Eczema Herbal Remedy Tips to Naturally Relieve Eczema
Posted Jan 16 2010 2:04am
Many people are starting to take note of more natural alternatives to the drug store offerings to help them relieve symptoms of conditions such as eczema and are finding good results! An eczema herbal remedy is a way you can relieve the itching and swelling and fight infection without using lab made products which can cause side effects.
These are not a cure for eczema by themselves but they are an excellent start to being free of eczema forever. This is a list of good herbal solutions and what they can do for you.
Eczema Herbal Remedy List
Aloe Gel - Made from Aloe Vera this gel helps to relieve inflammation. Lab made creams and gels often contain steroids to do the same thing which can have bad side effects so this is a good natural alternative.
Burdock Root - This root is known to lessen the destruction of skins cells and generally promote skin health.
Calendula Cream - A powerful soothing agent for inflamed red skin.
Chamomile - Good for lessening the itching sensation of eczema.
Chickweed - Can be used as a poultice to soot the itching skin
Oregon Grape Root - While it has anti-inflammatory properties this is also known to remove toxins from the body that might be causing flare ups.
Marshmallow Root - A protective cream that can also prevent infection on skin that might have been torn from scratching.
Oatstraw - Good for the skin, can be added to a bath too. Regular oatmeal can also do this.
Rosemary - Know to help with circulation when added to bathwater.
Witch Hazel - Used in a cream to stop swelling and inflammation
A combination of just a few of these herbal remedies for eczema will help against the immediate symptoms of eczema. However to further help against the recurrence of eczema you need to find the triggers of eczema which can be a whole range of things such as foods, allergens, chemicals, the weather, stress and other things too.
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