Eczema, or Atopic dermatitis, reaches almost 20% of children in industrialized countries and can persevere in adulthood. Discover effective natural treatments to control eczema.
Homeopathy against Eczema
In the case of seeps with crusts forming: 5CH graphites. In case of itching relieved by warm compresses: Arsenicum album 5CH. In case of itching relieved by cool compresses: Apis Mellifica. 2 Granules 3 times a day of the cure chosen until improved.
Eczema: What naturopathy treatment?
An allergy to dairy products, can be suspected. Consider substituting them with vegetable juices fortified with calcium.
Also maintain your microbiota with foods rich in prebiotics (chicory, garlic, artichoke, onion, leek, asparagus, endive). Supplementation in Lactobacillus rhamnosus may be considered (including infants).
It’s called vitamin F, known as omega-6. Consume it in the form of evening primrose oil (two capsules per day, three weeks per month). It is anti-inflammatory and restores the hydro-lipid film of the skin.
The right reflex
Use product lines designed specifically for intolerant skins, with as few preservatives and chemicals as possible. Also recommended are the vegetable oils of Calendula, Nigel and Safflower.
Good plants against eczema
Bet on Burdock, Wild thought, blackcurrants because they are draining and anti-inflammatory. Prepare in Pharmacy the following formula: EPS 1/3 burdock + 1/3 Wild thought + 1/3 Cassis. A teaspoon of the mixture in a large glass of water morning, noon and evening, in 3 weeks of treatment (adults only).
The right thermal cure
In case of very extensive atopic eczema, especially in infants and small children, consider the spa treatment with dermatology indication (Avene, La Roche-Posay, Uriage…). There are two formulas: the 3-week cure, reimbursed by sickness insurance and free treatment without care, for 6 or 12 days.
The Express tip
To soothe the itching, massage the eczema plate with the following preparation: a drop of essential oil of ASP lavender mixed in two drop of calendula vegetable oil.