How to Treat Dermatitis and Eczema with Home Remedies ?
Eczema is a medical problem that makes the skin of the patient irritated or inflamed. The most usual eczema is of the type atopic dermatitis. Mostly it is a disease that is allergic to many other diseases; it just carries along, like hay fever or asthma.
Eczema mostly affects kids, but is rare with the adults, about 3%. Most of the kids who get infected by this disease, come out of it by the time they attain the age of 10 years, but in some cases the symptoms keep coming back throughout their life. You can control this disease of eczema, if you get the proper treatment.
Ayurveda heals the diseases by the natural elements of our world, i.e. fire, air, water, space and earth. A cure is found mending your diet plans, herbal remedies and massages are done with special herbal oils. A qualified and experienced doctor easily recognizes the body type and gives the remedy according to your physical appearance. If you have a light symptom of eczema, you will be healed instantly, but if it is chronic or systemic, it might take some time. Better behave passionately, because if you are cured, this infection is never going to infect you for the whole life. Follow your ayurvedic doctor's instructions precisely.
Home Remedies for Dermatitis and Eczema
Some home remedies are also there that can prevent eczema, as 'prevention is always better than cure.' We will discuss a few with you today:
1. Turmeric Powder
Lots of eczema healings require topical care and turmeric powder is a cure for dozens of diseases. It reduces the inflammation level of the whole body. It prevents the skin problems by its Curcumin powder, an anti-oxidant that deals with free radicals by maintaining a control over them. Consume a teaspoon of turmeric daily to reap in the maximum benefits. It has a unique flavor that goes well with rice, cooked veggies, pasta, noodles and everything that is cooked.
2. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is made from the pulp of a coconut fruit, which is so frozen chilly that it cools down the inflammation in the skin. It can also be used as a natural moisturizer. It reduces the staph bacteria from the skin, thus preventing the infection from striking your skin. The person who suffers from eczema faces a cracked skin on the heels, allowing the bacteria to enter the body and deteriorate the whole process of recovery. Coconut oil makes the cracks disappear and moisturize the skin. Better use virgin coconut oil that is processed without any chemicals.
3. Sunflower Oil
It is extracted from sunflower seeds. It keeps the skin's outer layer safe by moisturizing it and thus keeping all the bacteria out. It also hydrates the skin and minimizes the inflammation and itching. Gently rub this oil after having a bath, when the body is still moist. It doesn't need to be diluted for use.
If you have the air in your house a dried one, meaning your skin will also get dry. During the winters it becomes drier as we keep heating up the things of daily use, which makes the moisture evaporate. Better put a nice humidifier in your house or room to avoid moisture leaking out. If moisture remains in your skin, eczema can't dare to come near you and your skin remains supple.
5. Physical Movement
Physical movements have reached the minimal point these days. Everything has a remote and you just have to press a button to avail anything from anywhere. Begin exercising, not an intense one, but a mild one will help. Stress is everywhere these days, it boosts the breaking of eczema and exercise can make you lose the stress in moments you begin exercising. You can do swimming, jogging, walking or just play a game that requires physical movements. It will sure work as a stress buster and make you lose eczema.
6. Lavender Oil
Lavender oil can help you in retaining your moisturizer. Its aura is so vast that putting a few drops on your pillow can make you sleep like a baby. Its sweet and wonderful fragrance will make you dream sweetly. It will make you reach on cloud 9. You tend to forget about your worries and thus lose tension, giving space for eczema to vanish, making your skin attain the original form.
7. Sleep Sufficiently
A human being needs to sleep for 7 to 8 hours daily to keep up with the normal functions of doing routine chores. Even the brain needs some rest; it begins giving the abnormal signals if a person doesn't sleep for 3 continuous days. When you sleep soundly, your skin doesn't get frustrated and doesn't crack, giving invitation to the bacteria to enter the body. The skin retains its moisturizer and remains supple, making you look smart.
8. Tea Tree Oil
First dilute the tea tree oil with olive oil. Put a few drops into a teaspoon of olive oil into your palm and rub your skin with the mixed oil, from where it has cracked. Rub this mixture several times a day. If your eczema has not become severe, you can find the cure in a few days, otherwise it may take some time in healing to the original level.
9. Aloe Vera Gel
Organic Aloe Vera gel has an abundance of anti-inflammatory and healing features. The itchy skin finds a fine cooling sensation and gets cured. You can grow an Aloe Vera plant in your garden. Pluck its leaf and peel off carefully, the gel appears. Rub it on your itchy skin and feel the coolness instantly. In a few days, it soothes the skin fully. Authentic Aloe Vera gel can also be found in your grocery store.
All these home remedies can be found in your kitchen, which can help in making your skin supple. It may take some time, better be passionate. Once you find the cure, you can keep using the remedy and never get infected again in the whole life. It doesn't cost a fortune, to keep your skin supple. If these don't get you the result you are seeking, a visit to your doctor becomes inevitable.
Dr. Meenakshi Chauhan
MD (ALT. MEDICINE) View Profile