Psoriasis Natural Remedies!!
A very common skin problem, Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the skin surface. These extra skin cells make skin to appear dry, scaly with itchiness and dryness. It is a long lasting chronic skin disease that aggravates with time slowly but with diet and life style changes and some top psoriasis natural remedies, condition can be managed and controlled well.
Natural Remedies for Psoriasis
Take Bath Daily
Bathing is very important for psoriasis patients. It helps to remove scales and clear the impurities. Avoid very hot water or very cold water. It should be lukewarm and soothing to body. Avoid using very strong or harsh soaps instead use mild or herbal soaps for better results. You can use some herbal bath oil, Epsom salt or Dead Sea salts to water as well. Put 1 cup of Epsom salt i.e., magnesium sulpahte in a tub of lukewarm water and soak affected area of skin. This helps to get rid of itching and dryness efficiently.
Have Some Sunlight
Expose yourself to sunlight, it should be controlled enough so that skin does not get hurt. Sunlight exposure helps to improve lesions. Morning time is best advised when it’s not so strong otherwise intense sun light may further aggravate the skin health. You can apply some sunscreen lotion to your affected area with SPF at least 30. Use it 3 to 4 times if you are out for a long time or going for swimming or sweating more.
Keep Your Skin Moist
It is highly recommended to patients with psoriasis to keep their affected parts always moist as dryness causes more irritation and scaling. You can consult your doctor for some good products for the same. Herbal products are good choice to opt as they are natural and free from chemicals and other side effects. If skin is very much dried, prefer oils instead of lotions. Coconut, olive and almond oil are best as they have more staying power than creams or lotions. Apply it several times as required. This is one among best natural remedies for psoriasis.
Avoid Trigger Factors
Try to find out trigger factors like some eating stuffs and avoid them completely. Also take care of your skin from some infections or injuries which again can worsen the condition. Avoid smoking and intake of alcohol completely if you want to lead a normal life as said above, psoriasis can be managed and controlled very well with natural remedies. Its only you who take care of yourself so just be alert of things which are not suitable for you.
Take diet rich in antioxidant fruits such as oats, ginger, onion, lettuce, spinach, bell peppers, carrots, apples, berries (sweet), banana, avocadoes, figs, pears, sea foods, turmeric, cumin, coriander, flax seeds, basil etc. Drink ample of water and stay away from all sort of packed and junk foods.
Aloe Vera is very familiar plant and known very well for its healing properties. Fresh aloe vera gel can be applied all over the affected parts of skin. This is very effective psoriasis natural remedy that nourishes dry skin, hair and take care of burns, itching, burning sensation etc. Pulp or gel of aloe vera is great to heal skin lesions and it naturally provide soothing effects.
Flax seed is another amazing home remedy for psoriasis. This is packed with wonderful omega 3 fatty acids that helps to boost the immune system. Include it in your diet plan and list of eating stuffs. Flax seeds powder can be taken with sandwiches, bread (parountha), can be sprinkled over salad or curd, buttermilk. Take it in several ways daily. Flax seeds oil for skin application is again excellent. It easily gets absorbed in skin and helps to keep it moist all the time. Apply as per your need. You can apply it directly on lesions.
Yes again its turmeric, a superb herb from Indian kitchen or one of best herb according to Ayurveda. It is rich in properties like antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antibacterial. You can add it to water to make a fine paste. Apply this all over the affected area, cover with gauge piece and leave for overnight. Take it out in the morning while having bath. This works wonders in healing skin lesions.
Some brilliant herbs like Neem (Azadiracta indica), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Manjista (Rubia cordifolia), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurrooa) and Triphala (Myrobalans) make great natural remedies for psoriasis and can be taken in herbal combination under an expert guidance as everyone’s body require them in different dose. They are good to support healthy skin and lead a healthy life.
Yoga and Meditation
Stress is another causative factor to aggravate psoriasis further so try to keep it at bay. Practice yoga under your expert’s guidance and give time to yourself. Mediation helps you to relax and have a good control on your mind.
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