Home Remedy for Hives (Urticaria)

Home Remedy for Hives (Urticaria)

Hives is an intensely itches rash of white-colored or yellow wheals (protuberances) surrounded by red, red-looking skin. It is usually brought on by an allergic reaction to certain meals or medicines, bug bites, or stings. Those that have hay fever or even asthma are more prone. Additional triggers which could produce hives include actual physical factors such as high temperature, cold, sunlight, h2o, pressure on the skin, and employ. Hives can also be caused by strain, or have no clear cause.

Home Remedies

  • Drink cilantro juice whatever may be the cause of rash. Wash fresh cilantro, chop it into pieces, put it into blender, add 1/3 cup of water, and blend. Drink the juice and apply the pulp to the affected area.
  • Eat watermelon and rub the white part of the rind on skin.
  • Steep 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, and 1 teaspoon natural sugar in a cup of hot milk. Drink once or twice a day.
  • Make a paste of 2 parts sandalwood powder and 1 part of turmeric mixed in milk and apply this paste to the affected area.
  • Apply aloe vera gel or vitamin E oil to the affected area at least twice a day.

Do’s

  • Apply cool compresses.
  • Take a cool shower to reduce itching and swelling.
  • Wear loose, lightweight clothes made of natural fibers.
  • Add oatmeal oil to lukewarm bath water and soak for 15-20 minutes.
  • Apply calamine lotion for cooling effect.
  • If stress is a contributory factor, try to reduce stress.

Don’ts

  • Avoid allergen triggering food which may include eggs, strawberries, berries, peanuts, nuts, chocolates, cheese, tomatoes, soy products, shellfish and many more.

See Doctor

  • Hives is not responding to home treatment within 3-4 days.

See doctor immediately if:

  • Have difficulty in breathing.
  • Lips or tongue swell or difficulty in swallowing.