3 Types of Eczema and How to Treat Them Naturally (Video)

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Check out my new video below where I talk about the 3 types of eczema and how to treat them naturally! Watch the video below or click the image above to go directly to youtube 🙂

 

 

Video Summary:

Type 1: Dry

Symptoms:

  • Dry
  • Flaky
  • Chapped
  • No Itching
  • No Burning
  • Can crack if not taking care of right away

Areas it usually affects:

  • Face
  • Behind the ears
  • Small areas of the body
  • Large areas exposed to the elements like midriff, calves, lower arms
  • Hands

Internal recommendations:

  • Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids

External recommendations:

 

Type 2: Heat

Symptoms:

  • Red
  • Inflamed
  • Burning
  • Can look like type one but the above 3 symptoms make the difference between type 1 & 2

Areas it usually affects:

  • Face
  • Hands

Internal recommendations:

  • Coconut Oil (1-2 tablespoons a day)

External recommendations:

 

Type 3: Wet

Symptoms:

  • Wet – looks like light perspiration on the skin
  • Water blisters
  • VERY itchy
  • High risk of fungal infection

Areas it usually affects:

  • Usually anywhere but the face, but the face isn’t necessary off limits

Internal recommendations:

  • Flaxseed oil (1-2 tablespoons a day)

External recommendations:

 

A final note

No matter which type of eczema you’re suffering with, be sure you’re not using any products with harsh or drying ingredients (the majority of commercial/non-natural products have these).  See this post for some of the ingredients to watch for or head over here for eczema friendly cleansers.

Looking for kid safe eczema options? Check out this post.

Want to learn more about eczema? See all our eczema articles here.

 

 

 

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