The chronic condition of the skin that is characterized by red plaques with a white scale surface widely found on the legs, elbows, knees, groin, forearm and lower back.
This disease is a persistent autoimmune disease and is not contagious. The ailment affects both the skin as well as the joints of the individuals but can be successfully treated with herbal remedies.
Turmeric: Turmeric is well known for treating psoriasis as well as in reducing the pain and swelling that is associated with psoriasis. Curcumin, an active ingredient of this plant is extremely useful for treating psoriasis.
This ingredient is used as a marker in psoriatic condition and is known to block the enzymes and other molecules that take part in inflammatory reactions and cause psoriasis.
Aloe Vera: Some studies that have been conducted recently have shown that Aloe Vera extracts as well as Aloe Vera gel is effective in treating stable plague psoriasis due to its skin-soothing properties. This herb has the ability to reduce the pain and itching caused from a psoriasis ailment.
Milk Thistle: Milk thistle is considered as a wonder herb in fighting various ailments that include psoriasis. This herb is useful in preventing psoriasis by promoting the functions of the liver.
The liver helps in fighting psoriasis by neutralizing certain toxins that are responsible for psoriasis attacks. The herb is additionally responsible for curing adrenal disorders as well as an inflammatory bowel syndrome.
Oregano oil: The oil of this herb has been hailed for its amazing anti-microbial properties along with high antioxidant properties. This oil is not only useful in treating psoriasis but also other skin conditions like warts, eczema, rashes as well as infected wounds.
The 25-50% of oregano oil has to be mixed with 75-50% of olive oil and rubbed on the skin twice daily. This is an effective remedy of psoriasis.
Shark Cartilage: Shark cartilage is also considered as an effective herbal remedy for treating psoriasis. The extracts of this herb is thought to be effective in preventing the formation of new blood vessels that is believed to play a major role in the progress and development of psoriasis. The anti-inflammatory property of shark cartilage is also helpful in treating the disease.