Herbal remedies for eczema are excellent for moisturizing, healing, cleansing and soothing irritated skin. It is estimated that about 15 million people in the U.S. suffer from eczema and that one in five infants is affected; a skin disorder that is often difficult to treat. Although conventional treatments in the form of medications are often prescribed to relieve the symptoms of eczema, many individuals opt to use natural treatment, such as herbal remedies for eczema, either as an alternative or complementary treatment to more conventional methods.
Eczema natural treatment and herbs for general skin disorders has been used for thousands of years, a practice that was and still is prevalent in China. In Oriental and traditional Chinese medicine, eczema is not a skin disease but a symptom of another illness. If a person suffers from eczema, something isn’t right with his or her overall health. As a result, treatment of eczema using natural remedies focuses on improving the general health of the person and not just eliminating the skin disorder. But before we delve further into the herbal remedies of eczema we need to know what is eczema and what causes it?
Eczema is a skin disease classified as dermatitis. It is characterized by the inflammation of the epidermis or top layer of the skin. It is often manifested in the form of small, multiple red rashes that may crack, blister, flake, scale, or ooze. Because rashes can sometimes be dry and itchy, scratching can sometimes cause them to bleed. The tearing of the skin can then lead to scarring and skin discoloration.The causes of eczema can't be pinned down to one factor but various factors such as allergies, irritants and so forth.
We will explore further on this topic and show you pictures of eczema so you can familiarize yourselves well with this skin infection.
To treat eczema with natural remedies, there are several methods that can be used. These include:
These are some of the herbal remedies for eczema, we will continue to update you on any future remedies.
There other alternative treatments for eczema which include:
2. Tissue salts
Take 4 tablets three times daily under the tongue.