Skin allergy is one of the most common conditions across the world. However, it is really very common, but it can have a huge impact on one’s life. Discomfort, irritation, itching are the most common conditions of skin allergies. If you are facing severe conditions, then it can leave a scar on your skin or either skin color changes. If you are not able to get rid of the disease permanently then it can be considered as a dangerous disease. So, what is skin allergy?
Skin allergies are caused when the skin comes in contact with any allergens that infect an individual’s skin. People with low resistance and hypersensitivity suffer from the disease commonly.
What are the common causes of skin allergy?
Although the cause of the disease is not well defined here is a list of some common causes that leads to skin allergies. The immune system produces antibodies against invaders. Then these invaders cause reactions producing histamine. Have a look at these common causes of skin allergies.
• If an individual is allergic to rubber material then he/she can be allergic to certain fruits such as kiwi, chestnut and butter.
• Hair straighteners and hair dye
• A metal named nickel found in jewelry can also be a cause
• The scent of perfume, soap, and cosmetics
• Some dry fruits or nuts including pine nuts, pistachios, pecans, and walnuts. Peanuts are the most common allergens cause skin allergies such as itching and red rashes.
• Some citrus fruits
• Foods that contain allergic proteins such as fish, seafood, soybean, wheat, some spices and vegetables, natural and synthetic colors, chickens and much more
• Some medicines
• Change of weather could be a reason
• Smoke, dust, humidity and other environmental conditions
Skin allergy is such a dangerous disease if not treated in a good manner. As soon as you are suffering from the disease, try to cure it as soon as possible. If not treated well, it can lead to severe problems leaving scars on your skin.
Have a look at herbal remedies for skin allergy:
1. Drink a lot of water
Drinking a lot of water is a great herbal remedy used to treat skin allergies. Water plays an important role as you know 70% of our body consist of water. The body needs the proper amount of water for the secretion of toxic elements from the body. If you are not providing enough water to your body, then it can lead to further problems. Water adds moisture to your skin limiting the skin allergies.
2. Sugar-free yogurt
However, it seems crazy, Yogurt is very beneficial. Yogurt contains micro-organisms which destroy bad bacteria. Yogurt moisturizes and soothes the skin. It also provides water and vitamin to your body. Just apply yogurt on to the affected skin and get relief from skin allergies.
Orange is the powerhouse of vitamin C. It protects your body harmful effects of UV rays. It also secretes chemicals that cause anti-aging and lotions. Orange offers detoxification to your body keeps you protected from free radicals as well as makes you get relief from skin rashes.
4. Aloe vera
Aloe Vera is one of the best herbal remedies that is used for skin allergies. Aloe Vera is a great moisturizing agent helps in keeping your body moisturized. With its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory properties, Aloe Vera is used to curing skin allergies such as acne and skin diseases.
These are the home remedies used to treat skin allergies of many people. These are very effective for most of the people. Get rid of the discomfort and irritation caused by skin allergies with the help of these herbal remedies.
Author Bio:Satnam Singh is a health practitioner in Arogyam Delhi. He is an herbalist and naturopath who is the founder and CEO of 6 Ayurvedic hospitals in Northern India. He leads a team of highly qualified and Ayurvedic doctors.