Natural Treatment for Eczema

herbsEczema may result from many causes but a definite treatment can help the patient to a great extent and provide an early relief. Rather than limiting to the traditional and orthodox method of treatment by drugs and steroids one must look for the alternative way of treatment. There are many natural treatments available for the eczematous state. One may get relief partially or completely from the use of natural cures and home remedies.

Here are few tips on natural treatment for eczema. To start with, you must know that eczema occurs more on dry skin therefore, you must keep your skin moisturized. Skin will not get itchy or burn if its moisturized properly. One may do it twice a day at the beginning and end of the day before going to bed. Coconut oil is best thing which has natural properties to heal eczema and most recommended in ancient literatures for the treatment of eczema. Massage the skin with coconut oil to get early relief from eczema.
You may opt for other emollients like lotions, creams, baby oils, or some cooling moisturizers. Make sure you don’t use a product that makes the skin the skin dry or used for oily skin. The moisturizer can be used after the oatmeal bath. This is a good natural treatment for eczema and keeps away itch for hours. Oatmeal baths can be bought from the nearby grocery stores. To heal the injury to the skin tissue due to itching one may use this recipe at home:

 

  • 1 teaspoon comfrey root powder
  • 1 teaspoonful of white bark
  • 1 teaspoonful of elm bark
  • 2 cups of water

Boil these together and use it as eczema wash twice a day. This will be an antimicrobial solution to the pathogens.
Vitamin E supplement must be taken as a natural treatment for eczema. It will improve the rate of cure.

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