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What’s the Deal with Coconut Oil and Eczema?

Benefits of Coconut Oil for Eczema Lately it seems that coconut oil can be used for anything: cooking, skin care, dental hygiene, hair care, etc. People with eczema often point to coconut oil as a way to relieve and soothe eczema. This is because coconut oil can be used as a moisturizer, as a way to promote wound healing, and as a way to reduce inflammation and pain. Coconut Oil as a Moisturizer Coconut oil can be used to help hydrate your skin. Especially the skin of those with scaly and itchy rashes caused by eczema. Keeping your skin hydrated Read More

Essential Oils and Eczema

If you’re an avid reader of the blog, you’ll know that a lot of people are turning towards more holistic and natural methods of healing eczema. Essential oils should be an essential part of your eczema holistic healing toolkit! First of all, what the heck are essential oils? Essential oils are simply compounds that are extracted from plants. According to dietitian Helen West, The reason that they’re called “essential oils” is because the oils because the oils capture the plant’s scent and flavor, also known as the plant’s “essence.” West also explains that essential oils can be extracted from the Read More

Using Wet Wrap Dressings To Treat Eczema For Kids – Wet Wrapping

One of the most effective ways for to treat a child’s moderate to severe eczema is with wet dressings, also call wet wraps. It is THE go to treatment for flare ups. This nearly miraculous treatment is simple and effective as it allows the skin to: Deeply hydrate the skin while soothing sores Reducing inflammation Relieving itching Healing broken skin Overall calming the skin If you find that your child is restless, itchy, hot, or uncomfortable or experiencing a flare up, wet wrapping can be your go to for some immediate relief. The skin will be noticeably different in the morning or even hours later! This is Read More

Low Dose Allergy Immunotherapy – Natural Allergy Treatment

One of our ScratchMeNot families has graciously shared a new treatment they are seeking to use for their son, Low Dose Allergy The Davis’ have a son with moderate-severe case of eczema & allergies. They are looking to begin treatment after raising funds through a Go Fund Me campaign (www.gofundme.com/Linkseczema). They are hoping that this will help their son Link win his battle with eczema for good. Link’s mom, Amber, tells about how eczema has affected his life and how this treatment will help.  Our son, Link, has had eczema since he was born. It did not affect his behavior very much. He Read More

How ScratchMeNot supports Eczema Awareness Month

This is a wonderful month to bring Eczema Awareness to the forefront of everyone’s mind. Here’s how ScratchMeNot is helping push the cause forward! Events: Free Eczema Class on October 14, 2014 at the Nappy Shoppe at 11:30am Eczema & Asthma Twitter Chat on Oct 30, 2014… Stay tuned for details Giving Back: $1 from every sale during the month of October will be given to the National Jewish Health! They specialize in severe eczema cases all over the world and are located in Colorado! Families that are seeking medical attention only pay what they can afford. It is truly an exciting Read More