Vitamins & Supplements for Eczema

It is crucial to know that eczema is an awkward, nerve-racking and irritating condition that usually interrupts sleeping behavior.

Having an eczema treatment to help reduce the symptoms should be a top priority.

And remember…

Some supplements can help relieve eczema symptoms but talk to a qualified medical professional if your skin condition is intense or prolonged.

Light Therapy

In accordance with the “National Eczema Association”, light therapy helps to ease inflammation, cuts down itching, boosts vitamin D production and helps deal with bacteria on the skin.

Spending 10 minutes daily in sun exposure, especially during an eczema flare, can offer relief and most likely speed recovery.


Vitamin D

In addition to exposure to the sun, supplementing with vitaminD loaded foods like fish liver oil, salmon, sardines, eggs and raw milk can help protect against eczema in youngsters and young people.

So that is why . . .

Preferably, during an eczema flare you’ll get 2,000-5,000 IU daily; if your sun exposure is low, consider increasing your intake with a good quality supplement.

Initial research exhibits that low vitamin D levels during pregnancy and during childhood can maximize the risk of developing eczema.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is one of the most vital vitamins your body needs. You can get adequate in your daily diets to defend against scurvy, but there’s also research that somewhat extra might be able to ease eczema.

What’s more…

Vitamin C has highly effective antioxidant that aid to strengthen cell membranes. It also inhibits inflammation by improving the action of the enzyme histaminase, getting rid of high levels of histamine that leads to inflammation.

Too much vitamin C is a little bit of a waste since most of it will pass right through your system.

A word of caution:

Rather than using a supplement, it might be ideal to improve the amount of vitamin C you consume each day, by eating foods like peppers, oranges, and dark greens like kale.

Vitamin E

Having 400IU of vitamin E daily can certainly help to speed recovery by cutting down inflammation.


Topical application of vitamin E can help to ease the itch and protect against skin damage.


Probiotics are foods or supplements that have live organisms.

Probiotic foods include;

  • Sauerkraut
  • Kefir
  • Sauerkraut
  • Tempeh
  • Kimchi
  • Miso

Probiotics can help fortify the immune system and reduce the allergies that often lead to eczema flare-ups.

Scientific studies on probiotics for eczema have shown mixed results. Ask a skilled health care specialist whether probiotics are suitable for your condition.


In addition to all of this…

Drink plenty of water, aim to reduce stress whenever possible and for additional benefits, use natural skin care as well as washing and cleaning products.

It’s the best thing you can do.

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