What is Eczema?
Eczema also called dermatitis is a group of skin diseases characterized by inflammation, irritation, dryness, and itching. Symptoms vary from person to person and few people may also experience blister formation and cracks with bleeding.
What causes Eczema?
The exact causative factor for eczema remains unknown. In majority of cases, genetic predisposition is the underlying cause. Other probable cause of this condition includes dry skin, stress, infection caused by certain bacteria and viruses, irritants like detergents, shampoos, dust mites, pollen, cigarette smoking, meat, dairy products etc.
Types of eczema/dermatitis
Common site - eczema may be found more commonly on face, neck, shoulder, chest, upper back, palms, soles, scalp, cheeks, neck, behind knees or elbow etc.
What are the symptoms of eczema
How Homoeopathy treats eczema?
Homeopathic treatment for eczema is curative rather than palliative, reduces the flare up and dependence on antibiotics, antihistamines, steroids etc whereas other system of medicine provides short term relief with adverse reactions. The most effective method to cure eczema is with homeopathy. Few Homoeopathic remedies helpful in treating eczema are Graphites, Bovista, Sulphur, Rhus Tox, Petroleum, Mezereum, Hepar Sulph, Psorinum, Bovista, natrum mur, sepia, lycopodium, staphysagria etc.