Lemon water does not help eczema and in fact lemon water could actually make the eczema worse due to allergic reactions from the lemon water or other citrus fruits or citrus fruit drinks.
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is caused by a combination of immune system activation, genetics, environmental triggers and stress.
Your immune system.
If you have eczema, your immune system overreacts to small irritants or allergens.
This overreaction can inflame your skin.
Oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and other fruits that fall under the category of citrus fruits are known to be common sources that cause allergic reactions.
The chemicals found in citrus fruits may increase the symptoms of eczema, so it is best to avoid them if suffering from eczema.
Some tips to get rid of and help eczema include.
Moisturize your skin at least twice a day.
Apply an anti-itch cream to the affected area.
Take an oral allergy or anti-itch medication.
Take a warm bath.
Choose mild soaps without dyes or perfumes.