Dermatitis or Eczema is an inflammation of the skin. Eczema term is applied to a range of persistent skin rashes. These include dryness and recurring skin rashes that typically cause redness, skin swelling, itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing, or bleeding. Sometime skin discoloration starts due to healed injuries.
Causes of eczema- Healthy skin tissue play a role of barrier to retain moisture and to protect the body from harmful environmental challenges. Potential causes of eczema are-Dryness causing factors, which in turn affects the skin’s barrier function, Genetic mutations that affect the skin’s barrier function, Immune system dysfunction causing an unwanted inflammatory response in the skin. Trigger factors of eczema are can be: Some factors cause skin irritation such as soaps and detergents, wool, skin infections, dry skin, low humidity, heat, sweating or emotional stress. Allergens such as dust mites, pollen, moulds or foods.
Sign and Symptoms-
Eczema symptoms vary with different forms. They circulate from skin rashes to bumpy rashes or including blisters. Major symptom of this eczema condition is itchy skin. Every type of dermatitis has some specific symptoms; however there are certain signs that are common for all of them. Common symptoms of all types of dermatitis, Red rashes on skin, Swelling, Dryness and itching, Skin lesions with oozing and scarring.
What Are The Types of Dermatitis Or Eczema?
There are several types of dermatitis such as atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis and xerotic dermatitis. Each type has specific symptoms, however, there are certain signs that are common for all of them, including redness of the skin, swelling, itching and skin lesions with sometimes oozing and scarring.
1. Atopic Eczema
An allergic condition that contains hereditary component,and often runs in families. In this condition Itchy rash appears on head and scalp, neck, inside of elbows, behind knees, and buttocks.
2. Contact Eczema
Contact dermatitis can be of two types, allergic or Irritant. Allergic dermatitis caused by an allergen such as poison, nickel, or Balsam of Peru. Condition of irritant eczema results from a direct reaction to a detergent.
3. Xerotic Eczema
This condition is caused due to dryness to skin, xerotic eczema worsens in dry winter weather. It mainly affects limbs and trunks.
4. Seborrhoeic Eczema
This form of eczema that is closely related to dandruff. It causes dryness in the scalp region or greasy peeling of the scalp, eyebrows, and face.
Here are Some of the Ayurvedic Treatment For Eczema Which are Given Below:
1. Panchtikat Ghrit Guggul tab:
This herbal preparation contain ingredients like Neem (Azadirachta indica), Patola (Trichosanthes dioica), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Vasa (Adhatoda vasica), Patha (Cissampelos pariera), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), etc that relieves all skin diseases. It balances Pitta & Kapha dosha in the body.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 tablets twice daily with plain water.
2. Detox Premium Powder:
The eczema sachet consists of various herbo-mineral preparations in it.
- Parwal Pishti: This Pishti is prepared from natural coral calcium processed with rose water. It reduces the inflammation in the eczema patients.
- Shukta Pishti: It is very beneficial and effective ayurvedic medicine contains pearl oyster shell calcium processed in different ways. This Pishti balances the pitta dosha in the body.
- Giloy Satv: This satv is prepared from the herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). The antioxidant nature of this herb removes all toxins out from the body.
- Gandhak Rasayana: The main ingredient in this is purified sulphur that acts as a blood purifier. This rasayana deal with all signs and symptoms related to eczema.
- Tal Sindoor: It is an herbal medicine that contains ingredients like Shuddha parade, Gandhak, Shuddha haratal, and Aloe vera that treat various skin diseases.
- Sudhyog Tab: These are ayurvedic natural herbal tablets that provide very effective result in eczema patients.
- Moti Pishti: This is an ayurvedic preparation that shows anti-inflammatory properties. As it reduces inflammation in eczema patients.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with plain water.
3. Twak Churna
This is an ayurvedic herbal churna that contains the herb Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) & Neem (Azadirachta indica). The herb Manjistha repairs the skin of the eczema patient. Neem shows anti-inflammatory, JHVantioxidant, analgesic properties that relieve all the symptoms related to eczema patients. This is an amazing result giving churna.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful twice daily.
4. Blood Purifier Syrup
The herbal syrup is prepared from herbs like Khadir Chall (Acacia catechu), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Harad (Terminalia bellirica), Baheda (Terminalia chebula), & Amla (Emblica officinalis) that acts as a natural blood purifier. This herbal syrup reduces redness, itchiness, swelling on the skin.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice daily.
5. Sarvin Tab
These herbal tablets give good results in skin diseases especially in eczema. The ingredients like Shudh Gandhak (Purified Sulphur), Shudh Hartal (Arsenic Tri Oxide), Kali Jeeri (Centratherum anthelminticum), Khair Chal (Acacia catechu), etc are used for its formation. Usage of these tablets relieves all signs and symptoms related to eczema patients.
Recommended Dosage: Take two tablets twice daily with plain water.