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   Feb 19

Natural Remedies For Itching

Has your scalp or skin ever uncomfortable itching? Do you know someone who has an itchy scalp or itchy skin? Itching can cause extreme misery for the sufferer, however many causes of itchiness can be solved with simple solutions. There are many reasons why the scalp or skin may become irritated. So before you seek help from a dermatologist, ask yourself: 1) Are you using a shampoo or shower gel made from detergents like sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate? Despite these wonderful foam detergents can dry the scalp or skin about to be very itchy. Consider switching to a natural soap or a liquid cleaner on the basis of bars, or try making your own cleaning yourself. Natural soaps are much more pleasant to the skin and scalp, as it is made from vegetable oils instead of petroleum.

2) Is your laundry detergent making your skin itch? Laundry detergent are made of harsh cleaning products and are so strong that some of the residues may remain in their clothes, even after the rinse cycle. When drying your clothes, that laundry detergent residue left in them. When using your clothes detergent residues in contact with your skin. Alternatively, try a natural laundry powder available at health food stores or make your own soap, grate, and use it as a natural laundry powder. 3) Do you suffer from allergic reactions to one or more food? Commercially prepared foods contain many different ingredients can sometimes cause allergic reactions.

Try changing your diet by eliminating one food at a time and see if that helps. 4) The skin comes into contact with a bacteria or fungus that can cause itching (like athlete’s foot)? Try applying tea tree oil, or a product containing tea tree oil to the position that is irritated. According to Dr. Ruth Winter, MS, author of a dictionary consumers of cosmetic ingredients, tea tree oil is “eleven to 13 times stronger than carbolic acid, and is not toxic to the skin. 5) Are you suffering from insect bites? Bites from mosquitoes and other insects swell and cause intense itching. Try to apply a few drops of lavender essential oil directly on the actual insect bite to relieve itching. Ololade Franklin publishes Making good scents (TM), a newsletter for those who want to make their own products for skin care.

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