It is all the more disturbing when you have facial eczema as it appears on a visible body part. So how do you follow a treatment that works? With so many products available that promise to treat your skin condition, you must have tried them all. But since you are reading this article, I am sure your problem has not been solved. So why not give the traditional home remedies a try.
1. Applying herbs to the affected areas can help to alleviate symptoms of eczema, along with inflammation. German chamomile and burdock root help to reduce inflammation and can speed up the healing for areas that might be raw because of excessive scaling. Red clover, stinging nettle, and Roman chamomile have also been known to be effective in reducing inflammation in eczema patients.
2. As you must know by now stress and tension causes further aggravation of eczema. Try to stay relaxed and lead a healthy life style. Avoid caffeinated drinks as well as aerated drinks. Instead start drinking green tea with will induce calmness and the result will be speedier recovery of problem.
3. Researchers have yet to identify an exact cause of eczema but there are known irritants which may trigger an outbreak so avoiding these can also be beneficial. Another natural remedy that works is by taking a 15 minute bath in warm water containing two cups of powdered oat. Be sure to implement these methods above if you want relief from this irritating skin condition.
4. Anyone who has suffered from eczema knows that one of the worst effects is the constant itching. Seeking some relief to this constant itching is often high on patient’s priority list. Lavender is one of the best herbs for treating this constant itching. Lavender is a natural soothing agent that reduces the levels of irritation that may be causing your itching problem. Simply adding a few drops of essential lavender oil into a warm bath, or even using it directly on the affected areas, can have an enormous effect. Lavender can also improve your mood as well as produce a relaxing and calming effect.
5. Using wet compresses or damp cloths can also help to reduce irritation even throughout the night as you sleep since it will keep your skin moisturized. Start by soaking a clean cloth in cold water then proceed to cover the affected regions until it is comfortable for you. Using this method in addition to using ointments will help to control outbreaks and flare-ups.
6. Make a fine paste of 1 tsp camphor and 1-teaspoon sandalwood. Apply this paste on the affected eczema areas. This is very good and simple home remedy for eczema. To calm the flair up of eczema as well as to relax the mind and spirit try some essential oil therapy. Fill your bath with warm, (not hot), water and add 7 drops of chamomile essential oil to the water. Soak for ten to twelve minutes and enjoy the aroma. Then take a pre-mixture of 3oz of olive oil with 5 drops of chamomile, 7 drops of lavender and 3 drops of bergamot essential oils and gently massage this into the inflamed area of skin. Take the time to relax and really enjoy this treatment.
7. Make a fine paste by adding 1 tbls of turmeric powder and 1 tbls of bitter neem leaves. Apply this paste to the affected areas. This eczema remedy is one of the effective home remedies for eczema.
Author is an online medical researcher on eczema treatment and skin care. Click read more on eczema treatment, acne treatment.