Home remedies for Psoriasis looks at natural ways to help with the symptoms of this ailment.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease affecting millions of americans and people world wide. This condition is often hereditary, is not contagious and is rare in countries where the diet is low in fat.
The outer indications of Psoriasis are not only physically uncomfortable, but can also be embarrassing and emotionally disturbing.
Before perusing these home remedies for psoriases take a squiz at some of the various types of Psoriasis, and how they display on the body.
Plaque Psoriasis - the most common type of this ailment is characterized by raised, inflamed lesions covered with a silvery white scale and appears on any skin surface from the knees, elbows, scalp and the trunk.
Guttate Psoriasis -Is an uncommon form of this ailment and presents itself differently in the form of small red teardrop shaped dots, that might have some scale and often appear on the trunk, arms and legs.
A severe case of sunburn can trigger this form of psoriais and also persons with a weakened immune system, such as persons suffering from Aids and rheumatoid arthritis.
Inverse Psoriasis - is found in the warm moist areas of
the body such as the armpit, under the breast and in the groin
area. This type of psoriasis presents itself as smooth inflamed
lesions without scaling and is irritated by rubbing and sweating
Scalp Psoriasis - If you have Psoriasis you have a 50% chance of developing this type as well, which displays as inflamed lesions on the scalp
Nail Psoriasis - This type of Psoriasis can effect the nails on the toes and the fingers.
Psoriatic Arthritis - Some sufferers of psoriasis experience an associated arthritis that is similar to rheumatoid arthritis and is difficult to treat.
As an extra to home remedies for psoriasis take a look at this extremely informative web site on bones and joint pain for more information on psoriatic arthritis.
Mix one heaped teaspoon of Tumeric in a half glass of water and
drink after breakfast in the morning, and again after supper in the
evening. Try adding some honey to improve the taste.
A big part of this website is listening to what real people say actually works for different ailments.
Johan says, that for home remedies for Psoriasis, you must apply Zam-Buk to the afflicted areas, morning and night.
Zam-Buk is a traditional topical ointment, favored in Africa for treating sores, mosquito bites, cuts, rashes and itching and does wonders for chapped lips.
The ointment contains Oil of Eucalyptus, Camphor, oil of Thyme and oil of Sassafras.
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"The art of healing comes from nature and not from the Physician. Therefore the Physician must start from nature with an open mind."
~ Paracelsus ~
Did you know that dark chocolate is high in antioxidants that help reduce inflammation.
Choose dark chocolate with at least 70% pure cocoa and have a little twice a week.
The beneficial ingredients are flavanols, which reduce inflammation and blood clotting.
At last, something yummy that is healthy!!
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