How to Treat Eczema Naturally with Home Remedies

EczemaEczema refers to a condition called atopic dermatitis and is a skin disorder which causes inflammation of the epidermis and is characterized initially by redness and itching, formation of minute papules which ooze and later crust and scale. Eczema commonly occurs during childhood and continues into adulthood. It affects both males and females equally. It is more prevalent in dry climates and is triggered by certain foods and environmental conditions like pollen and smoke. Stress can worsen the condition. Eczema can be treated with home remedies; but, activated home remedies are quicker in treating this condition.

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Eczema is caused by a combination of hereditary and environmental factors. Irritants like shampoos, soaps, detergents; allergens like dust mites, dandruff, pets, pollen; Microbes and certain fungi; extremes of temperature and foods like dairy products, nuts, soya, and wheat can trigger eczema. Hormonal changes can also lead to eczema symptoms. In children eczema appears as rashes on the cheeks, scalp, neck and the creases of elbows and knees. Further these rashes develop into bumps which can change color or ooze fluid. They then thicken into knots with an itching sensation. In adults rashes can appear all over the body but can be more prominent on the neck, face and surrounding the eyes. They can be extremely itchy and cause scales on the skin which lead to skin infections. Scratching the skin can exacerbate the symptoms.

Home remedies for Eczema:

Eczema can be managed and treated using home remedies and adopting certain self care measures.

–          Coconut oil is a great remedy for relieving the itching and pain associated with eczema. It can be applied as a thin layer over the affected area.

–          A spray of salt and magnesium can be used over wet and oozing eczema to treat the condition.

–          Fermented cod liver oil which is rich in vitamins can be consumed or applied topically on the eczema to reduce the inflammation and provide relief.

–          Add Epsom or magnesium slats to a warm bath and soak in it for skin healing.

–          Magnesium oil can be applied on the infected area.

–          Consume probiotics which provide a healthy gut environment which in turn improves the health of the skin.

–          Gelatin rich foods such as bone broths are also a remedy for eczema.

–          Apply aloe vera mixed with vitamin-E oil on the infected area.

–          Chamomile tea can be applied with a gauze to relieve acute symptoms.

–          Apply a paste of carrots over the eczema for healing the same.

–          Soak cucumber slices in water, filter the liquid and apply it on the skin in the affected places.

–          Make a tea with calendula, marigold and add few drops of lavender oil. This can be applied over the infected area as a remedy.

–         Add juniper berries with sage and thyme to a cup of boiling water and drink after meals.

Activated Home remedy for Eczema:

Eczema Free Forever’ by Rachael Anderson is a proven home remedy for permanent relief from eczema. This remedy completely eradicates eczema, stops the itching, dry skin, and removes the pain by focusing on the root cause. It also contains a specific section for eczema treatment in children. All these are accomplished within a very short period of time. This e-book can be downloaded from

Eczema is not only disfigures the skin but it is a very itchy and painful condition. It is a source of immense agony for infants and children and it affects their sleeping patterns making them lethargic and irritable during the day. Due to the appearance of red, scaly and oozing rashes this may lead to social isolation. Therefore, try this home remedy for eczema and get rid of all the rashes, itching and pain and live a carefree and normal life.