I don’t claim that green tea is the only solution, but as it’s easy to make a tea why don’t you try green tea for eczema. Read to know its benefits.
It starts with a small scratch and every part of the body starts itching. I went through that annoying situation, not just inflamed skin; eczema ruins your social life.
Unfortunately, there is no cure for this chronic skin condition. Though you can reduce inflammation by using topical creams and natural remedies, you must avoid foods that trigger eczema flare-ups.
Luckily, there are some foods that can help you to treat eczema. Chinese used this herbal tea for all health ailments. Now, the whole world is after this nutritious tea.
Am not exaggerating, regular consumption of green tea can benefit your health, skin and hair. Not just internally, you can use green tea topically as a face scrub.
Mere cause of eczema is not known, however according to researchers hereditary can be the reason for this ailment. Itching and dry patches are main symptoms of eczema. Check more about eczema here.
How Green Tea Can Treat Eczema?
Before you take a sip of this healthy tea, talk to your doctor. In some cases, sensitive people may experience side-effects or allergic reaction to ingredients in green tea. Make sure you aren’t allergic to any of the substances used in this herbal tea.
Now, let’s dwell into benefits of green tea.
- Antioxidant agents housed in green tea can thwart free radicals that damage cell membrane.
- Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins, a natural exfoliating agent found in green tea will remove impurities off the skin.
- Anti-inflammatory properties reduce eczema inflammation and fasten the healing process.
- University of Maryland Medical Center states that regular consumption of green tea and red clover tea can treat eczema and psoriasis.
- Nutrients in green tea will improve your skin complexion and enhance elasticity.
- Astringent properties help to tighten skin texture and help to get rid of dark circles.
- Anti-aging activity of this herbal tea protects your skin from wrinkles, fine lines and UV rays.
- Antibacterial properties thwart acnes bacteria and other infectious germs.
- Internal and topical application of green tea mask will wipe impurities and reduce large skin pores.
Yes, this herbal tea has everything for your skin. Not just reducing eczema inflammation. Regular consumption has many exceptional benefits for your skin, which cosmetic creams fail to fulfill.
How to Use Green Tea for Eczema?
Skin of eczema affected person is piled with dry patches. You must cleanse them to allow natural healing.
Both internal and topical application of green tea is recommended to treat this chronic skin ailment. If you’ve mild eczema, then use green tea mask over the skin for 3-4 times and continue drinking green tea for 2-3 months or for rest of your life.
Note: You must avoid foods that trigger eczema flare-ups.
Green tea to exfoliate impurities
Impurities, dead cells and dry patches accumulate over the skin. Mix 1 teaspoon of green tea with 3 teaspoons of plain yogurt and massage over eczema affected area.
Don’t be harsh.
Leave it to dry naturally and rinse it off after 5-10 minutes.
Apply green tea over eczema affected area
- Take your partner help to brew 3 cups of green tea.
- Let it cool down, you can refrigerator for future use.
- Take soft cloth or cotton ball and dip in the tea. Gently apply over prewashed eczema patches.
- Repeat 3-4 times a day and leave it to dry naturally.
Don’t allow moisture over eczema flare-ups. Pat dry using soft cloth after every wash.
Drink green tea to treat eczema
- Take 2 grams of green tea for 6 ounces of water.
- Boil the water in a bowl. When the temperature of the water reaches certain level pour it into a cup.
- Add green tea and raw honey.
Have this nutritious tea regularly in the morning and evening. Regular consumption will improve your overall functioning of the skin.