How to relieve itchy skin naturally
The itchy skin they are quite annoying and these itching are usually a symptom associated with dermatitis, and other skin conditions such as eczema wave urticaria. In the particular case of dermatitis, for example, we are faced with a reaction that occurs on the skin, and that causes the appearance of common symptoms such as swelling and redness.
It can affect both children and adults, especially when it comes to a atopic dermatitis, which is commonly associated with children but also affects adults (in addition to children and babies).
Some remedies prepared with natural products can help to calm these itching, however these remedies should apply to us after having gone to the doctor and that has detected and diagnosed what type of condition we have on the skin. Always before any anomaly we must go to the doctor.
Natural remedies to relieve itchy skin
Natural remedies with sodium bicarbonate to relieve itching
The bicarbonate remedy that we will prepare is for itching on hands and feet.
To prepare this remedy we need:
- Half a teaspoon of baking
- 2 liters and a half of warm water.
We heat the water and once hot add the bicarbonate.
We dissolve and let warm.
Once it is warm we put the water in a basin or basin and submerge the feet or hands, as it is affected by itching of some limbs or others.
Natural remedy for eczema
Honey has many beneficial properties for our organism and among them are those that are beneficial for the skin, it is anti-inflammatory, regenerative, antibacterial.
This natural remedy in addition to honey contains lemon essential oil, rich in vitamin C, antioxidant, it helps us to regenerate skin cells.
The mixture of these two ingredients makes them effective to treat eczema and also relieve itching.
We will prepare this remedy with the following ingredients:
- Half a teaspoon of honey
- 4 drops of lemon essential oil.
- 125 ml. From mineral water.
We put the water to heat and once it is hot remove from the fire and add honey and droplets of essential oil. We stir well to dilute.
We let warm and wet with this preparation a sterile gauze or compress and apply it on the eczemas or on the area that causes itching.
Chamomile tea to relieve itching
The properties of chamomile are very beneficial to soothe itchy skin, it is also moisturizing, moisturizes the skin, is anti-inflammatory and also helps us to repair the skin.
Prepare the infusion of chamomile with a teaspoon of chamomile flowers and a cup of mineral water. Put the water to boil and once it boils add the chamomile and remove from heat. Cover the infusion and let it rest for 10 minutes.
We strain the infusion and let it warm. When it is warm we can apply it on the skin.
Application: We soak sterile gauze in the infusion and apply it on the itchy skin area.
Oatmeal water to calm itching
Oats have many beneficial properties for the skin, it is anti-inflammatory with what will help us to reduce inflammation, it also relieves itching.
To prepare this remedy we need a spoonful of oats and 125 ml. of water. We put the water to heat and once warmed away from the fire. Let warm, add the oats, stir to dilute the oats.
Application: We wash with this preparation the area with itching.
Useful tips against itchy skin
Some tips can also be useful when it comes to suffering from itching:
- We should not scratch the affected area as well what we will achieve is to irritate the area and further aggravate the state of the skin.
- Wash hands well so that the skin does not get infected.
- Wash both underwear and towels well after we use them.
- Always have well hydrated skin.
- Use mild soap, gel and shampoo with neutral PH.