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19 Home Remedies for Itching


Petroleum Jelly, slab on a coat, then cover with baby powder. Good if staying around the house. Otherwise looks white from the powder.


Ziploc bag filled with ice and wrapped in a kitchen towel and take 1 capsule of Benadryl. The ice will soon numb the site and the Benadryl will temporarily ease the itch. Works on any type of itch, just make sure you use the towel around the bag to avoid skin damage.


First scrub the area with a pumice stone. If it becomes red, fine. That's normal. Then wash with soap, apply rubbing alcohol, and put a thick layer of Vaseline over. Works great.


Great to soothe itching

Take a bath in the 1 can of evaporated milk, you can add other combinations such as oatmeal, baking soda ect.
But the milk really works great and soothes the itching!!!


If you have itchy skin, apply vick's vapor rub (or generic brand) to affected area. The menthol feeling of the vapor rub will relieve the itch

Tina from Tipton Co. TN

Cornstarch is great. You can pour some into your bath water or dust it onto your body. It is great for diaper rash too.


Take a bath with a little peppermint or yellow dock to relieve itching.


Apply aloe vera, cod liver oil, lemon juice, vitamin E oil, wheat germ oil, or witch hazel tea to the itchy area.


Take burdock, chickweed, goldenseal, plantain, or yellow dock in capsule form.

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