Eczema or dermatitis is the name for certain types of skin disease. More precisely, eczema is a form of dermatitis which implies inflammation of the skin. The most common symptoms of eczema are redness, itching, dry or skin covered with small plagues.

Causes of eczema can be an allergy (often on various chemicals), adverse weather conditions, genetic inheritance (so far it has been shown that people with ancestors suffered from asthma prone to eczema), disturbed circulation, in rare cases of poor nutrition, fall Immunity, stress … Eczema can occur on any part of the body, but it is more frequent in places where the skin folds.

 

The first to be done for the prevention and treatment of eczema is the use of cotton clothes to help the skin break. Second prevention is avoiding strong chemicals for personal hygiene that irritate the skin, avoid consuming food that is known to cause an allergic reaction (citrus fruits, strawberries, eggs, Milk, nuts, canned food …). Prevent excessively drying of the skin and use moisturizing creams for good skin care (this is the most suitable cream on a natural basis, without preservatives and strong odors).

For the natural healing of eczema in the summer period, use a moisturizing lotion with the juice of fresh cucumber and almond oil.

In the winter period, traditional medicine recommends the use of a lotion consisting two coconut milk cartridges (in the absence of water), olive oil and only a few drops of ginger essential oil.

To alleviate the eczema symptoms, you need a pad of fresh leaves of a dandelion plant and a green mint.

Mix a proportionally equal amount of leaves of these plants and add 3-4 drops of natural oil. With the resulting mixture, cover the area of the affected skin affected. Hold the pad for 30 minutes, then rinse with clean and cold water.

 

In addition, for the treatment of eczema, folk medicine also recommends covering of Breckland thyme (Thymus serpyllum) or English marigold flowers.

Lily’s oil is known to have a beneficial effect on the skin. It is used for the treatment of various rash, flea, tetter, and is a useful natural remedy for eczema. Preparation of Lily’s oil is in such a way: the petals and filaments added in olive oil (proportions 1: 3), then left in a jar for 6 weeks.

After 6 weeks, treat the diseased spot on the skin and lubricate it several times during the day.

Cold-drained coconut oil can also help in treating many skin diseases, especially when it comes to eczema.

Sometimes, the lack of vitamin B6 can be the cause of eczema, so in this case, the intake of this vitamin should be increased.

It is believed that vitamin E relieves the skin itching if it is applied directly to an eczema-affected site. The most natural source of vitamin E is wheat germ and wheat germ oil. Then nuts (walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds).

Likewise, the insufficient amount of zinc in the body cause the appearance of this skin disease. Foods rich in Zinc are integral grains, wheat germ, grass, beans, red meat, milk, eggs.

 

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