Monday, March 28, 2011

Effective Home Remedies for Hives

Author: anjali sharma

Hives are itchy rashes that could appear and vanish rapidly, generally within 24 hours. Sometimes hives would resurface at different spots on the skin. They are believed to be chronic if they last for over a month. At times, hives could become more severe and cause inhalation problems. In some cases, individuals who develop hives have a severe allergic reaction which requires medical attention. There are some important hives treatment by which this skin problem can be cured.

Home Remedies for Hives • An application of cool compression could help to provide some respite from itching and pain of hives. Application of calamine lotion is useful up to a certain extent in hives. This is very helpful, particularly in itching and is one of the good home remedies for hives. • One of the most vital factors is soothing the nerves as stress makes the hives worse. Drinking peppermint tea calms down the disposition and hives too. You could also try drinking valerian or chamomile tea to soothe your nerves as this would help in healing hives. • An application of aloe vera is time tested and effective home remedy for hives. You could use the pulp of aloe or a cream comprising aloe on the affected area. This herb has the property to heal skin disease. • Vitamin E oil is also valuable for healing hives. Apply this oil at least twice a day for better results. • Consume cayenne pepper capsule that's available in the market. Cayenne has medicinal value to cure hives. • Take 1 tsp of olive or vegetable oil and mix few drops of grapefruit seed extract into this. Apply this mixture over the affected area on the skin. It helps in lessening the itching and healing of the hives.

• Applying Aloe Vera gel on the hives

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• Make a paste out of two cups of oatmeal and 3 tsp of cornstarch. Blend it well by adding little water just to make a form of paste. Apply this solution on the affected area for about ½ an hour. This mixture would dry up the hives within a couple of hours. Hives rash can also be cleared using the above home remedies.

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I am anjali sharma. I want to share my passed experience in hives rash and natural treatment for hives.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

roasted red pepper dip

When you have company over, you should always have this dip with some tortilla chips.

Here's how:
cut your red pepper in half and scoop out the insides.
place face down on a baking tray and put in the oven at 400 until the skin turns a little black.
Take out of oven and let it cool down a while before you attenpt to touch it.

Skin the pepper, just by peeling the burned skin off.
put in a blender with a package of cream cheese.
Whiz that up and Voila, here's your healthy homemade dip.

melt in your mouth ribs

The are the famous 'Neil" ribs.
Boil your ribs in a handful of picking spice.
Boil for about 4 hours or until the ribs start falling apart
Make a sauce of half barbeque sauce and half honey
Smear that mixture over the ribs who now lay in a deep dish
Bake in the oven at about 450 for half an hour.

lentils and sweet onion

Here's a recipe I remember from an old boyfriend of mine who was czechoslovakian.

Here's how it goes:

You'll need to cut up a large onion and fry it slowly on medium low heat until the onion is caramelized. It will take a while so be patient.

Once the onions are nice an brown, add a heaping tablespoon of white flour to your frying pan, coat all the onion pieces.

Then add your can of lentils, season heavily with salt and pepper and put a couple tablespoonfuls of white vinegar.


Serve wish a side of sausage, or with toasts.

It's so simple but so nutritious too.