Eczema sufferers may benefit from the application of ingestion of virgin coconut oil. Virgin coconut oil is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Patients may apply coconut oil directly to the skin or add it to their food. Patients who choose to eat coconut oil should consume three to four tablespoons daily. Many patients prefer to apply coconut oil directly to the skin instead of eating it. Patients should apply coconut oil the skin anywhere from once up to four times daily depending on how bad their condition is.
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