Features and benefits
Oriental Botanicals Dermavital is a blend of Chinese and Western herbs, including:
- Japanese catnip, traditionally used to calm symptoms of mild eczema, hives and itchy skin in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)
- Burdock, traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to reduce symptoms of mild psoriasis such as dry, scaly skin and to aid natural detoxification from the skin
- Burdock is also traditionally taken in Western herbal medicine to aid the natural elimination of wastes from the skin
- Dong quai, traditionally used in TCM as a blood tonic to support skin health by reducing dry skin
- Donq quai is also traditionally used in TCM to reduce mild allergy symptoms affecting the skin, such as hives
How it works
Itchy skin is one of the most common symptoms of eczema. Reducing factors that contribute to itchy skin can help to soothe the skin and aid healing.1
Traditional Chinese medicine and dry skin
According to TCM, the skin is nourished by the blood. When there is a blood deficiency, TCM believes that dry skin can develop.
Dry skin is often present in skin conditions such as mild eczema because affected skin has a reduced ability to retain moisture.1
Dong quai improves skin health
Dong quai is traditionally taken to enhance blood health in TCM, thus relieving skin dryness to improve skin health. It’s also traditionally taken in TCM to help support the regeneration of the skin, and to reduce mild allergic skin symptoms including hives.
Japanese catnip relieves mild eczema symptoms
Japanese catnip is used traditionally in TCM to relieve symptoms mild eczema and hives, and to calm itchy skin.
Burdock reduces dry, scaly skin
A commonly used herb in Western herbal medicine, burdock is traditionally taken for the relief of mild psoriasis symptoms such as dry and scaly skin. Burdock is also traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to support the body’s natural detoxification of wastes via the skin.
1. Pizzorno JE, Murray MT, Joiner-Bey H. The clinician’s handbook of natural medicine, 3rd edition. 2016: Elsevier, Missouri
Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly, talk to your health professional.