Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease affecting several million people in the United States alone. It is characterized by red, itchy, scaly patches that affect the elbows, scalp, and other parts of the body. The disease may be of immune origin, and can be aggravated by injury or irritation.
Treatment Plan for Psoriasis, acute
Herbal remedies include topical anti-inflammatories, liver cleansers, liver cooling herbs, liver regulators, heat-clearing herbs for the lower part of the body, blood purifiers, and immune tonics . A healthy diet, moderate exercise and avoiding stress can all be helpful. Oatmeal baths can help soothe irritated skin and loosen scales.
Herbal Remedies for Psoriasis, acute
Related Psoriasis, acute conditions
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.