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Eczema an inflammatory skin condition that causes can cause skin irritation, itching and oozing blisters.

Eating certain foods doesn’t appear to cause eczema, although it may trigger a flare-up if you already have the condition.

Oily fish, such as salmon, mackerel, trout and sardines contain high levels omega-3 fatty acids which are anti-inflammatory. You may also consider taking an omega-3 supplement.

The beneficial plant compound quercetin can also help by reducing levels of inflammatory histamine in the body. Quercetin is found in apples, berries, onions, capers and kale.

Some research suggest zinc and vitamin D can help with eczema too. Both have anti-inflammatory properties. Zinc increases the skins ability to heal which optimise vitamin D levels can help eczema ravished skin to fight off infection.

Botanical Boutique Skin Calm Cream is tremendous for inflamed sore skin and is one of our top sellers. Containing chickweed for irritation and intense itching, it is a cupboard essential.