The causes of itchy skin can vary. These are diabetes mellitus, nervous and endocrine diseases, senile itching. There are many methods to help relieve this unpleasant condition. In severe cases, treatment is necessary.
It is necessary
- - herb oregano;
- - Dill seeds;
- - almond oil;
- - Juniper extract.
Monitor the work of the intestines, try to lead a healthy lifestyle, exclude from the diet foods that can provoke itchy skin. Do not eat spices, spicy foods, smoked meats, chocolate and coffee.
Oregano herb can help relieve the symptoms of itchy skin. Make an infusion of the herb and pour it over the affected areas.
Known antipruritic effect of pharmaceutical dill seeds. It is necessary to pour a couple of teaspoons of seeds with one glass of boiling water, leave to infuse and then strain the infusion. Take it three times a day for a third of a glass until the itching subsides. Grind the dill seeds in a mortar and swallow on the tip of a knife. You can put a few drops of dill oil on a sugar cube and eat it.
Lubricate the itchy skin with almond oil twice a day.
Itching on the scalp can be relieved by lubricating itchy areas with an alcoholic tincture made from nettle leaves.
Baths with juniper extract will help relieve itching on the body. Use up to 4 tablespoons of juniper extract or 2 dry tablets per bath. In addition to juniper, to relieve itching, you can use needles, buds or young shoots of pine, St. John's wort, walnut leaves and chamomile flowers in the form of decoctions or infusions.
Plants such as ephedra, elecampane tall and white lamb (nettle), as well as dill, have a significant antipruritic effect. You can relieve senile itching by ingesting a collection of herbs, which includes Veronica officinalis and horsetail.
Tar ointment will help relieve itching in the anus. Take birch tar, lanolin, zinc oxide, and petroleum jelly. Tar and zinc should be 5 g each, petroleum jelly - 70, and lanolin - 20. Mix all the ingredients and prepare an ointment. For the same purpose, you can use a decoction of oak bark in combination with glycerin. Take 100 g of water and oak bark each, boil for 20 minutes, take gauze, strain and add glycerin (100 g).