To get rid of Allergic Eczema, you must treat it from the INSIDE, and you can do this well with Chinese Herbs.

Here's why:

Though it shows up on the skin, allergic eczema is actually a sign that internally, the immune system has gone haywire, and it is over-reacting to common triggers in the environment. We know this because people with allergic exczema often suffer from other allergic reactions, such as hayfever, asthma and deadly nut allergies.

Allergic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema, is an increasingly common skin problem in the developed world. It's estimated that 1 in 5 babies develops this condition soon after birth. While up to half will outgrow it by adolescence, the other half will continue to suffer throughout their adult life.

The most typical symptoms are redness, dryness and itch on the inside of the joints: the wrists, elbows, behind the knees, under the chin, (although in babies the skin is likely to be oozing rather than dry, and only dries up as the child grows older.)

Allergic, yes - but to what?!!

Ok, so we've said this is an allergic condition, but to what? The problem is that although people with allergic eczema may have confirmed allergies to cats, pollens, dust or some foods, avoiding these things does not cure the eczema.

Sufferers of this conditions are always switching soaps, shampoos, creams, clothing and bedding, as well as eliminating foods, in a desperate effort to find a solution. But it does not seem to work.

While it is true that exposure to a cat, if one is allergic, will cause a worsening in the eczema, staying away from cats altogether will not clear the skin. This is probably because the immune system is so overly sensitized that it is on permanent high alert against anything and everything, and that may include:

- indoor heat, seasonal dryness, bathing and soaps, emotional agitation and stress, excitement, sports and sweating, vaccinations, colds, flus and fevers.

You can't eliminate every trigger, so TREAT THE ROOT

The root, as we said, is the immune over-reaction.

Chinese Herbal formulas, taken internally in tea form, can treat, calm and finally subdue this reaction, this allergic tendency of the immune system to fire off in all directions. Scientifically speaking, it is not entirely clear how they do this, but Chinese Herbs have been very effective for dermatological problems for thousands of years.

Many of the herbs used to treat this and other eczema types are considered "herbal anti-histamines," and many others have very potent anti-inflammatory and anti-itch effects.

But remember, herbs work more slowly. A case of allergic eczema that is many years old will take several months to treat completely, although relief can be obtained in the first couple of weeks.

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