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January 23, 2019 // by Earth Clinic Creative Team// 4 Comments
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My husband used to have dry skin issues during winter months while we lived in the middle east, although it was visible as very small patches on his elbow and ankle that could be easily treated using QV cream mostly and corticosteroid rarely. Dermatologists diagnosed it to be psoriasis. After we moved in to Canada a year ago, he developed extreme dry skin 2 months ago which covered his arms, legs (from the knee down), trunk (both front and back). The GP diagnosed it to be psoriasis whereas the Dermatologist said it was eczema. Both of them prescribed corticosteroids.
As we knew of the side effects of using these creams over large areas of the body, we refrained from using them completely although the situation was very bad. I developed a cream using natural ingredients that was so effective, it has brought about a major turn around and now, am so glad to say, his skin has recovered completely and is back to being normal in every sense of the word. I would like to share this recipe along with the protocol he followed with all other sufferers of this condition with a sincere wish that it will be just as effective for you and help you lead a normal life as I can totally empathise with this, having seen my husband go through all the pain and agony of having eczema.
– one 450g tub Wellskin Glaxal Base moisturizing cream (for sensitive skin)
[I used this cream as the base for preparing the cream]
– 100% Aloe Vera gel (edible variety)– Extra virgin olive oil – vegetable glycerine (100% pure)– Neem oil– Calendula oil– Tea tree oil– Vitamin E oil (40, 000 I. U. )– Evening primrose oil softgels – 500 mg (GLA 50mg)
Except for the cream base, I got all the other ingredients from wholefoods market.
To half the cream base, I added about 1/4th cup aloe vera gel, 1/4 to 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, 1/4 to 1/2 cup glycerine, about 2 tblsp vitamin E oil, around 20-30 drops each of neem oil, calendula oil and tea tree oil and squeezed in about 10 evening primrose softgel cap contents. Mix thorougly and store in a clean jar in a cool, dry place.
To use, apply generous amount of this cream to the affected areas of skin like a face mask and leave on for 1 to 3 hours, if u can. By this time, most of the cream would have been absorbed. Either dab off the excess or leave on over night. Please do not cover with plastic wraps as it can result in further inflammations. Apply morning after shower like regular moisturizer and more intensively in the evening ( as mentioned above) an hour to three hours before going to bed. The key here is to let the cream sit for 2-3 hrs in the evening and atleast 1/2 to 1 hour in the morning. Within 2-3 days , we noticed a dramatic change in the skin condition and on the fourth day, his skin had completly recovered!!
At the same time, my husband stopped using soaps of any kind and used only cetaphil. As for diet, we decided to have only fish, vegetables ( no tomatoes, potatoes), wholegrain brown rice and a berry smoothie using organic unsweetened coconut milk for breakfast (no eggs). Avoid sugar and all simple carbs atleast for the duration of this treatment. And drink loads of water too.
Wishing all of you a speedy recovery, one that’s free of medications and all its unwanted side effects.
I forgot mention in the above post that my husband also avoids all dairy products and have the following supplements on a daily basis:
– multi vitamin mineral complex (free of wheat, yeast, sugar, starch, dairy products, gluten, artificial preservatives, flavors, colors )– Omega 3-6-9 – Vitamin E
He also takes olive leaf extract and a digestive enzyme supplement (the contents of one of each are mixed with a cup of water and taken with dinner).
I was misdiagnosed and treated for ringworm for months after telling the derm that Bagbalm made it much better. In the end I used Vaseline and all the crud sloughed off. I think a heavy neutral emollient helps is the trick and only washed every 3 days. I stopped washing and drying twice a day as per DR. (very aggravating) It was discoid eczema- (from unecassary biopsy) symtoms- started as bug bite. Lower leg of 60 yr old male, itched worse at night, enlarging circle looking similar to ringworm, never contagious, did not respond to anti fungals.
I’ve found to help with my own eczema and my baby boys (2yrs old) to shower/bath using head and shoulder or off brand.. not as earth friendly but does the job with minimal of effort and I still can eat anything I want.