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Rashes on Skin - Ayurvedic Remedies for Treating it!

Written and reviewed by
Dr.Manoj Virmani 88% (277ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurvedic Doctor, Karnal  •  27years experience
Rashes on Skin - Ayurvedic Remedies for Treating it!

Ayurveda believes health is managed by 3 components i.e. pitta, Vata, and Kapha dosha. The type of skin that a person has also depended on which of these is predominant. Accordingly, in people where pitta is dominant, it is warm to the touch and more prone to breakouts, moles, and freckles.

In people where Vata is dominant, the skin is thin and remains cool, gets dehydrated easily, and is easily affected by dry weather. In people with Kapha dominance, the skin is thick and greasy and is more tolerant of sun exposure.

Allergy is when the body responds adversely to a component that might have reached the system either through air, food, or contact. Various substances cause allergies and with most allergies, skin rashes are common, can be of mainly 4 types:

  1. Contact dermatitis: When the skin comes in touch with an allergy-causing agent, the skin breaks out into a rash. The inducing agent could be rubber, chemicals, metals, pets, etc.
  2. Bites and stings: When insects such as bees or other insects sting or bite, the surrounding area develops a rash.
  3. Warm weather: When the weather is too warm, there is a prickly heat effect, which produces a rash.
  4. Food induced: When certain food items like peanuts or eggs are consumed, some people develop a skin rash.

Whatever the reason, the mode of management would be to try to achieve a balance between the three components. To balance between them Ayurveda treatment can be helpful to treat skin rashes.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Rashes on Skin

Today Ayurvedic Remedies are an effective way to treat skin rashes problems. Various natural herbs in Ayurveda for an efficacious cure for various skin disorders. Ayurveda offers a safe cure for skin rashes and allergy. Here we discuss some ayurvedic medicine for skin rashes and itching.

Ayurvedic Remedy for Skin Rashing & Itching

Here we create a list of ayurvedic remedies for skin rashes and itching problems. Whenever you some kind of itchiness then you can try these cure to prevent it:

  1. Poppy seeds: A paste of poppy seeds powder mixed with lemon juice and water can help get rid of rashes.
  2. Buttermilk and baking soda: Use a cotton swab to apply a mixture of buttermilk and baking soda on the affected skin area and see the rashes disappear. The soothing effect and relief will be felt immediately.
  3. Basil leaves, garlic, and olive oil: In this home remedies, crush some basil leaves and add some garlic, salt, pepper, and olive oil to form a smooth paste. Apply over the skin rash for 1 to 2 days until the rashes disappear.
  4. Oatmeal bath: Adding a cup of uncooked oatmeal into the bathwater and using this water for a bath after 5 minutes is a great way to get rid of rashes and their redness and itching.
  5. Essential oils: In Ayurveda, various natural oil are useful to treat skin rashes, some oil such as Almond oil, chamomile oil, and tea tree oil can be mixed in equal proportions to get relief from rashes of almost all causes.
  6. Cold tea bags: Using cold tea bags on the skin helps relieve the rashes through tannin contained in the tea, which has great healing properties.

These are some ayurvedic remedies for itching skin. As skin rash is very common, so is the ayurvedic treatment. These substances are readily available in the kitchen and so treating a skin rash is very easy. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.


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