"Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the substances in a person's diet, acts upon the body and changes it in some way, and upon these changes the whole life depends, whether in health, in sickness or convalescent."
Hippocrates 2 000 years ago.
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.
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 psoriasis 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.
- 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 Turmeric 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.
is a traditional topical ointment, favored in Africa for treating
sores, mosquito bites, cuts, rashes and itching and does wonders for
The ointment contains Oil of Eucalyptus, Camphor, oil of Thyme and oil of Sassafras.
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