Natural topical remedies for eczema are put to the test, including licorice root gel, St. John’s Wort cream, and emollients such as coconut oil, mineral oil, and petroleum jelly

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What about the swallowing oil supplements? That was the topic of my last video, Eczema Treatment with Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil vs. Hempseed Oil (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Eczema-Treatment-with-Evening-Primrose-Oil-Borage-Oil-vs-Hempseed-Oil).

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