How to Treat Eczema With Sulfur

Updated April 17, 2017

Sulphur is a great treatment not only for acne but also eczema. Sulphur can lessen the severity of flare-ups. Find out hot to treat eczema with sulphur.

Take a daily sulphur supplement. Do not take more than the recommended dosage. You can take it in the form of powder, tablet or capsule. If you go this route, please discuss it first with your doctor or dermatologist.

Eat foods that naturally contain sulphur. Some examples include cabbage, brussel sprouts, eggs, fish, onions, kale, garlic, turnips, meats, wheat germ, dried beans and soya beans.

Soak in a sulphur bath. Purchase sulphur bath treatments in a health food or organic store.

When you wash in the shower, use a sulphur soap. Lather up your body and try to let the sulphur sit on your skin for two minutes before rinsing off. You can purchase sulphur soap online.

Use sulphur creams, which can be purchased online or in organic beauty supply stores, and apply to skin as needed.


Try not to overdo it and use every sulphur treatment listed above unless you first discuss it with a health care professional, such as a dermatologist.

Things You'll Need

  • Sulphur bath treatments
  • Sulfur containing foods
  • Sulfur supplement
  • Sulfur cream
  • Sulfur soaps
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Bonnie Bruneau is a freelance writer and editor living in Maine. Her work has been featured on several online venues, including HappyNews,, TheHealthBlog and Bruneau received her Bachelor of Arts in computer science from Barrington University.