Eczema is a skin disease in which the skin is irritated, inflamed or becomes red. This disease is characterized by skin flaking or thickening, itchiness, red skin, rashes and dandruff. The reason of eczema is allergic and the skin sensitivity to some specific environmental materials such as dust, detergents, clothes and even food allergens can trigger it.
- Avoiding allergens
- Keep the skin moisturized
- Corticosteroid creams
- A diet plan laden with vegetables and fruits
Acupuncture is effective in treating eczema. The anti-allergic effect of acupuncture, its aid to keep the quality of the skin and its moisturizing as long as its semi-corticosteroid effects and gastro-intestinal therapies has made it a proper method to control eczema.
Body and ear acupuncture together can be considered appropriate for treating eczema.