Natural Treatments

It is common for rosacea sufferers to want to find natural treatments. A wise man once said there are no alternative treatments, only proven treatments. So how do you resolve the conflict between the formal drug development process that can result in proven treatments and the desire to seek alternatives, based in nature, that may never prove their worth? In this group of articles I have sought to collect the best evidence we have for natural remedies for rosacea.

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Jojoba Oil has Anti-Inflammatory Properties

Jojoba oil is a popular and well tolerated part of many rosacea sufferers’ moisturizing regime. I have found that jojoba oil blends in really well on wet skin and give an excellent moisturized feel to my skin. Here is a study showing that jojoba oil also exhibits some beneficial properties for rosacea sufferers. The first […]

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Golden Chamomile (Chrysanthellum indicum)

Andrew has blogged recently on research about a plant extract called Chrysanthellum indicum. This extract, from has “a unique combination of phenylpropenoic acids, flavonoids and saponosids, and has a well-documented effect on vascular wall permeability and increase of the mechanical resistance of capillaries.” The paper was titled Randomized placebo-controlled trial of a flavonoid-rich plant extract-based […]

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Herbal anti-inflammatory agents for skin disease. Skin Therapy Letter. 2000, Volume 5, Number 4, Page 3-5. Herbs have been used in clinical medicine for thousands of years. However, it is only in recent times that we have been able to employ scientific methods to prove the efficacy of many of these herbs and to give […]

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Extract from Medscape Medical News from WebMD http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/500115 http://my.webmd.com/content/article/101/106044.htm In a small study 75% funded by Syed Skincare, patients with papulopustular rosacea treated with a cream containing 2% polyphenone (green tea extract) experienced a significant reduction in lesion count compared with patients applying vehicle cream. Women randomized to the green tea extract cream had a […]

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