The therapeutic properties of chamomile flowers can have a soothing effect on the affected skin.
- Steep two or three teaspoons of chamomile flowers in a cup of water for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool the solution. Now, dip a piece of clean cloth in it, place on the affected area and leave it on for 20 minutes. Do this a few times daily until you are satisfied with the results.
- Alternatively, you can use a chamomile cream a few times a day or mix five to 10 drops of chamomile essential oil in your bath water and soak in it for about 20 minutes daily until you get relief.
Note: Perform a patch test before using chamomile on your skin to rule out the possibility of it causing an allergic skin reaction.
Indian lilac or neem leaves can also be used to treat the problem of dermatitis to a great extent. It will help restore your skin’s health and protect it from various infections.
- Mix one tablespoon each of sesame oil and turmeric powder in one tablespoon of ground neem leaves. Apply this paste on the affected skin and leave it on for a few hours before washing it off. Do this daily for a few months.
- Another option is to add a few drops of neem oil to warm bath water and soak in it for about 20 minutes daily until you get relief.