Ayurveda or ayurvedic healing is an alternative form of treatment that has existed in India for centuries. Ayurveda hives, otherwise known as ayurveda urticaria treatment, consists of home remedies used to treat hives to relieve itchy and irritated skin. In Sanskrit, the term “Ayurveda” breaks down to mean lifespan ‘ayus’ knowledge ‘veda’, and it may indeed hold up to that name.
Listed on Ehow.com, is one ayurvedic treatment that combats hives and itching skin. It consists of a mixture of lemon juice and coconut oil. If applied to skin and allowed to dry it is said to relieve symptoms. Also, adding coconut oil to your diet is said to help.
Neem oil is another ayurveda hives (urticaria) treatment that helps. Applying the oil to the affected area, or boiling the leaves and soaking the area, relieves itching. The same can be said of the leaves of a babul tree (Acacia Arabica). A shot of apple cider vinegar to either boiled remedy can restore the skin’s pH balance.
One of the articles on ezinearticles.com breaks down the treatment of ayurveda urticaria treatment rather well. The article states that ayurveda hives treatments must be tailored to the specific individual. The patient’s history of symptoms and constitutional framework both play a part in deciding the right combinations of medicines. Soda bicarbonate mixed with warm water is said to relieve itching. Trikatu, Marich (piper nigrum) and Tumeric are useful in ayurveda urticaria treatments. Finally, Kamdudha, Mukta, and Gairik are used in treating the burning sensation.
Ayurveda Hives Treatment
According to Ayurvedamedicinetreatment.com there are four specific aryurveda urticaria treatments. These are Arogya Vardhini Rasa, Suta Shekhara Rasa, Kamadugha Rasa, and Haridra Khanda. They are described as follows:
Arogya Vardhini Rasa & Suta Shekhara Rasa – both are recommended for patients that have an acute form of urticaria. You can use both these medications together or independently. A dosage of 0.5 gram should be taken with a teaspoon of honey three times a day.
Kamadugha Rasa – This medicine is made of red ochre primarily. A half a teaspoon of this, mixed with a teaspoon of honey should be taken four times a day.
Haridra Khanda – Haridra is used in curries in many Indian household. To eat this regularly is said to prevent urticaria. Haridra powder is available across many Ayurvedic counters. Since it tastes bitter, the website suggests taking it with sugar or milk. It may be bought in granule form. One teaspoon of these granules, mixed with a cup of warm water, should be given three times a day for this ayurveda hives treatment (Ayurvedamedicinetreatment.com, 2011).