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5 Trusted Home Remedies For Psoriasis

The spectrum of treatment options depend on the extent and severity of psoriasis as well as the emotional response to the disease: skin ointments ,ultraviolet phototherapy, steroids or speciality Homeopathy treatment.

There are simple home remedies for psoriasis which have been proven to be effective to control psoriasis eruptions and itching. They can be used before visiting a homeopathic specialist to cure psoriasis.Psoriasis is a complex, recurring autoimmune disorder characterised by red, flaky patches on the skin with disturbing irritation. Both men and women are equally affected by this condition.  Psoriasis usually appears between 15 to 30 years of age and will remain for a lifetime.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Vinegar photoFor temporary treatment of itching and scaling, you can use 1 tea spoon of apple-cider vinegar diluted in some water. The water should be luke warm. apply it on your lesions, massage it in and leave it on for a minute or two. You can rinse it with water. If you would like to treat yourself in your bath, pour 1/2 cup of vinegar in the bath tub and take a warm shower.

Olive oil

olive oil photoAn old favorite for easing psoriasis outbreaks is mixing 2 teaspoons olive oil with a large glass of milk and adding the concoction to your bathwater. Or if you are dealing with psoriasis on your scalp, massage some warm olive oil on your scaly patches. It will help soften the dead skin and make it easier to remove.

Keep Yourself Moisturized

Photo by shawncampbell
Photo by shawncampbell

Always keep your skin moisturized. For a skin condition like psoriasis you need to use a thick based moisturizer which can keep your skin healthy and soft. If you have extremely dry skin choose oils instead of lotions and moisturizers. They will nourish your skin to the fullest. You need to take care of your skin, especially in cold and heat. Moisturizing your skin will help to heal your skin faster.

Fish Oil

Fish Oil

a couple of servings weekly of salmon, albacore tuna, and other fatty fishes that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce inflammation, the hallmark of psoriasis.Fish oil supplements also are available over the counter in capsule form at many food markets and drugstores. Some studies have shown that fish oil can protect against heart disease and boost the immune system. Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, so this natural psoriasis treatment could help improve symptoms. The best known over the counter product available in India is COD liver oil capsules.

Water

water glass photoHere’s an easy natural psoriasis treatment that you may not have thought of: Drink water. Drinking plain water helps keep you hydrated and, when you have psoriasis, being well hydrated will keep your skin from getting too dry. Your body is more than 90 percent water, and you need to constantly replenish it.

Bonus Tip:

Use skin products carefully. Psoriasis causes the skin to be unusually susceptible to irritating substances, so use products such as hair dyes, perms, or straighteners with caution. Use potential irritants only when your skin is relatively free of lesions, and avoid them altogether if you have open wounds.

If you are not getting better with these tried and tested home remedies for psoriasis, its time to meet a Homeopathy specialist who can probably cure your psoriasis permanently with a personalised treatment for psoriasis.

Do you know any more such home remedies for psoriasis that have helped you or your loved ones, mention them below.

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