What to do when the eczema itch strikes? Use cool washcloths, ice, apple cider vinegar, and moisturize, to soothe skin and stop scratching.
Soak in a bath and smear on ointment: After letting your child soak in a lukewarm bath, smear a thick layer of moisturizing ointment on all of your child's skin. When the skin is very itchy, using an eczema friendly ointment like petroleum jelly provides more relief than a cream or lotion.
Topical and over-the-counter treatments of eczema only target the symptoms â€“ try these home remedies for eczema to naturally tame the itchy redness.