Eczema Herbal Tea Bath

11 Dec

One of things I love to do for the girls is to give them a herbal tea bath for their eczema. Herbs such as  burdock root, red clover, nettle are great at detoxing the body. Calendula, chickweed, and chamomile heals, soothes broken skin and ease the itching. Soaking in warm water also rehydrates the skin.

You can make the tea by either placing the herbs in a muslim bag and let the hot water run through the bag to make the tea.

2. You can steep the herbs in a pot, strain and add to the bath water or steep the herbs in a cup and make into a strong tea then add to the bath.

Once herbal tea is added to the bath, let the kids soak in it for a good 20 minutes. Then add a lot of natural moisturizer such as shea butter or a shea butter base moisturizer to the skin.

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6 Responses to “Eczema Herbal Tea Bath”

  1. Annaliese Smith-Platts December 11, 2011 at 6:07 pm #

    Thanks for the tip! Just discovered my son has eczema, so hopefully this will help healing :-)

  2. naturalpureessentials December 11, 2011 at 9:28 pm #

    You can also add soaked oatmeal to the water as well…I just left it out because we are uncertain if our daughter is allergic to it. Also keep a journal of what your baby eats or you if you are breastfeeding to help narrow down the what he is allergic to. Our girls are allergic to wheat and dairy. We have had alot of help as well from homestead eczema oil. Good luck

  3. auntie k January 8, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

    this post is SO helpful! my nephew has eczema as well…I have to tell my sister to try this out sometime. Thanks!

    -auntie k

    • naturalpureessentials January 9, 2012 at 2:25 pm #

      Lot of babies are getting eczema which gets so stressful when the itching starts. Glad this post was helpful to you.

  4. Rebekah September 14, 2012 at 1:48 am #

    Where do I get these herbs from in bulk?

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