Psoriasis is related with inflammatory skin condition. According to the medical research the problem of psoriasis starts with the immune system. Usually our body contains T cells which protect our body from infection and disease which are attacked by bacteria and viruses. In the condition of psoriasis our T cells attack our skin cells and in result our body immediately responds by producing more skin cells. Thus there will be an acceleration of the usual replacement process of the skin. In usual course it takes 21-28 days to replace a cell but in the condition of psoriasis it takes only 2-3 days to replace and as a result there will be an accumulation of dead cells and live cells that too in visible layers. The skin now appeared to be raised red patches of skin which is covered with silvery scales.
Psoriasis cannot be transferred from one part of the body to another and it is not contagious also. it can equally affect male as well as female. Different kinds of psoriasis are there which causes great itching and discomfort also. In this condition of psoriasis the skin can crack and bleed and there may be severe itching. Due to the problem of Psoriasis our toenails and fingernails are frequently affected. Different kinds of psoriasis are plaque psoriasis, flexural or inverse psoriasis, guttate psoriasis, pustular psoriasis and erythrodermic psoriasis.
Though, there are lots of treatments of psoriasis but it can be effectively cured with the help of herbal remedies also. Some of the popular herbal remedies -
1. The problem of psoriasis can be effectively treated with the help of the flowers of the jasmine. It has beneficial effect in curing the problem of psoriasis. For this purpose the flowers are crushed are prepared into paste. Apply this paste directly on the inflamed parts. Application of this herb reduces the pain and also the itchiness of psoriatic inflammations.
2. Another herb black nightshade is also effective in treating the problem of psoriasis. You can apply the juice of the black night shade leaves locally on the affected regions of psoriasis. It is very helpful in reducing the inflammation of the skin. It has also beneficial properties in allaying the pain and the itch.
3. Onion is also very effective in treating the problem of psoriasis. It has the properties of blood purifying. The person suffering from psoriasis must include onion regularly in their diet.
4. Garlic is also a natural purifier of the blood. So you must eat few garlic cloves daily in the morning on an empty stomach.
Below are the herbs that are found effective in the treatment of psoriasis:
Black Nightshade - It is used as an important ingredient in several medicines. It is useful in chronic skin diseases. The juice extracted from the plant should be given in doses of 180 to 210 ml. The juice is applied locally on the affected parts in chronic skin disease such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. more...