Eczema is the most common allergic skin disease in children and infants. When eczema symptoms are seen, it is important to apply the correct diagnosis and treatment. In the treatment of eczema, herbal treatments are also frequently asked. We wrote this article as an answer to the question of what are herbal treatment for eczema (atopic dermatitis).
Herbal Treatment in Eczema
Today, success can be achieved with moisturizing and therapeutic creams and drugs in the treatment of eczema in children. However, families may also turn to herbal treatments because they are cheaper and they are against using drugs. Herbal treatments are not approved by the Ministry of Health, but generally approved by the Ministry of Agriculture. Research on necessary tests and side effects may not be complete. As a result, side effects may also occur. New branches of science are being established on herbal treatments.
Herbal treatment suggestions for the bath
While taking a bath, corn starch or wheat starch can be put into the bath water and the baby and child staying in the water for a certain period of time can be good for the skin.
Licorice root can be good for eczema
Studies have reported that licorice root is beneficial for eczema. The Latin for this plant is called glycyrrhiza glabra. However, it would be beneficial to support it with new studies.
As a result;
- Adding corn or wheat starch to bath water is a useful and harmless approach in the treatment of eczema.
- Licorice root may be beneficial in the herbal treatment for eczema. New studies are needed.