Eczema can be quite painful, and overcoming the symptoms completely can take years. The eradication of the disease requires correcting the underlying causes such as diet, metabolism and even lifestyle. However for symptomatic relief there are many lotions and creams available.
We are providing you with a great homemade recipe to make an excellent chemical free and all natural cream, which will help soothe the eczema prone skin.
Benefits of Cream:
This cream will help repair and normalize your skin. It will hydrate the skin and reduce the itchiness on the affected area. It will also significantly reduce the occurrence of inflammatory red itchy breakouts and will heal the skin.
The cream has three main ingredients and 4 different oils in different quantities. The ingredients are as follows:
– Calendula herbal oil (1 ounce)
– Seabuckthorn oil (1 ounce)
– Raw Shea Butter – (4 ounces – Unrefined)
– Frankincense essential oil (10 drops)
– Carrot seed essential oil (15 drops)
– Patchouli essential oil (20 drops)
– Blue chamomile essential oil (30 drops)
Some people have an allergy to ragwood, in that case Spikenard essential oil can be used.
Preparation: Mix all ingredients including the oils in a stainless steel or a glass bowl. Do not use heat. Use a hand mixer to mix it properly and thoroughly. Put the mixture in a jar and store in a cool and dark place. Make sure to use clean utensils, bowls etc for making the cream to avoid bacterial growth.
How to Apply: After bath, towel wet the skin and apply the cream generously to the skin. The cream should also be applied whenever there is a need of relief. Make sure the skin is clean and dry before applying.
Expiry Date: The cream will last for about 6 months.
Disclosure: The cream is not a complete cure for eczema and is only to be used for temporary relief. Consult your medical practitioner before using any herbal or homemade remedy including this one. The information provided is purely educational.