Soothing Oatmeal Bath for Eczema and Itchy Skin
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Soothing Bath for Eczema and Itchy Skin

A soothing, moisturizing bath for relieving itchy, irritated skin due to eczema and other skin conditions.
Author Sarah UmmYusuf

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup oats (finely ground, using a coffee grinder or blender)

For use with a small baby tub:

  • 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons oats (finely ground, using a coffee grinder or blender)

Instructions

  1. Add ingredients to bath water and mix well to distribute throughout.
  2. Soak for 15-20 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Make sure the oats are ground to a very fine powder, otherwise they'll just sink to the bottom of the tub and leave a big mess to clean up. You can also add the whole oats to a small muslin bag or cheesecloth and hang it in the water if you aren't able to grind them.
Use caution when standing and exiting the tub after the bath, as the ingredients' moisturizing effects will cause the tub to become slippery.