Eczema (Dermatitis)

Eczema (Dermatitis):
• Eczema is the inflammation of the skin
• It is common amongst children
• It is also known as dermatitis

Symptoms to look for:
• Severe itching
• Dryness
• Redness
• Skin flaking
• Small bumps on the forehead, neck and cheeks

Causes:
• Hereditary factors, specifically in families where there is a history of ailments like:
o Asthma
o Hay fever
• Irregular blood circulation in the legs
• Vitamin B6 deficiency
• This condition is aggravated by harsh chemicals like:
o Detergents
o Solvents
o Smoke
o Chemicals
• Other irritants
o Changes in weather
o Extreme stress
o Heat

Natural home remedy using margosa leaves and turmeric powder:
1. Crush some margosa leaves
2. Take 1 tbsp of this pulp
3. Add 1 tsp of turmeric powder
4. Mix well to make a paste
5. Apply on the affected areas

Natural home remedy using mustard oil and margosa leaves:
1. Take 200 g of mustard oil
2. Add 50 g of margosa leaves
3. Heat the mustard oil
4. Stop when the leaves turn black
5. Allow the oil to cool
6. Strain the oil and apply on the affected area 3 times a day

Natural home remedy using aloe vera:
1. Remove the outer skin of aloe vera leaves
2. Extract gel from inside
3. Apply this gel on the affected skin
4. Leave it for 30 min
5. Do this 2 times a day

Margosa means Neem
Mustard means sarso