Eczema (Dermatitis):

 

• Eczema is the inflammation of the skin

• It is common amongst children

• It is also known as dermatitis

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Severe itching

• Dryness

• Redness

• Skin flaking

• Small bumps on the forehead, neck and cheeks

 

Causes:

 

• Hereditary factors, specifically in families where there is a history of ailments like:

    o Asthma

    o Hay fever

• Irregular blood circulation in the legs

• Vitamin B6 deficiency

• This condition is aggravated by harsh chemicals like:

   o Detergents

   o Solvents

   o Smoke

   o Chemicals

• Other irritants

   o Changes in weather

   o Extreme stress

   o Heat

 

Natural home remedy using margosa leaves and turmeric powder:

 

1. Crush some margosa leaves

2. Take 1 tbsp of this pulp

3. Add 1 tsp of turmeric powder

4. Mix well to make a paste

5. Apply on the affected areas

 

Natural home remedy using mustard oil and margosa leaves:

 

1. Take 200 g of mustard oil

2. Add 50 g of margosa leaves

3. Heat the mustard oil

4. Stop when the leaves turn black

5. Allow the oil to cool

6. Strain the oil and apply on the affected area 3 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using aloe vera:

 

1. Remove the outer skin of aloe vera leaves

2. Extract gel from inside

3. Apply this gel on the affected skin

4. Leave it for 30 min

5. Do this 2 times a day

 

Tips:

 

• Wash clothes thoroughly to remove any residual detergent or other solvents