Skin is the largest part of our body which covers the entire body and thus is exposed to various allergies, inflammation, and disorders. Any problem or irritation seen in the skin condition can be painful as it hampers the physical appearance of the skin and skin gets infected with various microorganisms.
Red, itchy or bumpy skin can be very pathetic and very painful. This skin condition is more prone to swelling, itching, irritation, pain, and embarrassment as well. This condition of the skin is well known as skin allergy.
Causes of skin allergy –
There are various reasons which give rise to skin allergy. A skin rash or allergy could be due to exposure of the skin to multiple things which includes certain plants like poison ivy, medication, food items or excessive sun (UV rays). Whereas rashes could also result due to chickenpox and measles.
Symptoms of skin allergy –
- Skin inflammation
- Itchy dry skin
- Continuous urge to scratch the skin
- Skin rash
- Flaky skin
- Skin redness
- Pain in the infected area
- Oozing of pus or yellow discharge
- Cracking and blisters
Types of skin allergy –
Eczema – It is a skin condition where there are patches formed on the skin and turns itchy, red, cracked, rough or inflamed. In some conditions, the infected skin is accompanied by small, fluid-filled bumps that ooze a whitish or yellowish liquid. It is also known by the name of Atopic dermatitis.
Urticaria – This skin condition is also known by the name of hives. In this red itchy bumps or welts appear on the body. If this condition persists for 6 weeks it is known as acute urticaria. If the condition lasts longer it comes under chronic urticaria. Acute urticaria is mainly due to exposure of the skin to an allergen or an infection.
Contact dermatitis – This condition arises when the skin is exposed to various allergens or irritants. Some of the irritants include harsh soaps, laundry detergents, chemical shampoos, and even excessive exposure to hard water. Some other forms of irritants include metals like nickel which is used to make jewellery, nail polish, some topical medications.
How to ease the discomfort of skin allergy?
Never scratch your skin, no matter how much it causes irritation. Scratching will worsen the condition of irritated skin and will further infection. Try to bathe frequently and keep your skin well moisturized to ease the painful discomfort.
Ayurvedic treatment of Skin Allergy –
Ambic Ayurved is stacked with an excellent Ayurvedic product to treat skin allergy. Aliant Capsule is enriched with excellent skin healing Ayurvedic herbs like Haridra, Giloy, Trikatu, Neem Chaal, Trivat Satv, Gandhak rasaayan, Triphala, Vayvidang Satv, etc which helps to alleviate the discomfort. Haridra is enriched with curcumin and has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties which used to treat eczema. Moreover, it is highly beneficial in urticaria (chronic hives) and all skin disorders characterized by itching and skin rashes. It further helps to reduce skin blisters and fungal infections of the skin.
The efficacy of Triphala and Vayvidang Satv in various skin allergies makes Aliant Capsule the most recommended Ayurvedic treatment for Skin Care.