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Herbal medicine
An annual herb that contains citric acid, coumarins and tannins; it is diuretic and alterative (i.e., stimulates lymphatic circulation), and is used to treat kidney stones, arthritis, hypertension, skin conditions (e.g., eczema and psoriasis), and is believed to be of use in treating lymphomas.

clivers

(kli'verz)
One of several common names for the weed having the scientific nameGalium aparine.
See: Galium aparine
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To reduce the itch try drinking a combination of dandelion leaf, nettle and clivers.
One of the more popular is Tabritis, a combination of Yarrow for its anti-inflammatory properties, Prickly Ash Bark to stimulate circulation, and Uva Ursi, Burdock and Clivers, which are said to stimulate the body's own healing processes.
I have found that using herbs such as Dandelion, Nettle and Clivers in winter time can help to prevent skin problems getting worse.