Eczema is an itchy inflammation of the skin. It can be caused by different factors such as dry skin, excessive sweating, heat or skin irritants. It presents itself as itchy and crusty patches on the skin.
For some people, it can be a long term condition while it may clear up quickly in others.
Symptoms of eczema include:
1. Dry scaly skin.
5. Open or crusted sores.
Natural remedies for eczema:
aloe vera gel contains anti-bacterial and wound healing properties. Apply a small amount of gel to the affected area to check for skin sensitivity before you apply more generously.
eczema elevates your skin pH levels. Apple cider restores the skin's natural pH balance while clearing it up. Mix a tablespoon of apple cider with a cup of warm water. Dip a towel in the mixture and wrap around the affected area.
oatmeal baths are good for people with sensitive skin conditions like eczema. Ground oats into a fine powder and add to your bath. Soak for about 10 minutes then wash off.
it contains healthy fatty acids that add moisture to the skin which helps people with dry skin and eczema.
It also reduces the risk of inflammation. Apply directly to the skin several times a day.
it moisturizes and prevents bacterial activity on the skin. When applied directly to eczema, honey could help prevent infection and speed up healing.