Seborrhoea symptoms and seborrheic dermatitis


Seborrhoea symptoms occur in 5 to 10% of the adult population, which we must admit is quite a high percentage. Seborrheic dermatitis is a very common chronic eczema, which occurs most often in areas where there is increased secretion of fat (sebum). No one knows why, but it is significantly more common in the male sex, and it is very common in infants in the first three months of life. In adults it is most common during puberty due to the effects of hormones androgens, then it is a chronic disease that cannot be cured but kept under control by using a variety of synthetic and herbal preparations.

Seborrhoea SYMPTOMS

The most common is seborrhoea of the scalp, then seborrhoea of face, behind the ears, between the shoulder blades, less frequently under the breast and armpits, elbow and knee pit. It manifests itself in the form of a clearly limited red spots that can be covered with whitish-yellowish flakes similar to dandruff and is usually accompanied by itching and redness. Seborrheic dermatitis is characterized by the appearance of bright and greasy spots of affected areas. The openings of the sebaceous glands are exposed and they form comedones - brown formations. On the scalp the change in the form of flakes or farinaceous squamo can be seen and hair papillae due to atrophy may cause a permanent loss of hair. Seborrhoea symptoms are often accompanied by increased sweating, where often in the expanded follicular openings bacteria multiply and there is a great risk of infection.

Seborrheic dermatitis PICTURES


Seborrhoea treatment primarily involves engaged and proper care. Use a mild soap or cleansing milk skin, and after treatment you need to wash your skin with lukewarm (not cold) water. Cold water further enhances the production of oil and you need to avoid it. The hair should be monitored according to the quantity and speed of sebum and mild shampoos are recommended if you wash hair more often.

Seborrheic dermatitis should be treated like any other disease, both inside and out. Therefore diet is very important because it contributes greatly to the success of the therapy. It has been proven that eating fatty and spic foods increases the symptoms of seborrhoea as well as sugar, milk and salt, which stimulates the secretion of fat, so the general advice is to remove the above mentioned foods from use. Nutrition of seborrhoea should be based on fresh and steamed vegetables, then fruits, fish prepared in foil, grains, legumes with pumpkin seeds, flax and sesame seeds with an inevitable olive and flaxseed oil. When it comes to vitamins and minerals, especially useful are C, A, E, D zinc and iron.



It is effective for washing the skin affected by seborrhoea, especially when it comes to the scalp seborrhoea

  • Small teaspoon of finely chopped sage pour with 2 dl of water, cover and leave it to stand for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the tea and rinse the affected areas of skin and scalp, and wait 15 minutes.
  • After the treatment rinse the hair with lukewarm water.


  • In a 1.5 dl of boiling water put a tablespoon of chopped parsley and lettuce leaves (about 10 pieces).
  • Allow it to boil for the next fifteen minutes, remove from heat and wait until it completely cool.
  • Immediately after washing the hair you need to use the lotion in a way that you rub it into the scalp and leave it on the hair the next ten to fifteen minutes.
  • Rinse the hair thoroughly with water.


Seborrhoea symptoms can be alleviated with this natural product.

  • Take 5 tablespoons of nettle leaf, thistle leaf and chamomile flowers and pour them with 12 dl of boiling water and let it sit for fifteen minutes.
  • Strain and add 3 dl of wine vinegar, after which you need to mix it well,
  • Soak a cotton ball in the lotion and use it every morning and evening, apply lotion to the hair roots for the next 20 days.

Thistle oil cure for seborrhoea

  • Take a handful of finely chopped and dry seeds of thistle and pour it with a little alcohol (90 proof) and let sit for two weeks
  • Then add a pint of olive oil.
  • Keep it for 4 weeks in a warm place, and occasionally mix it.
  • Close the bottle with punched paper or gauze instead of a cap, so alcohol could evaporate.

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