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Natural Remedies to Cure Eczema

Updated on July 13, 2013

Approach towards Treating Eczema

Eczema is a skin disease which occurs in humans when their skin comes in contact with some fungal bacteria. If not treated in time this disease can affect the whole body and then lead to death even.

Treating eczema is a two staged approach, which means that first of all you need to look for the symptoms when you have an outbreak.

Secondly start consulting a doctor and get yourself a proper treatment to eradication the disease form the roots completely.

Supplements and Atmosphere Control

Supplements to treat eczema actually improve the skin internally. The best way to treat eczema is to start eating right.

Taking supplements year round is also a good option. It boosts the health of the skin and renewal of the skin lifelong.

The best supplement to be used in case of eczema is vitamin E.

Fishes are the good source of vitamin E. Fish oils like salmon oil are rich in vitamin A thus consumption of such oils can help you greatly in treating all the symptoms of eczema.

Vitamin A softens the skin and enhances the skin cell’s ability to regenerate. Vitamin A is mostly found in foods like milk, eggs, and all green leafy vegetables.

Poor air quality triggers eczema, thus you need to keep the atmosphere around cleaner or else start keeping your skin covered and safe from the external agents.

To make sure that the air around you is fresh and circulating, you can make a lot of difference in the state of eczema.

Maintaining humidity in the environment will help a lot in keeping the skin free from diseases like eczema and maintain healthy skin through life.

Treatments for Eczema

The internal approach is used in treating eczema that is to relive symptoms and control outbreaks.

Various treatments available for treating eczema are given below.

  • Conditioning lotions
  • Supplements
  • Atmosphere control

Conditioning lotions refers to keeping the skin lubricated and hydrated all the time.

This way you can help it heal quickly from an initial occurrence of eczema.

The foremost step to treat any skin disease is to stay hygienic.

People who ignore the hygiene factor in life often catch the deadliest of skin diseases. So try to keep your body clean and hygienic all the time.

If you have to undergo a schedule which includes a lot of sun exposure then apply sun blocks and sunscreen to protect your skin from the harmful sun rays.

Try to seal in moisture in the skin pores by applying hydrating lotions on the affected area.

The natural hydrating lotion could be prepared by mixing Aloe Vera with cocoa butter as these sooth the skin and keep it moist.

Natural lotions made up of oatmeal also treat the symptoms of eczema. Cocoa butter on the other hand acts as the best natural barrier against irritants and allergens.

Try to incorporate raw fresh vegetables in your diet and drink loads of water to keep the whole body hydrated and detoxified.

Lotions with vitamin E and A improve the regeneration of the skin and enhance its renewal properties.


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      Linda 

      6 years ago

      Interesting and very helpful article. Thanks :)

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      The Pink Panther 

      7 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Thanks for the great info. Eczema affects so many people in my family, including me. It can be really irratible sometimes, especially in the winter. I use a special ointment when it gets really bad, but as a preventer I make sure to use a natural lotion, like Cocoa butter :) Great hub!

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      natural cures gui 

      7 years ago from Australia

      Thanks for visiting and leaving a comment Eve, much appreciated.

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      eve white 

      7 years ago

      Going natural is always a good alternative to chemical treatments. Thanks for the article.

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