Physicians refer to the sweating of the palms as local hyperhidrosis. Most often, the cause of this ailment is the malfunctioning of the autonomic nervous system and constant stress. Less common with this disease are disorders in the thyroid or adrenal glands.

Typically, doctors with excessive palm sweating recommend rubbing them with a weak solution of formalin, tannin, glutaraldehyde or aluminum hexahloride. But, like all medicines, they have their side effects and contraindications, therefore, people's remedies are often used to get rid of local hyperhidrosis. As a rule, special trays of herbs are especially effective.

To prepare a tray of oak bark, take 50 g of oak bark, 1 tbsp.apple cider vinegar and 1 liter of water. Crush the oak bark, pour it with boiling water and boil for 30 minutes. Then drain the resulting broth, add apple cider vinegar into it and dilute with water until the color of the dark beer is obtained. Immerse your hands in a warm bath and keep them there for 10-15 minutes, then drain with a towel. Such a bath is recommended to be done daily at bedtime for 1-2 weeks.


For a herbal bath, mix 1 tbsp.grass horsetail and 1 tbsp.flowers of calendula. Fill them with water in the amount of 0.5 liters and let the herbs to infuse for 20-30 minutes. Hold your hands in this decoction for 15-20 minutes and pat them with a tissue. Herbal bath will be effective if you do this procedure every day for 2-3 weeks.

With the sweating of the palms, the bath from the bark of oak and the herb of St. John's wort also helps. For its preparation, take 1 tsp.of each of the ingredients and fill them with 2 cups of boiling water. Boil the mixture over low heat for 10 minutes and strain it until it has cooled. Add 3 tsp.vinegar. Put your hands in a warm broth and keep them there until the water becomes cool. Dry your hands with a towel. To achieve a lasting result, this bath should be done daily for 1-2 weeks.