Herbal Remedies For Hives Treatment

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Herbs for hivesMedically known as urticaria, hives is a skin condition marked by red raised bumps that are itchy and appear suddenly. Herbal remedies are a good replacement for treatment with drugs and can assist in preventing recurrence and reducing the severity of hives which are usually the result of allergens in food or medicines. Stress is also a significant contributor of the condition. We will discuss a few herbs and learn how best to use them for getting rid of hives. So read on.




Few Herbal Remedies For  Hives 


  • Vitamin B5 also known as panthothenic acid is present in good amounts in paprika, black pepper and dried spearmint. They help to reduce stress and the antioxidants in them help to improve immunity.



  • Parsley, a very common kitchen ingredient acts as a natural antihistamine which can reduce severe reactions to an allergen. Fresh or dried parsley can be used.



  • Nettle leaf extract is a natural remedy for hives because it is able to reduce histamine levels in the body. Nettle tea is commonly consumed.



  • Spinach and kale are rich sources of vitamin E which help to repair and heal the skin of the red itchy bumps. Olive and almond oil are other rich sources of this vitamin.



  • Vitamin C is most important to provide immunity against infection causing agents. The Indian gooseberry is a rich source. The fresh juice can be used everyday to fight against bacteria and virus.



  • The extracts from red alder have been used traditionally to treat hives. A tea made of the bark or leaves can be taken.



  • Aloe vera gel when applied on the affected area is cooling and soothing. It can also help to reduce inflammation on skin that is commonly seen.


 


Tips For Managing Hives  Naturally


  • Avoid all foods that are possible allergens.



  • Keep away from dust and chemicals.



  • Cold compresses can be used on skin to provide relief.



  • Take steps to reduce stress.


 


Herbal remedies have many advantages in the treatment of hives. They are safe, inexpensive and give long lasting results. Just try them once, you are bound to be satisfied with the results. 


 


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