Suffering from eczema? Try these natural remedies to treat the skin condition!

Eczema also known as dermatitis, is a type of skin condition where the skin boils out.

Last Updated: Nov 12, 2016, 00:02 AM IST
Suffering from eczema? Try these natural remedies to treat the skin condition!

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New Delhi: Eczema also known as dermatitis, is a type of skin condition where the skin boils out. The symptoms of this medical condition range from skin rashes to bumpy rashes or skin swelling, redness, blisters, dark colored patches of skin, dry and sensitive skin, itching, oozing.

Though there is no known cure for eczema, but there are treatments aiming to control symptoms.

Here are some home remedies to treat eczema:

Coconut oil

Because of its great moisturizing properties and anti-inflammatory agent, coconut oil is considered good for treating eczema.

Apple cider vinegar

Being a natural astringent, Apple cider vinegar contains certain acids that relieve itchiness and inflammation. It also contains multiple vitamins and minerals that helps nourish the skin and alleviate dryness.

Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil helps in treating eczema as it contains anti-inflammatory compounds and also helps in soothing the skin.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera helps in controlling the dryness caused by eczema. It also nourishing the skin and reduces inflammation.

Vaseline

Vaseline petroleum jelly helps in alleviating the dry and itchy skin symptoms of eczema.