Drink or apply aloe vera juice for the care and relief of Hives
Effectiveness: 3.0Popularity: 88
Why it works: Aloe vera contains antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that help to relieve inflammation, redness, and itch if patients apply it onto their affected skin areas topically. In addition, when you take aloe vera internally, it will help to eliminate inflammatory toxins and help to stimulate the immunity as well.
How it works: Apply fresh aloe vera gel directly onto the hived skin area. Let it stay for fifteen minutes and then use lukewarm water to rinse it off. Apply this tip several times a day until your hives are completely healed. Drink 2 tablespoons of aloe vera juice every day to enhance your immunity. This natural treatment should not be applied in women who are breastfeeding or pregnant, and children.
Precautions: Do not take aloe by mouth if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Children younger than 12 years-old might have stomach pain, cramps, and diarrhea when taking aloe latex or aloe leave extract by mouth.
Do not take aloe latex if you have intestinal conditions such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or obstruction.
Do not take aloe latex if you have hemorrhoids.
Aloe might affect blood sugar levels and could interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop taking aloe at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
High doses of aloe latex have been linked to kidney failure and other serious conditions.
The self cure remedy of Drink or apply aloe vera juice for the care and relief of Hives has an effectiveness score of 3.0 and a popularity score of 88 on the self-cure system.