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Home Remedies For Allergic Skin Reactions

Allergic Skin Reactions is a common problem of Skin. Today we share 8 verified miracle cure for Allergic Skin Reactions naturally at home.

Check out how you can get rid of Allergic Skin Reactions with these homemade remedies, at the end provided Fact or Myth of Allergic Skin Reactions and you can read Life Style Tips for Allergic Skin Reactions. You can read here more Home Remedies.

Let’s read read Home remedies for Allergic Skin Reactions.

Recipes to Treat Allergic Skin Reactions

8 Verified home remedies for Allergic Skin Reactions.

Salad Dressing to Foil Inflammation

⇒ 1 part olive oil
⇒ 1 part flaxseed oil
⇒ 1 part balsamic vinegar
⇒ 1 part apple cider vinegar


Combine all the ingredients in a dressing shaker and shake vigorously ten times. Pour over salad and toss.

YIELD: 4 to 6 servings

How it works:

You may think that eating oil will cause your skin to break out; in fact, oil is an anti-inflammatory. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil are especially effective in retarding inflammatory reactions in cells.

Colloidal Oatmeal Bath

⇒ 2 to 3 cups (160 to 240 g) regular or colloidal oats


If using regular oats, pour them into a food processor, coffee grinder, or blender and blend to a powder. This turns them into colloidal oats. Pour the oats into warm, running bathwater.

Disperse oats with your hand. (Alternatively, pour the oats into a sock, bag, or bandana to contain the particles and help with cleanup and place the sock in the bathwater.) Climb in and soak for at least 15 minutes. (Avoid using soap, which only dries and further irritates the skin.) After leaving the bath, pat your skin dry with a clean towel.

YIELD: 1 application

How it works:

Oats have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. Applied topically, oats moisturize the skin and decrease itching. The gooeyness you feel when you squeeze the sock is caused by the complex carbohydrates in the oats.

Note: You can make a large batch of colloidal oats and store in a tightly sealed jar or tin in a cool, dry place.

After bath Natural Moisturizer

⇒ ¼ cup (55 ml) Aloe vera gel
⇒ ¼ cup (60 ml) high-quality oil (olive, almond, coconut, apricot, or grapeseed)
⇒ 12 drops German chamomile essential oil


In a clean bowl, whisk together the aloe gel and oil. Blend in the German chamomile oil.

Immediately after bathing or showering, while your skin is still damp, apply a generous amount to your skin with clean fingers. Allow a couple of minutes for the moisturizer to absorb before getting dressed.

YIELD: Multiple applications

How it works:

Aloe vera gel is anti-inflammatory, soothing, and hydrating. Lab studies indicate that aloe can promote healing and may reduce inflammation in eczema.

German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) has chemicals that reduce inflammation and allergies. More specifically, the flavonoids quercetin and apigenin inhibit the release of histamine from immune cells called mast cells.

Lab studies indicate that it improves eczemalike skin conditions. Essential oil of chamomile looks blue, due to a potent anti-inflammatory chemical called chamazulene.

Note: Store leftover moisturizer in a clean, dry jar and throw it away after two weeks when it’s time for a fresh recipe.

Soothing Oat Paste

⇒ 1 tablespoon (5 g) colloidal oatmeal
⇒ 1 teaspoon (5 g) baking soda
⇒ Drops of water, as needed


In a small bowl, stir together the colloidal oatmeal and baking soda until blended. Gradually add just enough water to form a paste. Apply to irritated areas with clean fingers. Once dry, rinse it off with warm water.

YIELD: 1 application

How it works:

The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities in oatmeal relieve itching. Baking soda neutralizes the acids that promote itchy skin.

Poison Ivy (or Oak) Potion

This is an effective, time-honored recipe for the rash caused by poison ivy and poison oak.

⇒ 1 part calamine lotion
⇒ 1 part Aloe vera gel


Mix the lotion and aloe gel in a clean bowl. Apply to affected areas with clean fingers, cotton swabs, or cotton balls. Allow the mixture to dry and then rinse off.

YIELD: 1 application

How it works:

The zinc oxide and ferric oxide in calamine lotion are antipruritic, or anti-itch, agents. Aloe vera gel feels cool and adds anti-inflammatory relief.

Jewelweed Rub

Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) is a tall, stemmed plant with orange and yellow trumpet-shaped flowers, usually found growing wild near streams and in deep shade in the woods.

⇒ 1 quart (946 ml) water (or more if you have lots of jewelweed)
⇒ Armful of jewelweed


Bring the water to a boil in a big pot. Turn off the heat. Put the jewelweed in the pot, cover it, and let it steep for at least 30 minutes. Pour the mixture (a deep brown tea) into a gallon jar or into ice cube trays and freeze. Rub on the poison ivy rash as soon as you experience the first signs of itching.

YIELD: Enough for dozens of applications

How it works:

Urushiol, an oily resin in the sap of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac, causes an allergic reaction in those who are sensitive to it. Jewelweed has strong anti-inflammatory properties. It acts on urushiol to relieve the itching and blisters and halt the spread of the rash.

Scalp Therapy Oil

⇒ ½ cup (120 ml) olive or vegetable oil
⇒ 3 drops lavender essential oil


Before bedtime, warm the oil in a saucepan until it feels soothing to the touch.

Apply to your scalp. Put an old cloth or towel over your pillow and sleep. In the morning, use a mild shampoo to wash away the remaining oil.

YIELD: 1 application

How it works:

This natural moisturizer soothes the affected scalp.

Sage Skin Wash

⇒ 1 cup (235 ml) water
⇒ 1 tablespoon (2 g) dried sage


In a small pot, bring the water to a boil and then pour into a cup. Add the dried sage, cover, and let steep for at least 15 minutes. Strain and allow to cool to room temperature.

Apply to the affected area with a clean cloth. Allow the skin to dry before getting dressed. Do not rinse off the sage mixture.

YIELD: 1 application

How it works:

In a one study in Japan, researchers used sage and rosemary, among other herbal extracts, on dermatitis lesions on mice and found that repeated applications significantly healed the skin lesions.

Lifestyle Tip

For an extra jolt of good-for-you oils, never consume cod liver oil. It contains too much
vitamin A for your system and can even cause a bleeding disorder.

Instead, opt for other sources of healthy oils. Add walnuts and avocados to salad. Add hemp seeds to cereal and smoothies. Eat oily fish (salmon, mackerel, sardines, etc.) at least once a week. Or take a daily EPA/DHA capsule.

Brew a fresh pot of coffee and take a handful of the wet grounds. Rubbing them on your hands will soothe them and relieve inflammation.

Fact or Myth

Most U.S. residents will suffer some form of dermatitis during their lifetime?

Yes! From diaper rash to psoriasis, up to 90 percent of the population will have allergic skin outbreaks in their lifetime.

Stress can aggravate eczema?

Yes! To help counteract a breakout and increasing irritation, take a long walk, bike, or swim; do the Stress Less exercise in a quiet room; or meditate.

All chamomiles have the same healing properties?

No! Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) is a different species and chemically distinct. Although it has benefits of its own, it lacks German chamomile’s anti-inflammatory impact.

When Simple Doesn’t Work

Consult with your family physician for stronger over-the-counter or prescription medications.

When to Call the Doctor

  • You develop a rash around your eyes, mouth, genitals, or over much of your body from poison ivy or poison oak.
  • Skin inflammation worsens or becomes infected, as evidenced by increased redness, heat, and pus.
  • Fever or other signs of more serious illness accompany skin inflammation.

Thanks for reading Allergic Skin Reactions home remedies.

Source : 500 Time Tested Home Remedies and the Science behind them by Linda B. White [M.D.]
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