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5 home remedies can treat skin allergies easily

There are times when some detergents, soaps, shampoos or cosmetics does not suit your skin and thus lead to allergies. However, there are a few home remedies which solve the issue of minor allergies.

Written by Kristina Das | Published : September 23, 2018 3:34 PM IST

Baking Soda

Baking soda helps you to get relief from itching and inflammation associated with allergies. To make a paste, add one part of baking soda to three parts of water. Apply the mixture daily to the affected area and leave it for about five minutes, rinse it off. You can also mix some coconut oil with the baking soda. Repeat this once or twice daily until you see improvement.

Oat Meal

This is the best remedy for alleviating skin irritation and inflammation. Take 1 to 2 cups of finely ground oats and add it to warm water. Apply the mixture regularly on the itchy skin.

Olive Oil

Extra-virgin olive oil is rich in vitamin E and antioxidants and thus, it soothes your skin and reduces itching. Rub extra-virgin olive oil along with honey on your allergies a few times daily until it heals completely. For better results, you can also add turmeric powder to the olive oil. Instead of olive oil, you can also use castor oil coconut oil, vitamin E oil and cod liver oil.  Also Read - How Does Blood Sugar Affect The Fertility? Explains Endocrinologist

Aloe Vera

To treat skin allergies, raw and organic apple cider vinegar is another excellent home remedy. It contains acetic acid which helps to fight skin allergies. Dip a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and place it on the affected area. Leave it on for a few minutes, and then remove the cotton ball. Do this several times a day for a few days or until your rash clears.