Aromatherapy Treatment for Childblains
Only use oils locally if the skin is unbroken otherwise aninflamed rection may be set off. Massage the affected areas with warmng oils such as Black Pepper Ginger or Marjoram using a vegetable oil containing a maximum of 3 per cent essential oil. For longer term treatment during the winter months,add oils of Cypress, Juniper, Pine or Rosemary to baths face dilutions of use them diluted in a base oil as above for regular brisk massagae of the hand and feet.
Herbalism Treatment for Childblains
Locally use a footbath to which is added a decoction of freshGinger root (Zingiber officinalis) using up to 15 g ( ½ oz per 750 ml(1%pr/2 2/3 cups) of sater,or add atea made from ground Ginger or for maximum circulatory- stimulating effect Cayenne (Capsicum minimum),Do not use the latter iftheskin is broken.Internally teas from the above herbs will generally improve circulation.For a gentler effct on the extremities use an infusion of Yarrow (Acbillea millefolium),this dilates the tiny blood vessels in the hands and feet, helping them to warm.
Homeopathy Treatment for Childblains
Since treatment may be needed for a couple of weeks or souse low potencies such as 6c "Agaricus; if the symptoms are worse when cold and there is itching and burning with redness of the skin. Calcarea carbonica: if there is relief from cold, the feet in particular feeling damp and cold to the touch. Petroleum: if as well as buring and itching there is chapping and cracking of the skin typically the fingers getting splits at the tips.
Naturopathy Treatment for Childblains
Use alternating hot and cold foot or hand baths, using warm rather than too hot water for about 4 minutes and then cold for up to 1 minute. Make sure the feet or hands are well dried. Repeat for10-15minutes nightly for a week if needed.Giving the hands or feet a brisk friction-rub daily will also help the circulation. Increase Vitamin C in the diet by eating more fresh fruit and potatoes if yousufferbably fromchilblains take supplement of Vitamin E to improve the elasticity of the blood vessels.