Atopic skin: Natural remedies to calm it
The atopic skin is a chronic disease of the skin which is manifested as eczema and studies in outbreaks. The atopic dermatitis, cutaneous manifestation of atopy, defined as a tendency to overreact against irritants, allergens and even drugs.
Although it may occur in people of any age, it is a common skin disease in children, especially during infancy and early childhood. How to relieve the annoying symptoms and prevent repetitive outbreaks? In addition to the treatment prescribed by the doctor, there are some natural remedies that can be an excellent complement for its therapeutic properties. We take note of these remedies.
The infusions made with purifying and anti-inflammatory plants are an excellent ally for skin that takes care of us inside and on the outside. Between them there is included the ulmaria that acts as a beneficial purifying, effective in the treatment of atopic skin.
Sarsaparilla for the skin
Of depurative effect, it is a plant that should not be missing in your medicine if you suffer from atopic skin. Combined equally with other tonics, such as dandelion or burdock, it helps to improve skin condition before the appearance of eczema. To prepare a purifying and anti-infective infusion, add 2 tablespoons in half liter water and let boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes and filter. Take in small doses throughout the day.
Burdock for the skin
This plant is very valuable to solve skin problems remedy, and specifically helps to improve the state of the eczematous skin.
It can be taken in tincture or apply externally preparing a decoction with 2 tablespoons of burdock, thought and horsetail in half liter water. Boil for a couple of minutes and let stand five minutes more.
Calendula for skin with dermatitis
Especially appreciated for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect. It can be applied as an oil (spraying a gauze with a few drops and then applying it to the skin) or apply it in the form of decoction, preparing a tea with a tablespoon of calendula flowers in a cup of boiling water. Let stand before applying.
Oatmeal bath for atopic skin
Oats not only takes care inside, outside also, so take advantage of its therapeutic properties for the skin with a relaxing bath. As simple as boiling, for a couple of minutes, 400 grams of oats in one liter water, and add the mixture to the water in the bath. Another option is to prepare compresses soaked in oats. To do this, boil half cup of oats in 1 liter water. Filter and wet the compress or gauze in the resulting liquid. Apply on the eczematous skin area.