Itchy skin or rashes typically occur when skin is in contact with some of the irritating substances in our environment. It can be some pollutants in air, water or swimming pools, ingredient in herbs, cosmetic products, etc. For most types of itchy skin and rashes causes are unknown, but some rashes are caused by viral infections.
What is Homeopathy?
Homeopathy is a very good alternative to regular medicine; it treats a wide range of diseases and takes a different approach on how to treat the patient as a whole. Homeopathic remedies are safe, cheap and easy to use.
Here is a list of such remedies. There are no known side effects, but if you are in doubt, consult your doctor or homeopathic expert for dosage and frequency of use. Depending of remedy that you are recommended to use, you can apply it once or several times per day. You should start slowly and see how it works. In some cases best results are achieved by combining several different remedies.
Homeopathic Remedies for Itchy Skin
Bryonia helps in cases with hot and dry rush; it relives it efficiently.
Belladonna is best remedy for cases of rush when you feel throbbing or discomfort, and a sensation of heat, often accompanied with fever.
Rhus Toxicodendron is recommended in cases of blistering and intense rash. Hot water bath helps relieve the symptoms.
Ledum palustre is remedy indicated in cases of swollen rash. Cold soothes the rash.
Sulphur is best used in the cases when person have irritated and burning rushes, and when washing with hot water makes it worse.
Graphites is remedy usually used for dry, itchy or rough skin and for pimples and acne treatment. Itching of the skin is aggravated from hot, and gets worse at knight.
Urtica urens is remedy recommended for, erupting intense rushes, where scratching makes it worse. Application of cold water relieves the rush.
Anacardium Orientale is a homeopathic remedy best used for cases of rushes that came from poison oak, ivy or other similar plant. Rushes get worse from heat and water contact.
Natrum Muriaticum is effective in areas around lower edge of the scalp and around bends of knees and elbows. It should be used at first signs of rush or itchy skin outbreak.
Apis is best used in cases of allergic reactions. Areas affected with rush are pink and swollen. Cold helps to relieve the symptoms.