Hives is a skin rash distinguishable by pale red, itchy and raised bumps or wheals. These bumps or wheals are caused by blood vessels dilating due to the release of histamine by nearby cells. They can occur anywhere on the body and are very itchy and sometimes there can also be a burning or stinging sensation. They are frequently caused by allergic reactions to particular foods such as fish, cheese, nuts, chocolate, certain fruit/vegetables or the allergic response could be from a chemical or medicine.
The duration of the raised skin rash or wheals is extremely variable, it could be minutes or hours or many years. Any severe condition needs medical attention. Other causes of raised skin rash or wheals are a reaction to extreme heat and cold or an abnormal reaction to an insect bite.
Insect bites are caused by a variety of mites, fleas, ticks, bed bugs, spiders or other insects, and children are often susceptible to a reaction when bitten. These bites or the skin reaction produced is extremely itchy. The damaged skin is susceptible to infection especially if the itch is not controlled and scratching continues. Secondary infection is common and, if present, should be treated.
Treatment firstly involves avoiding the substance which causes the hives. Then it is important to treat the skin and break the itch and scratch cycle. However, always treat an inflamed skin with a gentle product, as natural as possible to soothe the inflammation, rather than a strong chemical based product which in itself could cause a reaction.
Insect Bites Treatment
It is important to quickly relieve itching to help prevent the patient from scratching.
SKLEER All in One Skin Corrective Gel contains Eucalyptus oil, a well-known anti-inflammatory that is perfect for itchy or inflamed skin. The combination of essential oils in SKLEER: Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Caraway, Cinnamon and Cardamom work synergistically. The proprietary gel formula takes the potent essential oils deep into the skin to optimise healing. The therapeutic power of SKLEER lies in the fact that the gel takes the natural ingredients to the lower levels of the skin for enhanced penetration and effectiveness.
For itchy skin, the oil of eucalyptus is both anti-inflammatory and a natural antiseptic, it is also a highly effective soothing agent for the skin. Caraway oil neutralises the effects of histamine and as such can be very helpful in dissolving skin rashes. The SKLEER All In One Skin Corrective gel forms a protective layer on the skin to help lock moisture in and hence creates a perfect environment for healing.
SKLEER contains no parabens, no harmful preservatives, no lanolin, no hydroquinone, no corticosteroids and is not tested on animals. The all natural formula is ideal for even the most sensitive of skins, all age groups and is suitable for babies and toddlers. Thanks to the unique patent pending formulation SKLEER All in One Skin Corrective is non-greasy.
For itchy and inflamed skin apply to the affected area 3 times a day.
We have many testimonials from customers who have found relief from a variety of itchy, inflamed skin conditions, hives and also reactions to insect bites as you can see below. Our customers have found that SKLEER All in One Skin Corrective not only gives relief to the itch but it calms the skin and reduces the redness in many cases quickly dissolving rashes.