Natural Eczema Remedies - Why You Should Be Using Them
Posted Jan 17 2010 2:03am
I am a huge fan of natural eczema remedies and have serious concerns about lab made creams, ointments and supplements. I used to be like everyone else going to the drug store to look for a quick fix, a quick end to the itching and pain and inflammation of an eczema flare up. Now however I find natural ways to overcome many conditions and sicknesses because they work better for the long term and have fewer side effects. Let's look at these two main reasons to choose a natural eczema treatment in more detail.
Long Term Solutions
Pharmaceutical companies are wealthy indeed because of a simple fact. They want you to be sick and continually buy pain relief products. They are not in the business of curing anything at all because bad health is their business. You will not get a long term solution to your eczema problem from your doctor or chemist.
Natural remedies can also provide only short term relief if you just use the herbs and ointments but a complete treatment for eczema done in a natural way can yield a permanent end to eczema flare ups. This is often a case of finding the triggers for your flare ups and avoiding them. Such things as certain foods, airborne allergens, household chemicals and more can be a reason for your skin itching but you can also help your body to fight back against eczema by boosting your immune system too in a natural way.
No Side Effects
Another advantage of natural eczema remedies is that they have a lot less problems associated with them. Lab made creams and ointments often go for a very quick fix approach and most of the time it works... but can lead to other health problems. The reason for this is that you could be allergic to certain chemicals in these products which might cause more flare ups the next day even if they stop the inflammation now. Also one big concern is that these products often contain steroids which does stop swelling quickly but also lowers your immune system.
Did I mention that eczema is an immune condition not a skin condition? Well... now you know that you can see the problem in lowering your immune response!
So I recommend a natural treatment plan for curing eczema for many reasons and that it is effective. For more information on natural ways to overcome eczema for good click below for more help, advice and resources.