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  • Writer's pictureBruce Salinger

Eczema herbal remedies

You can relieve a lot of your suffering by finding an herbal remedy for eczema. If you are like the thousands of other people who have to live with eczema for the rest of their lives, you have probably found that prescribed medications don’t work.

Over the counter treatments may also be ineffective, because honestly everyone’s eczema is a little bit different. You might not even want to have to deal with the chemicals anyway because they can have negative side effects. The truth is that sometimes nature is the best way to treat a disease.

Many plants found in nature have healing qualities and you have a lot to choose from. You can mix and match herbal ointments and combine them in a variety of ways to create the best treatment for you. You may have to play around with a bunch of different mixtures until you find what works the best.

Aloe Vera is a plant substance that has many healing qualities. It is often used to safely relieve itching and it works well for eczema inflammation too. You can find the extract of the plant, or to go completely natural, grow one in your home. The inside of the leaves is what has the healing power when directly applied to the skin.

Witch Hazel is an uncommon herbal remedy that most people don’t know about. However, it has been an anti-inflammatory treatment used by mothers who had the idea passed down over the generations.

You can use chamomile combined with either of these two herbs to relieve the itching. Together, the three ingredients can stop the itching and the inflammation. If you combine it with a natural moisturizer such as coconut oil, you’ll have a winning solution.

When you make your all natural remedy, you have to combine the ingredients into something that will allow you to apply it onto your skin. Olive oil makes a great base for herbal ingredients and you can make oil that your skin will absorb quickly.

An unscented lotion can also be used if combined with extracts of the herbs you want to use. Cocoa butter is a great choice because it adds extra moisturizing qualities and is more natural than some other types of lotion.

Herbal remedies that you can use for treating eczema go beyond what you can apply to your skin. Some people will notice a change in the appearance of their symptoms when they change the foods they eat. When the body is healthier overall, it has an easier time dealing with diseases that it might otherwise not be able to. Try adding extra vitamins and minerals to your diet by eating more fruits and vegetables. Ideally you want hearty natural foods like mangos, apples, avocado, and asparagus.

You won’t always be able to make your eczema symptoms go away, but by trying natural remedies you are taking a safe route to eczema relief. Let an herbal remedy for eczema be your ticket to a life that isn’t controlled by an unwanted disease.


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