Home Remedies for Psoriasis

Magical Home Remedies for Treating Psoriasis Naturally

Psoriasis is a skin disease that creates a flaking in the skin. The skin usually thickens, becomes red/pinkish and could look gross.

While psoriasis is not contagious, people who have this skin disease still feel embarrassed and tend to avoid socializing with other people.

This skin disease is mainly caused by a weakened immune system. It can be hereditary; due to stress or climate and infections.

The good thing about this skin disease is it’s easy to cure. Taking care of your health and applying the following home remedies will make you psoriasis-free in no time.

treatment for psoriasis

Aloe Vera Gel: Break aloe vera leaves and apply the gel directly onto affected areas thrice a day. The Vitamin E helps soothe and heal skin
Banana Peel: This is a cheap and effective way to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Just rub the inside of the banana skin on itchy regions for relief.
Apple Cider Vinegar: Mix equal parts of luke warm water and apple cider vinegar and apply the mix on lesions using a cotton ball.
Chamomile Essential Oil: Several essential oils can reduce the symptoms of psoriasis, this one being the best. It reduces inflammation and any irritation on the skin.
Cayenne Pepper: Consuming foods that contain cayenne pepper can reduce inflammation from within. Mix cayenne pepper powder with water to make a paste and apply this on lesions. Avoid using it on broken or dry skin.
Olive and Coconut Oil: Simply applying olive oil on lesions will reduce inflammation and also moisturize the skin. If olive oil is too expensive then go for coconut oil instead, it has the same effect.
Fish Oil: Include fish oil into your daily diet or consume it in the form of capsules.
Baking Soda: Combine 1 teaspoon with 4 teaspoons of water and apply this mix on places that are itching with a cotton ball. Allow it to dry and wash off with lukewarm water.
Oatmeal and Epsom Salt: Dissolve a cup of raw oatmeal or Epsom salt in your bathtub of lukewarm water and soak in it for a while.

This list was originally published on www.curejoy.com