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Eczema (Dermatitis) – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Dermatitis is also called as eczema. Medically it is a swelling of the skin in which the sufferer may feel severe itching, dryness, redness or skin flaking. It is considered by scratchy, erythematous, vesicular, lament, and crusting covers. The word eczema is also frequently used to define atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema.

Eczema (Dermatitis) Symptoms:

  • Severe itching
  • Dryness
  • Redness
  • Skin flaking
  • Small bumps on the forehead, neck and cheeks

Eczema (Dermatitis) Causes:

  • Hereditary factors, specifically in families where there is a history of ailments like:

   o Asthma

   o Hay fever

  • Irregular blood circulation in the legs
  • Vitamin B6 deficiency
  • This condition is aggravated by harsh chemicals like:

   o Detergents

   o Solvents

   o Smoke

   o Chemicals

  • Other irritants

   o Changes in weather

   o Extreme stress

   o Heat

Natural Home Remedy Using Margosa Leaves and Turmeric Powder:

  1. Crush some margosa leaves
  2. Take 1 tbsp of this pulp
  3. Add 1 tsp of turmeric powder
  4. Mix well to make a paste
  5. Apply on the affected areas

Natural Home Remedy Using Mustard Oil and Margosa Leaves:

  1. Take 200 g of mustard oil
  2. Add 50 g of margosa leaves
  3. Heat the mustard oil
  4. Stop when the leaves turn black
  5. Allow the oil to cool
  6. Strain the oil and apply on the affected area 3 times a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Aloe Vera:

  1. Remove the outer skin of aloe vera leaves
  2. Extract gel from inside
  3. Apply this gel on the affected skin
  4. Leave it for 30 min
  5. Do this 2 times a day


  • Wash clothes thoroughly to remove any residual detergent or other solvents

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