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Home Remedies For Itching

by Aarti Puri 04 Jan 2021 0 Comments
Home Remedies For Itching
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Itching is a problem that we all face from time to time. It is irritating and looks unpleasant to the viewers while being really uncomfortable to the person suffering from it. When itching gets out of control, it can lead to other problems like psoriasis. You can try these home remedies for irritated skin or Itchy Skin and get rid of your itching troubles.


  • Baking Soda is beneficial in Itching treatment. Baking soda helps relieve the itching of the skin. Mix one cup of baking soda in the bathwater. Wash dry skin with it. Using this mixture regularly with help you get rid of your itching problem. Baking soda has antifungal properties, and this has been proved by research.
  • Home remedy for Itching with coconut oil: Applying coconut oil to the skin keeps them moisturized for a long time. It keeps the skin healthy and reduces itching.
  • Oatmeal Powder: Make a paste by mixing the oatmeal powder with warm water. Apply on dry skin daily. It helps in relieving itching. Colloidal oatmeal also has known antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which are very effective in the treatment of itchiness.
  • Mango Tree bark: Home Remedies to treat mild itching problem is to take 25g of Mango tree bark and 25g bark of acacia tree and boil them in one liter of water. Steam on the mild itching area with this hot water. After this, apply ghee to this place. Use these home remedies to get relief from itching.
  • Sulphur is also used in itching treatment: Apply sulphur paste on the itching area. Itching is relieved by applying sulfur. You can consult an Ayurvedic doctor for more information.
  • Tulsi: or holy basil acts as natural itch relief. To get rid of your itching problem, grind 5-6 basil leaves mixed with coconut oil and massage the dry skin. It proves beneficial.
  • Lemon: Lemon is used in curing many diseases. After applying lemon juice to the itchy patches, wash it with lukewarm water. It provides relief from itching.
  • Neem: itching treatment Grind neem leaves and apply to the affected area. Neem and turmeric paste is also very commonly recommended for its efficacy.
  • Sesame seed and coconut oil: Apply sesame seed oil on dry skin with a cotton ball. It will relieve itching with regular use. Moisturizers like sesame seed oil can help hydrate the outermost layer of the skin. They are often essential for managing skin conditions that cause itching and dryness. Applying coconut oil to the dry areas of the skin cures the problem of itching to a large extent. Coconut oil has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which makes it perfect for skin infections caused by bacteria. Visit our website to check our various baby skincare products.
Itching is a problem that gets worse with time. If left unattended, it can cause marks on the skin which look unsightly. Regular itching can also lead to psoriasis and eczema. You can use these home remedies for itching to treat your itching problems, instead of using medicines, full of chemicals prescribed by the doctor and bid your itching problems goodbye. I am looking forward to hearing from you and will come back with another write-up, full of parenting tips and tricks. Do write to me in the comments section, if you have any queries, suggestions or even if just want to say “hi”. Ciao till the next time!


Aarti Puri
Aarti Puri is Harvard educated and the founder and CEO of Magnolia Kids, a primary school. She is a psychologist, writer and teacher trainer. She's starting her YouTube Video channel for moms and kids soon!



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