Psoriasis Home Treatments

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Psoriasis is a noncontagious skin infection that develops a rapid skin production which results in dry patches, red and thickened of the skin. It commonly affects the skin of knees, scalp, elbows, palms of hands, genitals and soles of feet. It is a chronic and autoimmune disease that occurs, when the immune system sends false signal that speed up the growth cycle of the skin cells. Psoriasis causes scaly patches called psoriatic plaques, this area have an excessive skin production and inflammation. This may trigger inflammation of the joints, commonly known as psoriatic arthritis. The silvery white appearance is due to the rapidly accumulation of skin on these sites. The disorder may vary in severity from a small localized patch to complete coverage on the body. PSORIASIS CAUSE The exact cause of psoriasis is yet to be found, however there are two main hypothesis that helps in the development of the disease and these are • Excessive growth and reproduction of skin cells • Immune mediated disorder Psoriasis can be hereditary and found in members of the same family. Despite research in the past 3 decade the exact cause for the disease remains a mystery. PSORIASIS SYMPTOMS • Thickened, raised, red or pink areas and dry skin which affects areas over scalp, knees and elbows • There is a possibility that causes a tiny blood to ooze out by pulling one of the small dry flakes. • It may occur in moist areas like the navel or area between buttocks that may appear as red patches. • There may be small pits that are pinpoint depression or white spots, appearing on the nails. Nail psoriasis can be larger brown- yellowish separation of the nail beds usually called ‘oil spots.’ • It is difficult to tell the difference betwee... ... middle of paper ... ...15-20 sesame seeds in a glass of water and keep it overnight and drink in empty stomachs in the morning. 2. Fresh buttermilk, prepared from curd is a healthy drink for psoriasis, helps in the digestion and flushes away the toxic from the body. • Home remedy for psoriasis using mudpacks and olive oil. 1. Mud packs are effective home remedy for psoriasis that can heal the infection in no time. Take fuller’s earth in powdered form and add enough water to make a paste. Apply this on the infected area and let it dry. Rinse it off, this helps in removing the toxins from the skin. 2. In a cup of olive oil, put few drops of calendula oil and a drop of oregano oil and rub it on the infected area. There are many home remedies for psoriasis that can be prepared from most of the ingredients found in the kitchen and prove to be more effective than many common medication.

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