Itching in hands and feet becomes a cause of trouble. Even if itching gives relief for some time, but again the feeling of itching starts again and again. Along with this, the skin also starts getting red, due to excessive itching, and blood also starts coming out from the skin. Therefore, as soon as itching starts in the hands and feet, one should think about its treatment so that the situation does not get worse. As a home remedy for itching in hands and feet, a person can get relief by taking a bath with cold water and using a cold compress.

Today in this article you will learn about home remedies for itching in hands and feet -

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Due to repeated itching, the skin starts getting damaged and there is also a risk of infection. Home remedies like a cold compress, aloe vera, oatmeal, and cold water bath help in getting rid of itching in hands and feet. Come, let us know in detail about the home remedies for itching in hands and feet -

Cold shower

Taking a bath with cold water gives relief in case of itching. Even though one likes to take a bath with hot water, it is important to know that by taking a bath with hot water, the moisture disappears from the skin and the problem of itching in the hands and feet will increase further. To get relief from this condition, a cold water bath can help in reducing the itching.

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Cold compress

Cold compress is a very useful thing. It is also helpful in case of itching in the hands and feet. Applying it on the skin gives instant relief from itching. This is because, along with reducing the swelling in the veins immediately, the coldness also reduces the blood flow. For this, putting ice in a wet cold cloth or towel and keeping it on the affected area gives relief.

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Colloidal oatmeal

Colloidal Oatmeal is finely ground oats, which can be easily mixed with water. By applying it to the skin, it acts as a protective barrier and maintains the moisture of the skin. In this way, when there is no dryness on the skin, itching also starts reducing automatically. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are also found in colloidal oatmeal, which also works to provide relief from swelling caused by itching in the hands and feet. Colloidal oatmeal is easily available in the market.

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Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which can reduce itching in the hands and feet. By applying aloe vera, the skin also feels cool, which helps remove itching. For this, it is advised to break an aloe vera leaf and apply the flesh inside it on the affected area.

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Coconut oil

Since childhood, the advice of using coconut oil on the skin has been given to grandmothers. By applying coconut oil to the skin, the skin remains protected from dryness and itching does not occur. Coconut oil has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties, due to which it is effective as a home remedy for itching in hands and feet.

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Baking soda

Baking soda has also been used for years as a remedy for itching. Baking soda is also helpful in maintaining the pH balance of the skin, but it is not recommended to apply baking soda directly on the skin, but applying baking soda mixed with lukewarm water on the itchy area in the hands and feet provides relief.

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Apple Cider Vinegar

The antimicrobial properties of apple cider vinegar have proved effective in relieving itching in the hands and feet. Due to the acetic acid present in it, it acts as a natural disinfectant and antiseptic. Instead of applying it directly on the itchy area, it should be mixed with water and applied. If the skin has peeled off due to itching or the skin is bleeding, then a doctor's advice should be taken before using apple cider vinegar.

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Using moisturizer hydrates the outer layer of the skin. If moisture remains on the skin, then there is less possibility of itching. Humectants and emollient properties are found in a good moisturizer. Where humectants prevent water loss from the skin, emollients create a protective layer on the surface of the skin, which does not allow moisture to escape. Therefore, moisturizer should be applied to the hands and feet immediately after bath, so that the moisture gets locked inside the skin.

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If there is itching in hands and feet, then life becomes difficult, because there is no relief without itching. Therefore, as a home remedy for itching in hands and feet, aloe vera gel, cold compress, baking soda, and coconut oil play an important role in providing relief. Along with this, it is also important to know that the reaction of every person's body is different, so before adopting any home remedy, it is important to know about its side effects. It would be better that in case of itching in hands and feet, these home remedies should be used only after asking the doctor.

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