Itching:

 

• Itching refers to the urge to scratch

• Itching is a form of skin irritation

• Regular itching can lead to bruises and make the skin sore

• Itching can affect a local area on skin or can be present throughout the body

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Constant urge to scratch

• Itching can lead to 

   o Bruises

   o Sore skin

 

Causes: 

 

• Skin ailments like: 

   o Skin rashes

   o Skin lesions

   o Blisters

   o Dry skin

   o Eczema

• Pregnancy

• Menopause

• Contact with harsh detergents and solvents

• Allergens

• Insect bites or stings

• Lack of hygiene

 

Natural home remedy using cinnamon and honey:

 

1. Take 2 tsp cinnamon powder

2. Add 2 tsp honey

3. Mix well

4. Apply on the affected area

5. Leave it for 10-15 min

6. Wash off with water

7. Do this 3 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using coconut oil and lemon juice:

 

1. Take 6 tbsp coconut oil

2. Add 4 tbsp lemon juice

3. Mix well

4. Heat the mixture till it turns lukewarm

5. Apply on the affected area

6. Leave it overnight

 

Natural home remedy using corn starch:

 

1. Take 3 tbsp corn starch

2. Add some water to make a paste

3. Mix well

4. Apply on the affected area

5. Leave it for 15 min

6. Wash off with water

7. Repeat this 3 times a day