Home Remedy For Eczema

While there is no cure for eczema, the symptoms can easily be controlled. Eczema is a skin condition that is characterized by superficial skin inflammation and irritation. Children at the age of 5 will begin to exhibit the onset of symptoms.

Symptoms

  • Itchy/Weepy Rash
  • Raised Red Bumps
  • Plaques of Thickened Skin

Body areas that are commonly affected by eczema includes the back, face, knees, wrists, hands, and feet.

Etiology

Eczema may be linked to heredity and the individual may exhibit signs of asthma or hay fever at some point in their life. Things that can trigger eczema includes:

  • Bubble Bath
  • Chlorine Disinfectants
  • Soaps and Detergents
  • Shampoos
  • Dishwashing Liquids
  • Animal Dander
  • Dust Mites
  • Molds
  • Viruses
  • Bacteria (staphylococcusaureus)
  • Extremely Hot and Cold Temperatures
  • Perspiration
  • Nuts
  • Eggs
  • Dairy Products
  • Stress
  • Hormones

Home Remedy Treatments

  • Coconut Oil
  • Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey
  • Cucumber
  • Aloe Vera
  • Vitamin E Oil
  • Chamomile Tea
  • Epsom Salt and Oatmeal Soaks

Over The Counter Medication

  • Hydrocortisone Cream
  • Antihistamine Cream