Finding a natural cure for eczema is essential for those who are embarrassed by the problem. These 10 home remedies for eczema have been proven to work and may be able to help you get rid of your symptoms so that you can leave a better and more open life. Who doesn't want to wear short sleeves again, am I right?
What Are the Top 10 Home Remedies for Eczema?
1. Baking Soda Bath – Soaking in a bath of baking soda for 30-60 minutes can make all the difference. Add one cup baking soda to a tub of warm water. After the bath, it is important to gently pat your skin dry with a towel.
2. Cold Water – Cool showers or baths or even ice packs can be an instant remedy for itchy skin.
Again, hot water feels good temporarily, but it often leaves you feeling itchier later.
3. Oil Therapy – Rub on some olive, almond or sesame oil and massage lightly on to your hands, legs and the rest of your body before heading for a shower.
4. Coconut Oil – The driest of the dry itchy skin in winter usually occurs on the heels, hands and elbows. An overnight spot treatment on these skin areas with coconut oil can result in much improvement by the next morning.
5. Diet – Remove Gluten from the diet that may be hiding in packaged foods, breads, cereals and replace it with sprouted, whole grains or fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and seaweeds.
6. Aloe Vera – Slice a piece of aloe, squeeze all the gel out and apply to itchy skin. It will not only moisturise your skin, it will also form a protective layer that will keep impurities from entering your pores. Although aloe is a good skin hydrant, it can leave your skin feeling tight. So you might want to also put on moisturiser.
7. Stock up on Glycerine – Glycerine is a humectant (draws water to your body) and has a cooling, hydrating effect on the skin which is why it is used so prevalently in soap and skin care products. Combine with rose water for even better results.
8. Cotton Clothing – Avoid wearing wool and polyester and other synthetic materials, as they can cause skin to itch. 100% cotton clothing can often help an itchy situation.
9. Keep Hydrated – Drink lots of water to keep skin hydrated. Moreover water helps to remove toxins through urine. Excessive toxin levels in the body may create irritation and itchiness.
10. Avoid Caffeine and Alcohol – Alcohol and drinks high in caffeine are dehydrating and can make itching worse!
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Originally posted 2016-10-07 14:16:18.