This is for everybody on this site : I do the smoothies every day. For itching I take very hot showers targeting the site of the itch, when out I apply Tiger Balm Shoulder and Neck and, or, generic hydrocortisone immediately. It works for a couple of hours at the very least. Good for me. For those who read and are interested in the skin, the Aug. 3 & 10 issue of the New Yorker has an article called Your Skin is a Wonderland that reviews a book about skin. No cures but very, very enlightening. You will question all the soap we use as well as all the other so called "skin care" products we think are helping our largest organ.