ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT FOR URTICARIA
- 27 Apr, 2023
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Welt-like, elevated red spots or lumps on the skin is known as Urticaria. They are a sort of swelling that appears on skin’s surface and are brought on by an allergic response. When individuals immune system comes into touch with an allergen, allergic responses occur. Allergens are proteins which are usually harmless for most individuals but can trigger allergic reactions in those who are sensitive.
Urticaria often causes intense itching, but you may also experience burning or stinging. They can range in size from a finger tip or as big as dinner plate. Urticaria welts can occasionally merge together to create plaques, which are large in size. Even though they may be visible for a few days or more, urticaria often go away in less than 24 hours.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF URTICARIA ?
The welts produced in urticaria are due to the release of immune system chemicals, like histamine into the bloodstream. The skin reaction can be triggered due to following factors :
- Allergens like pollen, molds or pet dander
- Pressure on the skin
- Insect like wasp , bee etc sting
- Bacterial infections, such as strep throat, UTI etc
- Exposure to cold or hot temperature
- Scratching the skin
- Viral infections, such as common cold etc
- Certain medications , such as ibuprofen, aspirin, antibiotics etc.
- Certain foods like nuts, shell fish, eggs etc.
- Certain plants like poison ivy, poison oak, nettles etc
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF URTICARIA ?
The common symptoms experienced by individuals with urticaria includes :
- Welts which might be red, purple or skin colored, depending on skin color.
- Batches of wheals which might arise anywhere on body
- Itchiness, that can be intense
- Flares triggered by exercise, heat or stress
- Painful swelling around eyes, lips or cheeks
- Blanch when pressed
- Welts usually subsides within 24 hours
PREVENTIVE MEASURES :
- Avoid extreme changes in temperature
- Wear loose-fitted and lightweight cloths
- Eliminate specific dietary items from the diet
- Lessen exposure to allergens in air
- Use soaps and detergents free of fragrances and color instead
WHAT AYURVED SAYS ABOUT URTICARIA ?
It can be compared to Sheetpitta in Ayurveda. The aggravation of Vata and Kapha dosha is brought on by excessive exposure to etiological stimuli such as chilly breezes, ingestion of pungent and salty foods, contact with cold objects, improper emesis etc. In turn the vitiated Vata and kapha combines with Pitta dosha and move throughout the body, where they lodge into the body’s external surface( under the skin) and thus lead to development of the Sheetpitta.
CHANDIGARH AYURVED CENTRE MEDICATIONS FOR TREATMENT OF URTICARIA :
1) Aloe Vera Gulab Gel –
Aloe Vera Gulab Gel is formed with the pure extract of herb Aloe Vera and the mixture of rose petals. Thus this wonderful composition provides a cooling effect on the skin that relieves from burning sensation, itchiness, etc. The gel helps in maintaining healthy skin and repairing skin damage.
Recommended Dosage – Gently apply over the affected area of the skin.
2) Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu –
The tablets are very beneficial in curing skin diseases as it contains the Pitta pacifying ingredients such as Shuddh guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia), Gajapippali (Piper chaba), Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis), etc. The tablet is Tridoshahara, thus is very effective in maintaining the hormonal level in the body.
Recommended Dosage –Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
3) Skin care tablet –
Skin care tablet is a pure ayurvedic formulation. It helps to maintain the texture of your skin depending on the type of skin you have. It contains various herbs like Haridra khand, Panchnimb churna, Khadir chahal, Chirayta, Mulethi, Chopchini, Gandhak, Ajmoda that work very effectively on all skin types. Skin care is a blood purifying tablet. It cools and detoxifies the blood, increase blood circulation of the skin. It minimizes the blemishes, lighten sun tan, delay ageing of skin and heal skin problems. These tablets also act as a skin moisturizer, Improves blood circulatio, reduce itching and burning sensation of skin, Prevent acne and pimples.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
4) Neem Capsules –
NEEM capsules 100% Safe and purely Ayurvedic preparation. CAC NEEM CAPSULES is natural and herbal product prepared from the standard extract of herb Neem (Azadirachta indica). Neem herb is widely used to cure acute to chronic Skin problems such as Pimples, Itching, Dryness, Blemishes, Dark spots, Pigmentation, Scars Neem leaves are rich in Vitamin-E, Fatty acids & emollients.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 capsules twice daily with normal water.
5) Detox Premium Powder:
This is a herbo-mineral preparation that contains ingredients like Parwal Pishti, Giloy satv, Shukta Pishti, Kamdudha Ras, Gandhak Rasayan, etc.
Parwal Pishti: This Pishti reduces inflammation, flaking, itching of the skin. The Pishti is composed of natural coral calcium processed with rose water.
Shukta Pishti: It helps to balance the Pitta dosha in the body. All signs and symptoms related to Psoriasis patients are managed with this article.
Giloy Satv: This satv is prepared from the herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and analgesic properties of this herb deal with psoriasis easily.
Kamdudha Ras: This herbal-mineral classical preparation balances Pitta dosha in the body.
Gandhak Rasayana: This herbal preparation is used since ancient times for all types of skin disorders.
Tal Sindoor: It contains ingredients like Shuddh parad, Aloe vera, Gandhak, etc that relieve redness in psoriasis patients.
Akik Pishti: This Pishti reduces all types of Pitta related disorder hence it gives good results in psoriasis.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with plain water.
6) Itch Care Tablet
It is pure herbal combination which is purely natural. Skin primarily protect our body from toxins present in environment. Itching is related to various skin problems like dermatitis or irritates such as nickel in jewelry, infected cut. Chronic skin condition like psoriasis, acne and due to internal conditions like blood, lungs, and liver. Mainly toxins in skin arises due to excess rakta dhatu and rasa or plasma nourishes the skin.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with plain water.