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Essential Oils for Eczema

Benefits of Essential Oils for Eczema

Using Essential Oils for Eczema

If you suffer from eczema, you know how tough it can be to manage flare-ups. Essential oils can be a natural way to relieve symptoms and improve your skin’s overall health. Explore the following sections to learn more.

What is Eczema?

Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by dry, itchy, and inflamed skin. Symptoms can vary in severity from person to person, but common triggers include stress, certain foods, or exposure to allergens. Options include topical creams, medication, and other natural remedies.*

Benefits of Essential Oils for Eczema

Essential oils have been used for centuries to soothe skin conditions and promote overall wellness. For eczema, essential oils can provide relief from dryness, itching, and inflammation.*

Moisturizing with essential oils can help to keep your skin hydrated and soft, reducing the appearance of dry, flaky patches. Many essential oils have anti-inflammatory properties that can help to reduce redness, swelling, and discomfort. Some essential oils have antibacterial properties that can help to prevent infections and promote healing.*

Top 5 Essential Oils for Eczema*

While there are many essential oils that can be beneficial for eczema, some stand out for their soothing and healing properties. Below are some of the best essential oils to try.

Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil has antifungal properties that helps reduce inflammation to keep eczema and dry skin at bay. The skin-soothing effects of  lavender essential oil helps cleanse your skin and lessen redness and irritation. This oil can also be used to help aid symptoms of psoriasis.*

Note: Lavender essential oil is non-toxic, making it safe for all skin types. You may also purchase our lavender essential oil in a pre-diluted rollon.

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree essential oil is antimicrobial and can help reduce itching, inflammation, redness, irritation, and swelling associated with eczema. An antiviral aid, such as tea tree essential oil, can reduce the chances of an infection developing if the eczema causes broken skin or it is weeping. This oil is a powerful extract with many properties that will help relieve your eczema symptoms.*

German (Blue) Chamomile Essential Oil

German (Blue) chamomile essential oil is soothing and can help reduce redness and swelling. Chamomile essential oil is a common remedy that may soothe and calm eczema, inflammation, and skin infections. German (Blue) chamomile essential oil is beneficial for many skin irritations and is also used liberally in the cosmetic industry, especially to improve dryness, inflammation or irritation.*

Note: This oil will leave a stain on clothing if you apply directly to your skin and do not wait before the oil absorbs.

Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint essential oil has therapeutic properties that make it an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. It contains menthol, which in addition to having a distinctively strong fresh minty scent is often followed by a soothing, cooling feeling and can help calm eczema symptoms. Peppermint essential oil is very beneficial for itching.*

Note: Please see peppermint essential oil safety tips here.

Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil’s production of white blood cells help the immune system fight infection.*

Note: Avoid direct sunlight for 12 hours after applying as lemon essential oil can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Please see additional lemon essential oil safety tips here.

Additional Essential Oils for Eczema

Other essential oils that are beneficial for eczema include:

Biosource Naturals Skin Care Serums

These serums can be beneficial for eczema.*

Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Serum

Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Serum contains essential oils that can provide relief from eczema including frankincense, lavender, and patchouli.*

Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Serum is designed to replenish the skin, heal and hydrate. The essential oils are great for soothing and have antiseptic properties. They also have amazing anti-aging properties as well. This is a clean and light product that absorbs fast into your skin.*

Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Serum is a combination of the best, most powerful naturally derived ingredients available in one formula. The trifecta of fractionated coconut oil, tamanu oil, and macadamia plant oils make this serum ideal for any skin application. It gently moisturizes and infuses your skin with essential nutrients while helping to restore elasticity and firmness.*

Ultimate Anti-Aging Skin Care Serum contains essential oils of rosewood, frankincense, geranium, lavender, rosemary, myrrh, rose, clary sage, and patchouli to create an aromatic masterpiece that’ll have you wanting one for each nightstand.*

Skin Shield Skin Care Serum

Skin Shield Skin Care Serum blends two powerhouse aromatherapy ingredients: organic macadamia nut oil and frankincense carterii essential oil. This advanced blend is  perfect for morning or evening use. Protects the skin from environmental stressors including aging, fine lines and wrinkles as well as oxidative stress. This serum contains frankincense essential oil which is known to help with skin issues like eczema.*

Skin Shield Skin Care Serum helps protect skin from premature aging and slows down the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles caused by sun exposure. Use it daily for healthy looking skin and preventative care. Recommended for normal to dry/sensitive skin types. Skin Shield Skin Care Serum is available in a ready and easy to use rollon.*

Biosource Naturals Essential Oil Blends for Dry Skin & Anxiety


SAS! Stress-Anxiety Support Essential Oil Blend contains French Lavender, Himalayan cedarwood, vanilla oleoresin, lime pure essential oils. Download our FREE Tapping Scripts – Combining Essential Oils & EFT – EOTT™ – Essential Oil Tapping Technique. Use 5-10 drops of concentrate. Dilute in a carrier oil if applying on skin. Do not use if you will be exposed to direct sunlight or sunlamps within 12 hours.*

Essential Oils for EczemaDry Skin Essential Oil Blend

Dry Skin Essential Oil Blend contains some of the best pure essential oils known to hydrate dry skin in a carrier base of  fractionated coconut carrier oil.*

Dry Skin Essential Oil Blend contains pure essential oils of palmarosarosemaryrosesandalwoodclary sage, and jasmine absolute. Dry Skin Essential Oil Blend is ready to apply to skin, face and neck.  No need to dilute it. Use this blend as a daily and nightly moisturizing serum.* Do not use if pregnant or have e pilepsy. Do not use on children under 6 years.*


When to See a Doctor

If you’re experiencing severe symptoms or if eczema is impacting your quality of life, it’s important to seek medical attention. A healthcare provider can offer additional treatment options and provide guidance on managing symptoms. They are familiar with many natural and prescription formulations. Always consult with your healthcare provider before you mix eczema medication with natural treatments.

Safe Use of Essential Oils

While essential oils can be a natural and effective way to soothe eczema, it’s important to use them safely and in the right amounts. Here are some tips to keep in mind:

  • Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil before applying to your skin.
  • Test a small patch of skin before using any new essential oil to make sure you aren’t sensitive to it.
  • When in doubt consult with a healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns about using essential oils.
  • Store your essential oils in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.

Final Thoughts

Essential oils can be a natural and effective way to soothe eczema symptoms and promote healthy skin. However, it’s important to use them safely. Invest in yourself and explore the potential benefits of essential oils for your eczema today!

*Statements made on this page have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.