Eczema is a health condition related to skin irritation and inflammation; it is actually their manifestation. In the U.S. approximately 3% of adult population is affected by it, and 20% of the affected population are children.
The most common form of eczema is the topic eczema manifested with scratchy and irritated skin. Persons being impacted by this skin condition can also have skin rashes like on the face, hands, wrists, knees, and on the soft skin behind the knees. However, skin rashes can sometimes appear all over the body. The irritation can be so severe at that point that the person affected by it cannot stop scratching until he causes bleeding.
Pharma offers many solutions for treating this issue, but unfortunately some of the given pharmaceutical solutions like creams and OTC drugs may cause disturbing negative side effects. Therefore, before immediately going for the over the counter medications, you can try a simple natural solution like apple cider vinegar (ACV). Maybe it seems remarkably basic; it is extremely efficient remedy for eczema.
ACV can be enhanced by integrating it with other powerful ingredients, but in this article we shall concentrate solely on its powerful recovery properties.
Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
ACV has the ability to destroy bacteria that triggers eczema. Therefore, use it regularly, and thanks to its powerful anti-fungal and antibacterial properties further bacterial development will be stopped.
ACV is used for any existing itching. It is great solution for dry skin which is strongly linked to the look of eczema. Utilize apple cider vinegar with other beneficial active ingredients as their mixture will bring wonders to your body. Try different homemade remedies, and make sure that apple cider vinegar is the basis of each recipe.
ACV contains plenty beta-carotene which on the other hand stimulate cell renewal. It provides you with healthy skin complexion.
Likewise, ACV is abundant with fiber along with its rich mineral and vitamin content. It assists the body in eliminating toxic substances that may initiate the occurrence of eczema.
In order to prevent eczema you need to boost your immune system. ACV can provide you with great nutrients like acetic acid, pectin, vitamin B1, minerals, mineral salts and riboflavin. All these support the optimal immune function, and relieve eczema.
ACV is packed with potassium. Potassium is considered to be a fantastic mineral which can lower allergic reaction symptoms. Likewise, it balances skin’s pH, and has the function of an astringent agent.
Apple cider vinegar solution
It treats eczema due to its potent anti-bacterial and anti-fungal characteristics.
- 2 tbsp. of raw and organic apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp. of water
- 2 to 3 cotton balls
Nicely mix all the active ingredients, and stir them. Then soak the cotton ball in the solution, and apply it straight onto the affected area. You need to repeat treatment until visible results appear.
If your skin is delicate and sensitive, you can adjust the ratio, and instead of 2 tablespoons of water use half a cup of water and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.