What is Eczema?

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) is an inflammation of the skin with itchy, red, thickening and scaling skin eruptions. Itching is the dominant symptom and can be severe. Eczema is not contagious. The most common type is atopic eczema.

Common Causes of Eczema

  • Inheritance
  • Environmental Factors
  • Specific allergies to foods
  • Secondary infection
  • Wool next to the skin
  • Pet animals (fur)
  • Soaps or detergents
  • Dust mites and pollen

Home Remedies for Eczema

Tips 1:

Rub nutmeg against a smooth stone with a few drops of water. Make a smooth paste. Apply.
Tips 2:

Add 1 tbls turmeric powder to a tbls of bitter neem leaves. Grind to paste. Apply.