In case you have those ugly looking red bumps on your skin, chances are that you are suffering from hives. Caused by allergic reactions to some foods and drugs, hives result in skin swelling. Try out the following natural remedies to cure hives before it becomes severe.

Sandalwood Oil: Using sandalwood oil works as a natural remedy to cure hives, as it acts as a cooling agent on the skin. Just pour some drops of sandalwood essential oil on a cotton ball and apply in on the affected skin to get relief from hives.

Mint: Mint is yet another natural remedy that works wonders against hives. Take freshly crushed mint leaves and put them in boiling water, strain the water and freeze to have mint ice cubes. Apply it on the swollen skin to get rid of hives. You can also use mint oil on the affected area to get immediate relief.