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Naturopathic tips to help relieve skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and rosacea

Diet

  • Eat whole foods including an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables.

  • Avoid processed and packaged foods

  • Drink at least 2 litres of filtered water each day.

  • Eat probiotic foods such as sauerkraut, kim chi, kefir, kvass and coconut yoghurt.

  • Eat foods rich in Vitamin E such as raw nuts and seeds.

  • Eliminate dairy foods from your diet.

  • Reduce or remove gluten from your diet.

  • Reduce coffee.

  • Reduce alcohol.

  • Consider food allergy and sensitivity testing.


Lifestyle

  • Get out into the sunshine.

  • Choose natural fibres for clothing and bedding.

  • Choose non-toxic, environmentally friendly, cleaning products.

  • Choose sensitive skin laundry detergent with no fragrances.

  • Avoid using fabric softer.

  • Avoid body wash, body lotion, cosmetics, room spray and perfumes that contain parabans, DEAs, phthalates, triclosan, sodium lauryl sulfate, formaldehyde and toluene.

  • Take a magnesium salt bath.

  • Manage stress.

  • Try topical lotions to relive itching, promote healing, prevent scaring and improve skin quality.