Information on Pruritis

DescriptionPruritis is itching of the skin or mucous membranes, sometimes accompanied by various nervous disorders such as herpes. Pruritis can also accompany infections of the vagina or mouth.
Treatment PlanHelpful remedies include soothing herbs used as a poultice, as well as anti-inflammatories and immune stimulants. For infections centered in the mucous membranes, anti-inflammatories as a wash or taken internally can be helpful.

Herbal Remedies for Pruritis

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Flaxsoothing anti-inflammatoryseeds mixed with water externally
Calendulaanti-inflammatorycream, salve, or tea externally
Golden Sealanti-inflammatorytea or powder externally