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Not only does watercress have anti-inflammatory properties, which help to soothe the skin during an eczema flare-up, but it also has antiseptic and antibacterial qualities, helping to protect against infections in severe outbreaks. Due to the constant itching of an eczema patch, the skin can often be broken, making it the perfect site for infections. Watercress possesses a number of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory components, and when watercress extract is topically applied to the site of your eczema outbreak, it can quickly reduce swelling and inflammation, while also speeding the healing process.

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