How can honey help Eczema?
Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that causes skin irritation as well as inflammation. In a lot of cases it is found amongst people with a family history of allergies and asthma. It is not contagious and can not be spread from person to person.
What causes Eczema?
The most common form of eczema is Atopic dermatitis. It is thought to be an inherited tendency usually triggering other conditions such as asthma, hay fever and allergies. Contact dermatitis is known as a reaction of the skin after coming in to contact with irritants like down feathers, cosmetics, detergents and soaps etc.
What are the symptoms of eczema?
With eczema you will find the skin is dry, scaly and itchy, usually accompanied by irritation. The most common areas to find eczema are inside of the elbows, hands, knees and face. The more severe eczema will manifest itself with broken, bleeding skin patches. The reason for eczema is thought to be in connection with a weakened immune system, and contact bacteria having a reaction in the body.
So how do I heal my eczema with honey?
Eczema should be treated from the inside and out with honey. Active UMF 15/20 Manuka Honey will strengthen the immune system, a strong immune system will give you long term relief from the effects of eczema.