Eczema Management – Itching

Bettamed CARE Cream 50g – can help treat:   

  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Itchy rashes – Has added benefit of:
  • Chickenpox Anti-viral
  • Nappy Rash (use with Oxygen Spray) Anti-fungal
  • Jock Itch (use with Oxygen Spray) Anti-bacterial properties
  • Blistered eczema (use with Oxygen Spray)
  • Sunburn
  • Chillblains

Safe for paediatric use

Use with Bettamed tablets to calm severe Eczema (use for 3 months)

Bettamed Eczema Cream is our fastest growing product. We set out to create the best naturally formulated Eczema Cream, and we believe that Bettamed CARE Cream is just that.
Our ingenious combination of plant actives, in significant concentrations, produce significant results- which are safe for long-term use.
The extended use of cortisone cream to treat eczema can have significant side-effects as is well documented by studies, showing links between extended cortisone use, in children, and retarded growth, cognitive disturbances, tumours, glaucoma, as well permanent skin thinning.

Use Bettamed Sensitive Care Cream as an option to reduce the requirement for cortisone.

Safe for use by pregnant women as well as babies and children.

Sufferers don’t need a script, and it can be purchased at pharmacy immediately by you.

The Role of Emollients/ Moisturisers

The key to managing eczema is an effective skin-care routine using emollients to increase hydration of the stratum corneum. Emollients come in a variety of formulations, and continual therapy using these in combination maximises their beneficial effects. Patient education is important, as it enhances compliance and usage.

Most patients with atopic eczema have disease-associated dry skin and require emollients. Unlike corticosteroids, which are used in response to an eczema flare-up, the main role of emollients/ moisturisers is to prevent the eczema from flaring up. They do this by occluding water loss from, and directly adding water to, the dry outer layers of the skin, thereby moisturising it. This protective film over the skin not only keeps moisture in but also prevents irritants from penetrating it. We like SBR Cream, Epimax and Cetamacrogol Cream. Each person is different and will have to test the outcome that works best for them.

Bettamed Sensitive Care Cream

A flagship in our range is the Bettamed Sensitive Care Cream. It is a non-steroidal (no cortisone), soothing cream targeting the principle areas of management of eczema, irrespective of cause:

  1. Optimizes skin hydration and healing
  2. Suppresses inflammation
  3. Prevents or eliminate infection

The unique feature of Bettamed Sensitive Care Cream is:

The use of the breakthrough bio-active molecule “Oenothein B” from Canadian Willowherb. Developed in Canada, this active ensures a safe natural alternative to manage, pain and inflammation (including itching) associated with eczema, burns, and insect bites.

Comparative skin tests have shown that Willowherb preparations outperform both hydrocortisone and aloe extracts. The potent anti-inflammatory effects are rapid in onset and long-lasting.

The product contains the patented complex (CHD-FA), an antioxidant with anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, to control infection associated with scratching. Research results in Europe have shown that this naturally derived complex has a broader antimicrobial activity than most prescribed ingredients today.
A combination of widely researched plant extracts like, Rosehip Oil, and Evening Primrose,together with Ascorbyl Palmitate, and Vitamin E oil, aid hydration, promote healing and restore the skin’s barrier function.
The product addresses the pH of the skin, by restoring the skin’s “acid mantle”, which is responsible for the skin’s strength and integrity, thus further promoting improvement in overall skin health.

Balancing skin pH levels is one of the best remedies against eczema and itchiness.

Postdoctoral research has shown that once skin has lost its acidity, it has a negative effect on the skin’s integrity, causing dry flaking, patches of skin, which is more susceptible to inflammation and infection.

The main ingredient in the Bettamed product (CHD-FA) is a powerful, anti-bacterial, -viral- and- fungal active, enabling it to act as it’s own preservative. Safe for topical use, by pregnant women, as well as children and infants.