After calcium and phosphorous, sulfur is 3rd most abundant mineral in your body, 50 percent of sulfur is found is muscles, skin and bones.
Anyway, it plays a vital role in overall body functioning like protein synthesis, collagen production and is a part of keratin, which strengthens hair, skin and nails.
But can it treat eczema?
Yes, not just eczema, it can treat acne, psoriasis, warts and other skin diseases.
Though you can get required amount of sulfur through diet, at times your body meets with sulfur deficiency which triggers health problems. So to restrain them, balanced amount of sulfur consumption is important, either through natural sources or through supplements.
Note: Consult your physician before opting for sulfur supplements.
Eczema is a chronic skin disease which makes your skin dry and itchy. More on eczema here.
How to Treat Eczema with Sulfur?
1. Natural Source
Consider diet which has high amount of sulfur. Which includes, wheat germ, cabbage, eggs, fish, onions, kale, turnips, meats, garlic, dried beans, brussel sprouts and soy beans.
2. Sulfur Supplements
You can take sulfur powder or tablets as prescribed by physician.
3. Sulfur Bath
Get sulfur bath from local organic store and soak affected area in it.
4. Sulfur Soap
Use sulfur soap to wash eczema affected areas.
5. Sulfur Creams
Or you can opt for sulfur contained creams.