Hives are a type of allergic or immune system reaction that occurs when something triggers the release of a chemicals, including histamine, from cells in a person’s body. The small light red bumps or hives which make your skin look uneven and leave rashes after you itch.
Below are tips to treat hives at home:
• Use epinephrine shots to relieve inflammation in and on your throat which makes it hard to breathe and is highly dangerous.
• Take oatmeal bath as for minor cases of hives.
• Apply ointments and messy creams to smoothen your skin and get rid of the itching sensation.
• Use natural products made of herbal ingredients. Choose products containing ingredients like Lachesis which may ease out all the discomfort and redness of your skin and remove the itching sensation and Ichthyolum, which lessens the pain and removes the swelling, Apis Mellifica, which reduces swelling, itching and that stinging feeling, off your body.
• Take more vitamin C through food items such as green peppers, citrus fruits, juices, strawberries, tomatoes, broccoli, turnip green veggies as well as other leafy vegetables, sweet and white potatoes, cantaloupe and spinach.
• Take vitamin B12 to lessen the seriousness of acute hives, and also to help reduce the frequency and even severity of the outbreaks with chronic occurrences. You can find vitamin B12 in foods such as green tea, eggs, meat, poultry, seafood, milk products, and food items made out of soy.
• Take vitamin D supplements which help treat chronic hives. People get vitamin D from food like milk and tuna as well as from sun exposure.