Stop that scratch – Treat Eczema!

It is quite normal for us to feel itchy every once in a while. But, when the itching becomes very frequent and starts leaving marks on the skin, it may be a sign of eczema.

Eczema is better known as dermatitis. It causes a person to suffer from inflammation in the skin, an outbreak of lesions and redness accompanied with itching that can be very frustrating. However, it is not contagious.

Dermatitis is not only just frustratingly painful but it steals a lot away from the quality in life and can worsen with time if not treated and controlled.

Some Quick Facts about Eczema

  1. Eczema is used as a general term for any kind of dermatitis or rash that is itchy.
  2. Emotional disorders and even stress can cause this disorder to worsen.
  3. Eczema can lead to a variety of other problems such as skin infections and behavioral issues.
  4. Eczema can prove to be long term and may either worsen or lessen.

What are the Causes of Eczema?

Eczema may be triggered due to a variety of different factors all binding together. So it is never easy to point out one single problem into isolation. Sometimes, eczema can be caused due to skin irritation when in contact with some certain substances such as soap, jewelry, sweat, detergent and other chemicals.  Allergens out in the environment can also be blamed for an eczema outbreak, sudden change in humidity, temperature, mental and physical stress, etc.

What are the Symptoms of Eczema?

People who are affected by this skin disorder suffer from several eczema symptoms that may include itchy, scaly skin which often holds a parched appearance, the skin may crack, turn red and inflamed opening doors to all kinds of skin infections. One acute form of eczema is known as weeping or wet eczema where there is an appearance of sticky colorless liquid with scabs on the affected skin.

Homeopathy for Treating Eczema

The homeopathic approach of treating skin eczema focuses on curing the patient as a whole instead of just trying to cure eczema. Homeopathic medicines work from the base and try to eradicate the problem in a way that it does not hold chances of resurfacing. Homeopathic medicines boost the immune system to a level where it becomes capable enough to scour eczema from the roots.


Dr Batra’s Healthcare has successfully treated and cured thousands of skin related disorders including eczema over the past 35 years. The Homeopathic treatment helps to reduce flare up so the disease never resurfaces and reduces the chances of any hypersensitivity problems such as allergy or asthma.