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Remedies for Skin Conditions


Updated July 30, 2013

Remedies for Skin Conditions
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Click on a skin condition below to learn about natural remedies and alternative therapies for that condition.

Acne is a very common skin disorder that is characterized by pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and/or clogged pores.
Natural Remedies to Fight Acne
Tea Tree Oil for Acne

Collagen Supplements For Skin
Cosmetic Acupuncture
Ceramides For Skin
Topical DMAE For Skin
5 Tips For Natural Skin Care
Can Astaxanthin Save Your Skin From Sun Damage?

Athlete's Foot
Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that affects the foot or hands. It can cause itching, stinging, burning, dryness, blisters, and nail deformity.
Natural Remedies for Athlete's Foot

Cold Sores
Cold sores are painful, red, fluid-filled blisters that occur on the lips, chin, nostrils, fingers, or inside the mouth.
8 Ways to Fight Cold Sores Naturally
Lysine For Cold Sores
Soothing Cold Sores With Propolis

Dandruff is a chronic scalp disorder marked by itching and excessive flaking of the scalp.
Natural Remedies for Dandruff
Neem Oil
Amla Oil For Hair

Diabetes can cause slow-healing sores and infections, such as fungal infections. Acanthosis nigricans is a skin disorder characterized by dark, velvety skin in body folds, such as the armpits, groin, and neck--it is frequently found in people with diabetes.
Natural Diabetes Prevention
Natural Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes
Yoga and Diabetes
Milk Thistle For Diabetes
Vanadium For Diabetes
Cinnamon For Diabetes
Fenugreek For Diabetes
Ginseng For Diabetes

Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that cause cause swelling, red, and itchy skin. There are many different causes and forms of eczema.
Natural Remedies for Eczema
Probiotics for Eczema
Gamma Linolenic Acid for Eczema Relief
Alleviating Eczema With Ceramides
Can Tamanu Ease Your Eczema?

Rosacea, sometimes mistaken as acne, causes red areas on the face, small visible blood vessels on the nose and cheeks, easy flushing or blushing, small red bumps or pustules, or a red enlarged nose.
Natural Treatments for Rosacea

Varicose Veins
Varicose veins are dark blue or purple veins that may look bulging or cord-like. They are commonly found on the legs.
Natural Treatments for Varicose Veins
Hesperidin For Varicose Veins
Butcher's Broom For Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Vitamin K

Other Skin Conditions
Herbs For Skin Cancer Prevention
Natural Remedies For Fungal Nail Infections
Natural Remedies For Hemorrhoids
Natural Ringworm Treatments
Natural Remedies For Raynaud's Disease
Scleroderma Remedies
Natural Remedies For Corns And Calluses
Natural Remedies For Fungal Nail Infections

Natural Remedies For Warts

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