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Home Remedies for Rosacea

Home Remedies for Rosacea

  1. Beta-carotene, which the body uses to make vitamin A, helps to strengthen capillaries and is healing for the skin. Take 25,000 international units twice daily.
  2. The B vitamins, especially vitamin B2 (riboflavin), are necessary for healthy skin, hair, and nails. Take a vitamin-B complex containing 100 milligrams of most of the major B vitamins daily.
  3. Vitamin C raises immunity, promotes healing, and strengthens connective tissue. Bioflavonoids are anti-inflammatory and help to strengthen blood vessels, and work with vitamin C. Take 500 milligrams of vitamin C with bioflavonoids three times a day
  4. Zinc also helps to heal the skin. Take 25 milligrams twice a day, with meals and with 1 milligram of copper.
  5. Flaxseed oil supplies essential fatty acids that help to reduce inflamma tion. Take 1,000 milligrams or 1 teaspoon three times a day
  6. Acidophilus and bifidus help to restore “friendly” bacteria. If you are taking antibiotics, take either of these supplements as directed by the manufacturer.
  7. Betaine and hydrochloric acid promote healthy digestion. If you suspect your stomach-acid levels are not high enough, take this supplement as directed by the manufacturer.
  8. Herbal treatment for rosacea
  9. Cat’s-claw extract helps to reduce food sensitivities by reestablishing a healthy intestinal environment. Take 500 milligrams three times a day. Caution: Do not take this herb if you are pregnant, nursing, or on blood thinners, or if you are an organ transplant recipient.
  10. Gotu kola extract promotes healing of the skin. Take 100 milligrams three times a day.
  11. Grapeseed extract is an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, and helps in collagen formation. Take 50 milligrams three times a day.
  12. Some people with rosacea report that horse-chestnut cream or-rose-wax cream is helpful. Either of these products can be applied to the affected areas twice a day.
  13. Jigucao is a Chinese herbal patent medicine that may be very effective. Take 500 milligrams three times a day.