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Seborrhea


About
Seborrhea appears mainly on the face, scalp, and chest. In infants, this disorder is commonly called "cradle cap." The skin becomes yellow, sometimes dry, sometimes flaky, and may be itchy.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • Cleansing lotions with drying agents are normally prescribed by Dermatologists.
  • Food allergies have been connected with cradle cap.
  • Gluten allergy may be related to many skin disorders try gluten free products.
  • Natural antibiotic such as Colloidal silver can fight seborrhea.
  • Vitamin B complex is the most effective treatment in many cases of skin disorders.


Advice
  • 50-75% for your diet need to consist of raw foods and soured products (yogurt).
  • Change shampoo and other hair products.
  • Do not use over the counter medicine.
  • Fast once a month.
  • Foods to avoid dairy products, white flour, fried foods, chocolate, seafood, nuts, sugar and any foods with raw egg.
  • If you have not noticed an improvement seek professional help.
  • Need extra Vitamin B if you are taking antibiotics.
  • Never squeeze or pick at affected skin.
  • Use non harsh or oily products and keep you hair clean.
  • Wear clothes made of linen or cotton and be sure your skin is dry after bathing.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Essential fatty acids (primrose oil)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes healing. Provides linoleic acid.


Tea tree oil
Importance: Very High
Comments: Antiseptic. Kills fungi.


Vitamin B complex
Importance: Very High
Comments: Helps metabolize protein. Promotes healing and reconstruction of the skin. Super high-potency formula in sublingual form is recommended. Injections under a physician's care are also available.


Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Helps metabolize protein. Promotes healing and reconstruction of the skin. Super high-potency formula in sublingual form is recommended. Injections under a physician's care are also available.


Biotin
Importance: Very High
Comments: Lack of biotin may contribute to seborrhea.


Zinc
Importance: Very High
Comments: Promotes healing. Boosts immune system. Zinc gluconate lozenges or OptiZinc are recommended.


Pycnogenol and/or grape seed extract
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Antioxidants. Combat disease.


Vitamin A
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Lack of vitamin A may result in seborrhea.


Vitamin E
Importance: Moderate
Comments: Promotes healing. Boosts intake of oxygen.



Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Dandelion, red clover and goldenseal
Type: Internal
Purposes: Aids with disorders of the skin.
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant, allergic to ragweed or internally for more than a week.

Emu Oil
Type: External
Purposes: Anti-inflammatory on skin tissue.

Oat Straw
Type: External
Purposes: Add to bath for inflammation and itching.

Olive Leaf
Type: External
Purposes: aids in repairing skin.

Tea tree oil
Type: External
Purposes: Natural Antifungal and antiseptic apply to affective area.