Eczema Natural Treatments

Eczema Natural Treatments

Try Ascent Aromatics cream or Tamanu Balm

Eczema  Atopic eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is the most common form of eczema. Often affecting children, and adults alike. The condition can significantly improve in many children as they get older. Eczema is a long-term chronic condition in which the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. Consequently, in severe cases the skin will become, sore and bleed.

What causes atopic eczema?

An increase in eczema through recent years is due to lifestyle or environmental factors. The exact cause of atopic eczema is unknown although research suggests it is common in people with allergies. Atopic eczema can be hereditary and often accompanied by hay fever or asthma.

Treatment can control symptoms and manage eczema, however sadly standard medicine often means topical steroid creams and mineral based emulsions.

How Ascent Therapies can help you

Firstly, one of our therapists will carry out a full consultation.  Aimed at establishing any contributing factors. Dietary habits and lifestyle will discussed, thus enabling the therapist to work holistically.

Aromatherapy massage is recommended together with dietary advice and a specialised lotion or cream.

Ascent Aromatics range will make a specific cream or lotion to suit your needs. Alternatively Tamanu Balm from the Tropic range has had exceptionally good feedback.

Whats happens?

Initially the skin may look worse whilst having treatment as the body needs time to eliminate toxins or foods which can contribute to eczema.

Some of the oils that can be used to help treat eczema are:

Lavender Sage Bergamot, Chamomile German, Juniper, Sandalwood &  Calendula Oil.

Foods to avoid

Acid foods including dairy products, pork, and synthetic foods. Instead choose alkaline foods, and natural products.

For more advice on products treatments and diet please contact ascent therapies Tel: 01782 660426

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