Overcome Psoriasis with these natural ingredients!

Red, scaly skin and severe itching are some of its common symptoms. 

Last Updated: Sep 24, 2016, 08:51 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Psoriasis is the most stubborn and complicated form of skin disease that affects skin, hair, nails, and joints.

Many health experts believe that psoriasis in nail is the hardest to treat as the thick nail bed makes topical meditation difficult to penetrate. This chronic skin disease is not age-related and mainly caused by the problem with immune system.

Red, scaly skin and severe itching are some of its common symptoms. The condition also gives rise to other diseases like diabetes, heart problems, obesity, and depression, which is why proper treatment is very important.

Till date, no medical treatment is available for psoriasis but, there are some medication and natural treatments that can soothe the itchiness and slow down its progression. That is why, self-care and natural treatment is the best solution to get rid of this disease.

Here are some natural ingredients that can cure psoriasis

Tea tree oil:

These trees are native to Australia and is used as an anti-inflammatory agent that treats psoriasis. It is a powerful natural antifungal and antimicrobial that can also cures  athlete’s foot, nail fungus, and acne.

Olive oil:

Ozonated olive oil is a powerful natural remedy for psoriasis. This oil acts as a moisturizing conditioner that reduces itchiness and redness. The ozone content of the oil helps in creating enzymes that regulates skin growth and healing.

Pine bark extract:

Using Pine bark extract is the most effect way to keep the progression of psoriasis under control. It improves blood circulation, cleanses arterial plaque and enhances health of blood vessels. It's antioxidant properties treats acne and reduces signs of aging.

Oatmeal:

 

Oatmeal bath therapy is a wonderful way to soothe psoriasis flare-ups. For this therapy, all you need is some oatmeal and Epsom salts and mix them in luke warm water. This treatment moisturizes and soothes irritated skin.

Apple Cidar Vinegar:

Apple Cidar Vinegar is one of the traditional method to cure this skin disease. It eliminates itch and as well as flakes produced by psoriasis. Make a solution by mixing water and apple cidar vinegar in 2:1 ratio and then apply it on affected area. Avoid using it directly on cracked or bleeding skin.