Home Remedies for Itching

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Home Remedies for Itching

Home Remedies for Itching helps in overcoming the various symptoms of itching that causes a lot of trouble and discomfort to those suffering from this disease. Itching is marked by irritation in the skin that prompts a craving to scratch. The problem can be localized or spread in the entire body. In some cases itching gets worse by night. In medical terminology the problem is known by the names of pruritus.

Causes of Itching:

  • Aging
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Dryness
  • Hives
  • Stinging by some insects
  • Body lice
  • Head lice
  • Pubic lice
  • Psoriasis
  • Rashes
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Sunburn

Symptoms of Itching

  • Irritation on the skin
  • Craving to scratching
  • Bumps
  • Dryness in the skin
  • An urge to scratch continuously
  • Burning sensation
  • Redness of skin
  • Thickness in skin
  • Scaly patches
  • Blisters

Home Remedies for Itching

  • While looking for a home remedy for itching one can try an oatmeal bath. One should put 2 cups of oatmeal in a tub with lukewarm water and use this for the bath.

  • While taking bath one should take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in the water. This is one of the most preferred home remedies for itching.

  • Putting cold compress on the affected region is one of the most effective home remedies for itchiness.

  • Make a mixture of honey and cinnamon powder in equal amounts and apply this mixture on the affected skin to get relief.

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