The Biological Root Cause of Dermatitis, Eczema, Hives and More

The human body is ancient. While our lifestyles have dramatically changed, aside from some evolution (like the shape of our jaws), the human body is still made the same. We are hard-wired for survival. Every action that our bodies take, is made to keep us alive.

The Epidermal Program (eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, hives, vitiligo) is caused from a separation conflict, which is experienced as a “loss of physical contact” (biological purpose explained below).

A separation conflict can mean:

  • being separated from someone you don’t want to be separated from (common in babies and kids when mom goes back to work or daycare begins),
  • wanting to separate from someone that you can’t get away from (common in school age years with bullying, or at home/workplace where arguments, scolding or punishment may take place)
  • wanting to separate from a place or something close to the skin (face mask, clothing, shoes, wet diapers), or
  • having to separate from something that one is no longer allowed or able to touch (a toy, musical instrument, steering wheel).

At the moment of separation, the psyche sends a message to your brain that activates a biological program in the epidermis. In this case, we’ll have cellular loss in the epidermis. While this cell loss is often not visible at first, symptoms during this stage will cause the skin to become dry, rough, flaky, pale, or cold due to poor blood circulation. Eventually, the skin may crack causing fissures that may bleed. Short-term memory loss may also occur (think ADHD and Dementia), so that we “forget” the pain of the separation.

On the scalp, the flaky skin shows as dandruff. Deep ulceration of the epidermal skin will cause hair loss. This can apply to pets as well.

Because of the loss of epidermal cells, the sensitivity of the skin decreases, so that on a biological/physical level, we don’t “feel” the pain of the separation. If the separation conflict is severe, the skin can become completely numb.

Once the separation conflict is resolved (child is back home with mom, we’re away from negative coworkers on weekends etc), the body will send mycobacteria to the site of the cell loss, where they will work as little construction workers to rebuild the cells that were lost. The conventional medical industry and the conventional beauty industries blame the mycobacteria as being the cause of the eczema, however, what both industries are completely missing, is the initial adaptation phase of the cell loss. The bacteria is not there to harm you. In fact, it’s there to assist in the healing phase in order to return your skin back to homeostasis.

It is during this cell proliferation/restoration stage that the skin swells up, becomes red, inflamed, irritated, itchy, and sensitive to the touch. Small fluid-filled edemas may appear as blisters. This is when you’ll be diagnosed with eczema, dermatitis, or a long-list of other possible skin conditions.

After all cell loss has been fully replenished, the blisters dry up and the skin normalizes, provided there are no conflict relapses (meaning the separation conflict does not reoccur or get triggered).

The most common treatment for this type of “skin condition” is topical steroids. They completely halt the healing phase, therefore, reducing the symptoms. This makes the skin “appear” to be doing better, however, the cell loss will never be replenished when you stop the very bacteria that’s needed to restore those cells (which is why steroids are claimed to “thin the skin”. They don’t thin the skin per se, they just prevent your skin from rebuilding the cells that were lost during the adaptation phase.

When we understand that the mycobacteria is there to assist in the healing of any skin conditions occurring in the epidermal layer of the skin, and that they are not the root cause of the skin conditions, then we come to the understanding that these forms of treatment are more harmful than they are beneficial.

If you need relief, I highly recommend my Sacred Healer Magic Soothing Balm to calm the skin and alleviate itching. It won’t heal your skin, only your body can do that – but it will soothe your skin, while still supporting by the beneficial microbes that are needed for your skin’s cellular restoration.


About Rachel Devine

Hi! I'm Rachel Devine, a Holistic Practitioner and the founder of Her Soul Intention. I help you understand and resolve your skin and health symptoms, so you can let go of the fear and confusion surrounding your symptoms, without the need for any elimination diets or strict protocols. My full approach to health and wellness is based on the Five Biological Laws of Germanic Healing Knowledge.