Grandma's home remedies to put an end to eczema
Eczema which is also known as atopic dermatitis is a skin disease that causes irritation on the skin. Although its impact can be seen on any body part but it occurs mainly on the arms, elbows, neck, face, knees and upper part of the chest. There appear pustules on the skin that sometime discharge a white transparent fluid. It can become a danger during childhood; as we grow it keeps on improving. The disease is not a contagious one and occurs mostly due to change in weather, allergies, lack of essential nutrients and defect in the metabolism of the body. Home remedies are always considered a safe alternative to cure skin disease. So, below are given some tips that have been used for many years and sure to provide good results.
You can apply mudpack on the region affected from eczema. Make sure to use this once a week.
Smear coconut oil on the skin. It will make the skin soft and smooth to touch. Apply it five to six times a day on the infected area.
Take one tablespoon of sandalwood paste and mix it in one full spoon of camphor. Wipe it on the skin infected with eczema. It will do wonders.
Take two garlic cloves, one teaspoon olive oil and five to six leaves of basil. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Grind all these to make a paste. Applying this paste on the skin surface will give fast relief.
Application of spinach and carrot juice on the skin is considered very beneficial for this disease.
Take one teaspoon of crushed leaves and one of turmeric powder. Make a paste and apply to cure eczema.
Crush some almond leaves and apply on the skin.
Tomato juice is a boon for this. You can add some pepper and drink it.
Take twenty cups of water and heat and then add five cups of vinegar into it. Soak your feet into this for 15-20 minutes at least. Take a clean towel and dry your feet. The infected skin region should be kept as dry as possible.
Juice of spearmint leaves when applied on the skin helps to reduce eczema to a large extent.
Add half teaspoon of turmeric into half cup of water and drink this every day.
The person should drink water in large quantity that is up to ten to fifteen glasses every day.
You can apply crushed papaya seeds on the skin. They will help you to get rid of itching.
Take a peel of watermelon and apply it two or three times a day.
One should always remain clean and take bath every day. Use clean handkerchief, socks and towel.
Sun radiations are essential as they act as natural medicine for eczema patients. So, it is necessary that the person should sit in mild sunlight everyday as it destroys the bacteria.
Avoid the use of chemicals, harsh soaps and several other drying agents. Instead wash your face with herbal soap.
You can follow any of the tips that you find easy and appropriate to follow for the eczema patients. They are confirmed to give beneficial results.