You may be familiar of psoriasis, a chronic skin disease in which skin becomes flaky and dry. All the symptoms are visible from the very beginning along with itching, burning, blisters, and bumps, that can also be experienced. Sometimes psoriasis is mistaken as eczema and treatments done for it doesn’t show any ray of hope.
However, psoriasis is a non-infectious skin disease, though medical science is unable to find its causes and treatments till now. It is mainly seen on the scalp but in many cases, it surmounts in the knees, scalp and elbow area.
As the medical science is not successful in finding a permanent cure, it is declared chronic and incurable. Psoriasis generally starts with a mild inflammation and becomes severe when spread on a large scale. It is considered to be a cause of genetic issues or some immune disorder but other triggers are noticeable too.
Ayurveda is said to be the best approach to treat skin allergies for a long time of 3000 years. Natural perspective of treatment works in Ayurveda with the help of herbs, paste, mud, and oils. Permanent cure for psoriasis in Ayurveda is believed to be the Panchakarma therapy.
Panchakarma treatment is usually done to detox the body so that the harmful toxins are flushed out. Therapy of herbal pastes and dietary changes are included in it. Sometimes people are advised to stay in the same place for the days where they are undergoing the treatment to disconnect any communication to the harmful environs and diseases.
Of course, the treatment doesn’t provide an instant aid. The success of the therapy depends upon the severity of the disease. The intense disease takes a long time to heal if compared to a mild one.
Are Ayurvedic treatments safe?
Although ayurvedic treatments are being performed for a long time, due to the unavailability of any proof of their existence they are still under doubts. However, they are not harmful or deadly even if the expected results are not achieved.
Because of the natural ingredients, the treatments are not prone to cause any side effect.
Still, what should be taken into notice is many people make the wrong use of the circumstances just for some money and this can lead to a serious life-threatening issue. We should avoid such things. Only prefer to consult a trained practitioner. Check it thoroughly for the authenticity before making any appointments.
If compared with others, the success rate of Ayurveda treatments is very high with regards to skin allergies, if performed well.
Let’s see some of the home remedies to treat psoriasis on your own. But make sure not to stick to those if the trouble is serious. Do consult a health practitioner or a skin allergy expert soon.
Avoid Chemicals or Cosmetics:
Chemical and cosmetics have elements in them that may not suit you. They can trigger skin allergies or psoriasis. Avoid such products and only buy which are labeled as ‘for sensitive skin’. Even some fragrances can irritate your skin. So choose wisely.
Stress can be a common element which can imbalance the bodily activates thus trigger psoriasis. So be happy and stay healthy by practicing yoga and meditation.
There cannot be a single method to treat such a headstrong disease. Turmeric is already labeled as the best ingredient to treat skin problems. Talk to the doctor and use accordingly.
Add fish, veggies and fruits, and whole grains to your diet.
Go outdoors and get some sunlight. Sun’s ultraviolet rays can help reduce the symptoms. 10-15 minutes a day is sufficient. You can use a good quality sunscreen to other parts of the body that has no psoriasis.
A good quality moisturizer can help you reduce the itchiness. Apply a good amount and let it set. An herbal moisturizer will work better.
Red Light Therapy
Just like sunlight, basking your skin in red light can have great many health benefits.
The technology comes in many shapes and sizes, and the therapy used to be offered ONLY by the professionals until recently.
Recently there’s been a rise in trend in the light therapy arena in the form of- red LED light therapy devices.
These work just as great as the devices used by the professionals. PLUS you can use them anywhere.
Pricing too is significantly lower than light therapy sessions you’d pay for in wellness clinics and spas.