Essential Oils uses are not limited to beautifying your skin. It is also widely used in treating skin rashes and skin irritation. This is one of the most effective and natural way of getting rid of skin problems. Skin irritants: They cause the skin to react with inflammation (redness) and itchiness. The effects of these irritants can be soothed with essential oils for skin irritation. They can be either one or more of the following:
- Weather (cold, heat, wind, etc.)
- Dry skin
- Insect bites
- Clothing (wool, latex, etc.)
- Chemical products (soap, cleaners, dyes, alcohol, etc.)
- Allergens (fragrances, plants, metals, etc.)
- Skin care products (serums, sunscreen, etc.)
- Infestations such lice, scabies and ringworm
- Infections (psoriasis and swimmer’s itch)
Best Essentials Oils for Skin Rash:
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL
Rosemary essential oil is a greatly used as a natural treatment for skin rashes. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties that eliminate harmful toxins and microbes that may cause skin itches. This amazing oil is best for eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and dry, itchy scalp.
CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL
MYRRH ESSENTIAL OIL
TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OILTea tree oil has antifungal, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiseptic properties. It commonly used to cure skin conditions and leaves a healing protective shield on your skin. This oil and can provide substantial relief to rashes and itching. When applied on affected are, it removes the microorganisms responsible for the skin irritation. It known to work best on acne, ringworm, shingles, and fungus.
1:50 Tea Tree Oil for shingles/chicken pox
4:16 Tea Tree Oil for eczema and other skin conditions
JUNIPER ESSENTIAL OIL
Juniper oil has an amazing anti-inflammatory property. Eczema and psoriasis are the common indications for Juniper essential oil. This oil will definitely relieves you from itchiness and rashes.
SANDALWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OILBergamot essential oil is best for psoriasis, shingles, oily skin, thrush, eczema, and shingles.
CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
Cedarwood is one of the best solution for oily skin, psoriasis, scaly problems, rashes, and other skin irritation. It gives a soothing effect to the affected area.
PALMAROSA ESSENTIAL OIL
Palmarosa oil is excellent for cosmetic problems. It has high antibacterial property which is perfect for itching and irritated skin. This oil hydrates the skin and balances the sebum production on skin. It is beneficial to people with eczema, dermatitis and dry skin.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
Lavender is known as an alternative natural remedy for skin rashes and itchiness. The anti-inflammatory properties of lavender acts as a natural antihistamine. Other properties include antibacterial, antiseptic, and antifungal which fight against microorganisms causing skin irritation. This essential oil soothes skin, alleviates swellings and redness, and hydrates the skin. It can be used for eczema, scabies, and scalp itch.
REMINDERS in Using Essential Oils:
- Essential oils are potent. Do not use them raw and may cause skin irritation. Diluting with carrier oils will minimize irritation and will not reduce their therapeutic effects.
- Dilute essential oil well before applying to children.
- Pregnant should avoid using essential oils.
0:12 Chamomile Essential Oil
0:21 Tea Tree Essential Oil
0:25 Cedarwood Essential Oil
0:33 Bergamot Essential Oil