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Eczema: A simple, natural lotion to calm itchy skin

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Eczema: A simple, natural lotion to calm itchy skin
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Having eczema isn’t a lot of fun. Itchiness is particularly annoying as the skin can feel like it is on fire. In order to relieve these uncomfortable sensations it is crucial to look for products that can soothe the itchy skin which is making our life difficult.  Chamomile lotion, with it’s excellent properties for soothing skin, is a very good example.  In this article we’ll explain how you can use chamomile flowers to make a homemade itch relieving lotion.  This recipe might seem easy-peasy to make but it is a very effective product for people suffering from eczema!  Here’s how to get started… 

What you need:

  • 1 litre of water
  • 50 g chamomile flowers  (Chamaemelum nobile)
  • Spray bottle


1) Pour the water into a pan and then bring it too the boil.

2) When that is done you can add the chamomile flowers.  Leave to boil for a further 3 minutes.

3) Take the pan off the heat and then leave the mixture to infuse for another hour.

4) Filter the mixture.

How to use it?

You can spray the mixture directly onto your skin to relieve it or you can add this water lotion to your bath.

Be careful as the mixture shouldn’t be kept more than two days and is best to be conserved in the fridge.


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