Do you or a loved on suffer from Eczema? Eczema affects millions of Americans and is quite common. But, luckily – eczema can be treated with home remedies. So, bid farewell to itchy, dry, and inflamed skin – with these 11 home remedies your eczema will be gone in no time!
1. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil works wonders on dry skin. As many of you know, Eczema symptoms are further exacerbated by dry skin so make sure to apply a generous amount of coconut oil onto your skin.
2. Jojoba Oil
Jojoba oil is knowing for its amazing moisturizing structure. Jojoba oil has been used for almost everything, from hair serums to facial moisturizers. Try it out on your skin!
3. Make your own Butter
What better way to make a body butter than to make your own? Use four amazing ingredients: jojoba oil, shea butter, coconut oil, and beeswax and your skin will be left feeling silky smooth.
4. Make long term changes
Buy a journal and use it to keep track of daily flare ups or to record improvements in your skin. Did your eczema get better when you exercised more? Did eating too many oily food cause your skin to break out? If you know what makes you flare up, then you’ll do better to prevent it in the first place.
5. Oatmeal Bath
Oatmeal baths are commonly used to treat inflamed and dry skin.
6. Use Tea
Certain teas such as chamomile are incredible at soothing dry skin. By putting some chamomile leaves in a Muslin cloth, you can directly place it in warm bath water and soak in its anti-flammatory properties.
7. Fish oil
Fish oil is commonly used to treat skin infections such as acne, but it is also noticeable for its treatment against eczema. Take a capsule of fish oil everyday to improve your skin tone and hopefully you’ll see results soon!
8. Use Honey
Honey is the perfect complement in face masks because of its moisturizing properties, but use it for treating eczema also! Dab some honey on the area and wrap it with bandage.
9. Cornstarch and Oil
Mix Cornstarch and oil to make a paste that you can apply directly on your skin.
10. Use a mask
When all else fails, use a daily mask to calm your skin. Make sure to use organic masks with natural ingredients because other ingredients make further exacerbate your symptoms.
11. Take advantage of glycerin
Glycerin is amazing and known for its moisturizing properties. Make your own (combined with natural ingredients) or buy some at the market.