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Eczema is a skin condition that includes itchy, inflamed, reddened skin. It’s also called atopic dermatitis. While the causes aren’t fully understood, it’s thought that it’s caused by a hyperactive immune system. Just a few triggers for an eczema attack include:
- Synthetic materials
- Drying chemicals found in commercial soaps and cleaners
- Changes in temperature
- Allergens like pollen, mold, dust mites
- Foods like dairy products, eggs, wheat, soy products
Emry’s youngest daughter has eczema and she wanted to help control the eczema before winter arrived. The symptoms of eczema often increase during colder months.
One of her goals was to keep her daughter’s skin moisturized. But none of the commercial eczema lotions worked well. So she decided to make her own homemade eczema cream.
One thing I noticed right off about her recipe is that Emry uses only organic unrefined ingredients including pure essential oils. For example, she uses organic, unrefined coconut oil, organic, unrefined shea butter, 100% pure lavender essential oil, as well as other ingredients. She also provides sources for all of the ingredients.
Emry explains why she used each ingredient. For example, shea butter is highly moisturizing and healing to the dry skin you get with eczema.The recipe produces a soft, creamy lotion that you can apply to any part of your body that has eczema.
Click on the following link to read the entire article and see Emry’s recipe: How to Make Homemade Natural Eczema Cream