Colloidal Oatmeal for Eczema

A Natural Product to Help Relieve Eczema

Eczema is an inflammation of the skin characterized with itching and redness. In some cases, the skin can break open and bleed, and while painful, this skin irritation is not contagious.

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How did I get Eczema?

People get eczema in different ways. Some people may get eczema through genetics. If it runs in the family, you, too, may inherit the problem. Other people contract eczema by coming into contact with allergens like dust and mold, detergents, chemicals, yeast growths, even stress. Circulation problems can also trigger the skin condition. You will want to talk to your doctor about eczema to find out more information.

Is there a Natural Treatment for Eczema?

Colloidal Oatmeal Soothes Eczema Symptoms

Colloidal oatmeal has properties that comfort itching, so it is a good choice for relieving the pains of eczema. Simply run your bath with lukewarm water, and while the tub is filling, add a packet (two to three cups) of colloidal oatmeal under the faucet to help disperse the oatmeal. Soak in the bath for ten to fifteen minutes. When you are ready to get out of the bath, Be Careful. The bathtub will be slick from the oatmeal. When drying, don’t rub your skin since this can irritate the sore areas. Instead, pat yourself dry with a clean towel. This treatment can be taken up to three times daily to help ease the dry, itchy skin of eczema.

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