Sweaty palm is a medical condition in which a portion of the body like palm perspires excessively which may be terribly uncomfortable sometimes while handshake with a person. Around 2-4 percent of population of the world is suffering from this problem, and it is truly irritable problem to live with. In medical terms, it is known as hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating, which results because of hyperactivity of sweat glands.

Our body contains millions of sweat glands which secretes water along with dissolve salt to maintain the body temperature. As the sweat evaporates on the skin, it cools the skin and thus maintains the temperature. Excessive sweating is common in some special circumstances like nervousness, fever and anxiety, but chronic sweating shows some critical medical disorders like low-blood sugar, nervous system disorder or thyroid problems.

Sweating palm occurs due to over-stimulation of the nervous system. This problem is hereditary and appears at any age. It hampers day to day activity and creates some psychological problems like lack of self-confidence and isolation from society.

Home Remedy For Sweaty Palms:


  1. Baking soda is an excellent home remedy for sweating palm.  Dissolve some baking soda in warm water and dip your hand in that solution for few minutes. Due to alkaline nature of baking soda, it reacts with sweat and keeps your hand dry for several hours.
  2. Applying baby powder on the palm is also an easy way to stop sweating. This remedy works in mild sweating problems.
  3. Excessive Sweating occurs during anxiety and stress. So you should try to keep yourself calm and manage your stress level with the help of meditation or Yoga.
  4. Boil 4-5 tea bags in three glass of water, and drop your hand in the solution for few minutes. Tea solution act as excellent natural antiperspirant and helpful in controlling sweating.
  5. Onion, garlic and spices cause excessive sweating, so if you are suffering from sweating problems, you should reduce the intake of these food items.
  6. Taking tomato juice daily can help you in reducing the excessive sweating problem, as it keeps the body cool.
  7. Avoid consumption of alcohol and smoking as they cause more sweating.

These are some natural ways to help you in combating with sweaty palm problem.

Ramnivas KushvahaAuthor:
Ramnivas Kushvaha
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hold an engineering degree in chemical but his area of interest is blogging. Ramnivas authors the site personal-fitness.org where he writes about health and fitness related topics

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Haris TKP

Posted on: 18.03.2013 10:26

there is an other soltion to this problum that salt shoud be dissolved in walm water and use that in ur hand before bed.


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