Eczema: Causes, eczema treatment, atopic eczema, home remedies for eczema, discoid eczema

Eczema: Causes, eczema treatment, atopic eczema, home remedies for eczema, discoid eczema

Home Remedies>> Eczema

Written and Reviewed By :
Dr. Riddhi P. Sardhara.

What is Eczema?

A condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with blisters that cause itching and bleeding.

Causes of Eczema

  • Genetics, Abnormal function of the immune system.

  • Dry skin, or other skin-related problems like psoriasis, or previous fungal infections.

  • Other allergic problems like asthma, allergic rhinitis, hey fever, etc.

  • Insect or bug bites.

  • The profession is related to water or damping of feet or hands, metals, chemicals.

  • Long duration of cosmetics or detergent or chemical water usage.

  • Genetic modifications (rare).

  • Stress or anxiety disorders.

  • Home Remedies For Eczema

  • Apply Sandalwood (Chandan) paste or ice packs and leave it overnight.

  • Apply Aloe Vera paste on the affected area.

  • Boil the water and add Turmeric (Haldi) powder. Wash the affected area with this water before going to bathe.

  • Apply the mixture of carrot (gaajar) and spinach (palak) juice on the area.

  • Take 2 to 3 green, raw mango peels and cut them into slices. Boil the slices in four cups of water and stir, till it turns into a smooth paste. Allow it to cool and apply it for 15 days.

  • Mix one teaspoon of Licorice (mulethi) root with a small amount of Sesame (til) oil. Warm this in a pan and then apply to the affected part. Warp a bandage over it for 3 to 4 hours and repeat it twice.

  • Boil 30 grams of Babool bark and 30 grams of Mango tree bark in 1 liter of water for 30 minutes. Use this water to make a hot compress on the affected part for about 15 to 20 minutes then clean the skin with a dry cloth.

  • Prepare a decoction by boiling 20 to 30 Neem leaves in 4 to 5 cups of water for 20 minutes. Let it cool and use this water to wash the affected area.

  • Take three organic carrots (gaajar) and boil them till they become soft. Mash until you get a smooth paste and apply on the affected area for 15 minutes and rinse with cold water.

  • Mix a tablespoon of ground juniper berry with one tablespoon of thyme (ajwain ke Phool) into a cup of boiling water, cover it and let it stand for 5 or more minutes. Drink the whole cup after your main meal.

  • Place 50 grams of grounded horsetail plant (cheel) in 1 liter of water and boil for 10 minutes, allow it to cool. Then filter the liquid into the bathwater and bath for 10 minutes.

  • Cut the slices of Cucumber (kakadi) and soak them in water for at least two hours. Filter the liquid and apply it with a clean cloth.

  • Diet and regimen For Eczema

  • Avoid taking allergic food accordingly.

  • Avoid dairy products, refined flour, exposure to pollen, dust, or mold, pet dander.

  • Take a warm and fresh diet.

  • Take enough sleep and avoid stress.

  • When to consult a doctor For Eczema

  • Eczema is one of those diseases which needs wholesome attention to treat.

  • In the early stages, and with a proper diagnosis it can be managed with the treatment.

  • Consult the skincare physician or Ayurveda physician for the medications.

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