The oyster areas are swollen, reddened and inflamed skin (especially on the lobes of the ears, nose, cheeks and fingers and feet) that itch and burn and are a result of exposure to cold.
depend on the presence of chilblains sensitivity to sudden changes in temperature, by metabolic abnormalities and those of movement (reduction of blood flow toward the ends of the body).
E ‘for this reason that the consumption of tobacco and alcohol, as vasoconstrictors (decreased circulation) may favor the appearance of chilblains.
Remedies for chilblains
Cure chilblains with marigold
Add 2 or 3 tablespoons of marigold in a liter of water and boil for 10 minutes. Use this infusion to rinse the parts of the body affected by chilblains twice a day.
The lemon as a remedy for chilblains
Squeeze a lemon and apply a few drops to the affected area several times a day, accompanied by a gentle massage.
Remedy with onion, honey and salt
Make a poultice by mixing chopped raw onion with honey and a pinch of salt. Apply directly on chilblains at least twice a day, then rinse gently.
The “pee”, an excellent remedy for chilblains
Although it may seem strange, it is known that the ‘urine is a very effective remedy against chilblains . Wet a gauze inside his pee and attach it to the affected area. In some parts of Europe, this remedy is widespread, with satisfactory results.
Celery against chilblains
Boil 250 grams of celery roots per liter of water for about one hour. Then put soaking the zones concerned by chilblains for 10 minutes, three times a day. Allow to dry and protect them from the air.
Recommendations on remedies for chilblains
Avoid sudden changes in temperature, ie not remain stuck to the radiator before going out in the winter, or near a heat source once you get home.
Consume foods rich in vitamins A and C and cover it properly. For example, use ear protectors while you sleep.