Home remedy for eczema and psoriasis

Although eczema and psoriasis are separate conditions, they share the same symptoms of painfully dry, tight, and itchy skin. Thankfully, these home remedies listed below have been proven to help reduce and relieve symptoms to your stressed skin.

  1. ALOE VERA

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Aloe Vera is great for eczema skin not only does it reduces inflammation; it also keeps the skin hydrated by moisturising it. It is among the simplest home remedies for eczema.

  • Get the gel from an Aloe Vera leaf then apply it onto your affected area.

  • After 15 minutes, wash off with area with lukewarm water.

2. EPSOM SALT

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Epson salt makes an easy and instant home remedy for eczema. It is one of the most effective remedies as it has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, which contains a huge quantity of magnesium sulphate that is used to reduce the symptoms of eczema such as pain and itchiness.

  • Add 1-2 cups of Epsom salt into your bathtub.

  • Soak your body in there for at least 15-20 minutes.

  • Finally, dry your body with a clean and soft towel without rinsing off.

  • You can also add a few drops of essential oil such as lavender oil, coconut oil, etc. to relax and enhance the effect of treatment.

3. COCONUT OIL

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According to the National Eczema Association, the antibacterial abilities of coconut oil can reduce staph bacteria on the skin, which helps prevent infection. This is important for people with eczema because patches of inflamed skin may crack and ooze, allowing bacteria to enter.

  • Apply on damp skin

  • Choose virgin or cold-pressed coconut oil that’s processed without chemicals.

4. COLLOIDAL OATMEAL

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Colloidal oatmeal has compounds and nutrients that make it ideal for the treatment of eczema. It contains antioxidant as well as anti-inflammatory properties that help calm and soften inflamed skin. It actively works to eliminate the inflammation while moisturizing the skin. Colloidal oatmeal is available in cream or powder form.

Here’s how to use it:

  • Grind oatmeal and add the powder to lukewarm bathwater

  • Soak for 10 to 15 minutes to help soften rough skin and relieve itching.

  • After your bath, pat your skin dry and apply a thick layer of moisturizer that has high oil content.

5. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

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Another ingredient with strong anti-inflammatory properties that is great for eczema.

  • Dilute 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a little water.

  • Soak a cotton ball into the mixture and apply it to the affected area.

  • Do not use the mixture on the bleeding area.

6. SUNFLOWER SEED OIL

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Research has shown it protects the skin’s outer layer, which helps keep moisture in and bacteria out. Sunflower oil also hydrates skin and may relieve itching and inflammation.

  • Use preferably after bathing while skin is still damp.

  • Sunflower oil may be applied, undiluted, directly to the skin,

7. FISH OIL

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Fish oil has a significant amount of omega-3 fatty acids that are extremely beneficial for your health. By taking fish oil regularly, you can reinforce your immune system and fight back inflammation inside the body.

  • Consume 2-3 tablespoons of fish oil daily

  • Or add it into a cup of orange juice

8. FLAXSEED

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Do not forget to add flaxseed in your list of ingredients they are well known for its rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, essential substances in our body that fight back inflammation.

  • To make use of the seeds, add more of them into your daily diet.

9. HONEY

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It will be uncompleted if you leave honey out of the list of home remedies for eczema since it can be seen as one of the most effective solution to get rid of the condition. Even people with sensitive skin can apply the treatment with honey.

10. CHAMOMILE

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A pleasant cup of chamomile tea is what you’ll need when your skin flares up; it contains relaxing effects and ability to deal with eczema. It has a huge amount of flavonoid used to fight back inflammation on the skin, reducing annoying symptoms of eczema such as pain, rash and patchiness.

  • Add some dried chamomile flowers into a cup of boiling water.

  • Let it steep for a few minutes before straining.

  • Use it to apply topically on to the skin in 10 minutes then wash off.

  • You should also consume the tee to enhance the immunity and reduce inflammation from inside.

11. TURMERIC

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Turmeric has becomes a trusted ingredient used in home remedies for eczema. It can be used topically and through ingestion. Studies have linked this spice to reduced inflammation in a number of skin conditions, including psoriasis. The ingredient makes use of its antioxidants to fight back to inflammation and the curcumin to relieve the pain and other annoying symptoms. When consumed it protect skin by neutralizing free radicals and reducing wound-healing time

  • Aim to take in about a teaspoon of turmeric every day

  • It works well with rice, veggies, pasta, and other cooked meals.

  • Mix one and half spoon of turmeric with a little milk to get a paste.

  • Apply it to the affected skin and wait for 15 minutes.

  • Finally, wash off with water.

  • Do this twice daily to get the best result

12. SLEEP WITH A HUMIDIFIER

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Dry air often causes dry skin, this is especially a problem during cold-weather months when running the heat sucks moisture away from your skin.

  • Use a cool mist humidifier to help your skin maintain moisture

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3 secrets to clear skin 

- Balance your hormones

- Increase your antioxidant intake

- Reduce your carbs & dairy intake

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