Homemade oil for Eczema (karappan) in infants

Eczema is a type of skin infection which can be easily treated at home. Infants are affected by this a lot.Today let us see a simple remedy for Eczema (karappan) in infants. All can use this.


  • Plectranthus amboinicus leaves (Karpoora valli /omavalli in tamil) -30 gm


  • Acalypha indica(Kuppaimeni in tamil) leaves-10 gm


  • Turmeric-10 gm

  • Pure coconut oil-100 ml


  1. Grind Plectranthus amboinicus leaves, Acalypha indica leaves and turmeric to get its paste
  2. Boil coconut oil in a pan
  3. Add 1 tsp. of the paste to the boiling oil and allow it to boil well
  4. Strain, cool and store it in glass bottle


  • Apply this oil at night on the affected area
  • Rinse it off in the morning using Acacia concinna(Shikkakai in tamil) powder

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