Itching Treatment Natural
Itching is caused due to excess of fluids in the area of itching. So the medicine treatments focus on reducing the fluids from the effected area. This is done by Antihistamine and steroids. Excess of fluids is caused due to some external impact (accident), scrubbing, bruising. Application of acidic soap and use of detergents also cause excess of fluid in that area.
But the best form of reduction of fluids is to restrict the fluid intake (restricting the fluid intake).
- Itching treatment consists of Antihistamin or Steroids medicines.
- Wikipedia Link is -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itch
- A variety of over-the-counter and prescription anti-itch drugs are available.
- Some plant products have been found to be effective anti-pruritics, others not.
Non-chemical remedies include cooling, warming, soft stimulation. Cooling also reduces the fluid build up in the area. warming or heating works by killing bacteria. Heat impacts the bacteria growth and is similar to antibiotics.
Topical antipruritics in the form of creams and sprays are often available over-the-counter. Oral anti-itch drugs also exist and are usually prescription drugs. The active ingredients usually belong to the following classes:
- Antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
- Corticosteroids such as hydrocortisone topical cream, see topical steroid
- Counterirritants, such as mint oil, menthol, or camphor
- Crotamiton (trade name Eurax) is an antipruritic agent available as a cream or lotion often used to treat scabies. Its mechanism of action remains unknown.
- Local anesthetics such as benzocaine topical cream (Lanacane)