Psoriasis is a skin disorder that is quite difficult to treat. In fact, there are some specific types of Psoriasis that cannot be treated at all. Usually, red patches appear on all the parts of the body along with thick skin and silver hue. The patches normally occur around the knees, elbows, scalp and trunk. It is necessary to take medications, but only after consulting with a physician. Natural remedies can work wonder for Psoriasis.
Common Causes of Psoriasis
Major Symptoms of Psoriasis
The Major Symptoms of this Disease are as follows:-
- The skin of the patient suffering from Psoriasis will appears irritated and red, followed by silvery scales.
- Itching is also common on the affected area.
- The lesions may vary – ranging from sheets covering the majority part of the body to minute papules
Herbal Remedies for Psoriasis by Planet Ayurveda
Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as PSORA Care Pack for ayurvedic treatment of psoriasis. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.
Dosage / Usage
- Navkarshik Churna - 1 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water after meal.
- Radiant Skin Hair Nail Formula - 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meal.
- Neem Capsules - 1 capsules twice daily with plain water after meal.
- Manjishtha Capsules - 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meal.
- Pitta Balance - 1 capsules twice daily with plain water after meal.
- Jatyadi Tailam and Recumin Gel - For external use only, this Jatyadi Tailam and Recumin Gel can be mixed together and apply twice daily on the affected area after cleaning the area.
1. Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula
Radiant skin hair nail formula is packed with wonderful herbal extracts of Rubia cordifolia (Manjista), Fumaria officinalis (Pit papad), Swertia chiretta (Chirayata) and Aloe barbadensis (Ghrit Kumari). Regular use helps to clear toxins from the body as this herbal remedy is rich in free radicles. Radiant skin hair nail formula is packed with antioxidant and immune modulator properties. It nourishes dry skin that is quite common symptom in psoriasis. Also treats skin problems like psoriasis, impetigo, ringworm, hay fever, skin tanning etc. It enhances liver functions too effectively.
2. Manjishtha Capsules
Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia) is a herb that helps to pacify the vitiated Kapha and Pitta. It is mainly Pittahara. It is one of the best herb used for blood purifying and removes toxins from the body. It has ability to penetrate into body tissues where reactive toxins have accumulated. It binds with the toxins and neutralizes their damaging effect. This super herb aids in removing toxins from the blood and in cleansing the lymphatic system. It helps to boost your immunity and increases the white blood cells of immune system. Manjishtha could increase the amount of white blood cells up to 151% and it has been considered one of the advantages of taking Manjishtha, particularly if you are aiming to boost your immune function. Immune system is impaired in Psoriasis. So cap. Manjishtha is very beneficial for management of Psoriasis.
3. Neem Capsules
Neem (Azadirachta indica) is a very well-known herb in the Ayurvedic texts. Planet Ayurveda's Neem capsules contain standardized extract of Neem.
It is a great nutritional supplement that helps maintain a healthy skin and supports the immune system.
4. Navkarshik Churna
It is another combination of natural herbs that help to maintain healthy skin tissues. The 9 herbs used in this mixture are great for maintaining skin health.
Planet Ayurveda's Navkarshik churna can be a great dietary supplement for people in general.
5. Pitta Balance
In the case of psoriasis, a compromised digestive system leads to an increase of pitta dosha into rasa dhatu. So pitta balance capsules alleviate excess of pitta in body and help in management of psoriasis.
6. Jatyadi Tailam
This is a classical formulation which is composed of haridra, jati, nimba, patola, manjishtha, katu rohini, tutha, etc herbs and some metallic contents, they have penetrating property hence heals the deep-seated wounds or non-healing wounds. This oil is very beneficial in chronic psoriatic conditions. It also restores the normal color and reduced sensation of the affected area.
7. Recumin Gel
Recumin Gel is a patent product of Planet Ayurveda which has shown tremendous results in case of skin disorders. It promotes early healing of wounds, restores the normal color and texture of the skin by removing the scaly de-pigmented patches from the body. Recumin gel contains Azadirachta indica, Jasmine officinalis, Commiphora mukul, Celastrus paniculatus, Sesame indicum, Cocus nucifera, etc. Basically, the herbs in this gel have anti-bacterial action and improve skin complexion.
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Home Remedies for Psoriasis
1. Cashew Nut Oil
This oil is extracted from the external shell of the nut. If applied on a regular basis, it can prove to be beneficial.
2. Cabbage Leaves
The thick outer leaves of cabbage can be used effectively for the treatment of Psoriasis.
Patient suffering from Psoriasis should drink buttermilk. It can also be applied on the affected area.
4. Vitamin E
Patients should intake at least 400 mg of Vitamin E every day. It helps in reducing the formation of scab and eliminates itchiness.
5. Bitter Gourd
It is known for being an important remedy for this disorder. Fresh bitter gourd juice should be consumed everyday on an empty stomach with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
6. Avocado Oil
This oil can be used on the affected part of the body.
7. Aloe Vera Juice
It is equally good in reducing the Psoriasis symptoms. It cleans the blood as well as eliminates the deposit of toxins from the body.
Alkaline diet is also highly recommended for patients suffering from Psoriasis.
All vegetables that usually grow on twines are good for treating Psoriasis.
11. Oil Mixture
The mixture of calendula and olive oil is also a wonderful treatment for Psoriasis.
It plays a vital role in treating psoriasis through home remedies. Boil 4 heads of marigold in 4 cups of water. Apply it after cooling down over the affected areas.
Diet and Lifestyle
The steps mentioned below can help Psoriasis patients to control the growth of the patches as well the disorder from expanding further.
- Avoid frequent baths
- Do not use the regular soap
- The affected area should be rinsed with sea-water at least once in a day.
- Bath with hot Epsom salt can be beneficial
- Apply olive oil after bath
- Keep the skin clean by daily sponging or dry friction
- Avoid all kinds of acidic food as well as soft drinks.