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Contact dermatitis is a term that refers to skin reaction (dermatitis) that is a consequence of exposure to allergens or irritants. Conventional medicine offers treatments that often consist of lotions, creams, or oral medications. Corticosteroids and antihistamines are most commonly used types of medications.

Homeopathic remedies are natural cures based on treating the individual patient with highly diluted substances that trigger the body’s natural healing system. Symptoms of the conditions are being seen as a part of a wider scale, involving the whole person. That is why, remedy that helps one person may not be suitable for the other. Homeopathic cures for contact dermatitis may also be applied in the treatment of allergic contact dermatitis, systemic contact dermatitis and chronic dermatitis.

Five steps to effective treatment

To isolate and remove the irritating substance. Every substance found in nature, except pure distilled water, can cause an allergic response in human beings.To avoid the stress or other allergensTo keep away from creams and pomades since they might start causing reactions even after the long history of tolerance.To avoid to scratch because it may only worsen the condition and lead to secondary bacterial infections.To fallow strictly the regime made by doctor.Self-help with skin inflammations

If the skin is itchy or burning the cold running water applied to inflamed spots can bring the significant relief. Witch hazel plant, also known as hamamelis, helps to shrink and contract blood vessels back to normal size, and thus remove the inflammations. Blue light treatment has a long history with treatment for skin conditions as well as the combination of Licorice root, DHEA and Pregnenolone.

Curcumin, Bromelain, Vitamin C, E, A, Carotene, Pantothenic acid and a combination of Enzymes are also known for their beneficial effects. A topical preparation for relief of burning and inflammation can be prepared from the juice out of Plantain leaves. However, the most frequently suggested homeopathic medicine for hives and itching is Rhus toxicodendron.

Skin repair

Cell division is essential process in skin repair. New cells gradually fill the gap formed at the damaged region and, once normal cell density is reached again, cell division slows down to the normal rate. Regular intake of vitamin C, A, E and Beta-carotene, flax oil and GLA, will stimulate cell regeneration. Nothing should be applied topically, on open sores to avoid burning or harsh. However, if the skin barrier isn’t damaged, aloe vera, calendula ointment, olive oil and emu oil may help softening and rejuvenation of skin.


Patients should make use of pantothenic acid, grape seed extract, vitamin c, bioflavonoid and quercetin, since they have proven antihistamine effect.To prevent the outbreaks it might be important to test small amounts of unknown substances, previous to normal use. Staying as mentally relaxed as possible may prevent many outbreaks, since stress appears to intensify this unpleasant condition.

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