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Juices for eczema and emphysema treatment

Eczema is a skin condition which results in scaly and dry skin. Loos of moisture from the affected area is seen. Topical application of honey, nutmeg paste and sandalwood paste are the other tips for eczema cure. Dryness of the skin, inflammation, redness, tingling sensation and blisters are some of the eczema symptoms.

Consumption of wheat grass juice is effective against eczema. Chlorophyll in wheatgrass juice is an excellent detoxifying agent.

It also helps in the maintenance of acidity or alkalinity levels. Enzymes in the juice enhance the immune system. About four ounces per day is helpful. Carrot juice in combination with spinach juice also helps, as a part of eczema herbal remedy. Other eczema remedies are the use of Margosa leaves. It is used as a poultice on the skin. It improves the immunity levels and prevents further infection. Cabbage juice from crushed cabbage leaves, placed on the affected area is of great help. Eczema herbal treatment involves the use of yellow dock, burdock root, marsh mallow, walnut, goldenseal, chick weed and yarrow.

Eczema treatment involves the use of ointments and creams to prevent inflammation. Moisture content of the skin is maintained with the help of moisturisers. Inflammation of the skin is prevented by corticosteroid creams. Immunosuppressant drugs such as cyclosporine are helpful.

Emphysema disease is associated with the alveolar walls of the lungs. Destruction of the capillaries and alveolar walls results in emphysema. The space in the lungs decreases, thereby affecting the transfer of gases, namely carbon di oxide and oxygen. The respiratory passage and alveolar sacs collapses, thereby causing difficulty in breathing. Asthma, chronic bronchitis and bronchiectasis are some of the commonly seen emphysema symptoms. Wheezing and shortness of breath, due to the alveolar collapse is also seen to occur. Mix garlic juice with raw vegetable juice for effective results. Lime juice helps, when taken in a regular manner. Fresh juice of amaranth also, proves beneficial, when taken twice a day with a teaspoon of honey.

Emphysema treatment involves the prevention of further destruction of the capillaries and alveolar cells. Though, it is not completely curable, the intensity of the condition is decreased. Lifestyle modification, such as cessation of smoking helps. Use of bronchodilators and anticholinergic agents are part of emphysema cure. Long acting bronchodilators such as formoterol, tiotropium and salmeterol are equally effective. Bronchodilators help in relaxation of the walls of the passage.  Dilation of the passage helps in regulating the air flow. Supplemental oxygen, corticosteroids and antibiotic prove beneficial. The risk of certain kind of infections, such as pneumonia is high. Steroids are generally recommended, when the symptoms aggravate, and not otherwise.

Not so much a disease as a symptom, eczema can have many causes including hereditary and sensitivity and is often brought on by stress and worry. Attempt to find and eliminate the cause Take a non-stimulating diet: vegetarianism is ideal.

Try any of the following:

Spinach 5 fl oz (150ml); carrot 11 fl oz (300ml).
Carrot 6 fl oz (175ml); celery 6 fl oz (175ml); spinach 2 fl oz (50ml);
Parsley 2 fl oz (50ml).
Spinach 12 fl oz (350ml).
Lettuce 10 fl oz (275ml).
Papaya 16 fl oz (450ml).
Artichoke or elixir (see page 64) 6 fl oz (175ml).
Nettles 6 fl oz (175ml).
Potato 12 fl oz (350ml).

Emphysema needs to be treated by a physician. Reports indicate that some patients have been helped with:
Watercress 6 fl oz (l75ml) a day. Or:
Watercress 6 fl oz (175ml); parsley 4 fl oz (100ml); potato 6 fl oz (175ml).

Submitted on January 16, 2014