Natural Remedies For Psoriasis
What is Psoriasis? Are there natural remedies for psoriasis?
Psoriasis in an incurable non contagious skin condition. Most forms of the condition are chronic.
Regarded as an autoimmune skin disorder, the condition is manifested by the appearance of dry scaly skin patches called plaques.
Psoriasis can affect any part of the body, but the patches appear mostly on the, scalp, elbows, knees and trunk of the body.
80 percent of people who suffer from psoriasis have psoriasis on the scalp. Early signs of psoriasis in most diagnosed cases, first appeared on the scalp.
A huge number of know cases have been affected with psoriasis on the scalp only.
Though categorized as scalp psoriasis, the plaques do not confine themselves to the scalp alone. Plaques in scalp psoriasis are found beyond the hairline, on the forehead, face, behind the ears and the nape of the neck.
Since there is no cure for psoriasis, knowing how to control psoriasis break outs, is of great importance. Being familiar with the various natural remedies for psoriasis, most importantly, those dealing with scalp psoriasis treatment, can make a difference.
Listed below are seven reported natural remedies for psoriasis, that are said to have given relief to those psoriasis suffers who have used them.
These are not cures for psoriasis. They are reported to aid in the healing and help to prevent the symptoms of the chronic skin conditions from recurring.
Epsom Salt Baths.
Lying in a bath tub filled with warm water and half a cup of Epsom Salts is said to give relief from the itching and pain of all forms of psoriasis.
Bitter Gourd Juice.
The continued intake of bitter gourd juice has worked to prevent the occurrence of symptoms. Drink a cup of bitter gourd juice mixed with a teas spoon of lime juice first thing in the morning on an empty stomach for at least six months to see the desired result.
Sea Water Baths.
Having a bath in seawater is also effective in providing relief from the itching and pain of most forms of psoriasis.
Vitamin D – The Moring Sun.
Early Morning Sunlight is the best source of vitamin D and is very good for healing the psoriasis on your body. Sit every morning in a place where lots of sunrays will fall on your body.
The crushed thick veins from fresh cabbage leaves applied to the affected skin is also said to be very effective in most form s of psoriasis.
Aloe Vera Gel.
The application of aloe vera gel over the patches, has given relief from the itching of psoriasis.
Vitamin E – Green Leafy Vegetables and Nuts.
Inclusion of foods rich in Vitamin E in your diet can help in preventing psoriasis form occurring.
Please consult with your usual doctor, medical practitioner, or health care provider before attempting to use any of the above remedies.
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This post was written by admin on August 20, 2011