Hives can occur for a number of reasons, including allergic reactions to food and other allergens and even stress. Once you get hives it can be difficult to focus on other things because of the itching skin and swelling that occur. There are several herbal treatments that can help you get rid of them and are easy to use.
Pure Essential Herbal Oils and Extracts
There are many essential herbal oils that can be used to treat hives. You can use the extract by adding a few drops of the herb directly to herbal tea and drinking it. Or you can apply these oils directly to the skin. Use a cotton ball and light dab the oil on the infected areas. You want to make sure that the oils or extracts of the herbs are pure and not imitation for the best effects. Several oils and extracts that work to relieve itching and swelling associated with hives include chamomile, sandalwood and peppermint. These are all available from your local health food store.
Amaranth is a natural herb that comes in many different forms. It is available as an oil or extract, made from the seeds of the plant. It also comes as a fresh or dried herb. You should be able to obtain this herb from a health food store. There are many things you can do with this herb to treat hives. You can use the extract in herbal teas or apply it directly to the skin. You can also take the fresh or dried herb and make a paste using some hot water and cornstarch. Start with about two tablespoons of the herb and add about ½ teaspoon of cornstarch. Slowly add a little bit of hot water and mix. Keep adding hot water until a paste is formed. Now spread the paste onto the affected areas of the skin and let air dry before rinsing off.
You can use as many of the different methods that you like and as much as you like to relieve itching and swelling. You can even mix several oils together and add to the Amaranth paste.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.