nutritional solutions for eczema and psoriasisincreased vitamin A and D
vitamin a: many people do not adequately convert beta carotene into vitamin A. synthetic vitamin A is generally unhealthy and relatively small (non therapeutic) doses are toxic. real vitamin A is the key, unless one converts beta carotene effectively. pastured hen's egg yolks or pastured duck's egg yolks are rich in vitamin a.
you'll want a therapeutic dose of vitamin A which is 5000 IUs.
vitamin d: depending upon your solar availability (how much sun you are able to get based on where you live), the sun is a great source of vitamin D. you need 20 minutes of skin exposure per day in summer, and double that in winter (in temperate climates) for adequate vitamin D.
the typical dosage of vitamin D from various sources (natural such as raw dairy, etc), at the therapeutic level is 500 IUs.balanced EFA spectrum
most western diets are too heavy on 6, and need more three. 3 months of flax seed oil (taken daily, internally, about a tablespoon) will bring the body to balance, and then replace with Udo's Perfect Blend with DHA--it's vegetarian and a balance of EFAscompletely non vegetarian advice
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the easiest dose/treatment for this is not vegetarian--cod liver oil. cod liver oil is great because it not only has a balanced EFA spectrum (3/6/9 and DHA), but it also has 500 IUs of d and 5000 IUs of A in a single dose (of high vitamin cod liver oil).
my husband successfully treated his psoriasis this way--a combo of therapeutic dose of cod liver oil and butter (raw, whole). not at all vegetarian or vegan, but it worked for him when no topical treatment would.
experiment, try to increase the diversity of nutrients in your diet, try supplementing with the vegetarian oils mentioned above. see what happens. might take anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months to clear up completely.
i wish you all the best!
also, if you wish to moisturize with something very decadent, completely natural, and great for sensitive skin, i highly recommend unrefined coconut oil. i use this as a moisturizer, as a leave in hair conditioner (i mix camomile tea, lemon juice, and coconut oil and spray on my dread locks), as a bath oil (awesome), a face cleanser (rub on dirty face, wipe off with soft bamboo/cotton face cloth), and for food! yes, i eat it too!
unrefined coconut oil is awesome.