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With these tips and tricks, your irritated skin will be fine soon.

These home remedies help with itchy skin
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  1. These home remedies help your irritated skin
  2. ❖ Coconut oil
  3. ❖ lilac
  4. ❖ aloe vera
  5. ❖ Carrot juice
  6. ❖ Tea tree oil
  7. ❖ Oatmeal
  8. ❖ Cold compresses

These home remedies help your irritated skin

When it's cold and windy outside and the dry heating air is sucking in the moisture of our skin, it often causes painful redness. The irritated skin itches and we start to scratch, so that the red spots continue to spread. But these 7 home remedies give you relief very quickly.

❖ Coconut oil

Virgin coconut oil gives the skin moisture and vitamin E and helps with inflammation. Simply apply the coconut oil to a cotton pad and pat gently on the affected area. The oil forms a layer on the skin that prevents friction with clothing or other skin. But you should wait until the coconut oil has entered the skin before dressing, otherwise stains may appear on the clothing.

A good coconut oil can be found on Amazon, for example. The most popular among customer reviews is that of BIOMOND and gets 5 out of 5 stars . As the name suggests, it is biologically and absolutely natural . For about 12 Eur o, there are about 330 milliliters of natural fat, which consists of 100 percent freshly peeled pulp.

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❖ lilac

Indian lilac helps with acne, psoriasis and eczema. Dissolve five drops of lilac oil in a glass of warm water and apply gently to the affected area. You can do that as often as you like. But you should only use the mixture for one day and then mix it with another one.

A good lilac oil pharmacist-style is available from Apotheker Bauer. For about 8 euros, there are 10 milliliters of the essential oil, which smells long-lasting.

❖ aloe vera

Aloe Vera is contained in many ointments and creams and has an antibacterial and soothing effect - just right for irritated skin. For that you can simply extract the gel from a plant. Cut open a leaf of the aloe vera plant and apply the escaping gel to your sore spot. Then leave for 20 minutes and wash with cold water.

If you do not have an aloe vera plant at home, you can buy aloe vera gel. For example, there is a good aloe vera gel from Jungglück. For around 20 euros, there are 250 milliliters of the highly concentrated organic aloe vera juice, which has already received over 200 positive reviews on Amazon .

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As an avid customer writes: "I have heard so much of the effects of aloe vera ... then had problems with blemishes on the face and thought I just try it out. I was looking for a pure product without additives or Then I came across this product here and now I am using this product for about 1 week and I am so happy with it. "

❖ Carrot juice

Carrots are rich in vitamin A and potassium, which reduce skin swelling, blemishes and scars. Apply a portion of carrot juice with three parts of water to the skin 1 to 2 times daily with a cotton pad and allow to infuse.

❖ Tea tree oil

For itching or a fungal infection helps tea tree oil, it promotes wound healing and fights the fungi. Clean the affected area with water. Then mix 6 drops of tea tree oil with virgin olive oil and apply to a cotton pad. After 10 minutes, rinse thoroughly with water. Repeat this process twice a day and the itching is over.

A very high quality, sustainable, organic and Fairtrade Tea Tree Oil is available from one of our favorite brands, Earth To You . The company not only produces really good oils, but also plants trees in Africa from some of the revenue to give something back to nature. For about 20 euros, there are 15 milliliters of the seething oil.

❖ Oatmeal

The antioxidant effect of oatmeal has a positive effect on our skin irritations. It regulates the pH, moisturizes and makes it a delicate skin. Just put a cup of oatmeal in a bath of warm water and sit for 20 minutes. Then thoroughly shower with lukewarm water and away are itching and redness. You can buy oatmeal at the health food store or you can just purée a mug of oatmeal yourself.

❖ Cold compresses

Put a towel with ice cubes on the reddened skin. The ice should not touch the skin directly, otherwise it can cause burns.

Author: Winnie Hildebrandt

Extra tip of the editors

If the attempt to help your skin with natural home remedies has failed, you can still turn to the pharmacy of your trust. There you should describe your problem as detailed as possible. For a skin inflammation help z. B. Over-the-counter hydrocortisone creams to relieve symptoms such as itching and redness. Let yourself be advised and ask specifically for products without alcohol and fragrances, so that your skin is not additionally attacked.

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