Herbal Remedies For Hyperhidrosis

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LemongrassAre sweaty palms causing you a great deal of embarrassment? Worry not, as there are many herbal remedies that can help control the excess sweating which is also known as hyperhidrosis. The areas of the body such as the armpits, feet and palms are commonly affected here. People who are nervous are more likely to experience this condition. A high risk of dehydration is the result of increased sweating and many who face this problem also suffer from anxiety. Herbs that can help to manage hyperhidrosis are listed below.



 


Few Herbal Remedies For Hyperhidrosis


  • Sage, a Mediterranean herb is a natural remedy for excessive sweating. It has properties that decrease the amount of sweat formed. The use of herbal tea that contains sage is a good treatment option.


  • Lemon grass is a widely available herb that contains soothing lemon essential oils. These can reduce anxiety and stress in individuals that consume it. A paste made of the grass can be added to cooking or the essential oils to tea.


  • Schisandra is very helpful for drying up excess perspiration. Natural extracts in the form of capsules, tablets and oils can be used regularly.


  • Tea tree oil helps avoid formation of bacteria and fungus on the skin surface. It is the mildest of the herbal treatments and many creams with this oil can be found in the market. Dilute this oil before direct application on skin.


  • Cypress oil has been used for aromatherapy as it reduces body odor in the sweaty areas. It also has anti fungal properties.


 


Tips For Managing Hyperhidrosis Naturally


  • Cornstarch can be used in place of talcum powder as a natural alternative.



  • Sufficient fluids must be consumed to make up for water loss.



  • Application of witch hazel on skin every night is recommended.



  • Use cotton or other natural materials for clothing as they absorb sweat and reduce itching.



Use these natural herbs and feel confident through the day. Practice yoga and meditation to reduce stress and anxiety. 


 


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