What is eczema?
Eczema refers to a chronic inflammatory, non-contagious condition of the skin which is characterized by a red itchy, bumpy rash. The skin is dry and flaky and can also lead to thickening and hardening.
What are causative Factors for Eczema?
The exact cause of eczema is not known, but it’s thought to be linked to an overactive response by an individual body’s immune system. In addition,
eczema is commonly found in families with a history of otherallergies or eczema.
The most common eczema causes and triggers include:
Dry skin:Become brittle, scaly, rough, or tight, which can lead to an eczema.
Irritants: There are some natural substances that can cause skin to burn and itch, or become dry and red.
Stress: Emotional stress is known to be linked with eczema.
Infections: Eczema can become infected with bacteria or viruses that live in thesurrounding. Examples: Staphylococcus aureus, Molluscum
virus, Herpes virus, certain kinds of fungus are other common triggers for infection.
How do homeopathic medicine work for your Eczema?
Homeopathic remedies relieve eczema and are the safest to use with babies through to the elderly. Many different remedies can be used depending on the signs of the sufferer. Eczema is a chronic complaint that should have the careful management of a trained Homeopath.
Commonly indicated Homeopathic remedies:
Mezerium: This is one of the best medicines for Eczema.
Graphites: Red itching pimples with oozing of honey like liquid, which crusts over.Infects and scars easily, heals slowly. Patches on scalp, hairline, behind ears, genitals, back of hands, palms, skin folds.
Arsenicum Album:This remedy is for Intense itching.