Imbalances with the liver are often associated with dry eczema. As a complementary therapy, take Chelidonium Comp. (liver detoxifier) and then a course of Hepatodoron as directed.
Brassica deracea (Cabbage) which is proven effective in inflammatory conditions.
Stellaria media (Chickweed) - its demulcent action lessens the effects of irritation experienced with eczema.
Calendula (Marigold) has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and vulnerary (wound healing) actions.
Aloe barbadensis (Aloe vera) - its emollient action soothes or allays irritation and alleviates inflammatory soreness.
Propolis is used for its anti-inflammatory process. It has quite a broad spectrum of action including antibacterial and local anaesthetic.
Urtica urens (Nettle) is used to help soothe the itch and sting of eczema.
Apply small amounts twice daily or more often as required.
Tincture, % w/w equiv. to fresh plant juice: Allium cepa, bulb 1%; Brassica oleracea (Cabbage), leaf juice 8%; Calendula officinalis, herb 2%; Chelidonium majus, rhiz. 1.67%; Hypericum perforatum, herb 1.67%; Stellaria media, whole plant 0.67%; Urtica urens, herb 2.13%. Oil extract, % w/w equiv. to fresh flower: Hypericum perforatum 1.5%. Oil extract, % w/w equiv. to dry plant: Calendula officinalis, flower 0.73%; Juniperus communis, herb 0.087%; Lavandula angustifolia and/or Lavandula spica, flower 0.73%; Matricaria recutita, flower 0.99%; Prunus spinosa, flower 0.215%; Sambucus nigra, flower 0.087%; Urtica dioica, herb 0.087%; Viola tricolor, herb 0.087%. Aloe barbadensis (Aloe vera), conc. equiv. fresh leaf juice 20%; Coal Tar 0.02%; Graphites 0.05%; Juniper Berry Oil 0.05%; Lavender Oil 0.8%; Propolis 0.5%.
For external use only. People with eczema can be sensitive to different substances. To test, apply cream to a small area of eczema and leave for 24 hours.