In holistic dermatology, everyone’s case of eczema is unique. Chinese herbal treatment focuses on the underlying “patterns of disharmony” associated with each child’s skin problems. How can we tell what patterns your child has? Read more…
Holistic treatment for children’s eczema is highly effective with long-lasting results. Infants and toddlers have a naturally “pure” constitution – they haven’t yet been exposed to loads of unhealthy foods and years of stress like most adults have. For the most part, they heal quite quickly. Read more…
A treatment course for eczema varies depending on the severity and duration of the condition. Mild cases with a recent onset generally clear up within a month of treatment. Moderate to serious cases can take four months of treatment or even longer to fully resolve. We treat until the child’s condition is stable. Once this happens, their bodies will naturally remain in a healthy state on their own.
In the vast majority of cases – Yes. Herbal medicine is a highly effective modality to address acute flares of eczema as well as underlying imbalances that leave the skin vulnerable to having ongoing, chronic eczema.
Holistic treatment for eczema mainly relies on herbs and botanicals. Occasionally a child may also be given acupuncture (or laser acupuncture) for temporary, symptomatic relief. But for a complete healing program that addresses both current eczema lesions and the underlying root of the problem, herbal medicine is key. We rarely do any acupuncture at all for patients with eczema.
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