Before reading this blog post I just want you to know that if you are struggling with eczema or have a loved one suffering from eczema, I'm sorry. I know how horrible it is & I hope you can find your triggers & heal soon. Our son Lakyn is now free from eczema (unless he… Continue reading Use of topical corticosteroids for eczema
Do you know whats in the products you use everyday on yourself & your children's skin?? Looking at a product I was recommended by doctors & allergists for my son with eczema. The ingredients: Aqua(water), sodium laurel sulcate, glycerin, lauryl betaine, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, sodium cocoyl isethionate, peg-120 methyl glucose dioleate, glycol stearate, methylparaben, citric acid,… Continue reading Chemicals in daily personal care products
I LOVE a good bath!!! Who doesn't??? Soaking away in a warm bath, relaxing your body & your muscles, reading a book, having a wine, or just simply closing your eyes & having some alone time. I suggest not drinking while having a detox bath but go for it any other time 🙂 I have a… Continue reading Detox bath for eczema & the whole family
Please seek medical advise before changing yours or your children's diet. We have seen Doctors, Allergists, Dieticians & Naturopaths before our big change. I never thought about food when it came to eczema, Doctors never mention it nor do they recommend changing diet to help it. The only thing doc's say will help eczema is steroids. (so… Continue reading Changing diet to help eczema.
I love Falafels and my kids love these! BONUS.. Plus allergy friendly = extra BONUS!!! Falafels are normally deep fried & served with hummus & tahini sauce, they are also great served in a pita with garlic sauce. I serve mine with salad and home made tzatziki which is super simple to make… Continue reading Allergy friendly Beetroot Falafel
I never really knew what eczema was like, my daughter had a few little spots in the creases of her arms and legs when she was young. I took her down to the chemist & they gave me some cortisone which cleared it up. Only reappearing once or twice a year. This is what I thought… Continue reading Reflection, Eczema & Steroid withdrawal
While researching how to heal eczema naturally we found a lot of advice on healing from the inside out, healing the gut. If something wasn't right on the outside it meant somethings going on in the inside. Fix that and you can help the problem. So the gut healing diet began. We introduced, bone broth and Probiotic and… Continue reading Healing eczema from the inside.
Ok so my son can't eat a lot of things & he is allergic to eggs. So here it is, the amazing banana french toast that he and the rest of the family love and I'm sure you will too. Tastes soooo good and kids love mixing and mashing. BANANA FRENCH TOAST RECIPE .2 slices… Continue reading Allergy friendly Banana french toast YUUUUM!!!
You know its funny, Doctors and allergists told us not to avoid any foods & that if Lakyn did react to food, eczema wouldn't kill him. Also said "It was a bit silly to deprive him of such foods." For about three months Lakyn had a clear runny nose, coughing and puffy eyes. I had been… Continue reading Food effecting eczema
Often after being woken up in the middle of the night from Lakyn's itchy flares I would try to find natural solutions to heal his eczema, what had helped others, or what made others flare. There were so many different things that had worked for others but had not worked for someone else. So many… Continue reading Soap over detergent for dish, laundry and bath.