Urticaria is a skin disorder which is popularly known as Sheeta Pitta in Ayurveda.
Reasons for Urticaria: Intestinal worms, exposure to cold air, repeated bath with cold water, psychic reasons are few reasons because of which patients may suffer from Urticaria. This can be treated as a kind of allergy affecting skin.
Symptoms of Urticaria: Initially patient will experience below symptoms before getting reddish patches on the body of the patient.
- Elevated Thirst
- Heaviness in the body
- Redness in the eye.
Afterwards there can be itching and pain in particular places in the skin along with vomiting(vomiting may not be there in some cases).This usually occurs in cold season after a cold attack.In some of the eruptions on the skin, there will be elevated edges and depression in the center which might indicate towards digestive disorder.
Ayurvedic Treatment of Urticaria:Turmeric(Curcuma longa) which is popularly known as Haridra in Ayurveda is a very effective medicine for Urticaria condition. You can use it in food items and give it to the patient. This is a mandatory ingredient for Indian cooking. Turmeric can also be taken with milk,sugar and honey.
Ayurvedic medicines like Arogyavardhini Rasa, Suthashekara Rasa, Kamadhugarasa are recommended by doctors to treat Urticaria. Above medicnes can be taken with honey.
Triphala tablets can be taken at night before going to bed to help a clear bowel. Even it is seen that buuter milk is an excellent home remedy for Urticaria. If patient diet on butter milk alone with out any medicines for 1-3 days Urticaria can be treated.
Mustard oil can be used externally on the affected parts.
Dite: Patients are advised to avoid any kind of sour, salty and pungent food. All kind of bitter vegetables are helpful in treating Urticaria. Plenty of fresh buttermilk is recommended.
Rock salt mixed with mustard oil can be applied on the patient body and take a sun bath for some time. Hot water bath is advised afterwards. Don’t expose the patient to cold air. Green gram power can be used instead of soap.
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