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advocado oil

(9 Posts)
travelsafar Wed 24-Jul-19 16:28:28

Has anyone used this to treat skin complaints such as dermatitis or excema.I read up on the fruit and it suggests they are good for these problems but i wondered if you could use the oil to apply to affected areas.

RosieLeah Wed 24-Jul-19 17:22:31

Avocado (no d) oil is rather heavy. When I have a flare-up, I find evening primrose oil with lavender and chamomile oil mixed in, soothes the itching very quickly.

PageTurner Wed 24-Jul-19 23:09:57

I have had much success with Aloe Vera Gel for bug bites, scratches and sunburn. It definitely stops itching.
Although I don't have dermatitis I think I would give it a try if I did. Not too sure about excema if you have broken skin.

You may want to consult your pharmacist or Doctor first though.

jackfowler Mon 29-Jul-19 13:50:54

Avocado oil has been extracted from avocado fruit. It has more benefits to health like it Improves immune system,Regulates metabolism,Repairs dry hair etc…

Nannyxthree Mon 29-Jul-19 14:57:00

Another vote for Aloe Vera. Very soothing for all sorts of skin conditions. Haven't tried advocado.

Liaise Mon 29-Jul-19 14:57:41

I buy mine at Lidl. Very reasonable price. Less than £2.

Tea3 Thu 08-Aug-19 11:11:04

Look up

BradfordLass72 Fri 09-Aug-19 12:22:23

I use Sharkilage for my psoriasis, it's the only thing which keeps it in check.

Tried Aloe Vera a long time ago, I used to grow it - had no effect on the psoriasis but was very effective for burns (as is honey).

Tea Tree Oil is marvellous for 1001 things, including bites and stings.

dorrismillerrr123 Thu 15-Aug-19 09:23:23

What did you mean by fruit? Do you need to eat them in order to get rid of dermatitis?