Although both of the diseases or you can call them infections or conditions, psoriasis and eczema do have a tendency to share the signs and symptoms that are usually seen to be painfully tight, dry or itchy related to the skin.

But, BetterRead is providing you purely natural home-based remedies that have been proven to ease down the symptoms and they also serve as a much-needed reliever to the itchy stressed skin caused due to these bacterial or fungal infections.

Applying Veggie Shortening

This greasy and thick kitchen staple stays a perfect fit to be applied to the main area of the dry or cracked skin to be an aid for healing. You need to make a coating on the affected skin area and then cover it with a plastic wrapping and securing it with a surgical tape so that the skin doesn’t get in touch with the air. Do not remove the wrapping for at least two to four hours so that the moisturizer of it purely gets dissolved. Repeat it on a daily basis unless the rashes wipe away.

Applying Bath Recipes

You need to add a cup of mineral oil or a vegetable oil to a steaming warm bath for a better moisturizing of your dry skin. It will give you a smoothening effect. Oatmeal baths, on the other hand, are famous to nurture the itchy skin. You need to grind a handful of plain oatmeal and that must be not flavored at all in a blender and then sprinkle this fine powder of oatmeal all over your bath water. By the addition of one to three cups of magnesium-rich Epsom salts will be helpful to reduce the itchiness, thus, removing the scales from your skin. It is one of the best effective natural eczema treatments that you can customize according to your specific needs.

Eating Turmeric

Most of the eczema treatments need a proper care, but this one has more to do with intaking, rather than applying it to the skin surface. Turmeric is directly linked to minimize the inflammation caused by various skin conditions, that certainly includes psoriasis. Curcumin, a type of an antioxidant that is generally available in turmeric, has been signified to protect your skin by neutralizing free radicals and also minimizes healing time of certain wounds. To achieve the best of benefits with respect to eczema, you must aim to intake one teaspoon of turmeric on a daily basis. It has a citrus and subtle flavor that works perfectly with pasta, veggies, rice and other cooked meals and dishes.

Applying Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has been of great use for a long span of time to soothe the skin from inflammation and different kind of burns and also serves as a disinfectant. You can choose cotton balls that are dipped with the apple cider vinegar and then apply directly to the scaly areas, or apply to the larger skin areas with the help of clean paper towel that is properly dipped in one part of water and one part of vinegar.

Applying Olive Oil

Olive oil is a natural kind of oil, enriched with omega-3 fatty acids that tend to reduce inflammation. You need to rub warm olive oil to the affected skin, that will soften scaly patches. But, if psoriasis is affecting the scalp of your skin, trying to apply some of the olive oil into the scalp while taking a shower is going to loosen and remove the dry skin. Addition of olive oil to your diet can also be helpful to heal your skin from inside out.

Eating Flaxseeds

Flaxseeds are enriched with omega-3 fatty acids, and they will help to block a chemical within your body that is known as arachidonic acid, a major cause of inflammation. Grind a couple of tablespoons of flaxseeds and add it to your smoothies, salads or oatmeal. You can also use flaxseed oil as a dressing for the salads or vegetables.

Applying Tea Tree Oil

Rubbing a couple of drops of tea tree oil that is diluted in a minute amount of olive oil to your dry skin or the patches of psoriasis for three to four times a day will be sufficient of a treatment. Tea Tree oil provides a remedy for relieving the itchiness and to soften plaques, especially if you have a mild symptom.

Applying Aloe Vera

Aloe gel is enriched with anti-inflammatory and healing compounds that provide a cooling sensation for itchy skin. So, if you have eczema or psoriasis, consider growing an Aloe Vera plant in your garden so that you can take the natural gel from its source.

Applying Baking Soda

Applying baking soda on the infection of eczema is one of the best and fastest working eczema treatments. You need to mix one and a half cup of baking soda with three gallons of water. You need to use a washing cloth to apply the mixture towards the itchy skin for an instant relief.

The above-listed home-remedies for eczema or psoriasis are proven and a perfect fit to battle with this type of infections.

Also Read: Here are Some of the Best Sore Throat Remedies

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