Home Remedies for Eczema

Olive oil is an effective remedy for eczema. Since the main symptom is patches of dry skin; to cure the infection you must gently massage olive oil into your skin to moisturize it. This will help to keep the rash under control.

Dry the outside layer of the watermelon (the green skin). Burn it to form and ash. Boil this ash with coconut oil and let it cool. Apply this paste onto the affected areas daily. The combination of the dried skin of the melon and the coconut oil is beneficial to your skin. It helps to heal the patches of dried skin and reduces the redness on the skin.

Adults suffering from eczema must go on a 40 days musk melon diet. It can be consumed in the solid fruit form for main courses and in the juice or milkshake form during snack times. This must be done under the supervision of a certified Ayurvedic practitioner.

Take a piece of nutmeg and a piece of sandalwood. Individually rub the 2 together to get a powder. Once you get a spoonful of each, mix it with a few drops of water to form a thick paste. Apply this paste on the skin and wash it off with warm water once it dries up. The sandalwood heals the scars that are left behind while the nutmeg soothes the skin and relieves the pain and reduces the itching.

Apply a paste of turmeric with sesame seed oil to the affected area once a day for instant relief. Turmeric is known to heal the skin of any rashes and is extremely effective in curing eczema patches.

Use Aloe Vera extracts on the affected area. The juice that is extracted from the leaves gives extremely cooling effect and helps to soothe the skin. Using the gel will make the redness on the skin vanish instantly.

In addition to the above remedies, the affected person must avoid wearing synthetic fibers. Using cotton helps the skin to breathe. Expose yourself  to as much fresh air as possible but avoid the beach as the sand will cause further irritation to your skin.