Essential Oils for Skin Rash
NOTE: This page is great for general guidance, but if you have a particular health condition you should always consult a practicing professional. When you consult your dermatologist, you may want to talk with them about the following options.
Certain essential oils have the potential to balance out moisture and calm the itchiness of skin rashes. Atopic dermatitis (eczema) and psoriasis may be reduced with these oils. According to this source, combining thyme with lavender helped treat eczema in laboratory rodents, leading the researchers to believe that this essential oil blend could benefit humans too. Other essential commonly used for skin rashes include:
lavender, cinnamon, geranium
The following essential oils have pain-relieving properties: Peppermint The menthol content of the oil, provides an analgesic effect on the skin, and cools down hot rashes.
It may provide moisture to itchy, painful skin rashes and is noted for its pain-relieving qualities.
Patchouli Qualities like reducing pain and inflammation make this potentially helpful for treating eczema rashes.
Wintergreen It has similar properties to peppermint. The methyl salicylate in this oil, may act as a soothing agent on painful rashes.