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Eczema affects over 30 million Americans to varying degrees. If you’re looking for ways to calm sore skin, soothe symptoms, or prevent a flare up, certain foods can be therapeutic. From sipping on oolong tea, green tea, or even a herbal brew of Centella asiatica; to eating everyday larder ingredients like pineapple and citrus fruit or berries; and even probiotics like fermented foods or yogurt; diet can play a more important role than you’d think.
If psoriasis is bothering you, look beyond surface treatments and seek answers in alternative therapy and natural remedies. Tap into the power of yoga, Tai chi, and even acupuncture to de-stress and ease those aches and pains. Try topical remedies like aloe gel, apple cider vinegar, Epsom salts to soothe your sore skin. Quitting smoking and alcohol may help too!
Sick of overpriced beauty products that fall short? Looking for the right home remedy for your skin? Bentonite clay might just be the answer you're looking for. The clay, when mixed properly with water and applied consistently, can reduce those zits, give you a facial, remove sunburn irritants and insect bites, and clear up the hair buildup.
Treating psoriasis takes a multipronged approach - healing the skin with antibacterial and antiseptic agents, cutting down triggers like stress and anxiety, and doing away with other situations that put you at risk of a flare up. Essential oils of lavender, chamomile, rose, bergamot, and tea tree oil can help ease symptoms and leave you feeling more relaxed.
Seborrheic dermatitis might sound like something out of a scary movie. In reality, it encompasses everything from dandruff to skin rashes. The causes can range from fungal infections to an overactive immune system and skin allergies. Needless to say, it can get pretty complicated. The only way to deal with the condition is to treat the symptoms as they appear. And while over-the-counter medications are readily available, natural treatments can also lend a hand.
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Check-out the following natural, inexpensive, and flexible treatment strategies for the most challenging skin conditions - eczema and psoriasis.
The oleic acid in avocado oil moisturizes the dermal layer of the skin. Its PFA and antioxidant vits C and E reverse sun damage, reducing wrinkles and age spots; B3 and B5 reduce pigmentation; B9 firms the skin by boosting the collagen content; and K removes dark circles around the eye. Avocado oil prevents and cures acne, eczema, and psoriasis and heals skin wounds. It's also great for nail health and hair growth.
Avocado oil has nutrients that benefit your skin and your overall health. Rich in vitamins C and E, antioxidants, and healthy fats and with a high skin penetration, it moisturizes the skin, prevents sun damage, and even treats acne, inflammation, skin wounds, and psoriasis. As this mild oil with a smoking point of 255 ºC is rich in monounsaturated fats, it adds a dose of healthy to deep-fried food too.
While users aver that an ACV bath or drinking ACV mixed with honey soothes dry, itchy eczema-ridden skin, science can offer no rationale behind this claim. ACV's healing properties are attributed to its beta-carotene, which destroys free radicals, regenerates skin cells, and delays aging, but the amount present in ACV is too little to effect a cure. Though ACV is anti-fungal, its ability to treat eczema is yet to be proven.
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Bentonite clay helps heal eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and other skin problems. It has powerful antibiotic properties that help ward off various viruses, infections and diseases. It helps remove fluoride and toxic metals from water. It is extremely popular as a colon cleanser and natural detoxifier. Consume internally, add it to your bath or use as a facial mask.
Dandruff is a condition where there is excessive flaking and shedding of skin, usually caused by an imbalance in Malassezia fungus levels. Lemon juice contains citric acid, vitamin C, flavonoids and trace amounts of zinc, with antioxidant, antibacterial and antifungal properties. It has been found to be 70-75% effective as a short term remedy for dandruff.
Skin is a mirror of what is going on inside the body. Imbalances within the body manifests as wrinkles, acne, eczema, uneven rough skin, or rocasea. These issues are normally linked to toxic build up and burned liver, nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, or a leaky/inflamed gut. You need to detox, intake a nutrient rich diet, and reduce the stress in your life.