Eczema and psoriasis are usually mistaken for each other as they both share similar symptoms of red scaly patches however, they are very different. The general rule is that psoriasis is mainly seen in adults and eczema in children.

In both instances a visit to the dermatologist is recommended however, should you be looking for a remedy to ease the scaling and itchiness in the interim, Coconut Oil is the key. It soothes the skin and gives the skin the necessary balance needed to reduce eczema and psoriasis symptoms.


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