A contagious skin disease, Eczema is probably a genetically inherited disease but then, anyone can get affected by it anytime and, obviously, age no bar! According to Ayurvedic remedies for Eczema, it can be treated both externally and internally.
Eczema is normally caused by allergic reactions, hormone imbalance, and stress. Even many women, during pregnancy, fall prey to eczema.
The all-time symptoms of eczema are dry, swollen, cracking, itchy, and scratchy skin. In the case of chronic eczema, oozing and inflammation takes place due to excessive scratching.
Ayurvedic treatments play a vital role in curing eczema and consist of three parts:
(a) Srehana – works with the skin
(b) Swedana – flushing away the accumulated toxins through sweating
(c) Panchakarma – 5 steps to skin purification
The simple Ayurvedic remedies for eczema are:
(a) 1 tablespoon of Safi daily, for minimum 2 months, to be taken once on empty stomach.
(b) 1 tablet of Raktoplen’ or Skinnille’ to be taken twice a day; many people take 2 tablets of this medicine – it depends how severe the eczema is.
(c) 1 teaspoon of Panchatikta Ghritam’ and 50 mg Chaturmukha Rasa’ to be mixed thoroughly and applied on the skin or the eczema-affected area twice daily.
(d) 15 ml of Khadirarishta’ can be applied on the affected skin thrice a day.
(e) Madhuca’ oil can be applied on the affected area of the skin.
Other than the above, eating more bitter food and less sour food is highly recommended as Ayurvedic remedies for eczema. Also, avoid scratching the affected area(s), severe climatic changes, soaps, woolens, detergents, and tight clothes or dresses as much as possible.
Ayurvedic remedies are a part of the growing holistic and alternative medicinal practices that are increasingly becoming commonplace all over the world. Ayurvedic medicine has already been practiced in India for centuries. Although the medicine itself focuses on the well-being of human beings, it takes into account the workings of the entire ecosystem including animals and plants as they relate to humans. An Ayurvedic treatment utilizes herbs, gems and minerals to strengthen immunity and combat disease.
As the cost of conventional medicine skyrocketing more and more people from all over the globe turn into alternative medicine. Ayurvedic Medicine has been around for over 4,000 years. plenty of time for it to be tested, improved and excel. One of the most appealing aspect of ayurvedic remedies is that none of them are toxic, when applied properly by a certified Ayurvedic practitioner.
In fact there are many medical conditions that the modern approach to curing them causes more damage, due to toxicity, than it does good.
The prudent patient should always consider the pros and cons before undergoing any treatment that involves ingestions of chemically manufactured remedies. With a tiny effort in searching the alternative approach one can very often find the perfect cure that is none invasive an none toxic.
In the case of eczema, for example – and especially in severe cases – the course of treatment offered by conventional medicine, though effective it is also toxic. Not such is the case with Ayurvedic remedies for eczema.