When something’s wrong with your skin, it can cause a lot of distress.
Psoriasis and eczema are two of the most common problems, and they look very similar.
Both show up as cracked, red, scaly skin in places like the elbows, knees, and scalp. The inflamed skin might be itchy and oozing (1).
Each condition can make you uncomfortable because of the way you look and feel.
The usual treatments involve corticosteroids, immunosuppressive drugs, and creamy moisturizers.
But today I’m going to talk about the best essential oils for eczema and psoriasis.
Although they haven’t been studied extensively yet, some trials show promise.
Before we begin the reviews, let me recommend that you visit a doctor to determine the best remedy for your situation.
What Essential Oils Are Good for Eczema and Psoriasis?
You’re eager to clear up inflamed patches on your skin. But what caused the inflammation in the first place?
If you’re not sure, then using essential oils for dermatitis could make the problem worse.
Always dilute the essential oils before you put them on your skin.
And always do a patch test beforehand.
It doesn’t matter how calming and beneficial an oil is said to be. Unfortunately, you could be allergic to it and not know.
With that said, let’s look at the top essential oils for psoriasis and eczema.