Psoriasis is one of the very common skin diseases and difficult to cure , it occurs at any age both male and female may suffer. Psoriasis occurs when immune system sends wrong signal which trigger the growth of the skin cells. Below we will read the causes, symptoms and natural remedies for the treatment for the psoriasis.
- Injury to the skin
- Cold weather
- Certain medication like lithium, antimalarial
Symptoms of Psoriasis
- Small scaly skin
- Red patches of skin
- Dry and cracked skin
- Itching and soreness
- Swollen and stiff joints
- Thickened ,pitted and ridged nails
Natural Home remedies for Psoriasis
1 Take a bath
Showering ,soaking and wet compressed all can rehydrate your dry skin and soften ,remove thick psoriasis scales without damaging your skin.
Regular soaking also helps in reducing itching and redness of skin.
After soaking don’t forget to apply moisturizer on your skin.
Dry skin can be cracked and even though bleed which may enhances the infections,so it is important to moist your skin.
It helps to prevent the dry skin and reduces the rate of infection.
It also prevent the psoriasis to get worsen.
Dry air will enhances the psoriasis so choose room humidifier to keep room humid.
4 Choose soaps carefully
Harsh and hard soaps may dry the skin and increase itching with irritation which may enhances the psoriasis.
Soap should be mild and soft cream based or oil based.
There are certain medication available in the market which will increase the rate of psoriasis like antimalarials, lithium .
So tell your doctor about psoriasis.
6 Use of skin products
There are certain skin products are available in the market which irritate your skin and produce dryness so try to avoid those product.
7 Skin injury
Infection or sunburn or scratches on the skin will create the irritation on the skin and increases the rate of psoriasis.
So try to avoid any type of injury to skin.
Mix 1 tsp of the apple cider vinegar to warm water.
Massage on the lesions of the skin and leave for 2-3 minutes.
Rinse it with water.
Mix 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar to the bath warm water to take shower.
Coconut oil/olive oil/ cashew nut oil/castor oil/fish oil use of any type of the oil on the affected areas to prevent the dryness of the skin.
Massaging with oil will also reduce the rate of the psoriasis.
10 Aloe vera gel
Apply aloe vera gel to the affected areas three times in a day to reduce the lesions.
Psoriasis can be treated with certain precaution at home and can reduce the rate of growth of Psoriasis. Home remedies are low costing and natural so they never affects the skin.