How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Eczema


Eczema is the name given to a number of different dermal conditions and it has become increasingly common, especially in the USA where 3% of adults and 20% of children have been reported to suffer from eczema.

The eczema symptoms are easily recognizable.

The most recurrent form of eczema, the Atopic Eczema, is characterized by skin rashes and inflammations that cause uncomfortable itching and they are most commonly located on the hands, wrists, face, on the back of the knees, and in more serious cases even over the entire body, eventually leading to bleedings caused by constant scratching.  

Frightened by such a possibility, most people turn to a number of skin-care products or pharmaceuticals as they are the most logical solution for the majority of the population.

But what most people fail to realize from the small print is that the vast number of pharmaceuticals designed to treat skin conditions can lead to serious side effects.

That is why it is always better to go natural and why shouldn’t you?


The most effective natural treatment for skin conditions is the apple cider vinegar. It has been field tested for years by our ancestors, the people who due to lack of modern medicine had only nature to turn to.

Apple cider vinegar is very effective in reducing skin inflammations and it can also be safely combined with a number of different organic products to make organic tonics for a number of health conditions.

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If you are still not convinced, maybe the following characteristics of apple cider will help you make up your mind:

ACV fights bacteria

Eczema is mostly caused by germs and apple cider vinegar is the perfect solution for treating eczema as it is a very potent anti-bacterial solution. If you oil your skin with ACV regularly, any bacteria that caused the infection, will surely not survive.  

ACV can improve your immunity

Eczema can also appear due to a drop in immunity, and that is why the ACV is a great treatment for it. ACV also contains acetic acid, B1 vitamin, pectin and riboflavin, all of which are known to improve the immune system. So, by using ACV you can treat your eczema by preventing your low immunity from causing it.

Relieves itching

If your skin is dry by default, then it is much more prone to eczemas. Apple cider vinegar is known to do wonders for dry skin, and it also relieves annoying itches.  You can also safely combine it with other organic fluids or pastes to make yourself a great homemade skin-care solution.


ACV is rich in Potassium

Potassium is known to restore the pH values in your skin and as such is used to treat skin allergies. The apple cider vinegar contains high levels of potassium and that is why it is great for people suffering from eczema.

ACV Enhances skin renewal

ACV contains beta-carotene, the ingredient frequently found in various sun lotions. The reason for including beta-carotene in sun lotions is because it helps with the restoration and renewal of your skin cells, especially in burned and irritated skin. Using ACV on your skin will definitely restore its health.

ACV contains fiber

Apart from being rich in vitamins and minerals, ACV also contains high levels of fiber, which help the body to discharge of toxins that are known to cause the appearance of eczema.

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Your Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar Skin Tonic

Here is one way to use your apple cider vinegar as your organic skin-care product.

What do you need (ingredients):

  • Water (2 tablespoons)
  • Apple Cider Vinegar (raw, 2 tablespoons)
  • Cotton pads (2-3)

How to make and apply

Pour the water and the vinegar into a bowl or a pot and make sure your mix them well enough. Use a cotton pad to soak up the solution and treat the desired skin area. Repeat until you deem necessary.

Caution: If your skin is too sensitive, try mixing only one tablespoon of the vinegar instead of two.

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