Eczema and Its 3 Home Remedies
Eczema is a disease in a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the epidermis, often likely to be found on the flexor aspect of joints. The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions including dryness and recurring skin rashes characterized by one or more of these symptoms:
* skin edema (swelling)
* itching and dryness
* crusting, flaking
* blistering and cracking
* oozing or bleeding
Areas of temporary skin discoloration may appear and are sometimes due to healed lesions, although scarring up is rare. The most common type of eczema is the one caused by psoriasis, a skin disease which cause and treatment was not found yet, the cause is thought to be related to stress, lack of sleep or a heavy environment : dust, sweat, chemicals in the air, etc. A cure treatment was never found but there are treatments that can make it retreat like Psoriasin, an ointment with a petroleum extract as a main ingredient.
Certain types of foods and some kinds of detergents have been known to trigger allergic reactions in some individuals so it’s best to avoid them at all costs. Therefore, cure is not the only target for people experiencing this skin condition, most importantly; provide relief for the symptoms it is causing.
Here are three tips that will surely do the trick:
1. Regularly apply moisturizers that have herbal ingredients
* Perhaps the best method to reducing symptoms such as itchiness and redness is to apply moisturizers regularly so your skin does not get dry.
* You may use ointments that contain herbal remedies such as aloe vera or witch hazel are more effective at reducing swelling and irritation compared to other creams.
* It is important to immediately apply it right after a shower or bath so moisture does not escape.
2. Take a warm oatmeal bath for 15 minutes
* Take a warm bath with two cups of grinded oat for about 15 minutes
* Avoid using hot water as this can cause symptoms to flare up which can be even more distressing.
* Rapid temperature changes have been known to trigger outbreaks, so be sure to clothe yourself after the bath and to moisturizer also.
3. Eat a healthy diet with fruits and vegetables
* Exercising on a regular basis and eating healthy meals rich in essential vitamins and nutrients will help to control occurrences of eczema.
If you implement these natural cures for eczema, then you can be sure that outbreaks, if not totally healed, will be kept to a minimum.