Eczema Treatment with Coconut Oil, Mineral Oil, vs. Vaseline

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Natural topical remedies for eczema are put to the test, including licorice root gel, St. John’s Wort cream, and emollients such as coconut oil, mineral oil, and petroleum jelly Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s free nutrition newsletter at and get a free excerpt from his latest NYT Bestseller HOW NOT TO DIE. (All proceeds Dr. Greger receives from his books, DVDs, and speaking directly support NutritionFacts.org). Support NutritionFacts.org with a donation at . What about eating coconut oil? See Coconut Oil and the Boost in HDL “Good” Cholesterol () and What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk, and Coconut Oil MCTs? (). What about the swallowing oil supplements? That was the topic of my last video, Eczema Treatment with Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil vs. Hempseed Oil (). More on eczema coming up in the coming months. Make sure you’re subscribed () so you don’t miss it. Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at and someone on the NutritionFacts.org team will try to answer it. Want to get a list of links to all the scientific sources used in this video? Click on Sources Cited at . You’ll also find a transcript and acknowledgements for the video, my blog and speaking tour schedule, and an easy way to search (by translated language even) through our videos spanning more than 2,000 health topics. If you’d rather watch these videos on YouTube, subscribe to my YouTube Channel here: Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution! -Michael Greger, MD FACLM • Subscribe: • Donate: • HOW NOT TO DIE: • Facebook: • Twitter: • Instagram: • Google+: • Podcast :

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16 октября 2017, 20:44 Комменитровать
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Titan
I actually laughed so FUCKING hard
2 февраля, 09:59 Комменитровать
Kassie Alvarez
Is petroleum Jelly natural and safe though? xx
19 января, 03:43 Комменитровать
FrothMouthLunatic
why are people so prone to injecting things in their privates?
10 декабря 2017, 11:50 Комменитровать
The Last Few Pounds
Silicone caulk! Lol!
3 декабря 2017, 01:25 Комменитровать
autumnsylver
I use a mixture of coconut oil and shea butter when my hands get dry, to prevent them from cracking from eczema.
23 ноября 2017, 01:42 Комменитровать
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22 ноября 2017, 09:55 Комменитровать
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Take c 24/7 herbal capsules. The answers to eczema in just 3 months.
18 ноября 2017, 12:28 Комменитровать
ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ l
vaseline is greasy. Coconut oil is anti microbial.. I made a nice moisturizer starting by soaking flax seeds in water and seperating the gel. I then whipped the gel with coconut oil until it made a thick cream. It is pretty good to put on skin or hair or fruit.
9 ноября 2017, 17:32 Комменитровать
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toastee3
I never thought about it before ...but I've got to try these penis injections.
8 ноября 2017, 05:38 Комменитровать
Stef Carrubba
"I'll never look at the term silicone caulk in the same way ever again"! Hahahahahah!
7 ноября 2017, 11:52 Комменитровать
cedfowler
Omega 3 works for me.
6 ноября 2017, 21:32 Комменитровать
Apple SmartPhone
From my personal experience, eating spicy food (peppers), and also dry and hot weather make eczema worse, while eating just boiled Zucchinis with plain bread, not only heal eczema but a ton of other diseases including stomach.
29 октября 2017, 06:39 Комменитровать
Mike P
Ugh, was gonna email this to my mom until all the penis stuff popped up.
26 октября 2017, 21:50 Комменитровать
gssbcvegancat
lol silicone caulk
26 октября 2017, 17:39 Комменитровать
9021999 1
Oh the things that are published in the scientific literature!!!
24 октября 2017, 21:42 Комменитровать
KTKABOOM
2:55 I ALMOST DIED! :D
22 октября 2017, 03:17 Комменитровать
j leigh
Do one for psoriasis please :)!!!!
21 октября 2017, 23:31 Комменитровать
Rashna Maya
Any advice on skincare and diet linked to keratosis pilaris? Please Doc
20 октября 2017, 20:43 Комменитровать
Richard Wilson
WHATEVER YOU DO DONT GO TO PRISON
20 октября 2017, 03:21 Комменитровать
Barbara Wood
When does a baby's skin get thicker?
19 октября 2017, 21:33 Комменитровать
elys3
I don't even understand what the point of talking about penises in this video is. Seems very gimmicky. I am also not a fan of petroleum jelly. As someone, who's now in my mid 30s and has suffered from severe eczema my whole life, I can tell you this: Eczema symptoms are HIGHLY influenced by what you put on and in your body. Change your diet to take away highly inflammatory food (I gave up gluten 14 years ago due to this) get rid of all of the body care products that are full of garbage ingredients that will irritate the skin. To make a long story short, I went from head to toe eczema, with large cracks going down the palms of my hands (where I couldn't even close my hands or bend my fingers) to now only having two affected fingers. My eczema these days is generally mild and manageable. I've made huge changes in my lifestyle, diet, products I use on my skin. I have been tested for all kinds of allergies and rare diseases like Porphyria (which I did not seem to show diagnostic markers of.) I've seen more dermatologists and allergists than I can count, who eventually ran out of treatment options for me. In the last few years I've had my genes tested and developed a vitamin/supplement plan with Functional Medicine Practitioner. All of the steroid creams, oral medications, injections, barrier creams and whatever else in the world will NOT balance out the symptoms you're having if you don't start treating the triggers that are causing the problems. You also pay a huge price in the side effects caused by these drugs. You will also build up a tolerance to them and need to use more and more over time. If I had been treating the triggers instead of the symptoms, I don't think I'd even be dealing with eczema that I have these days. Thirty some odd years of steroid creams have left the skin on my hands thin and highly sensitive. I now wear fingerless gloves when I leave the house and powder free vinyl (the only material that won't irritate my skin, since I'm sensitive to rubber accelerant chemicals) when doing anything around the house that involves getting my hands dirty. Good luck to everyone, eczema can be an emotionally draining, painful condition to deal with.
19 октября 2017, 20:13 Комменитровать
papparocket
All the penis humor had me laughing out loud, but now I really would feel uncomfortable about sending a link to this video to a female friend/coworker who suffers from eczema. So it sort of limits the ability to raise the awareness levels of people other than your closest friends by forwarding this type of information to them. And that is sad.
19 октября 2017, 19:56 Комменитровать
Magpie
Guys, just don't go injecting your penis' at all. Ok, glad we had this talk
19 октября 2017, 19:17 Комменитровать
David C
Dr Greger please can you look into the medical literature for a plant based substance that I can safely inject into my penis and is clinically proven to reverse heart disease 😂😂😂
19 октября 2017, 18:28 Комменитровать
MISSY HART
Mine acts up around my neck twice a year at the same time. It just started a few years back. There's a spot on my calf also that only flares up at the same time. I use coconut oil to stop the itching but it goes away on its own but comes back later in the year so I chalked it up to being allergies. It's environmental I'm sure and I can't afford to move to a less industrial area. I mix coconut oil and shea butter together.
19 октября 2017, 13:41 Комменитровать
Jase Jeffries
so good hahahaha penis puns
19 октября 2017, 12:27 Комменитровать
Gijs Oomkes
I've been able to finally control my eczema by first applying some apple cider vinegar (1p acv, 1p water) and then following it up with coconut oil. Works much better than the steroid cream I've used for years! Coconut oil alone didn't help much though...
19 октября 2017, 12:03 Комменитровать
Rebecca Anglin
Heard more about penis injections than anything else what a fracking joke
19 октября 2017, 05:27 Комменитровать
Jacqueline Valega
Coconut oil never worked for me. In fact, it dries out my skin. Maybe because what I have is more than just eczema. I’ve been going through Topical Steroid Withdrawal for 19 months and my skin has been so tricky. Things that worked in the past doesn’t work for me now.
18 октября 2017, 22:59 Комменитровать
lindabell92
Helpful and hilarious!
18 октября 2017, 10:36 Комменитровать
crash6871
lol
18 октября 2017, 06:55 Комменитровать
DeMe Srvl
Hence the term, "getting your rocks off"
18 октября 2017, 04:56 Комменитровать
Garden GENESIS
Onision (Greg) needs to see this!!!🌱🌱🌱🌱❤❣
18 октября 2017, 02:16 Комменитровать
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Lav Nutrition
That was a great video. Lol but why all the talk on penises! I think ill give the coconut oil a try as I get bad eczema in the winter.
17 октября 2017, 23:18 Комменитровать
My Holistic Life
Great video, thank you and LOL at all the penis studies you seemed to keep stumbling across during your research!! As a seasoned eczema sufferer, I completely agree with your findings, the vaseline/emollient data mirrors my own experience (minus the penis enlargement) despite many "miracle creams" being shoved at me by various vendors including some containing lanolin (what the heck! I'm allergic!!), none actually does much, so I've always stuck to decent emollients and steroid creams. I know steroid creams may not be ideal when it comes to side effects, but sometimes you've just got to scratch that itch, if you'll pardon the pun! My own skin is much better since quitting dairy, and these days I often use coconut oil as a moisturiser on my skin, but it's not a great barrier because it just isn't as thick as vaseline or mineral oil based products which is a shame. It gets absorbed or rubbed off way too fast to be useful for severely cracked, dry skin. Although fortunately, this isn't something I have to deal with much anymore. Very interesting to hear about licorice root cream! I'll look forward to trying that one. An interesting side note is that I find coconut oil heals dyshidrotic eczema extremely effectively, on a par, if not better than my prescription steroid antibiotic cream which was previously the only effective treatment.
17 октября 2017, 23:12 Комменитровать
Smuddpie
Seriously, Dr. G? Just give us good info without being salacious. All the penile info was completely irrelevant to eczema.
17 октября 2017, 22:58 Комменитровать
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Josi Grothoff
Could you make a video about what helps with acne? Other than a whole foods plant based diet - that one didn't really do it for me in terms of clear skin.
17 октября 2017, 22:14 Комменитровать
ShaneDeeZee
Moral of the story: avoid injecting your penis with things simply because the back of your legs are red and swollen. Best Vid Ever. 😁
17 октября 2017, 22:12 Комменитровать
Josi Grothoff
"silicone caulk" lol sneaky Dr. Greger, very sneaky.
17 октября 2017, 22:11 Комменитровать
Saga Vigre
I thought mineral oils were addictive causing your skin to dry out??
17 октября 2017, 19:37 Комменитровать
xsweettooth6
do a separate video on penis instead of WASTING a whole minute of ur 3 min video!! what the frak!
17 октября 2017, 19:11 Комменитровать
brandon lillibridge
wait why we talkin about penis’ all the sudden
17 октября 2017, 17:09 Комменитровать
Craine life
Not quite the information I was expecting! Lol. Guys be careful!!!
17 октября 2017, 17:06 Комменитровать
Myk Gérard
Lol The adhd side track zipper story.
17 октября 2017, 16:49 Комменитровать
John Cordone
Too much of a side trip into injecting things into penises. The title should have been "What not to inject into your penis." Seriously though, make another video about penis problems and stay on task for the subject of this video.
17 октября 2017, 16:35 Комменитровать
schniamhy
The penis stuff, while extremely hilarious, was just way too distracting. I have eczema and I was trying to figure out what would work and at the end I had to actually rewind the video to figure out what he recommended cuz all I could think about was, "why is dr. Greger so obsessed with penis injections, I thought this was a video about eczema"!
17 октября 2017, 15:56 Комменитровать
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schniamhy
I think dr. Greger just needs to stick to the nutrition facts and forgo the comedy show routine. This was like that terrible time you guys did those videos were Dr Gregor's head would pop up on the screen. LOL. Such a bad scene. You guys have a winning recipe. I would suggest that you stop trying to innovate and make it better. It's perfect just as it is.
17 октября 2017, 15:56 Комменитровать
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Iwan Bonnén
There were WAY too many off-topic discussions about eczema in this video about penis ;-)
17 октября 2017, 13:01 Комменитровать
angelbe88
The only thing that helped me was ice packs to relieve itching and reduce inflammation. When the rash wasn't weepy anymore shea butter was slightly helpful. Most topical applications would sting my skin even soap. The only soap I found that didn't sting is an Olive Oil Soap. Ultimately it was figuring out what was the cause that got rid of it and that was a food allergy to certain nuts and seeds.
17 октября 2017, 11:55 Комменитровать
Meadow
Can you eat dates when you’re a food addict? Can you make sweets and baked goods out of plant foods when you’re a food addict? Or does it make you crave junk foods and make you fall back into addiction? And people that helps food addicts often talks about paleo and LCHF as a great diet to break free from food addiction/sugar addiction/junk food addiction and that you should be careful of even the healthy carbs. So that means that I can't get healthy because I'm vegan and eat potatoes and rice? :P And what about flour? Is it as bad as sugar? I don’t feel that I crave flour the same as sugary/fatty junk food. I don’t feel that I can eat pasta or bread instead of for example candy and pizza with vegan cheese on it.
17 октября 2017, 09:52 Комменитровать
Smart Cat Collar Project
Or you can heal your eczema with a firm attitude toward it. Facing the issue, reinforcing your boundaries, after all it's your skin, not its ! You just need to decide you don't want it, tell it, and keep this attitude firmly !!! A few minutes a day for a few days, and it will be gone !
17 октября 2017, 09:42 Комменитровать
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Desert Garden Prepper
this was painful to listen to at times, but if just one careless young boy's penis is spared, then i guess it was worth the discomfort. made me wonder if i didn't have a brush with death by zipper as a careless young boy? is it weird that injecting substances into my penis has never crossed my mind? ugh. tmi, dr. what was this vid about again?
17 октября 2017, 09:30 Комменитровать
sillyfly
That's the first NutritionFacts video that made me laugh out loud.
17 октября 2017, 08:51 Комменитровать
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Princess Pamela's World
Hysterical!
17 октября 2017, 08:38 Комменитровать
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Marcus Galeotti
I'm surprised he didn't mention anything about colloidal oatmeal. Seems to work pretty well
17 октября 2017, 08:25 Комменитровать
gdcat777
Any research on Rosacea and its treatments?  I'm on Doxycycline right now, but am leery of the effects on my microbiotia for the long term use of it.
17 октября 2017, 08:02 Комменитровать
Crystal Saling
WTF? How did we get from eczema to penile zipper entrapment?
17 октября 2017, 07:20 Комменитровать
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Bob Schooler
i watched this video with the sound off initially, my headphones weren't working wtf...zippers, swollen red, i can hear greger's voice ... until now!
17 октября 2017, 06:54 Комменитровать
inGods2hands
I vote NO on petroleum jelly.....coconut oil is much easier to wash out of clothing. Guess it's drinking oolong tea 4xs day and adding drops of B12 and/or St. John's Wort tincture to coconut oil for our next home treatment.
17 октября 2017, 06:36 Комменитровать
Eyes of Infinity
Still don't want to rub petroleum jelly on me.
17 октября 2017, 04:45 Комменитровать
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Legolas 793
P e n i s
17 октября 2017, 04:27 Комменитровать
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Tatiana Navia
Dr Greger and team thanks for do this helpful videos about DA. I have try coconut oil before and it scratch me then I got some acne in the same zone that I have my DA 🙄 ( my DA never goes). So I don’t understand. But I have never try coconut oil bean vegan, so I’m doing again 🙃. Btw I got a feeling between DA and liver because when I drink a carrot 🥕 juice I just I can’t ( I just want to throw up 🤢 but I can eat it.
17 октября 2017, 03:42 Комменитровать
Realalist
What did I just watch?! Amazed.
17 октября 2017, 03:07 Комменитровать
VeganHitWoman
😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 Too many penis injectors!!
17 октября 2017, 03:06 Комменитровать
Caitlin O'C
could you please do a video on rosacea/facial redness treatment I can't find anything that works from my research
17 октября 2017, 01:50 Комменитровать
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Fernando Fontenla
More dick jokes, please!
17 октября 2017, 01:45 Комменитровать
JE Hoyes
Stress!
17 октября 2017, 01:33 Комменитровать
Stärke-Schild
Hi NutritionFacts, thank you for another great video! It would be so nice if you could cover Psoriasis with a video. One interesting paper is from Barbara Newborg, MD: "Disappearance of Psoriatic Lesions on the Rice Diet" I am sure many people would be interested in the science about Psoriasis. Best of health to you.
17 октября 2017, 01:29 Комменитровать
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Johnson Rocson
That was a very odd, well edited tangent.
17 октября 2017, 01:29 Комменитровать
D-Span
I love all the info he provides and his stances. But its so hard to listen to him talk.
17 октября 2017, 00:50 Комменитровать
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suedeslounge
lol
17 октября 2017, 00:45 Комменитровать
Vicarious Windmill
Obnoxious, stupid, and dense, as usual. No I'm not going to put toxic vasline anywhere near my body. But I do use a product that contains licorice and st. john's wort, which were breifly mentioned before Dr. Gregor got into trolling us with endless penile injection studies.
17 октября 2017, 00:09 Комменитровать
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Dave Eade
What about aloe vera?
17 октября 2017, 00:00 Комменитровать
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Mr Potato Head
so what do you recommend for penis injection then:-)
16 октября 2017, 23:25 Комменитровать
Cristina Borges
I have eczema desidrotica. It means that first i form blasters mostly in the feet and hands. That the skin dries out. The blasters are very painful
16 октября 2017, 23:10 Комменитровать
The Rebalancer
Imagine what the click-bait title of this video could have been! lol
16 октября 2017, 23:04 Комменитровать
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Shack
Coconut oil, mineral oil and vaseline non of them really work for eczema. They can actually make your eczema worse!!!
16 октября 2017, 22:54 Комменитровать
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NoExitLoveNow
I could have done without the completely off topic asides.
16 октября 2017, 22:51 Комменитровать
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The Vegan Wallflower
Well that escalated quickly.
16 октября 2017, 22:12 Комменитровать
Little Voice
I would be interested in any tests on Manuka Honey and Aloe Vera
16 октября 2017, 22:04 Комменитровать
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MOoUmQ
Tbh Best remedy I've tried Is leaving it alone Using fragrance free soap And showering only when needed I've tried virgin coconut oil And eh didn't work for me And lotions make me break out for some reason except one but I forgot the name of it Also I noticed showering in certain places My skin get drier Or hardly dries out at all IDK But when I lived in the country My eczema was significantly better than when I lived in the city
16 октября 2017, 21:42 Комменитровать
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Martha Rowen
The saturated fat can be absorbed through babies' skin because it's so thin. Is that true as well for elderly people, whose skin becomes thinner with age?
16 октября 2017, 21:18 Комменитровать
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Jesse Grant
COME ON!! no one cares about penis info.....The first video about what I suffer from what my son suffers from is incomplete because prisoners injecting stuff in the penis
16 октября 2017, 21:14 Комменитровать
sirgay meerkat
That was a hard one to get though! Heh heh heh!
16 октября 2017, 21:07 Комменитровать
CSWRB
Try mango butter. Lasts longer and less greasy than coconut oil, keeps very skin protected.
16 октября 2017, 20:15 Комменитровать
Christ Cordogan
So Dr. Greger and team, I must be missing something regarding petroleum jelly aka Vaseline. I mean it's a petroleum by-product, right? I stopped using it because I would expect it to be more harmful than good for you over long term regular use. Thoughts?
16 октября 2017, 20:07 Комменитровать
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OZSA87
This video killed me :))) "alright doc...how about injecting it into my penis?" new meme!
16 октября 2017, 20:05 Комменитровать
Melody Scott Zindell
That was surreal lol
16 октября 2017, 19:48 Комменитровать
mele host
Pawpaw cream is very good for eczema. Coconut oil is great too but will evaporate/disappear over a few hours. Noting Pawpaw cream's main base is petroleum jelly.
16 октября 2017, 19:36 Комменитровать
Pasta Bazooka
So now injecting oil to my penis is unhealthy!? UNSUBBED
16 октября 2017, 19:30 Комменитровать
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trinete50
What about ginger oil, tea tree oil or Hemp oil?
16 октября 2017, 19:30 Комменитровать
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maremacd
Steroid creams DO thin skin PERMANENTLY and cause rebound reactions.
16 октября 2017, 19:25 Комменитровать
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Tiffany Galbraith
what about keritosis pilaris?... could you do a video on that?
16 октября 2017, 19:22 Комменитровать
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Devon Morton
Would you be doing any videos on how to fight eczema with diet?
16 октября 2017, 19:08 Комменитровать
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Daren D
Hello, this recent article came out and was wondering if you can debunk it? Thanks for all your work!
16 октября 2017, 19:02 Комменитровать
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balderdashery G
LOL  Loved it!
16 октября 2017, 18:58 Комменитровать
Roy Ramlackhan
Needed that belly laugh this morning..Thanks Doc
16 октября 2017, 18:56 Комменитровать
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iGrrli 4Life
I could have done without all the penile references but otherwise some useful info 👍
16 октября 2017, 18:51 Комменитровать
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Kevin Britko
" ... when you can just cut out the middle fish" hahahaha LOL
16 октября 2017, 18:46 Комменитровать
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