Were you aware that you can actually cure your eczema using all natural methods of treatment? It’s very true. In fact, many people have already cured their eczema, using natural treatments that not only saved them money, but kept the eczema away for good!
Avoid scratching. Keep your nails trimmed or wear gloves to help resist the temptation. Wear cool, smooth-textured clothing to prevent irritating your skin.
Another natural remedy consists of a mixture of comfrey root, slippery elm bark and white bark. For this, you have to mix a teaspoon of white bark, two teaspoonful of slippery elm bark, one and half teaspoons of comfrey root, along with three cups of water in a bowl. Now, boil this mixture for around half an hour. Cool it and use this mixture for washing the affected skin.
Gotu kola’s active ingredients include saponins, plant chemicals that include asiaticoside, madecassoside and madasiatic acid. These quicken infected wounds’ healing time, which helps with a condition like eczema, where without treatment, the skin stays broken and inflamed. Petroleum Jelly: To keep the skin in a well moisturized condition, petroleum jelly is the best option available with you. Most of the body lotions that are available in the market contain fragrance and other irritants which are not suitable for your child. Apply the jelly soon after the bath when the skin is still not completely dry. You should apply it thrice a day for best results.
Fresh plantain can be applied directly to the skin for a quick cooling cure. For the best potency, crush the fresh plantain into a paste and combine it with some sweet almond oil or olive oil. Rub the mask directly onto the face and allow to remain for 30 minutes. Gently rinse off the herb pieces with cold water, but leave the oil behind to keep moisturizing and healing the skin.
Lotions to look for ate those made with blueberry leaves. Blueberry leaves are very good at relieving the inflammation of eczema and at improving the irritation that accompanies itching. Teas made from Chinese herbs are also commonly used to treat eczema. The combination of herbs varies and depends upon the severity of the eczema and the suspected cause of the eczema. Some of these herbs used for herbal teas include include fang feng, tian men dong, gan cao, shi gao, yi yi ren, ku shen, sheng di huang, zhi mu and mu dan pi. The Chinese herbs chuan xiong and huang qin can also treat scalp eczema. Long dan cao may be added to herbal teas to treat ear and facial eczema. Drinking Erka Shizheng herbal tea twice a day helps treat severe eczema in children.
Another helpful topical cure is a linseed poultice, made by mixing equal parts water with lime juice in it with linseed oil.