Absorbing skin in an Epsom salt solution can alleviate skin aggravations like swimmer's itch or hives by reducing the itch and irritation related to the episode. The Epsom salts are broken up in warm water and the influenced area is submerged and soaked in the liquid.
Chronic hives that happen from a basic medical problem cannot be treated with or cured by either internal or external Epsom salt treatment.
Epsom salts can ease pain
Epsom salt or magnesium sulfate is at times referred to as a medication because of its medicinal uses. But, the substance is a naturally occurring mineral found in nature. Hives are little round bumps that may show up in red patches on any part of the body. Topical treatments like Epsom salts can mitigate rough hive episodes, chronic hives require proficient diagnosis and treatment.
Hives are the reaction of the immune system to an aggravation to the body. The bothering triggers a red aggravation of the skin when histamines and different chemicals are discharged into the circulation system. The reaction causes small blood vessels to leak and produce the patches. Chronic hives are an indication of more complicated medical problems that need a specialist's care. An occasional hive episode can be treated topically with Epsom salts or baking soda.
Epsom salt is effective in most of the cases. But, if any side effects occur from using Epsom salt externally, then one must stop using it. Epsom salts, like any other medicine, may cause an allergic reaction to your skin or body. Signs of an allergic reaction include a swelling, rash, or itching on the face, tongue or lips; difficulty in breathing, or may promote hives too.
Epsom salts do interact harmfully with different other medications. If you are taking digoxin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, a tetracycline antibiotic, nitrofurantoin, or penicillamine; you ought to consult your doctor before using Epsom salts. Furthermore, consult your drug specialist about any over-the-counter treatments, vitamins, minerals or herbs you are taking before using Epsom salts medicinally, to counteract destructive interactions.