Eczema causes the skin to be become inflamed and itchy. Affected areas can also become very dry, thickened, and scaly. These symptoms are often aggravated by the cold, dry air and harsh temperatures of the season. Excessive scratching can even lead to an infection.
Here is a very simple eczema remedy for relieving extremely dry, itchy skin. 100% natural and chemical-free, this beeswax salve soothes and protects delicate skin and is suitable for young children and adults.
Beeswax has exceptional healing properties due to it anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial benefits and has been used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Assyrians for various skin conditions. A great source of vitamin A, it is also a popular humectant for promoting hydration of skin, and an excellent emollient that softens and soothes the skin. I prefer to use beeswax beads for easy melting and measuring in tablespoons for making the salve in small quantity.
An ivory-colored fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree oil, Shea butter is also known as the karite tree, which means the Tree of Life. It is used for moisturizing skin and protecting it from harsh environments. It also promotes and accelerates wound healing.
Coconut oil is used in many natural beauty products. Not only is coconut oil superb in moisturizing and repairing skin, it also possesses antibiotic, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant properties that help neutralize free radicals and stimulate cell growth.
1. Combine the three ingredients in equal amounts and thoroughly melt them in a double boiler.
2. Pour the liquid into a container and allow it to harden.
Here you have an all-natural balm for eczema relief! 100% natural and free of chemicals and preservatives! It is also a great cure for dry skin, cracked heels, chapped lips, sunburn, skin allergies, rashes, skin blemishes, wrinkles, etc. Apply it twice a day and especially after getting out of the shower to lock in moisture. Forget about Eucerin lotion or Nivea cream!
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