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Eczema is characterized by inflammation of the skin, and may also display swelling, crusting, scaling, oozing, reddish bumps and itching.

Kinds of Eczema

There are lots of kinds of eczema and they are: Atopic eczema, which shows up in people with family histories of allergies, asthma, vitamin b12 deficiencies, and respiratory/allergic issues like hay fever; contact eczema is distinguished by allergy-causing agents, compounds, certain perfumes and exposure or contact with the skin will make a rash; seborrhieic eczema, is located mainly on the face, scalp and face; chronic eczema is observed on the feet or hands and can become very intense; nummular eczema, this can be viewed as coin-shaped chronic red spots that will lead to scaling and crusting and usually found in people of 35 years or older; stasis eczema, occurs in the lower legs and is related to poor blood circulation and a tendency for the skin to turn brownish; generalized eczema, shows up with widespread inflammation over a lot of the skin; localized scratch eczema, this shows up as patches usually on legs, arms, genitals and ankles, often with whitish areas and surrounded sometimes by areas of increased pigmentation or colour, and mainly affects people who are 50 and older.

Eczema is often referred to as Dermatitis, and might be a sign of a lack of omega-3 fatty acids. It may also be caused by allergies, digestive disorders and a hydrochloric acid deficiency, can cause migraines, genetic metabolic disorders and nutritional deficiencies in vitamins B3, B6, along with other B vitamins.


      • Aromatherapy can be handy to sooth and aid with recovery: Bergamot, lavender, neroli, chamomile, melissa, eucalyptus, juniper and/or geranium.
      • You will want to modify your diet to a natural, wholefoods diet and prevent allergy-causing foods such as, wheat, dairy (like yogart), and sugar. Along with this prevent excessive consumption of fruit, particularly citrus and sour, as these can make the symptoms worse. Flower Essences to use are Rescue Remedy, for anxiety and Rescue Remedy Cream on the affected skin areas.
      • Herbs that will help are cleavers, yellowdock, ortie, or crimson clover tea or tinctures. It is also possible to combine them with relaxing herbs such as linden blossoms, skullcap or chamomile. One combination to try is equivalent parts of nettle, chamomile and cleavers – drink 3 times every day. For a stronger mixture employs the tinctures of burdock, cleavers and figwort in equal parts and take just 1 teaspoon of the mixture 3 times per day.
      • To help with the itching soak the affected areas with warm or cold chickweed extract. For dry, cracked skin, use a salve that’s created from St. Johns Wort leaves and calendula flowers. Goldenseal used externally can also be valuable.
      • Homeopathy use: Dulcamara, Sulfur, Thus tox., and Graphites, it is possible to take them alone or in conjunction with one another and this will accelerate the recovery.
      • These subsequent juice combinations will also assist with the healing process: black currant and red berries; beet, cucumber, spinach, carrot, parsley; and wheat grass juice.
      • The supplements to use are: Vitamin A and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an omega-6 essential fatty acid that’s found in large levels in evening primrose oil – both have been proven to facilitate and improve the symptoms caused by eczema. Other helpful supplements are vitamin B complex, E, B6, magnesium and zinc. You could even use the evening primrose oil right to cracked and sore regions of the skin. And still another choice is to create a paste out of licorice root extract and ginkgo, applied directly to the affected regions.