A – General Information
Sweaty hands are one of the most confusing and embarrassing thing one have to go through. Once you have to go though sweaty hands, it is unavoidable that you have to experience the wetness and greasiness in your hands. As a result, you can guess, it will be really annoying and difficult to hold anything, causing you embarrassment.
Some people might think it is because of weather or being overactive, which might be true in some cases. However, most of the case, sweaty hands are a type of health condition as well. Scientifically, sweaty hands are known as Palmer Hyperhidrosis, which is the condition where one sweat excessively to the point that you can not control. Therefore, it is very difficult for people who experience this to do things as normal and probably.
There are couples of reasons leading to sweaty hands. Generally, sweat is the most effective ways to cool down body’s temperature. To this point, sweat is beneficial for our body. However, if it come to the point of excessive sweat that our body cannot control, it is no longer good for our health. This is mostly because of problems such as nervousness, anxiety and stress. In some case of super painful in certain parts of our body, sweat is inevitable as well.
In some case, sweaty hands can expand to sweaty feet and other parts of the body (including under arms areas. Sweat is the source of quite a lot of harmful diseases such as bacteria and fungal infections, losing water from our body. There are ion in our sweat, therefore sweaty means our body is losing too much, affect to our bodies.
B – Home remedies for sweaty hands
This is not at all a serious health issue, though. In fact, sweaty hands are very common issue among people. There are natural home remedies and methods you can go for in the first place before reaching for doctors. Many people have been trying home remedies and they work perfectly well without leaving any side effects. Following are most popular and simple natural home remedies you can try at home by yourself.
Baking soda has long been considered as one of the most effective home remedies for almost any health issue, from skin health problems to infects ones. Sweaty hands is not the exception though mostly thanks to its high concentration of alkaline nature. Thanks to this, it can helps to prevent sweat glands on your skin effectively.
Here is how to apply:
- Dissolve few teaspoons baking soda into the cup of warm water.
- Have your hands soaked into the mixture for half an hour.
- Gently massage then rub the palms after that to your hands.
- Rinse off well then pad your hands dry after those mentioned steps.
You can repeat applying baking powder 3 times a week and apply to your feet as well, in case you are having sweaty feet.
The coldness works very well to control sweat glands. Due to this reason, it is also considered as one of the best natural home remedies you can reach for at home if you want to get rid of sweaty hands and feet. You might not know but cold water is also very useful in numbing the pain.
The tip for you is to drink water, cold water more than usual if you notice your hands and feet are sweaty more than usual. Alternatively, have your hands and feet soaked and dipped in cold water is also a way, to release sweaty problems.
In case you are losing water (get sweat) due to hot weather and overactive, lemon juice would be a way. It can compensate the losing amount of water from your body. To make the most out of lemon juice, you can add small amount of lemon juice to include the losing amount of salt to your body as well.
Here is how to have salt lemon juice:
- Cut halves of fresh lemon from your fridge.
- Squeeze them to get the juice then add one teaspoon sugar and ½ teaspoon salt into the cup.
- Add a bit of water and add ice cubes (if you want a bit icy).
- Drink lemon juice after having a meal (you should not drink with empty stomach as it might be the reason for a stomach ache)
Apple Cider Vinegar
Another wonderful ingredient you can totally count on is apple cider vinegar. There are wonderful properties in apple cider vinegar that works very well to control sweat glands from your feet and your hands. You can treat this health issue internally by using apple cider vinegar with honey. However, better way is to wash your hand with this solution.
How to apply Apple Cide Vinegar
- Dilute 3 teaspoons apple cider vinegar with warm water.
- Have your hands and feet washed into the mixture while gently massage.
- Wash off with warm water after that then pad them dry.
You can do this few times until you find your hands stop get sweat.
Last but not least, one of the most effective home remedies for sweaty hands people have reaching for is green tea. Its high concentrations of astringent and medicinal properties works just well to help closing pores, prevent sweat glands from opening, making body losing water. Quite similar to the above, green tea can both help treating sweaty hands internally and externally.
Internally, you can drink green tea on regular basis (everyday). This is actually a good way to detox your body (poisons will be driven out through peeing). Therefore, in fact it can help to alter sweating (which is another way of detox).
If you want to treat sweaty hands externally, you can wash your hands (or feet) with diluted green tea. This would help to get rid of all the bacteria adding up to sweat.
Above mentioned are one of the most popular natural home remedies one can go for in order to treat sweaty hands. They are quite beneficial and effective without leaving any side effects.