Eczema comes in a variety of forms. All skin areas can be affected, but eczema on the hands and feet appears to be the most painful and problematic dermatitis.
Eczema on the hands is especially aggravating because you use your hands in almost every aspect of your daily life. For the same reason, eczema on the feet can be extremely bothersome for anyone who needs to walk, which is the majority of the population.
Different Types of Eczema
Atopic Dermatitis – The most common type is atopic dermatitis, which usually begins in childhood. The skin on the face, inner elbows, behind the knees, hands, and feet is affected by this type of dermatitis.
Contact Dermatitis – There are two types of contact dermatitis: allergic and non-allergic.
— Irritant contact dermatitis is caused by irritants such as chemicals and soaps. Many cases of eczema on hands are caused by this type of eczema, which is usually work-related.
— Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by coming into contact with substances that can cause allergic reactions, such as poison ivy, certain cosmetics, and nickel in jewelry.
Dyshidrotic Dermatitis is a painful and chronic eczema of the hands and feet. Typically, the cause is unknown.
— This eczema on hands is typically found on the palms of the hands.
— Similarly, eczema on feet is found on the soles of the feet when this dermatitis is present.
— Women are more likely than men to develop this type of eczema, sometimes twice as likely.
Nummular Dermatitis is more common in men than in women. Causes round red marks on the legs, hands, forearms, lower back, and hips.
Neurodermatitis – commonly affects the back, neck, genitals, scalp, wrists, ankles, and ears.
Dandruff is caused by Seborrheic Dermatitis.
Internal and External Natural Remedies
Although there are numerous causes of eczema, it appears that gut health is the most important. Beneficial gut bacteria (probiotics) interact with skin microorganisms.
Many ailments, including eczema, can be avoided by maintaining a healthy digestive system. While there are numerous remedies on the market, attempting to handle the situation naturally not only keeps foreign substances out of your body, but some natural remedies can help your body from the inside out.
Natural Internal Treatments
1. A nutritious diet and lifestyle
— Juices and fresh produce
— Foods that help with detoxification include celery, cucumber, and kale.
— Herbs that aid in detoxification, such as cilantro, ginger, and parsley
2. Beef bone broth
— Heals the stomach lining
3. Probiotics (good bacteria)
— Aids in the growth of beneficial gut bacteria
4. Cold pressed extra virgin coconut oil
5. Cod liver oil fermented
— A great source of healthy fat.
— Reduces inflammation in the body
— Vitamins A, D, E, and K are abundant.
— Benefits the immune system
7. Vitamin E
— It protects against free radicals.
— Aids in the regulation of Vitamin A for proper immune system function.
8. Flowers of Calendula (Marigold)
— It lowers inflammation.
— Removes harmful bacteria
— Aids in faster healing
External Natural Remedies
1. Extra virgin cold-pressed coconut oil
— It relieves itching and pain.
— It is effective for eczema on the hands.
2. Sprayed with seawater
— Eczema sores that are dry and oozing
3. Magnesium baths are a great way to relax after a long day.
— Skin detoxification and relaxation
4. Aloe Vera gel
— It lowers inflammation.
— Swelling is reduced.
— Itching is relieved.
— Skin is moisturized.
— Heals Skin
6. Rejuvenating essential oils for the skin
— Neroli is a citrus fruit.
— Rose Otto’s formal name is Rose Otto.
— Lavender is a flowering plant.
— Chamomile is a herb that has been used for centuries
— Yarrow is a herb.
7. Cool, Wet Compresses
Other Tips to Treat Eczema on Hand and Feet
— Reducing unnecessary stress in your life can also help to reduce eczema flare-ups.
— UV light is another natural treatment for eczema, particularly eczema on the hands and feet. A few minutes in direct sunlight each day may help to reduce eczema irritation over time.