Eczema is a chronic skin disease.
For adults, eczema is seen on the back side of the knees, inner side of the elbows, wrists and ankles and for children it is seen on their cheeks and chin and sometimes on their back, legs and arms.
There are many factors which cause eczema which are – stress, hormonal imbalance, genetics, side effects of any medications, low immunity, food allergens, consumption of foods like dairy and animal food products and other food which are rich in oil and sugar. The root cause of eczema is leaky gut syndrome and imbalance in gut flora.
What are the treatment plans for reversing and curing eczema?
Plant based nutrition dense diet along with essential oils forms the best treatment for eczema. One has to increase their omega 3, zinc, vitamin D, D3, B12 and A content in their body to reduce the inflammation, flares, red rashes and itching. All these vitamins and nutrients helps to sooth the skin from within and thus treat eczema. Foods like pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, chia seeds, broccoli, coconut, orange and yellow colored vegetables, herbs like turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, garlic, black pepper helps to reduce the inflammation.