How to Treat Rosacea Naturally

Do you have Rosacea? If so, you might want to learn how to treat Rosacea naturally. Sure, there are Rosacea treatments you can get from your doctor or dermatologist. However, this may not be the best approach. Like any healh condition, it takes a combination of a variety of factors to treat it. Rosacea responds to a combination of diet and lifestyle changes and helpful treatments that will help bring this chronic condition under control.

What do you really need to do to treat Rosacea?

As mentioned above, it takes a variety of factors to help treat Rosacea. This is especially important if you decide to take a natural approach. Here's an overview of what it takes to help the skin heal.

  • Skin care. An excellent skin care regime designed to bring the redness under control.
  • Eating an drinking. Adopting healthy diet and lifestyle habits is also very important and this includes drinking plenty of water.
  • Avoid triggers. Avoiding common triggers including excessive heat or cold, hot beverages, alcohol, and spicy foods.
  • Skin irritants. In general, skin irritants should be avoided. The problem is, this could vary from person to person.

Natural Remedies for Rosacea

Once you have the basics of your treatment in place and you have a healthy diet, an excellent skin care program, and you avoid skin irritants and your most common triggers, you can start to use common natural remedies to further help the condition. Here's an overview of some of the best that are out there.

  • Aloe vera gel. This classic sunburn remedy also helps calm down Rosacea-sensitive skin. Just apply to skin after washing and under your regular moisturizer.
  • Rose essential oil or rosewater. A classic scent that is also great for the skin. People with Rosacea have capiliaries that are too close to the skin. Rose essential oil or rosewater helps calm down these capiliaries. Apply the rosewater after cleansing and mix a drop of rose essential oil with some aloe and apply on your skin befire you moisturize,
  • Burdock root. This classic herbal remedy can be brewed as a decoction and applied externally or drinking it (or both). To prepare the decoction, fill a saucepan with four cups of cold water. Add about 1 tbs of the dried bark and bring to a boil. Simmer for about ten minutes, or until the liquid is reduced by half. Sip throughout the day and apply to the skin the the morning and night after you cleanse but underneath the aloe and your moisturizer

Natural remedies for Rosacea really can work at minimizing the appearance of Rosacea. However, bear in mind that even if you do opt to treat it naturally you should visit the dermatologist for at least yearly visits so he or she can check up on your condition to make sure it isn't getting worse.

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