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How To Treat Hives at Home

Updated on May 25, 2013
Acute Urticaria can be treated using simple Solutions
Acute Urticaria can be treated using simple Solutions

First of all if you get hives on your face then that is probably Angioedema, technically they’re the same except that Angioedema is giant hives located exclusively on the face and they’re bigger welts and the swelling is located deeper in the skin. Never Mind generally angioedema goes hand in hand with Hives and they’re treated the same way.

In A normal visit to dermatologists, they’ll prescribe Antihistamines or Prednisone, unfortunately these approaches might not work for everybody because Your Urticaria (the specific and medical term for hives) can be idiopathic which means induced for unknown reasons.

There are two main types of Urticaria: Acute & chronic Urticaria

Acute stands for the case when the hives disappear on their own in 6 weeks or less.

Chronic Urticaria, You guessed well, is the difficult case when you can suffer from hives for Literally Forever –we call that type chronic Idiopathic Urticaria-.

Hives are very common, it’s something that 20% of Americans experience at least once in a lifetime. In the majority of cases, it’s acute.

So, let’s reveal some easy steps you can do to relieve the itch.

1: an Ice bag!

Unless you get Hives in winter (AKA cold urticaria), grabbing an ice pack and putting it on the affected area will relieve the itching and the swelling. Also you can get a cold shower.

2: Baking soda

Mix baking soda with water enough to make a paste and massage your skin with it, you may also use Vaseline for a soothing effect.

3: Aloe Vera Gel

It’s what the most expensive face cream contains, Aloe Vera has plenty of benefits. It contains all the vitamins A, B, C you name it. It also regulates Stomach acidity, so it’s pretty safe to drink and I recommend to do it. I drink 2TBs of Aloe Vera Gel daily and it always pays me off. In fact Aloe Vera contains some of the rare chemicals that make the body and the blood function better. Aloe Vera gel is much like oil for your car engine. So what are you waiting for, massage your skin with Aloe Vera gel and enjoy the full miracles of nature.

4: Castor Oil

To be honest I didn’t want to share this one for the public, but I thought what the heck, Let’s sprinkle some joy.

Castor Oil is a very powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial solution. You would expect to see tremendous change. Few hours and you’re hives free. You should apply it on the affected area but do NOT drink it and keep it away from children reach, it contains high toxic components that kills bacteria immediately. The commercial castor oil you find in the supermarket is pretty safe but just for precaution don’t drink it.

In my eBook, I talk about how Urticaria can be misdiagnosed by doctors, I talk about hives during pregnancy and menstruation, I talk about autoimmunity, and of course I reveal the most powerful scientifically proven techniques to get rid of the toughest types of hives and angioedema.

Stay away from toxins, live a healthy life and don’t waste a day. Life is short, don’t take anything for granted.

Take Care.


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      Peg Cole 3 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      How I wish I'd seen this a couple of years back when I developed an acute case of hives. I'll be trying some of these products if it ever happens again. Thanks so much.