Urticaria is a skin disease in which pale red swellings in groups on the surface of the skin are observed mainly on the trunk along with itching. Urticaria is a case of Hypersensitivity reaction of the skin to allergens. Both men and women are likely to get this allergy. This can be cured quite easily and no cause for alarm.
Urticaria may develop from excessive sweating, insect bites, animal dander, exposure to too much of heat or cold and undue stress. There are several home remedies for Urticaria which can be prepared at home and the symptoms can be rather easily buttressed.
Symptoms of Urticaria Small red rings or patches covered the swelling skin. An itchy welt that disappears and reappears within minutes or hours appears all over the body. There are also pink lesions that appear along with it. There is also difficulty in breathing and swallowing, anxiousness, dizziness, occasional fainting spells, rapid pulse and irregular heartbeat.
Causes of Urticaria Allergic reaction to prescribed medications, as well as eggs, nuts, berries, insect bites and animal fur or coat can promote the development of Urticaria in the body. Wearing tight clothes and allergic reaction to jewelry metals are also some of the conditions that provokes Urticaria .
Urticaria being passed through heredity is a very rare case and most of the time left unrecorded.
Exposure in an extremely hot or cold temperature may prompt this condition.
Constant contact with water or excessive perspiration may start to develop Urticaria.
Home Remedies for Urticaria 1. Aloe vera gel also helps to relieve itchiness caused by this disease. 2. Regularly drinking a cup of water mixed with two teaspoons of turmeric powder is a highly beneficial natural remedy used to cure Urticaria. Alternatively, the mixture can also be taken in doses of two teaspoon, three times in a day. 3. Therapeutic herbs basil, henna, sandalwood, cassia etc are excellent home remedies for Urticaria prevention and treatment. The application of a combination of these herbs helps to reduce swelling and irritation. 4. Mashed papaya has a soothing and cooling effect on rashes caused by this disease. So, apply this home remedy on Urticaria rashes to reduce the discomfort and facilitate the process of healing. 5. Take a teaspoon of olive oil and add some grapefruit seed extract to it. The application of this remdy has been proved to be one of the most successful home remedies for Urticaria rash. 6. Take approximately 175 ml of water and add 7 g mint and 25 g brown sugar in it. Boil the mixture and drink it to get rid of intense itching. 7. Rubbing a mixture of alum and red ochre in powdered form has a soothing effect on the wheals. 8. A combination of juice extracted from Indian Plum and soda is regarded as a good home remedy for Urticaria treatment. 9. Herbal teas like that of chamomile, peppermint, valerian, nettle, catnip etc serve as efficient home remedies for Urticaria by calming the nerves and preventing stress. 10. Simply applying cold compresses also helps to ease the symptoms.
Prevention and Diet for Urticaria Diet for urticaria - Care should be taken to keep the stress under control and exposure to too much of heat or cold should be avoided. Care should be taken to guard against insects, flies and mites. Pet animal should be properly vaccinated so as not to contract the allergy from them. The living areas should be free from dust and air pollution. Vitamin C should be consumed regularly to increase the resistance capabilities of the body. Balanced diet with all the necessary ingredients to improve the immune system should be taken and regular exercises are recommended to keep the body in a healthy condition. Some people experience allergic reaction on consumption of certain food items, they should be identified correctly and eliminated from the diet to prevent the occurrence of Urticaria.
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