burning sensation. But tolerate it for sometimes because the pain will reduce gradually. Squeeze one lemon and extract the juice. Mix honey with it and apply this on your affected skin to stop itching. Practice this method regularly and get the benefit.
Mint has antibacterial quality and gives relief in itching very fast. Take some fresh mint leaves. Crush them and extract the juice. Apply the juice on your skin. Mint juice has a cooling effect because it contains a great amount of menthol and it gives relief in itching. It stops and cures itching very fast if you can use it daily.
You can also use mint tea to cure your itching. Boil some dry mint leaves in water. Let it cool and wash your skin again and again with this water.
Thyme is also effective to cure itching very fast. Take a tablespoon of dry thyme herbs and boil them in water for 10-15 minutes. Then wait till it gets cool. Then strain the water and preserve it. Apply the water again and again on your itching affected skin. This herb contains a great amount of thymol which has anesthetic and anti-inflammatory properties. Practice this method regularly and get benefited soon.
Crush few cloves and mix the clove powder in fuller’s earth. Use rosewater to make a smooth paste. Apply the paste on your skin and wait till it gets dry. Do this method regularly and get the benefit very soon. clove helps to cure itching completely.
Fenugreek seeds are another natural product that cures itching very effectively. Soak some fenugreek seed in water for hours very effectively to get soft. Then grind them to make a paste. Apply the paste on your skin and wait for half an hour. Do this method regularly and get rid of itching soon.
Crush 2-3 strawberries and mix yogurt in it. Mix well and apply the paste on your skin. Regular use of this yogurt and strawberry combination cures itching completely very soon. So there is nothing to worry. Follow these home remedies and get rid of itching soon. The products are not expensive and are easily available. Follow them religiously for better result. But if the condition gets worse do not forget to consult a skin specialist.