29 Quality Home Remedies For Eczema

Eczema, medically known as atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs due to stress, food allergy, swimming in chlorinated water, molds, changes in temperature, alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking, etc.

Common symptoms of eczema include; cracked skin, patches on the skin, skin inflammation, itchy skin.

Below are 29 natural home remedies and treatments for eczema;

1. Honey: Apply Honey On Affected Skin. Honey Has Antimicrobial Properties That Heal And Soothe The Skin As Well As Prevent Further Skin Infections. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24305429)


2. Baking Soda: Apply Paste Of Baking Soda On Affected Skin.


3. Olive Oil: Rub Virgin Olive Oil On Affected Area. Virgin Olive Oil Helps Moisturize And Hydrate The Skin. It Also Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties To Help Reduce Skin Irritations And Redness Caused By Eczema. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19167997)


4. Lemon Juice: Apply Lemon Juice On Affected Area.


5. Apple Cider Vinegar: Drink Diluted Apple Cider Vinegar. Apple Cider Vinegar Has Anti-Inflammatory And Antipruritic Properties That Help Reduce Skin Inflammations And Skin Itching. It Also Has Antioxidant And Moisturizing Properties That Protects And Heals The Skin.


6. Cocoa Butter: Apply Cocoa Butter On Irritated Areas.


7. Cabbage: Place Cabbage Poultice On Affected Area.


8. Carrot: Apply Carrot Paste On Affected Area.


9. Nutmeg: Apply Nutmeg Paste On Affected Area. Nutmeg Has Potent Anti-Inflammatory Properties For Relieving Chronic Skin Irritation And Inflammatory Pain. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4848392/)


10. Papaya: Apply Crushed Papaya Seed Paste On Affected Area To Reduce Itching.


11. Humidifier: Place A Humidifier In A Room You Often Stay To Increase Humidity Of The Area.


12. Coconut Oil: Apply Extra Virgin Coconut Oil To Reduce Eczema Symptoms. Coconut Oil Has Potent Antimicrobial And And Antioxidant Properties. It Is Rich In Skin Nourishing Nutrients Such As Vitamin K, Vitamin E And Lauric Acid That Helps Sooth The Skin And Reduce The Itchiness Caused By The Eczema. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15724344)


13. Cucumber: Place Cucumber Poultice Around Affected Area. Cucumber Has Effective Anti-Inflammatory Properties That Helps To Ease Skin Irritations And Redness Caused By Eczema. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23098877)


14. Turmeric: Apply Turmeric Paste On Affected Skin Areas. Curcumin,In Turmeric, Has Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidant And Antibacterial Properties That Help Soothe The Skin Itching And Reduce Skin Inflammation Caused By Eczema. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27213821)


15. Grape Seed: Apply Grape Seed Extract For Relief.


16. Almond Leaves: Apply Almond Leaves Paste On Affected  Area.


17. Blueberry Leaves: Apply Blueberry Leaf Paste On Affected Area. You Could Also Use Lotion Containing Blueberry Leaf Extract.


18. Aloe Vera: Rub Aloe Vera Gel On Affected Area. Aloe Vera Has Anti-Inflammatory And Anti-Microbial Properties That Helps That Helps Soothe Skin Itching As Well As Prevent Further Skin Infections. Aloe Vera Also Has Healing An Moisturizing Properties That Helps Makes The Skin Healthy. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19218914)


19. Calendula: Apply Calendula Flower Tea On Affected Area.


20. Horsetail: Add Horsetail Tea To Your Bathing Water.


21. Flaxseed Oil: Apply Flaxseed Oil On Skin.


22. Colloidal Oatmeal: Take Colloidal Oatmeal (Avena sativa) Baths. Colloidal Oatmeal Has Anti-Inflammatory Properties That Helps Reduce The Skin Inflammations Caused By The Eczema. Colloidal Oatmeal Also Helps To Soothe The Irritation And Excessive Itching Due To Its Soothing Properties. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25607907)


23. Jojoba Oil: Apply Jojoba Oil On Affected Skin. Jojoba Hydrates And Nourishes The Skin. Jojoba Oil Gets Easily Absorbed Into The Skin And Helps Prevent Skin Dryness And Skin Itching. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24442052)


24. Chamomile: Place Chamomile Poultice On Affected Skin. Chamomile Has Anti-Erythema, Antioxidant And Anti-Inflammatory Properties That Helps Reduce Itching, Skin Irritations And Redness Of Skin. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2958188/)


25. Probiotics: Take Probiotics.


26. Eat Food Known To Fight Eczema Such As Cold Water Fish, Nuts And Seeds, Bananas, Buckwheat, Eggs, Green Onions.


28. Drop Bad Habits: Avoid Eczema Triggers Such As Processed Foods, Alcohol Consumption, Smoking, And Sugary Foods.


29. Detergents: Choose Gentle Laundry Detergents.


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