Support Your Body’s Immune System For Eczema Healing

The first and most important step to heal eczema and other skin disorders is to boost your immune system.  Most people go for creams, pills and all.  Without a strong immune system, eczema will keep coming back. So, how exactly do you go about boosting your immune system? There are a number of great methods. […]

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Eat Your Way To Healing Eczema Naturally

Do you know what is eczema’s strongest foe? The answer is a strong immune system. Many eczema sufferers are commonly told that their eczema is caused by an over active immune system. It is a common mistake that we assume an over active immune system equates to a strong immune system.  Nothing is further from […]

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User’s Feedback – Heal Eczema With Pure Essential Oils

H-Eczema – Product Review HEAL ECZEMA is an essential oil medication to be applied topically two to three times a day intended to relieve the skin from eczema. The mix made from essential oils is guaranteed to be 100% natural. They also come from plants that are organically grown and thus free from pesticides, herbicides […]

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Dyshidrosis: What is it?

Dyshidrosis: What is it?

Dyshidrosis, also termed Dyshidrotic Eczema, Pompholyx and Dyshidrotic Dermatitis, is a skin condition that is characterized by small blisters on the hands or feet. It is an acute, chronic, or recurrent dermatosis of the fingers, palms, and soles, characterized by a sudden onset of many deep-seated pruritic, clear vesicles; later, scaling, fissures and lichenification occur. […]

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Garlic to Boost your Child’s Immune System

Garlic to Boost your Child’s Immune System

For children under the age of 3, it is best using food to boost their immune system. Garlic is a good way to boost your child’s immune system. Garlic is especially beneficial if the eczema is caused by parasite or fungal agents. Garlic is used traditionally to kill parasites. It has anti-fungal, antibacterial, anti-parasitic, and […]

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The Wonders of Virgin Coconut Oil

The Wonders of Virgin Coconut Oil

Traditionally, coconut oil is used to heal eczema. It contains anti-fungal properties and is also excellent as a skin moisturizer. A study shows that extra virgin coconut oil is as effective and safe as mineral oil when used as a moisturizer, with absence of adverse reactions.

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How to Eat Organic and Stay within Your Budget

How to Eat Organic and Stay within Your Budget

How many times have you thought “organic foods are too expensive; I can’t afford to go organic”? Or maybe you feel it is just too difficult to wade through all the statistics and information on choosing organic foods and the reasons for preferring it over conventionally grown foods. Organic foods are good for you because […]

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Central Heating Eczema

HOT HOMES are a major source of health problems, turning up the central heating encourages the spread of germs, skin problems, poor concentration and lethargy. Germs flourish in warm conditions, and skin can crack because heating removes moisture from the air. Researchers at the University of East Anglia found higher rates of eczema and low […]

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Kefir – The Rediscovered Health Food (2)

Kefir – The Rediscovered Health Food (2)

How to Make Kefir To make kefir, milk should be inoculated with kefir grains (5% w/w) and incubated until a smooth yoghurt-like consistency develops. This is generally 12 hours at 18 – 22ºC. Carbonated kefir may be produced by sealing the fermented product into beer bottles for ripening (1 to 3 days at 10ºC). Kefir […]

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Rose Hip Benefits

Rose Hip Benefits

The rose hip, also called the rose haw, is the pomaceous fruit of the rose plant. It is typically red to orange but may be dark purple to black in some species. Rose hips of some species, especially Rosa canina (Dog Rose), have been used as a source of Vitamin C. Rose hips are commonly […]

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Huge rise in allergy sufferers but too few specialists

The number of patients suffering from serious allergic conditions has risen by more than a quarter in four years, but there is a serious shortage of specialists to treat them, The Times has learnt. Experts call upon the Government today to take immediate steps to combat the “massive epidemic” of severe allergic conditions, which can […]

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‘Blood chemicals link’ to eczema

Scientists have identified two blood chemicals linked to itchy eczema, offering new treatment possibilities. The Chinese University of Hong Kong devised an “itchometer” that was worn by 24 children and monitored how much they scratched while they slept. Researchers found that as scratching increased, so did levels of two specific blood chemicals, reported the British […]

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Results of the Relieva® Clinical Trial in Eczema Treatment Published

The results of the study conducted in the USA. to determine the efficacy and tolerability of Relieva® in adult patients with Atopic Dermatitis (eczema) were just published in the September issue of the American Journal of Therapeutics (14:442-446, 2007). Previous laboratory studies showed that Psorberine®, the active ingredient of Relieva®, a non-corticoid, non- immunosuppressant but […]

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Pollution from Traffic Linked to Allergies in Children

Pollution from Traffic Linked to Allergies in Children

Once the little ones come along, you may need to think long and hard about your housing locale, particularly if allergies are in your genetic makeup. A new study is showing that traffic-related pollution could be responsible for increasing the risk of allergy and atopic diseases (chronic skin diseases) by more than 50 percent in […]

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Allergies linked to IBS

Researchers have found a potential link between certain allergies and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a disorder of the large bowel (colon) and is characterised by abdominal pain, bloating and irregular bowel habits, including alternating diarrhoea and constipation. It affects as many as one in five people and is most common among those in […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar for Eczema – A Reader’s Tip

Many eczema sufferers have used apple cider vinegar daily with positive results. Here are some of my posts on using apple cider vinegar for eczema. For those of you who are still skeptical about using apple cider vinegar to reduce eczema flareups, here is one mother who shares her story: “I would just like to […]

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