Skin irritation is an itchy feeling that pushes you to scratch. Many a times, you may be getting this itchy sensation somewhere in one place of the body and if you are ignorant then it can spread to other parts of your body as well. Being a woman, it is very embarrassing to scratch your body in public. It is better that you undertake some home remedies so that you can ensure that you can get rid of the skin irritation at the earliest. There may be various reasons for the itchy sensation that you get on your skin. It may be due to some allergies, insect bites, some medication or even just dryness.
Baking soda can be your savior when you are tired of the skin irritation. This is known for the anti-inflammatory properties that it offers to mankind. Add few drops of water to one tablespoon of baking soda. Continuously add water till a fine paste is formed. Apply this paste on the area wherein you are facing the skin irritation. Leave the baking soda for 10 minutes and then scrub it for two to three minutes and wash off. You will have to do this at least once in a day so that you can get rid of the irritation.
Oatmeal offers soothing properties along with anti-inflammatory and anti-irritating properties. Make a fine powder of oatmeal and then mix this with water so that a fine paste can be formed. Apply this paste on the area wherein you are facing irritation. Place a wet towel on the oatmeal paste and leave it for 30 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Use only cold water, as hot water can activate the bacteria and hence, the skin irritation would be increased further. You can try this remedy once in a day and you will be able to find relief in a week’s time.
Lemon is an ancient remedy that is used for the purpose of getting rid of the itchy sensation. The citric acid in lemon would help you to get rid of itching and any kind of skin irritation. Squeeze two lemons and apply this to the affected areas with the help of a cotton ball. Leave it on the skin for ten minutes to dry. You will get a tickling feeling but that can be ignored and you can be rest assured that it will not hurt you. You can try this remedy at least twice in a day so that you can get rid of the skin irritation at the earliest. If you have an extremely sensitive skin then you cannot try this remedy as it can lead to excess dryness.
Aloe Vera offers anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties and hence, this is the best medication that you can try if the irritation is due to some bacterial infection. Remove the aloe vera leaf and use the gel for medication. Apply this gel on the infected area and let this dry. Once it dries off, you can wash off with cold water. You will have to apply this gel at least twice in a day so that you can say good bye to skin irritation at the earliest. If the itchy sensation is due to skin acne then this can be best remedy that you can try. It doesn’t have any side-effects at all and hence, it can be used by anybody and everybody.
Basil is a topical anesthesia and hence, it can help you to feel relaxed. This contains high amount of eugenol and this will help you to find immediate relief. Take few basil leaves and crush it. You can add few drops of water to make this a fine paste. Apply this paste on the affected area. You will be able to feel the relaxation immediately. Apply this at least once in a day so that you can get rid of the itchy sensation.
Peppermint oil offers anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiseptic properties. You can apply peppermint oil on the area wherein you are having skin irritation. This will give you a cooling effect and you will be able to find relief in a day or two. If skin irritation is a common problem then you can add few drops of peppermint oil to the tub of water, used for bathing. Peppermint oil is very effective and it can also help you to get rid of the itching that is caused due to skin infections like scabies.
Chamomile tea offers anti-bacterial properties so that you can safeguard your skin. You can just buy some chamomile tea bags for medication. Dip the tea bags in hot water for few minutes and then place the same on the infected area. Continue with this for at least 10-12 times so that you can rescue yourself from the skin irritation.