Psoriasis is a very chronic disease that leads to thick, silvery, red scaly patches on the skin and causes inflammation of the skin. This skin problem is seen in the age group of 15-30 years. This is not a communicable disease but occurs due to the faulty immune system. There are different types of Psoriasis – Plague, Guttate, Pustular, Inverse and Erythrodermic Psoriasis.
Factors that are responsible for causing this skin disorder are seasonal changes, any type of injury to the skin, hereditary factor and various other infections. Too much of exposure to dirt and dust and walking bare boot too might lead to this skin disease.
Home remedies for Psoriasis can be opted as a safe measure to combat the harmful consequences of this. Using hot Epsom salts bath together with the application of olive oil proves beneficial. Sea water is really effective as a treatment to this problem. So either bathing in sea water or its use over the affected area will be a good remedy. Vegetables like bitter gourd, cucumber, carrot, grapes beets and cabbage leaves are easily available home remedies. Bitter gourd’s juice mixed with honey when consumed everyday is a valuable treatment for Psoriasis. Amongst the entire most natural source is Sunlight.
Aloe Vera oil or cream is also effective when applied on the skin. Boiled shikakai in water and taking bath or washing the diseased skin with it is another remedy. Cover the area with fresh banana leaf and using the powered almond on the area is fruitful. Some of the other alternatives are drinking butter milk at least twice a day, drinking sesame seed soaked in water in empty stomach, maintaining a diet consisting of rich Vitamin E are very useful in the cure of Psoriasis
There are certain restrictions on the food habits that one has to take care of. Avoiding spicy and pungent food is essential since they create toxins in the body which enhances the growth of Psoriasis. Salts and curd are to be avoided as it causes itching and irritation. Intake of fatty foods like butter and too much oil should be avoided. Bitter consumption of food is healthy because it eliminates the toxins formed
Psoriasis is a skin disease which occurs as a sudden outbreak. It is very painful. Even when water is touched in the affected area it renders with tremendous twinge. Apart from the home treatment and chemical treatment, it has been found that Aurvedic treatment on the large is very successful. It gradually removes the skin problem and retains its effect for a very long time.