I have mentioned before, the well-studied connection between skin conditions and an overly acidic body. On the flip side, did you know that disease cannot thrive in an alkaline environment? The conditions simply won’t allow it to. In this post I'd like to share a little bit of insight about acidity, what that means for your overall skin health.
The biggest challenge our customers face next to eczema is acne; both are inflammatory responses to a deeper issue. Your skin’s primary role is to eliminate toxins from within the body, therefore, if you haven’t found a treatment that works for you up until this point, you may need to consider an inside-out skin clearing approach.
Peppermint happens to be one of the oldest documented medicinal herbs. For eczema sufferers, peppermint essential oil provides good natural therapy. Its soothing, calming (anti-inflammatory), anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and antimicrobial properties make it perfect for calming the effects of eczema and encouraging skin to heal more quickly.
Firstly, inflammation is both a signal and a process indicating the body is under stress and is attempting to heal. As a self-maintaining system our bodies are always seeking self-preservation. It inherently seeks to remove harmful, foreign and toxic material like damaged cells, irritants, chemicals and bacteria and thus begin the healing process. Short-term inflammation is good for us. It actually helps us heal. The problem is that a lot of us are under constant stress and are thus walking around with chronic inflammation. This is inflammation inside the body that doesn’t actually go away, but exists at a low...