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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Sulphur Still a Classic Treatment for Rosacea (2012 AAD San Diego)

The following Poster Session from the 2012 AAD meeting in San Diego aimed to raise the profile of the use of sulphur as a treatment in rosacea. Did you know that Sulfur was first proposed as a treatment for rosacea in 1855 ! I wasn’t aware that sulphur was able to kill demodex mites, this […]

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Dr. Oz: Pineapple + Cottage Cheese, Get Bromelain from your fridge

Are you searching for a natural therapy to quickly relieve your symptoms? Would you be willing to try freshly crushed pineapple and cottage cheese on your face? Give the wild and whacky rosacea treatments that emerge from time to time, pineapple and cheese doesn’t sound too bad ! Ellen Marmur, MD has an article today […]

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4% Quassia Amara Extract as good as Metrogel and Finacea

A just published abstract introduces a botanical extract for the treatment of rosacea. Researchers from the National University of Córdoba in Spain compared a topical gel containing 4% Quassia Amara with Metrogel and Finacea. The extract compared favourably to these established rosacea topicals, and thus might offer an alternative treatment for rosacea sufferers. A search […]

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Some recent studies highlighted today from the University of Western Australia’s Tea Tree Oil Research Group. Who would have known that tea tree oil was interesting enough to have its own research group! Tea tree oil is interesting to rosacea sufferers firstly because it has been shown that tea tree oil can demodex mites. Secondly […]

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The Innovation of Natural Ingredients in Skin Care products

Are skin care products better for your skin, and less likely to be bad for rosacea sufferers, just because they contain natural ingredients ? Of course the answer to this seemingly simple question answer is not straight forward. Regardless of the answer to this question, the interest in natural products to treat rosacea is very […]

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