Skin Allergy: Causes, Tips & Home Remedies

 

Skin allergy is one of the common problems of the skin, according to an estimate approximately one out of three people in the world are suffering from some kind of skin allergy. This disease is equally common in India as it is common in the world. Skin allergy affects men and women equally, however, different types of skin allergies highly affect people with different age groups as per their age. Skin allergy badly impacts the morale and self-esteem of the person. Skin allergies mostly occur due to immune system disorders, medications for certain diseases, and infections. Skin allergies can be cured with a few simple tips and home remedies. 

 

Skin allergy: Skin turns red and produces lumpy, scaly and itchy patches on the skin for a temporary basis due to multiple factors including any underlying disease. 

 

What are the types of skin allergies?

Types of skin allergy of are mentioned below-

  • Eczema 
  • Hives
  • Swelling 

 

What are the symptoms of skin allergy?

Symptoms of the skin allergy are stated below-

  • Excessive itching 
  • Redness
  • Swelling 
  • Burning sensation
  • Inflammation
  • Dryness in skin
  • White flaky scales on the skin 
  • Multiple tiny bumps
  • Rashes 
  • Cracked skin
  • Skin Discolouration at a particular place

 

What are the causes of skin allergy?

Skin allergy can occur due to many causes, major causes of skin allergy are-

  • Allergy from certain foods
  • Plant allergy 
  • Allergy because of insects
  • Autoimmune disorder
  • Jewellery allergy or metal allergy
  • Allergy from sun
  • Allergy from preservatives 
  • Some triggers of skin allergy can be chemical shampoos, soaps, skin creams etc
  • Medications for certain diseases 

 

What are the complications of skin allergy?

The complications associated with skin allergy are cited below-

  • Asthma 
  • Hay fever or seasonal allergies
  • Chronic itchiness
  • Scaly and patchy skin
  • Skin infection
  • Sleeping issues

 

Skin care tips

Follow the below-mentioned skin care tips-

  • Moisturize your skin daily
  • Do not scratch the affected skin
  • Avoid irritant soaps and shampoos
  • Identify the triggers of skin allergy and prevent your skin from those triggers. 
  • Don’t wear the irritant fabric
  • The application of coconut oil helps moisturise skin 
  • Morning sunlight is good for skin allergy
  • Avoid fried and spicy food
  • Stop eating the food that triggers the skin allergy
  • Avoid excessive sunlight

 

Home remedies for skin allergy 

Follow the home remedies mentioned below to treat skin allergies at home-

 

Home remedy for skin allergy

Ingredients: Beetroot juice and cucumber juice

Step 1: Take half a glass of both the juices and mix them well.

Instructions: Drink a glass of this mixture once a day. This helps to reduce the trigger of skin allergy.

 

 

Home remedy for skin allergy

Ingredients: water, honey and lemon

Step 1: Take one glass of lukewarm water and squeeze half a lemon in it.

Step 2: Add one tablespoon of honey into it and mix it properly. 

Instructions: Drink this mixture regularly in the morning on an empty stomach. Lemons detoxifies the body and kills the allergy-causing triggers. 

 

Home remedy for skin allergy

Ingredients: Neem leaves and turmeric powder 

Step 1: Take a few leaves of neem and crush them to make a fine paste.

Step 2: Take one tablespoon of turmeric powder and mix it properly to make a fine paste

Instructions:  Apply this paste directly to the affected area. This home remedy for skin allergy is one of the best home remedies for skin allergy.

 

Home remedy for skin allergy

Ingredients: Mustard oil and neem leaves

Step 1: Take around 200 ml of mustard and heat the oil in an iron vessel.

Step 2: Take around 50 grams of neem leaves and put them into boiling mustard oil.

Step 3: Stop when the leaves turn black, let the oil cool and then strain the oil into the bowl.

Instructions: This home remedy is very effective for chronic skin allergies. Apply this oil to the affected area 3 to 4 times a day. People with skin allergies would see the result in just a few days, use this neem oil for 9 to 12 months to break the periodic reoccurrence of skin allergy. This home remedy for skin allergy is one of the potent home remedies for skin allergy.

 

Home remedy for skin allergy

Ingredients: Aloe vera

Step 1: Take a leave of aloe vera and clear the peel of it.

Step 2: Extract the transparent gel of aloe vera from the bowl.

Step 3: Make a thick paste of it by stirring it using a spoon. 

Instructions: Take a few spoons of the aloe vera paste and gently apply it to the affected skin for 20 to 30 minutes. Follow this remedy two times a day. This home remedy for skin allergy is one of the tested home remedies for skin allergy.

 

Home remedy for skin allergy

Ingredients: Neem leaves, turmeric powder and honey

Step 1: Take a few leaves of neem and crush them using a traditional crusher to make a fine paste.

Step 2: Collect the crushed paste of neem leaves in a bowl, add one tablespoon of turmeric powder and one spoon of honey to it.

Step 3: Stir the ingredients well to get a fine paste.

Instructions: Apply this paste to the affected area and let it remain for 30 minutes. This home remedy for skin allergy is one of the most used home remedies for skin allergy.

 

Home remedy for skin allergy

Ingredients: Neem oil, Dry raw turmeric, Aloe vera gel 

Step 1: Take dry raw pieces of turmeric and blend them to make a powder.

Step 2: Take one tablespoon of organic turmeric powder and one tablespoon of aloe vera gel, mix both the ingredients with 2 tablespoons of neem oil. 

Step 3: Mix it well to make a fine paste.

Instructions: Apply this paste to the affected part of the skin, follow this home remedy two times a day. This home remedy for skin allergy is one of the best effective home remedies for skin allergy.

 

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