Urticaria Causes, Sign, Types, Symptoms, Disease and Treatment with Homeopathy Medicine

Urticaria And Homoeopathy

Homeopathy for Urticaria

Definition : Formation of “wheal and flare” cutaneous lesions involving only the superficial portions of the dermis . This results in circumscribed wheals with erythematous , raised and serpigenous borders with blanched centers.

Types Of Urticaria

(Based on aetiopathogenesis)

  • Immunologic

Ige Dependent

            immune complex mediated



complement dependent

  • Physical


Delayed pressure


Localised het


  •  Non – immunological

             Direct mast cell releasing agents

             NSAIDS, ACE inhibitors

  •     Idiopathic

Clinical Features

  1. Acute urticaria may be associated with angioedema of the lips ,face ,tongue , throat.
  2. Wheezing ,Abdominal pain ,Headaches and even Anaphylaxis
  3. Urticaria present for less than 6 weeks is considered to be acute and  if it is continue for more than 6 weeks is considered to be chronic.

Causes of Urticaria

Acute & chronic urticaria

1.Autoimmune : Due to antibodies that cross link the ige receptor on mast cell.

2.Allergens in foods and inhalants .

           3.contact allergens , latex ,

Infection : intestinal ,Parasites ,hepatitis .

Others : SLE ,Pregnancy,thyroid disease.

Urticarial Vasculitis

1.Hepatitis B , Idiopathic

Homoeopathic Medicines for Urticaria

1.Rhus tox

  • Nettle rash or urticaria on hairy parts.Eruption on palms of hands which do not appear in the same place after healing.
  • Eruption on genitalis , Male or Female.


  • Scaly eruption which disappear in summer and return in winter.
  • Eruptions in bends of elbows and knees.
  • Violent itching worse by warmth of bed or by scratching.
  • Urticaria disappear in summer and reappear in winter.


  •      Itching of the skin all over the body with or without eruption worse at night in the warm bed, herpes and eczema oozing a glutinous moisture.


  • Eruption all over the body producing vesicles , crusts etc.with soreness and itching.
  • Eruptions on the scalp with itching is not relieved by scratching.

        5.  Ranunculus Bulbosus

  •  Blister like eruption on the palms of hands ,bluish or black colour.

     6. Petroleum

  • Eruptions and itching worse by scratching untill burning comes and then bleeding which relieves .

  7. Mezereum

  • Irritation of outer surface of the body.Nervous feeling ,biting ,tingling ,changing from Place to place on scratching.
  • Head covered with a thick leather like crust under which thick white pus collects here and there and the hair is gluted together.

 8. Vinca minor

  • Eruption of the scalp and face behind the ear,offensive smelling is develops a crust which allows the discharge to remain beneath and get decomposed ; the hair feels out and is replaced by grey hair.

9.  Ruta

  • Urticaria brought on by eating meat.

10. Carboneum Sulph

  • Eruption ,crusts ,eczema ,itching on the scalp ,moist scaly pimple, sore and painful , erysipelas of the scalp.             

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About the author

Dr.Pratik kiritbhai Nakum

Student at Rajkot Homoeopathic medical college affiliated with Parul university.