Dermatitis: Top Natural Supplements for Treatment

Thursday, 10 Feb 2011 12:01 PM

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Dermatitis is the inflammation of the skin. The specific look of the rash depends on the amount of time it has been present. The causes of dermatitis are dry skin, allergens, fungal infection, and over scratching.
 
Contact dermatitis is a localized rash caused by contact with a foreign substance including poison ivy, metals, detergents, cosmetics, and perfumes.
 
The treatment for contact dermatitis includes application of calamine lotion and oatmeal bath. Hydrocortisone cream is often prescribed for the treatment of contact dermatitis. Corticosteroid is also prescribed to combat inflammation in a localized area and is an effective treatment for contact dermatitis.

Fish and soy are rich sources of protein. They are exceedingly important for the skin and are beneficial in treating dermatitis.

An application of baking soda and olive oil neutralizes the acids formed in the sores and softens the skin. It is a natural treatment for dermatitis.

Biotin pills are essential in treating dermatitis.

Shark cartilage is a natural supplement for dermatitis because it reduces inflammation. 

Zinc can be applied directly to the area affected by dermatitis.

A lotion made out of blueberry and licorice is another natural treatment for dermatitis.

A combination of comfrey root, white oak bark, and slippery elm bark makes a very good cleanser. It is effective in treating dermatitis and can be used on babies and young children.

Other natural supplements for dermatitis are olive oil, epsom salt, celery, carrot, and apple juice. They are beneficial in treating dermatitis as they soothe skin irritation. 

Grape seed extract is a natural supplement that reduces inflammation and may help treat dermatitis. Borage oil and flaxseed oil
 help the skin retain moisture and suppleness. Oregon grape root detoxifies the body and reduces inflammation. It can be used as a natural treatment for dermatitis.

Natural treatments for dermatitis include always keeping the skin moist. Topical creams and anti-histamines help reduce itching and scratching. Topical steroids are often used for treating dermatitis. Vitamin E and vitamin B are natural supplements for dermatitis.

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