PSORIASIS: Healing With Natural Remedies!

Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease characterized by patches of abnormal skin. These skin patches are typically red, itchy, and scaly. They may vary in severity from small and localized to complete body coverage. Injury to the skin can trigger psoriatic skin changes at that spot, which is known as Koebner phenomenon.

We will now offer you few natural remedies for healing the psoriasis:

Psoriasis diet

Improving the functions of the liver is significant for the psoriasis. The liver is the natural filter in the organism, which purifies it from toxins and other toxicants. The best way to strengthen the liver is  healthy nutrition.

Include healthy ingredients, rich with fibers, in your nutrition, such as: oats, raw fruit and vegetable, legumes. Eat twice a week salmon or mackerel, because they are a rich source of fatty acids. If you don’t eat fish, flax seed and flax oil are also a source of important fatty acids.

Drink lots of liquids. It is recommended for you to drink a glass of water for every 2 hours, in order to clean your body of toxins and to reduce the possible inflammations.

Avoid fried food, fast food, products with refined sugar. Gluten and citrus fruit could lead to psoriasis at some persons.

Aloe for relieving of the psoriasis

Aloe has refreshing and anti-inflammatory effect that could relieve the psoriasis. You could purchase Aloe juice in the health food stores. Also, you could apply Aloe gel directly on the areas where psoriasis have affected.

Avocado oil

The avocado oil is very healthy for the skin, because it supplies it with the necessary hydration. Although psoriasis represent a much tougher problem than excessively dry skin, skin moisture could relieve and prevent the appearance of the psoriasis.

Baking soda

Many people use baking soda for relieving of itching in the areas affected by psoriasis. Pour 1 cup of baking soda in 3 l of water. Shake it well and soak a gauze in that mixture. Do a compress with the gauze over the place affected by psoriasis.

Compresses of apple cider vinegar

Mix ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar with ¾ cup of hot water. Soak a gauze in it and place it over the place affected by psoriasis. Keep the compresses between 30 seconds and 1 minute. Repeat the procedure few times a day, if necessary.

Plastic foil

Grease a plastic foil that you use in the kitchen with some hydrant crème and twist around the body part where the psoriasis is. Leave it during the night, remove it in the morning and wash it.

Vitamin D

At many people is noticed improving of the psoriasis condition, after intake of vitamin D. The vitamin D is produced during sunbathing. However, persons affected by psoriasis shouldn’t spend too much time under the sun, because it can worse the psoriasis condition. It’s best to consult a doctor and let him determine the doses of vitamin D.

Olive oil

The olive oil could help persons that have been affected by psoriasis in the head skin. Apply a warm olive oil on the head skin, then wrap your head in a towel and hold it like that for a few hours. When the flakes got soft, you could gently, with circular movements to comb the hair. Do not use force in removing of the white flakes, because you can damage the skin and cause infections.

Cold compresses

The cold compresses are used for the head skin, in cases when you couldn’t hold the itches.

Tar-based shampoos

The tar slows the cell growth, so the traditional tar-based shampoos are recommended for psoriasis on the head skin, in order to keep the psoriasis under control. These shampoos could be found in the pharmacies.

Pumpkin

A well-known remedy amongst people is the pumpkin. Eat pumpkin every day and the psoriasis will retreat slowly.

Additional recommendations:

  • Use lukewarm water during showers and natural oil-based soaps. If you take a bath, add some aromatic or Epsom salt in the water.
  • Apply a hydrant crème on the skin every day. If you don’t have any crèmes, you could use some Vaseline or herbal butter.