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Why oatmeal and lavender? The research.

Why oatmeal and lavender? The research.

If you have read this far, you may have noticed that our bath bags for dry skin and eczema are made up of colloidal oatmeal and lavender. This is not by chance.  There is an extensive amount of study into the benefits of oatmeal in relieving the itchiness, redness and other symptoms associated with eczema. We decided to summarise a few of these studies and their conclusions 1. Anti-Inflammatory Activities of Colloidal Oatmeal (Avena sativa) Contribute to the Effectiveness of Oats in Treatment of Itch Associated With Dry, Irritated Skin January 2015. Authors: Kurt A. Reynertson PhD, Michelle Garay MS, Judith Nebus MBA,...

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6 natural eczema remedies and the research backing them

6 natural eczema remedies and the research backing them

Eczema, (also known as atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema) affects 5.8 million people in the UK, and the highly uncomfortable condition causes patches of skin to become dry, red, itchy and even inflamed. Research suggests that the inflammatory element of the condition is provoked by pathogens, noxious mechanical and chemical agents, and autoimmune responses, and it is a complex process during which the body repairs tissue damage and defends itself against harmful stimuli.  Anyone who has ever dealt with the condition would understand only too well the debilitating effects as well as the costs involved in seeking relief from the...

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