My Husband Has Suffered From Eczema Since Puberty
Author: Melissa D.
Word Count: 143
Questions Received: 2
Testimonial ID: 10789-OR
Scientific Studies: 5
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My husband has suffered from eczema since puberty, with little to no relief from medication. And even if the steroid did help on occasion, the eczema would still come back whenever he wasn't using the steroid.
After researching the topic, we decided to try Helichrysum essential oil and coconut oil. I made a mix of 1/4 cup coconut oil and 15 drops of Helichrysum.
Within 7 days we had already noticed a difference. And by day 12 it was gone... all gone... from his whole body! Amazing!
The eczema did not come back for almost a year, and my husband had not even been using the mix during that time unless he had felt his skin starting to itch.
We are so thankful for that amazing essential oil. I have shared this recipe with several friends that have since had very similar results!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: atopic, dermatitis, ecema, ecxema, excema, exema, exzema, ezcema, ezema, hydrocortisone, hydrocortizone.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"It is suggested that the in vivo effect of tea tree oil ointment in the therapy of fungal infections of the skin and mucous membranes as well as in the treatment of dandruff, a mild form of seborrheic dermatitis, may be at least partly due to an antifungal activity of tea tree oil."||Link|
|2.||"[T]ea tree oil seems to be a more effective anti-eczematic agent than zinc oxide and clobetasone butyrate...."||Link|
|3.||"Herbalists treat skin ailments, such as fungal infections (like candidiasis), wounds, eczema, and acne, with lavender oil. It is also used in a healing bath for joint and muscle pain. One study evaluating treatments for children with eczema found [that] it was therapeutic touch from the mother that improved symptoms; in other words, massage with and without essential oils (including lavender) both reduced the dry, scaly skin lesions. Another study found that lavender oil may improve pain control after surgery."||Link|
|4.||"[T]opical fatty acids and essential oils are a useful treatment option for canine atopic dermatitis."||Link|
|5.||"Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."||Link|
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