Seboderm Healing Oil 2 oz
Seborrheic Dermatitis Hair Oil is designed to loosen scaly build-up, moisturize, condition, and prevent flaking, resulting in a healthy and soothed scalp. It also works by supporting collagen production and increasing cells involved in skin regeneration. Our Seborrheic Dermatitis Oil contains triterpenoids, which increase the flow of blood to the skin surface, which helps wounds to heal faster as well as strengthening the skin. SDHO acts as an astringent, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, mild antiseptic, detoxifier, (a substance used to help heal external wounds). It contains thymoquinone, which is responsible for many of its anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antibacterial, astringent properties.
Our Herbal Oil blend can draw out infection, such as in an abcess, and is very beneficial in stimulating the healing of wounds, burns. SDHO also has styptic actions, staunching the flow of blood. This means that from washing the wound to preventing infection to growing healthy new skin cells,
Based on the potential connection between oleic acid and seborrheic dermatitis, you likely want to avoid oils with the highest concentrations of this fatty acid. Just to name a few Some oils like rosehip and olive oil may even feed Malassezia, the yeast that causes seborrheic dermatitis. I don't recommand using theses oils. Based on a lot of research here are a few of my CHAMPIONS from our herbal infused Blend. I used these on my sons Seborrheic Dermatitis to help left scales, calm and soothe his skin before washing.
***Make sure you try it out on a small area of skin first in case you have a reaction to the oil.
*MCT oil- is said to possess potent antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, it has been tested by some as a natural remedy for seborrheic dermatitis. MCT oil is capable of suppressing the growth of Malassezia. MCT oil may also help to reduce the size and appearance of seborrheic dermatitis lesions on the scalp.
*Jojoba oil- is naturally high in vitamin E, vitamin C, and zinc, which helps to heal skin. The oil may also be effective in enhancing the absorption of topical drugs into the skin. Jojoba an ideal option for skin care products with altered barriers, such as seborrheic dermatitis, eczematous dermatitis, or acne. Jojoba Oil resembles our natural sebum and may balance sebum production. It is also anti-inflammatory.
Its unique blend of chemicals including liquid wax esters, fatty acids and vitamin E gives this oil its nourishing benefits which are especially helpful when treating seborrheic dermatitis on the scalp. Jojoba oil provides an effective barrier on the scalp that keeps moisture in and bacteria, allergens and pollutants out.
*Tea tree oil- has been studied for several skin conditions. Its antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory which kill off yeast and reduce inflammation in the skin. These benefits make it an ideal treatment for seborrheic dermatitis.
*Manuka oil- is an amazing oil that is overshadowed by its more popular cousin, tea tree oil, and manuka honey. This fragrant essential oil is derived from the foliage of the manuka plant, the same plant that provides the nectar for bees to make manuka honey. It has much the same benefits as both tea tree oil and manuka honey.
Patchouli essential oil can help monitor and balance the production of sebum, making it great for oily skin or mixed complexions patchouli essential oil can help monitor and balance the production of sebum, making it great for oily skin or mixed complexions.Patchouli oil helps soothe inflamed and itchy skin. It is also a great remedy to fight fungal infections, thanks to its antifungal properties – which also help treat tinea versicol. It has potent antimicrobial properties which can stop the spread of microorganisms.
MCT Oil, Jojoba Oil, Manuka EO, Tea Tree EO, Patchouli EO, Herbal Infused Oil with Jojoba oil & MCT Oil as a carrier oil, Vitamin E
HOW TO USE:
Hot oil treatments: Apply oil to your scalp, cover your hair with a processing cap, and allow it to sit for 10-30 mins while either under a hooded dryer or with a warm towel. This will loosen the flakes from your scalp. Gently use the pads of your fingers to agitate scales or simply apply a thin coating of our scalp oil to your problem areas at night and shampoo out in the morning for a refreshed and revitalized scalp that may be adhered to the scalp. This can also function as a great pre-poo.
It is best to use a shampoo to lift and remove the dirt and oil. If you need a potent shampoo to help effectively clean the scalp. Make sure you focus on the scalp and do not overly smooth the cleanser down the length of the hair. Rubbing it along the length can cause excessive dryness and rough up the hair shaft.
Follow up with a deep conditioner in order to reinforce and seal in moisture.
Scientists are now discovering that almost all chronic disease are directly tied to inflammation. And Seborrheic Dermatitis is no exception. Inflammation is a normal bodily response to injury, allergens, infection, etc. It's part of the healing process. But sometimes this healing mechanism doesn't know when to turn itself off. The result is chronic inflammation.
**The good news is with proper diet and lifestyle changes, we can turn off this runaway inflammation that causes it.
The single most effective thing you can do to rid yourself of Seborrheic Dermatitis forever is to improve your diet. You also need to eliminate foods that promote inflammation. Simply cutting out the junk food (chips, baked goods, soda, fast food, fried food, etc.) will catch most of these inflammatory foods.
(sugar, sucrose, corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, dextrose, glucose, soda, candy)
The main foods to watch out for in the case of Seborrheic Dermatitis are dairy and wheat (gluten). Try eliminating these two foods from your diet for 3-4 weeks. If you can also temporarily eliminate most (or all) of the foods on the list...even better. And try to eliminate any foods you crave or eat almost every day.
When your symptoms improve (for at least 4 days in a row), foods are added back one at a time to determine which ones are causing you problems. If your symptoms do not improve within 4 weeks, it's possible that a more strict elimination diet is needed.
What to Eat
Fresh whole foods - consisting primarily of fruits and vegetables along with nuts/seeds, beans/legumes, spices/herbs, and sometimes fish or lean meats.(organic if possible, the more colorful the better, eat a large variety, lightly steam or sauté).
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