Psoriasis: 10 natural remedies

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Elia Tabuenca García
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Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease whose main symptom is the appearance on the skin, especially of the arms, hands, legs and face, of dry whitish flakes, under which the epidermis appears red and inflamed. Knees, elbows, scalp and soles of the feet are among the areas most affected by the discomfort, which can be accompanied by burning and itching.



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La Psoriasis is a autoimmune disease the main symptom of which is the appearance on the skin, especially of the arms, hands, legs and face, of dry whitish flakes, under which the epidermis appears red and inflamed. Knees, elbows, scalp and soles of the feet are among the areas most affected by the discomfort, which can be accompanied by burning and itching.

Psoriasis it is not contagious and may appear if there is agenetic alteration, which is transmitted by inheritance, with the intervention of environmental and psycho-emotional triggers. There are gods natural remedies to deal with the symptoms of psoriasis? Is it possible to recover from this disease?

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Kousmine method

Il Kousmine method deals with preventing e fight autoimmune diseases through nutrition and has been shown to be effective in improving immune system responses. Massimo Bianchissi, previously suffering from psoriasis, told about his experience of healing from the disease through a book which bears the title of "How I recovered from psoriasis", through the Kousmine Method of the Pagan Method, also based on nutrition.

Sun exposure

Generally, individuals with psoriasis are able to benefit from sun exposure. It may happen that the doctors themselves advise it in order to obtain an improvement in the symptoms of psoriasis, unless you are included in the 5% of cases in which exposure to sunlight causes it to worsen. By doctors it can be regarded as a adjuvant of conventional therapies.

Sports

The sport that involves the holding of astrenuous physical activity it can represent an ally not to be underestimated in the prevention of psoriasis. In the opinion of the experts it would be able to act positively on both state of inflammation of the organism and on stress, which could be highlighted in some cases among the contributing causes of the appearance of psoriasis. Sergio Chimenti, director of the Dermatological Clinic of the Tor Vergata Polyclinic in Rome, put forward the hypothesis that sport can act both on the general inflammatory state and on the stress; relaxing and relieving tension can benefit patients.



Ayurveda

Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medicine, provides of the purification treatments of the body in order to improve the symptoms of psoriasis, accompanied by the use of healing oils and balms designed specifically to alleviate ailments. Ayurvedic therapies for psoriasis can include yoga and meditation exercises, aimed at relieving stress. There may also be indications regarding nutrition, relating to the foods to be preferred and avoided.

Thermal waters

Among the therapies that can bring benefits in case of psoriasis there is the balneotherapy o hydrothermal care. It provides for the use of thermal waters, with a preference for sulphurous waters or for bicarbonate-calcium-magnesium waters. It is a therapy considered suitable especially for patients with mild psoriasis, as well as for those who prefer to try to decrease or avoid taking particularly strong drugs.

Salt caves

Basata sulle grotte di sale therapy, or haloterapia, initially proposed at beauty centers, given their own positive results psoriasis begins to be present even in hospitals. Halotherapy would be particularly suitable both for patients suffering from psoriasis and in case of eczema, dermatitis and respiratory diseases.

Herbal treatments

Among the herbal treatments considered useful to alleviate the symptoms of psoriasis there are preparations that are expected to be formulated on the basis of the use of completely natural ingredients. Among them we find thealoe vera, already known for her soothing power towards our skin, in addition to licorice, chamomile and cayenne pepper, from which a substance called capsacin is extracted.

Vegetable oils

THEjojoba oil andmacadamia oil are indicated among the natural remedies for psoriasis as they are rich in emollient, antioxidant and protective properties. In particular, they would help prevent inflammation, thanks to the presence of an unsaponifiable fraction. Another vegetable oil considered useful is constituted bysweet almond oil. Finally, do not forget theNeem oil.



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Elderberry herbal tea

Herbal teas allow you to extract the useful components contained within them from plants and their intake through food. A natural remedy that can be recommended for psoriasis is a elderberry-based herbal tea, in order to heal the skin from the inside, as it is considered capable of generating a powerful purification of the organism both internally and in the epidermis.

Mud

To counteract the symptoms of psoriasis, in addition to therapies with thermal waters, the use of a lagoon mud, similar to the mud of the Dead Sea. From treatment with calcium-rich sludge, iodine, magnesium and bromine can benefit psoriasis patients, as well as individuals suffering from gout, osteoarthritis or rheumatism.

Marta Albè

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