There is no cure for Rosacea, but you can turn to some alternative and complementary treatment options to combat the symptoms of Rosacea effectively that will also reduce skin irritation.
Here is a list of such treatment options:
Chrysanthellum Indicum Cream: study conducted in the year 2005 and published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology proved that this cream might help you to treat Rosacea. In fact, the study has pointed out that its result is better when compared to a placebo. There were mild side effects which can be overlooked.
Niacinamide Cream: it is a form of Vitamin B3, and when applied directly to the skin…it is a helpful treatment option. The ideal way to use it is to avail of a cream which contains niacinamide.
Azelaic Acid Cream: Azelaic acid is derived from wheat, barley and rye. It alleviates the redness of the skin and also the Rosacea-induced papules and pustules as soon as you apply it onto the skin.
Extensive studies have concluded that the Azelaic acid (20% in the cream and 15% in gel) is effective in treating Papulopustular Rosacea. However, there are certain side effects like stinging which you should be aware of.
Anti-Inflammatory Diet: inflammation is one of the major concerns of Rosacea. Therefore, try and follow an anti-inflammatory diet so that you can reduce the Rosacea symptoms. Although this notion is yet to be scientifically proved, following an anti-inflammatory diet will help you in your overall health too.
Food Intolerances: there are certain foods which will trigger the Rosacea symptoms by releasing certain chemicals which dilate the blood vessels, thereby causing flushing. You need to identify your food triggers and remove them from your daily diet.
Stress: it is one of the common trigger points of Rosacea that results in flare ups. Learning and implementing certain stress management techniques can help you keep the symptoms of Rosacea in check.
Other alternative medicines Rosacea are:
- Emu oil
- Vitamin K
- Colloidal Silver Oil
- Oregano Oil
As you can see, there are tons of alternate treatment options for Rosacea. But don’t be your own doctor. Always consult your physician before you turn to any alternative therapy.