Make Your Own Eczema Cream – Dr. Axe

Posted: July 3, 2018 at 7:44 pm

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The word eczemaitself just doesnt sound good. It comes from a Greek word that means to effervesce, bubble or boil over. And forthe 30 million (!), according to the Eczema Foundation, people who suffer from it, they know it doesnt look or feel good, either. Theres got to be some effective homeremedies for eczema rather than needing to resort to steroidal creams, though, right?

Fortunately, there are some easy steps to take to heal from eczema and remove the horrible itch it can cause. As my article states, it starts with diet and eating both omega-3 foods as well as anti-inflammatory foods toreduce symptoms. Similarly, reduce, eliminate or use grass-fed only dairy products.

Lifestyle-wise, reduce the frequency of baths since it can cause the skin to be very dry and itchy.Sleep in long pants to help avoid nighttime scratching.Avoid harsh soaps and detergents by making your own.And hey, get in the sun todetox your body. Direct sunlight on the skin can reduce eczema by increasing production of vitamin D, which improves immunity.Last but not least, make up this homemade eczema cream to keep the skin moisturized with anti-eczema properties.

Up your defense against eczema with this cream. A key ingredient islavender essential oil, which helps heal the red, dry skin associated with eczema. Another is raw shea butter, which is full of all-naturalvitamin A, works as an anti-inflammatory andaids in numerous skin conditions.

Equipment:

How to Apply It:

Testing is always advised when using a new product on your skin, especially when using essential oils or products that may contain nuts. Once you have tested, if you want to continue use, simply apply once or twice a day over the affected area. Make sure to avoid eye contact and wash hands thoroughly after use.

Total Time: 40 minutes

Serves: 25 uses

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