5 Home Remedies To Treat Itchy Skin
By: Pinki Thu, 07 Nov 2019 4:52 PM
Be it a summer or winter, itching is a common skin problem which is faced by everyone. People are observed scratching themselves so harshly that their scratches turn into deep wounds which in the long term may end up having severe effects on their skin. Hence to avoid that one must try some of these home remedies that can relieve your discomfort.
* Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera or its gel has always created wonders when it comes to skincare. It not only moisturizes the skin but also forms a layer to protect from all the impurities entering the skin. It is therefore advised to apply aloe vera gel on the skin where you feel like itching. The best results can be enjoyed if fresh aloe vera gel from the plant is used.
Mint has an inbuilt characteristic called as menthol. Menthol acts as an anesthetic and contains anti-inflammatory properties when applied topically. One can use the mint in the form a solution by boiling it in hot water. Allow it to cool down and use the solution by dipping in a cloth and apply it as required.
* Dried Fruits
Dried fruits are extremely rich in Vitamins A, B, and E which help to retain the moisture content in the skin. Therefore, if dried fruits are consumed on a regular basis as part of the diet, it can help to get rid of the itchiness.
Milk is a cold-pressured temperature product which has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to remove the itch from your dry skin. In fact, milk provides soothing to the inflamed, dry and itchy skin. It is advised to have a full bath in milk to reduce the problem of itchiness.
Another most easily available product in the home for itchiness is honey. Honey has antioxidants and anti-microbial properties which help to lock the moisture. Use two to three spoons of warm honey, apply it on the itchy area and leave it on for 15 minutes and wash it with water.