Chronic urticaria is a sudden rash or itchiness of the skin which may persist on even for 5-6 weeks if they are left untreated. The rash looks like small tiny bumps that create itchiness and makes the skin look ugly. Urticaria may be shown on any part of the skin and may make your life hell. Urticaria appeared especially on the tongue and throat may create a breathing problem. Though the actual cause of urticaria is still unknown it is thought that release of certain chemical like histamine inside body triggers urticaria outbreak. Other think that the problem of autoimmune system may trigger this problem. But, whatever may be the cause you should take prompt care not only to treat the problem but also to soothe the itchiness. You may get some specialized creams and lotions in the market but before using them under the supervision of a dermatologist you may try some home remedies for this skin problem urticaria.
Here Are 6 Home Remedies Of Chronic Urticaria
Cucumber Ice Cube
You just have to cool and sooth the place to get relief from this constant itchiness of urticaria. Cucumber is a major soother. Grate cucumber, extract the juice and keep them in the freezer to make icecubes of cucumber juice. Rub ice cubes on the itch. Press them for sometimes. Repeat the process. Let the skin absorb the juice. You do not need to wash it. If you wash them, always wash them with chilled water. Regular application of this method helps to treat urticaria effectively.
Aloevera gel is a cool substance and it gives relief in acute itching. Slit one aloevera tube and remove the fresh gel. Mash it and apply a thick layer of aloevera gel on the affected skin. Leave it in that way for 30-40 minutes. You will feel that it is cooling down your skin. Moreover, anti-inflammatory property of aloevera reduce the swelling of the skin. Apply aloevera gel at least twice daily to get a speedy recovery from urticaria.
Mint is an another cool substance. Application of mint juice or mint paste actually helps to sooth the skin. Moreover, mint has antiseptic properties which help to kill almost all types of germs. Crush fresh mint leaves and extract the juice. Keep the juice in the refrigerator. Apply chilled mint juice on your urticaria daily and get relief.
Rose water has anti-inflammatory property which works well to treat urticaria effectively. Making rose water is not hard. Take some fresh and clean rose petals. Chop them finely and add them in clean water. Place the container on low flame for half an hour keeping the lid on. Then remove them from the oven and let it cool. Preserve them in the refrigerator and spray them on your urticaria affected skin twice, thrice or as many times as possible.
Pineapple is another natural thing which has anti-inflammatory property. Make fresh pineapple juice and massage it on your skin in a gentle way. You can also apply a thick layer of pineapple pulp on your skin. It cools down your skin, reduce inflammation and treat it effectively. After applying them, leave it to get dry and then always wash it with ice cool water.
Ginger is a common product of your kitchen. It works effectively on inflammation and allergic reaction. Sometimes allergy may also be the cause of urticaria. In that case ginger does wonder to reduce the swelling and itching. Extract ginger juice, mix it with fuller’s earth and apply it on your red bumps. Leave it to get dry and then wash with chilled water. It helps a lot to get rid of urticaria.
Follow these home remedies sincerely and wear loose and cotton cloth for better air circulation on body. You will get relief from urticaria. If the problem persists for beyond six weeks, take the advice of a doctor.