If you suffer from eczema, this article will show you more natural treatments that will help relieve the symptoms of this disease.
6. Coconut oil
Many eczema sufferers claim that organic unrefined organic coconut virgin oil is an effective moisturizer that delivers better results than much more expensive products. It has anti-inflammatory properties and can be safely used for your children and babies. Apply coconut oil to the affected area several times a day and before going to bed. This will help relieve pruritus and exfoliation.
7. Sodium bicarbonate
Sodium bicarbonate has antiseptic properties that are effective for treating eczema. Prepare a sodium bicarbonate bath by adding a half cup of sodium bicarbonate to a hot water bath. Soak for 20 minutes. After bathing, do not forget to apply a light moisturizing cream to the affected area. You can also use sodium bicarbonate in a paste form: make a sodium bicarbonate paste and water and apply it to the affected area to soothe the itch. Leave for a few minutes, then rinse and apply moisturizing cream.
8. Aloe vera
Applying aloe vera to the affected area is an effective and natural way to help dry and irritated skin. It has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve symptoms of eczema. It can also be used for infants and children as it has a low risk for adverse effects. Apply aloe vera from plants or natural products containing a high aloe vera concentration.
9. Liquorice Cream
Licorice is known for the treatment of skin types such as eczema and psoriasis. According to the Holistic Health Association American (AHHA), laboratory studies have shown that licorice has anti-inflammatory activity, and the investigators have tested the skin’s effects that involve inflammation. In one study, freshly applied gel reduced the symptoms of itching, swelling, and redness. A gel with 2% of Sweetwood has a better result than one with 1%.
10. Omega 6 supplement
Some studies suggest that eczema can be caused by the lack of important enzymes that create omega 6. Omega 6 has been shown to be very beneficial in treating eczema. Lack of enzyme means lack of omega 6, resulting in worsening of eczema. Therefore, the solution could be to take Omega 6 as a supplement. It is recommended that you use the Omega 6 supplement for at least 4 weeks. Symptoms should improve gradually.
These are just some of the best natural treatments for eczema. In the near future, I hope to introduce you to many more treatments, with natural products and very good results.
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