Topical Treatment for Skin Conditions
While a comprehensive internal treatment strategy to address skin problems from the inside out is underway, topical creams and lotions can be used to give speedy and effective symptomatic relief for itchy, red, inflamed and painful skin conditions.
Healing Goodness from Nature’s Dispensary Symptomatic relief is really important for skin conditions and these therapeutic ingredients from nature’s dispensary can provide much needed relief to soothe and heal problem skin:
Aloe vera – is rich in vitamins, minerals and natural compounds that support wound healing through its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions.
Calendula – has a long history of traditional use for treating acne, psoriasis, eczema, skin infections and healing wounds. This skin herb has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions and also enhances wound healing. Essential oils – can be very effective in treating many troubling skin conditions by soothing the skin, as well as having potent anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects, and promoting skin healing.
Chamomile, sandalwood, lavender, juniper berry and manuka leaf essential oils have key roles in treating skin conditions.
Zinc – is a key nutrient for skin function and is in higher concentrations in skin tissue. This important antioxidant nutrient can also assist with skin healing.
Irritated and painful skin can become a thing of the past. Make positive changes today to improve your skin by taking good care of your health from the inside and out. Treating internal imbalances in the body is important for healthy skin, however do not underestimate the benefits of applying soothing topical creams to your skin for the much needed healing and relief you’ve been looking for.
Contact me for an appointment Central Coast Naturopath Jill Meredith.