Itching and Scabies


ITCHING AND SCABIES

(PRURITUS)


Introduction:

          If there is an agitation over any portion of the body or a person feels sensation of biting, we rub that body portion by hands. Rub this way, it provides a little relief. It is called itching or scabies. This disease occurs because of a virus named sarcoptes scabies. There are two types of itching- dry and wet.

Causes:

          A person suffers from profuse sweating in summer season. When this sweat dries on the body, it creates itching. A person can become the victim of itching because of dust, soil and loitering outside. Lack of regular bath is the major cause of itching. In winter, skin becomes dry when cold air attacks over the body and consequently itching originates. Spots produce on the skin by itching badly. It is a contagious disease. If a person of the house has been suffering from this disease, there is big doubt that other family member may become the victim of this disease.

Symptoms:

        Itching is such a disease that spreads rapidly.  First, small eruptions appear on the body in this disease. These eruptions appear on hands-feet, fingers, backside of the wrist and in the armpit and extend all over the body gradually. These eruptions look red. These eruptions produce because of such causes as contact by spoiled thing, wrong vaccination or infection.

Treatment by different medicines :

1. Orange: Grind the peel of orange like sauce and apply on the itching affected portion. This medicine is beneficial to vanish itching.

2. Sesame:

  • Apply equal amount of sesame and jasmine oil on the itching affected portion. Its use vanishes itching.
  • Boil a little coach grass in 250 ml sesame oil until coach grass becomes red. Filter it and apply on the itching affected portion. Dry itching disappears by its use.

3. Myrolelans:

  • Grind equal amount of myrolelans, fetid cassia with sour water (kanji). Apply this paste on the affected portion to vanish itching.
  • Grind coach grass, myrolelans, rock salt, fetid cassia and sweet basil with water. Application of this paste on scabies proves beneficial. Its use provides relief soon.
  • Boil two spoons ground myrolelans in 2 glass of water. Immerse hanky in this water and rub on affected portion. Its use ends itching by cleansing this affected portion.

4. Water caltrop: Grind water caltrop, root of clerodendron, root of bhingi and jhauber together. Boil 10 grams this powder in one-cup water until it remains half. Eruptions of itching disappear by drinking this water regularly for 7-8 days.  

5. Indian gooseberry: Burn the stone of Indian gooseberry and mix a little coconut oil in it. Application of this paste provides relief in this disease.

6. Mustard oil:

  • When skin becomes dry caused by cold wind in winter season, an itching occur there. Massage mustard oil all over the body for the treatment of this disease. Its use ends itching soon.
  • Mix lime and water in mustard oil. Its application ends the itching completely.

7. Five leaved chaste: Grind the leaves of five leaved chaste with water and apply on the affected portion. Its use ends itching.

8. Caraway:

  • Boil 20 grams caraway in 100 ml water and filter. Clean affected portion with this water. Its use provides relief.
  • Grind a little caraway with lukewarm water and apply to get relief in itching.
  • Cook Seseli indicum in oil and apply on itching affected portion.

9. Basil: Mix basil leaves’ juice in sesame oil and apply on the affected portion. Its use ends itching within a few days.

10. Indian gooseberry: Mix 25 ml Indian gooseberry juice in 100 ml jasmine oil and fill into a bottle. Apply this preparation on the itching affected portion 4-5 times a day. Its use vanishes itching.

11. Curd: Itching disappears by applying curd on the affected portion.

12. Albizzia lebbeck:

  • Grind albizzia lebbeck seeds with water like sandal and apply on the affected portion. Its use ends itching.
  • Grind albizzia lebbeck bark with water and apply on the ringworm twice a day regularly. Grind its flowers and mix one spoon this paste in any syrup. Drink this syrup, it purifies the blood and vanish ringworm.

13. Fiumaria indica: All blood impurity ends by drinking 50-100 ml juice of fiumaria indica. Its use ends itching and pimples-boils. Its use fairs the complexion and a new glow appears over the body skin by its use.

14. Pistacia integerrima: Grind pistacia integerrima and apply on the itching affected portion.

15. Honey: Mix 6-10 grams honey in hot water and drink for 45-60 days regularly. Its use ends all skin diseases, red spots and itching. This medicine provides relief even in the disease named leprosy.

16. Triphala: Blood purifies by drinking 20-90 ml juice of triphala 4 times a day. In this way, itching and other skin diseases disappear.

17. Pipal:

  • Grind the bark of pipal and mix with ghee. Apply this paste on itchy portion of the body.
  • Mix 50 grams ash of pipal tree bark with ghee and lime. Grind this mixture properly. Application of this paste provides relief.
  • Itching vanishes by drinking 40 ml decoction of pipal tree bark twice a day.

18. Costus root: Mix 20 grams costus root with butter and apply on the itchy body portion.

19. Nigella: Grind 50 grams seeds of nigella and mix in 10 ml juice of bengal quince pulp. Mix 10 grams turmeric in this preparation. Its use vanishes itching.

20. Borax: Toast borax on the grid and apply its water over the body. Its use provides relief.

21. Tomato:

  • Drink 50 ml red tomato juice to end the dryness of the body and itching.
  • Mix one spoon tomato juice in two spoons coconut oil and massage all over the body. Thereafter, take bath with lukewarm water. Its use ends itching.

22. Lemon:

  • Crush banana pulp and mix lemon juice. Its application ends itching.
  • Grind 25 grams muscovite and 10 grams black peppers with 20 ml lemon juice. Itching disappears by its application.
  • Mix equal amount of lemon juice and jasmine oil properly. Massage this preparation on the affected portion to end dry itching.
  • Mix lemon juice in sandal oil and apply. Its application for 6-7 times a day ends itching.
  • If there is ringworm and itching over the body, crush banana pulp and apply on the affected portions by mixing with lemon juice. Its use vanishes itching.   

23. Coconut:

  • Mix lemon juice in coconut oil and massage on the affected area. Its use ends itching. Suck only lemon piece, it is good remedy for the treatment of itching.
  • Mix 10 grams ground sulphur in 100 ml coconut oil and apply on itchy portion of the body. This formula ends itching.
  • Mix 10 ml lemon juice in 20 ml coconut oil properly. Its use ends itching.
  • Heat slightly coconut oil and mix 10 grams camphor in it. Its application ends itching soon. Camphor makes the skin numb.
  • Mix 10 grams camphor in 50 ml coconut oil and apply on the body to destroy itching.
  • Mix lemon juice in 50 ml coconut oil and massage. Itching disappears by the application of this oil.

24. Mudar:

  • Mix coconut oil in milk that brings out after plucking the flower of mudar and apply over the affected skin. Its use ends itching soon.
  • Take this material- 100 ml mudar milk, 400 ml sesame oil or mustard oil, 200 grams turmeric powder and 15 grams red arsenic. First, cook red arsenic and turmeric in water. Boil milk and make paste. Thereafter mix oil and 2 liter water in it. Heat this preparation. Its use ends itching, scabies and other skin diseases. Application of this paste on the warts of piles ends them.
  • Mix 10 ml mudar milk in 50 ml mustard oil and boil until milk burns fully. Massaging the body with this oil ends itching.
  • Cook 1 liter mudar leaves’ juice, 50 grams powder of turmeric and half-liter mustard oil on low flame. Cook this preparation until oil remains only. Fill this preparation into a bottle after filtering. Its use ends itching. Earache disappears by dropping 2-4 drops of this oil.
  • Prepare powder by grinding one kg juice of mudar leaves, 2 ml cow milk, sandal, red sandal, turmeric, dry ginger and white cumin seeds each 6 grams together. Cook this powder in one kg cow ghee until ghee remains only. Fill it into a bottle after filtering. Itching disappears by its application.
  • Cook 10 ml mudar milk in mustard oil until oil remains only. Massage the body with this oil twice a day and do not take bath until 3 hours pass. Itching disappears completely by its use.  
  • Burn 21 leaves of mudar in mustard oil properly. Shuffle a little red arsenic in it. Its use ends itching.
  • Dry mudar milk in shadow and mix bitter oil in it. Massaging this oil ends itching.
  • Boil 10 dry leaves of mudar in mustard oil until they burn. Filter this oil after cooling. Mix powder of four camphor pieces in it. Application of this preparation thrice a day, it ends itching.

25. Camphor:

  • Mix camphor in jasmine oil and massage the body to vanish itching.
  • Put camphor, white catechu each 10 grams, 5 grams vermilion in a bronze pot. Pour 100 grams ghee in this preparation and rub by hands. Wash this preparation 121 times with water. Apply this paste on the itchy portion and wounds. Its use ends the itching.

26. Wheat: Skin diseases, inflammation of the skin, boils and pimples are cured by the application of wheat flour. This medicine can be applied if a person burns.

27. Garlic:

  • Boil garlic in oil and apply on the itchy portion. Itching vanishes by it use. Blood purifies by eating garlic.
  • Grind garlic pods and boil in Indian mustard oil. Filter it and massage the body to vanish itching.

28. Gram: Ringworm, itching and other skin problems disappear by eating gram breads without salt for 64 days regularly.

29. Pigeon pea:

  • Grind pigeon pea with curd and apply on the skin. Itching disappears by its use.
  • Burn pigeon pea and mix this ash in curd. Itching disappears by its application.

30. Milk: Mix water in milk and rub on the body with the help of cotton piece. Take bath a little later. Itching disappears by its use.

31. Sesame: Mix 63 ml juice of coach grass and mix in 250 ml sesame oil. Cook this preparation. Filter it and cool it. Massage this oil over the body for 7 days to cure many skin diseases.

32. Red chilly: Cooked oil of red chilly proves beneficial for the treatment of swelling, itching and skin diseases. This medicine is very beneficial if a person has been suffering from boils and pimples in rainy season.

33. Telugo potato: Itching vanishes completely by eating the sabji of telguo potato.

34. Aniseed: Grind equal amount of aniseed and coriander properly. Mix 1.5 fold ghee and two fold sugar in this preparation. Take 30-30 grams this preparation twice a day cures all types of itching.

35. Alum:

  • Dissolve alum in water and wash genitals. Its use ends itching.
  • Dissolve ground alum in one cup of water and apply on urticaria. Its use provides relief in urticaria. Lice, itching, inflammation and spots disappear by its use.

36. Trachosenthes dioica: Eat the sabji of trachosanthes dioica to get relief in itching.

37. Jiggery: The persons, who are the patient of blood impurity, should not take sugar with milk, tea and lassi. They should eat jiggery in place of sugar. Blood purifies by using jiggery.

38. Lentil: Immerse lentil pulse with peel in water. Pulse should be drenched in water properly. Grind this immersed pulse after two hours and apply on the itching affected portion. Its use provides relief.

39. Quarters lamb:

  • Boil quarters lamb and extract its juice by squeezing. Drink this water and eat sabji of quarters lamb. Wash skin with this water, it is also beneficial in skin diseases.
  • Mix one part sesame oil in four parts juice of quarters lamb. Heat this preparation until oil remains only. Massage the body with this oil after cooling. Itching disappears by its massage.

40. Sweet fruit: Persons, who are the patient of itching, should eat sweet fruits in place of sweet or sugar products. Itch will disappear by it use.

41. Night jasmine: Grind the leaves of night jasmine with nachki flour and apply. Grind sonagaru in curd and give to the patient to drink. Itching disappears by drink this preparation. Beside these, grind night jasmine leaves with milk and apply on the itchy portion to get relief.

42. Staff tree: Grind staff tree seeds with cow urine and apply on the itching affected portions. Its use provides relief.

43. Mango:

  • Pluck mango’s raw fruits without stone and extract juice by crushing them. Mix this juice with sprit or wine and fill into a bottle. Juice amount should be 1\4 part than wine or sprit. After two days, this preparation can be applied. Its use removes the chronic ringworm and other skin diseases. The deepest wound also recovers by its application. Application of this preparation with the help of cotton piece cures scrofula, fistula and chronic wounds by root. Warts of piles dry by its use.
  • Juice that brings out when a mango is plucked from a mango tree. Apply this paste over the ringworm after scratching. Boil appears soon by its use which burst and water flows. Its application twice or thrice a day ends itching.

44. Coriander: Itching occurs because of many causes as lack of cleanliness, sweating over the body or because of infection. In this disease, first, small eruptions appear which create itching later. Skin peels by scratching and big wound originates. Grind sulphur and coriander with Vaseline and filter through cloth.  Gather it on a cloth. Apply this paste on the itchy portion to get relief.

45. Red chilly: Cook red chilly seeds in mustard oil and apply. Its use provides relief in itching.

46. Cumin seed: Boil cumin seed in water and wash with this water to the itchy portion properly. Its use ends itching and urticaria.

47. Sugar: Itching disappears if a person gives up toffee and sweets.

48. Milk hedge: Grind 20 ml fresh milk hedge or dry milk hedge properly and dissolve 10 grams cow butter in it. Its application on itchy portions ends itching. Application should be removed or wash by soap after four hours than the time of application. All types of itching disappear after some days by its use.

49. Lime: Mix 6 ml lime juice in 10 ml oil of almond properly. Apply this preparation on the body and thereafter, take bath. Its use ends itching.

50. Radish: Grind the seeds of radish and mix lemon juice in this paste. Application of this paste ends itching.

51. Leadwort: Application of red leadwort with milk and apply. Its use ends itching.

52. Black pepper:

  • Grind black peppers and sulphur properly. Mix this powder with ghee and apply. Sit in sun after its application over the body after some time. Itching disappears by its use. Its use ends the effect of poison.
  • Grind 10 black peppers and mix one-spoon ghee in it. Apply it on the itchy portion to end itching. This preparation should be applied many times a day.
  • Cook black peppers in oil and apply on the itchy portion to get relief.
  • Cook black peppers in oil and apply on the itching affected portion to get relief.

53. Malabar nut: Grind malabar nut’s soft leaves and mango ginger with cow urine. Its application ends itching. Besides it, boil malabar nut leaves in water and take bath with this water. Its use ends itching.

54. Tinospora:

  • Grind turmeric with tinopora leaves’ juice and apply on the itchy portion. Three spoon tinospora juice mixing with one spoon honey can be taken twice a day. Its use ends itching completely.
  • Mix turmeric in the juice of tinospora leaves and apply this paste on the body. Its use ends itching and beauty of the body enhances.

55. Leucas cephalotes: A person gets relief in itching by rub fresh juice of leucas cephalotes.

56. Bondue nut: Mix lemon juice or camphor in bondue nut oil. Its application ends itching.

57. Caraway:

  • Application of caraway’s thick paste ends ringworm, itching, wounds caused by worms and burns.
  • Pour caraway in boiled water and wash wounds. Its use ends ringworm, pimples, wet itching and other skin diseases.

58. Carissa carandas: Grind bitter carissa carandas root with water or sesame oil and apply. Its use ends itching.

59. Jasmine: Mix equal amount of jasmine oil, lemon juice and juice of rose flower. Apply this preparation on itching portion to end itching.

60. Dordar:

  • Grind dordar and apply. Its use ends itching.
  • Application of ground dordar paste on itchy portion provides relief.
  • Grind dordar with whey and apply on the itchy portion to get relief in itching.

61. Date palm: Burn a stone of date palm or date to prepare ash. Mix camphor and ghee in this ash and apply on the itchy portion.  Its use ends itching.

62. Convolvulus pluricaulis: Grind flowers of convolvulus pluricaulis and apply this paste on itchy portion. Its use provides relief.

63. Lemon:

  • Mix equal amount of lemon juice in mustard or sesame oil. Massage the itching affected portion with this oil. Take bath after its application. Wash cloth with hot water and soap. In this way, itching disappears.
  • Cut a lemon into two pieces and fill rock salt. Dry this lemon. Grind this lemon after drying. Blood disorder and itching are cured by its use.

64. Citron: Mix sulphur in citron juice and apply on the body to end itching.

65. Lemon jambhiri: Mix sulphur in the juice of lemon jambhiri and apply on wet itchy portion. Its use provides relief.

66. Edipta Alba: Grind edipta Alba leaves and persian manna plant each 10 grams, chierta and sarpunkha each 60 grams with water. Mix 20 grams honey in this paste after filtering. Take this preparation thrice a day.

67. Aniseed: Grind a little amount of aniseed and coriander together and mix 1.5 fold ghee and 2-fold sugar in this preparation. Take 30 grams this preparation twice a day to end itching.

68. Fetid cassia:

  • Grind one kg seeds of fetid cassia into the fine powder and fill in an earthen pot with 5 kg whey. Close pot’s mouth properly and burry into earth. Apply this preparation on the body after 6 days. Itching disappears completely by its use.
  • Grind 50 grams seeds of fetid cassia into the fine powder. Immerse this powder for three days in one liter whey of cow milk. Its application on the body ends itching, scabies, freckles of the face and other skin diseases.
  • Immerse fetid cassia seed in cow urine for 7 days and make powder after drying in shadow. Take 1-2 grams this powder twice a day with fresh water. Its use cures all skin diseases, leprosy, ringworm and scabies.

69. Trichosanthes dioica: Cooked vegetable of trichosanthes dioica ends itching, leprosy, blood impurity, eye diseases and ends stomach worms. It is also beneficial in chronic fever.

70. Prickly chalf flower:

  • Boil five parts of prickly chalf flower in water to make decoction and take bath with this decoction. Take bath regularly with this water for some days, it ends itching.
  • Itching disappears by taking bath with the decoction of prickly chalf flower.

71. Papaya: Pour papaya milk or borax in boiling water and apply on the affected portions. Ringworm and itching disappears by its use.

72. Opium: Mix opium in sesame oil and massage to end itching.

73. Tomato: Mix one spoon tomato juice in two spoons coconut oil and massage. Thereafter take bath with hot water to vanish itching.

74. Banyan: Grind half kg leaves of banyan and immerse in 4 liter water at night. Cook it in the morning until one liter water remains. Mix half kg mustard oil in it and cook again until oil remains only. Keep it after filtering. Dry and wet both kinds of itching disappear by massaging with this oil to the itchy area.

75. Pomegranate: Grind 8-10 fresh leaves of pomegranate and mix a little mustard oil in it. Massage this oil to get relief in this disease.

76. Turmeric:

  • Grind 100 grams malabar nut’s soft leaves with 10 grams turmeric and mix in cow urine. The patient gets free from itching.
  • If there is pus in the pale eruptions appeared over the body, mix one-spoon turmeric, half spoon ghee and sugar according to taste in hot milk. Take this preparation twice a day to get relief.
  • Mix 250 ml mustard oil, 500 grams coach grass with 250 grams ground turmeric in a pan and heat. Fill it into a bottle after filtering when it begins to boil. Itching disappears soon by rubbing this preparation.
  • Itching disappears by taking 2 grams turmeric powder with cow urine. 10 grams Hardirakhanda also can be taken in place of turmeric powder.

77. Mango ginger: Application of mango ginger is beneficial for the treatment of itching.

78. Wild turmeric: Itching vanishes soon by the application of wild turmeric.

79. Parrot seed: Application of pure parrot seed vanishes itching soon.

80. Impure carbonate of potash: Mixture of impure carbonate potash is beneficial for the treatment of itching and scabies.

81. Oleander:

  • Mix root of oleander either red or white in oil. Its use ends scabies, boils and pimples.
  • All skin diseases disappear by the application of oleander panchang’s oil.
  • Toast oleander leaves with bitter oil and apply on the body. Its use vanishes itching.
  • Cook 100 grams leaves, fruit, flowers and stem each in equal quantity of oleander in 500 ml mustard oil. Cook it until oil remains half. Fill it in a bottle and apply over the body. All skin diseases disappear by its use.

82. Fetid cassia: Grind fetid cassia leaves in radish leaves’ or lemon juice. Apply this paste on the affected portion to vanish itching.

83. Resin: Heat resin, wax, oil of sesame each 40 ml in 30 grams ghee together and make a paste. Application of this paste on the body removes itching.

84. Cobra saffron: Application of cobra saffron vanishes itching soon.

85. Neem:

  • Grind mudar root with neem oil and apply. Its use ends the chronic itching.
  • Take bath with neem decoction or application of neem ground leaves, it vanish itching. Ghee prepared of neem leaves vanish itching completely.
  • Drink 25 ml juice of neem leaves, it vanishes itching.
  • Blood purifies by drinking 25 ml juice of neem leaves and thus, itching disappears.
  • Grind 6 gram neem leaves with 10 black peppers and take.  Its use ends itching caused by blood impurity.
  • Grind the bark of neem and apply on the itchy portion to get relief.
  • Boil slightly neem oil in water and take bath regularly for 8-10 days. Its use ends all kinds of itching.
  • If there are wounds or boils and pimples over the body, grind the bark of neem and apply on affected portion to get relief.
  • Grind the bark of catechu, neem and jambul each 10 grams with 50 ml cow urine and apply on itchy area. Its use ends itching. If cow urine is not available, water can be used.
  • Application of Neem oil is beneficial for the treatment.
  • Grind separately by taking fresh bark of neem root and kernels of neem seeds with neem leaves’ juice. Keep on pouring neem leaves’ juice while mixing this paste. Apply this paste on the skin to vanish pimples, bile disorder caused by cold, body odor, excessive salt with sweat and other skin diseases.
  • Boil the leaves of neem and henna each 50 grams in 60 ml coconut oil. Massage the body with this oil to vanish itching. Take equal amount of neem and henna leaves’ juice to get relief a lot of to the victim of this disease.

86. Sarfonka: Application of sarfonka seeds or oil of its seeds vanishes itching.

87. Marodfali: Application of ground marodfali vanishes itching.

88. Small euphorbia hirta: Application of small euphorbia hirta provides relief in itching.

89. Bicchwa: Oil obtained from the steam of bicchwa fruit provides relief in itching .

90. Leucas cepholotes:

  • Application of leucas cepholotes provides relief.
  • Rub leucas cepholotes fresh juice to get relief in scabies.

91. The wester lettece: Mix juice of the wester lettece in coconut oil and apply over the body. Its use ends itching and other skin diseases.

92. Soap nut: Application of soap nut ends itching and other skin problems.

93. Coach Grass:

  • Grind green coach grass and make mixture. Apply this mixture all over the body.
  • Mix 2 spoons juice of green coach grass in 100 ml sesame oil. Its application provides relief.

94. Madhvi lata: Application of ground leaves of madhvi lata ends itching.

95. Pandanus: Grind the leaves of pandanus ends itching and other skin diseases.

96. Churan har: Take 40 ml infusion of churan har twice a day, it ends itching.

97. Liquid storax: Mix liquid storax in four-fold sesame oil and apply. Its use ends itching and scabies.

98. Indian kino tree: Grind the leaves of Indian kino tree and apply on the itchy portion to get relief.

99. Aluva tree: Itching disappears by washing wounds caused by scratching 20-40 ml decoction of aluva tree bark.

100. Sandal:

  • All kinds of itching and scabies disappear by applying sandal oil.
  • Mix sandal or coconut oil and camphor in milk. Itching disappears by apply this preparation on the affected portion.
  • Mix lemon juice in sandal oil and apply on the affected portion to get relief.

101. Eagle wood: Grind eagle wood with water and apply on the body to vanish itching.

102. Musk mellow: Grind the seeds of musk mellow with milk and apply like the paste on the affected portion. Its use ends dry itching.

103. Leaves of clerodendron infortunatum: Itching ends by drinking 10-20 ml juice of Leaves of clerodendron infortunatum leaves or 20-40 ml decoction of its panchang twice a day regularly. Application of its leaves’ juice is useful to get rid of itching. Panchang of Leaves of clerodendron infortunatum also can be applied on the affected portion.

104. Eklipta postrata:

  • Application of eklipta postrata juice is beneficial for the treatment of chronic itching and scabies.
  • Drink 5-10 ml juice of Eklipta postrata twice a day, it normalizes liver activity. A new freshness comes in the body by its use.

105. Jangli almond:

  • Oil of jangli almond should be given to the patient of leprosy mixing with butter or ghee. Take 5 drops of this preparation in the beginning and increase until 60 drops. Application of this oil is also beneficial. 
  • Mix castor oil in jangli almond oil. Thereafter, mix sulphur, camphor and lemon juice in this preparation. Its use provides relief.

106. Malabar nut: Grind 10-12 soft leaves of malabar nut and 2-5 grams turmeric with cow urine. Application of this paste ends itching and scabies completely. Ringworm disappears by its use.

107. Cauliflower: Alkali elements are found in cauliflower. A big amount of sulphur contained in cauliflower ends itching, white marks and other skin diseases. Mixture of sulphur and chlorine existed in cauliflower cleanses intestines, mucus and memrin. All these alkali elements cleanse the body and blood. Diseases of skin, nails and hair disappear by its use. Cauliflower should be eaten after cookin with steam. If it is boiled in water, it creates gas.

108. Paris pipal: Mix oil in the ash of parish pipal and apply on the skin. All skin diseases disappear by its application.