Here are some Simple Natural Home Remedies to Treat Eczema

Eczema to begin with is an infection that causes the skin to appear red, whiter than your normal skin color and on darker skin tones it may look brown, purple, or gray.

Eczema affect people of all races, tribes, skin color, and gender. Eczema can be found in blood, like inheritance, meanwhile for some people its caused by dirt.

Note that, home remedies and natural treatments cannot cure eczema completely. But it will soothe the dry, itching skin, help manage the symptoms and prevent flares that accompanies eczema.


Apple Cider Vinegar

This is a popular home remedy for many conditions, including skin disorders.

How to use it;
  • Dilute apple cider vinegar before applying it to the skin
  • Add 2 cups of apple cider vinegar to a warm bath.
  • Soak your self in it for 15–20 minutes.
  • Rinse your body thoroughly.

Note that; vinegar’s acids can damage soft tissue, if not used properly. So use it with caution.

Bath more

Bathing provides the skin with essential moisture which is important for eczema treatment. Eczema can occur due to poor bathing, excess sweat, using the wrong soap and not moisturing your skin properly.

when you realize that you have eczema, avoid bathing with very hot or very cold water.

  • Bath or shower at least two times a day
  • Use lukewarm water for your bath
  • Limit bathing to 10–15 minutes
  • Do not scrub your skin
  • If your bathing soap caused the eczema, then avoid using it.

Coconut Oil

This oil contains beneficial fatty acids that adds moisture to the skin, which generally helps people with dry skin and eczema. It also helps in combatting inflammation and improving skin health.

Simply directly  apply cold-pressed virgin coconut oil to your skin after taking your bath. Do this up as many times as possible in a day. Do this before going to bed and it will keep your skin moisturized throughout the night.


Honey is a natural  anti-inflammatory/antibacterial agent,  used to heal wounds and skin defects and acne for years now. Honey prevents infections while moisturizing the skin and speeding healing.

Rub little honey onto the affected area. It will help treat the eczema. Do this as many times as you can.

Other ways to treat eczema include;

  • Use gentle soaps and detergents which will not irritate your skin.
  • Avoid Very hot and very Cold Temperatures
  • Avoid dressing a baby or child too warm during the hot season. Because sweating can aggravate eczema and make the itching worse.
  • Use Aloe-Vera gel on the affected areas.
  • Avoid scratching the affected area. Because when you do the infection can easily spread.