Urticaria is also called as hives. It is an outbreak of swollen and pain red bumps on the skin. It appears suddenly. Urticaria is due to the allergens produced by the body, or for unknown reasons too.
The appearance of hive suddenly causes itching and sometimes burning pain. These can appear suddenly on face, lips, tongue, throat and ears. The size of urticarial or hives may vary. It can be the size of a pencil eraser to a dinner bowl. Rashes and burning pain can last for an hour. In medical science, it takes a long time to treat Urticaria but the implications of Ayurveda can help to cure this condition with ease and the effects are long lasting.
Allergic hives are called angioedema that is it occurs in response to histamine. In this, the blood plasma leaks out of small blood vessels in the skin. Histamine is nothing, but a chemical that is released in response to antibodies.
There are various causes of Urticaria according to Ayurveda. Some of the important causes are excessive heat and cold, intestinal worms, suppressing vomiting, improper handling of Panchkarma and eating incompatible food. Insect bite and contact with herbs such as Bhilawa or Kaunch and usage of arsenic in medicines can also cause Urticaria.
Ayurveda can completely cure Urticaria. If a person comes in contact with cold air, it causes aggravation of Kapha, called water and vata i.e. air. This results in aggravation of Pitta Dosha and spreads in the Blood or Rakta Dhatu. This eventually leads to relocation of the same in the skin and causes Urticaria or Shitpitta. Urticaria is also called an allergy. Allergies are due to inappropriate response of the body to fight against the invading infections of microorganism in the body.
Ayurvedic Treatment of Urticaria involves the purification of body from toxins with herbal preparations. There is also a step in which digestive herbs are given to restore the digestive tract of the body. Oils are applied to nourish the skin. Relaxation technique is also applied to calm the mind because this is an important step in Ayurveda. Panchakarma therapy is applied such as massage, fomentation, induced vomiting and induced loose motion. These are very effective in the treatment of Urticaria.
If you’re suffering from Urticaria, then try to follow ayurvedic remedies for the treatment. This could help you a lot to get relieved from Urticaria. You can consult our expert Medical Astrologer Mr. Prashant Kapoor. He combines the medical astrology by studying the combination of planets responsible for Urticaria and also implies the use of Ayurveda for the treatment of Urticaria. Certain Vedic remedies and gems are also recommended for the treatment of Urticaria. This is because the 6th house in our horoscope denotes the disease we are suffering from and any affliction in this house can cause incurable disease. Mercury and combination of Sun with Mars could bring give skin disease.