Allergy is a most common problem in our daily health; there are many kinds of allergies we suffer from like food, skin, dust, sun or heat allergies, etc. Actually, allergies are the problem of blood immunoglobulin’s (Ig), mainly IgE and IgG are mainly responsible for the allergies. They are the protein molecules in our blood, and if they detect any foreign particles in our body, they start the antagonistic reaction with them, and thus we suffer from allergy. when you eat some foods let say you have brinjal allergy(when you eat brinjal you will get allergy) you are not supposed to eat that or if you have a prawn allergy look for home remedies to get rid of that kind of allergies.
The type of outcome of skin allergic symptoms varies. They are:
- Irritant contact dermatitis is caused by chemicals
- Allergic contact dermatitis, rashes, redness, etc
- Skin allergies trigger in contact with pollen, dust, chemicals,
- Some common foods which occur allergy in the body are an egg allergy (mainly the white portion), prawn allergy, gluten allergy(wheat protein), lactose allergy(milk), brinjal allergy.
There are many medical or biochemical assessments for allergies like blood test (immunoglobulin count), skin prick test, elimination diet therapy, etc.
Firstly avoid the food or things which may cause allergies to your skin. The common symptoms and signs of skin allergies are rashes, redness, itching, swallowing skin, small blisters, stinging sensation, scaling, dryness, inflamed skin, etc.
Natural Neem Paste for Skin Rashes
Neem works best for allergies when combined with turmeric. Turmeric and neem leaves paste are very useful for skin rashes if the allergy is on the skin only not on the internal body. Bathing with full mug neem water (boil few neem leaf in a bowl and cold it and poured in a bottle for use) every day helps to reduce dust allergy as well as sun allergy.
Actually, neem (also known as Indian lilac or margosa) and turmeric have an antibacterial, emollient, antifungal as well as anti-inflammatory effect on the skin and the neem works best for allergies, so start using neem and get the best out of it to appear yourself look beautiful/handsome. It defends for treating eczema, acne, infections, etc.
Cucumber and Aloe Vera Paste
If you are suffering from sun or dust allergy then paste 50 gm cucumber with 10gm of aloe vera gel (remove the green coat after that use the gel of the aloe vera) it is the best remedy to get relief from sunburn and dust. Cucumber helps to reduce the darkness of skin and tone the skin on the other hand cucumber helps to decrease pore of the skin. Aloe vera has anti-inflammatory, emollient, antibacterial and antifungal properties which help to heal and soothe skin itching.
It helps for preventing clogged pores. It reduces oil and softens the skin by hydrating it. Apply honey and lemon juice mix on the affected skin. Massage it into the skin and leave it there for a few minutes. Try this two or three times a week to prevent clogged pores. Mix three tablespoons of honey and two teaspoons of ground cinnamon. Apply this on the rash gently and leave it for 10 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Tulsi Leaf and Flower Have an Antibacterial Effect
Take some tulsi leaf and flower with some honey make a paste you can also mix a few neem and turmeric to it and apply to the affected area it helps to decrease rashes and redness.
Coriander Seeds and Leaves
Coriander is being used for years in Ayurveda due to its antiseptic, soothing, anti-irritant, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is one of the effective and result-driven natural remedies for itchy skin. Make a paste of coriander leaves and apply it on the rashes. The results are magical. Boil one teaspoon of coriander seeds in a cup of water and drink this tea once daily for a few days until the rash heals completely.
Some Tips to Keep Skin Allergies away are:
Skin allergy is one of the annoying allergies for anyone suffering from it. Below are some of the simple tips and tricks to get relief from skin allergy:
- Stay away from the allergy triggers
- In case of fiery rash, a cool shower or compress will give a soothing effect
- Use calamine or hydrocortisone lotion to get relieved from the itching
- Avoid wearing tight clothes; it’s better to go with the loose ones
Apart from the above-mentioned tips, you must keep a check on your diet at the same time. So, we can conclude that neem, tulsi, turmeric or haldi pastes are useful as told by our grandmothers. There is a saying “old is gold”, so if we maintain these home remedies, it can reduce the allergy by not taking medicine.