Treat eczema with ixora flowers

Eczema is a skin disease which may be identified with symptoms like redness, itching, cracking, swelling, flaking and rashes on skin. Eczema is often caused due to allergies. Main causes of eczema are stress, heredity, weather conditions, allergies, bacterial infections, environmental irritants, and abnormal function of the immune system.

Ixora Coccinea flowers can treat eczema well. The oil described in this recipe is a medicinal oil that can be used for various skin diseases like eczema, scabies, pruritis, and other skin infections. Apply this oil over infected skin. The astringent and anti-septic properties of ixora flowers help cure skin diseases.

This single herb is useful for many diseases.

Ixora coccinea acts as a blood purifier, treats leucorrhoea, diarrhea, dysmenorrhoea, haemoptysis, dysentery and dysmenorrhoea.

To treat leucorrhoea, the flowers are grinded as paste and this paste will be added in buttermilk. This drink is very effective in treating white discharge.

The flowers boiled in water and prepared as decoction cures fever. The flowers contain an essential oil which has anti-microbial activity.

To treat dysentery take dried root of this plant is ground well with black pepper. Consume 20g of this powder by adding in water or buttermilk, twice in a day.

To treat diarrhea take root bark of ixora coccinea and long pepper. Grind both and make powder. Take 2 g of this powder in lukewarm water twice in a day.

The decoction made with ixora coccinea root is useful for nausea, hiccups, and anorexia.

The decoction made with leaves cures wounds and skin ulcers. Fresh leaves are good to treat sprains, boils and contusions.

Follow the steps below and know how to treat eczema with ixora flowers.

How to treat eczema with ixora coccinea – DIY

  • 1 Cup Ixora flowers
  • 100 ml Coconut oil
  1. To make the oil use fresh ixora flowers and coconut oil.
  2. Take one cup of fresh ixora flowers.
  3. Dry the flowers in sunlight.
  4. Here are the dried flowers.
  5. Add 100 ml coconut oil to pan.
  6. Add dried ixora flowers to pan.
  7. Boil the dried flowers in oil in medium flame for few minutes
  8. Cool and strain the oil.
  9. Store the oil in a container and use.

Apply this oil on the affected area twice a day.

Apply continuously until the infection get cured.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.