How to Use Herbal Remedies To Treat Psoriasis
Apply pure aloe vera gel to the affected area. Alternatively, rub the flesh of a freshly cut leaf. Aloe vera is one of the premier herbal remedies for a whole range of skin conditions.
A 1996 study by Tropical Medicine and International Health found that the topical application of aloe vera significantly helped to clear psoriasis in 25 out of 30 patients.
Calendula essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties that are effective in treating psoriasis. Mix one drop in one quarter cup olive oil and massage into the affected area.
Add one teaspoon of lime juice to one cup of fresh bitter gourd juice. Sip this daily on an empty stomach for 4 to 6 months.
Use a cotton ball to dab some apple cider vinegar to the inflamed area that is affected by psoriasis.
Powder two cups of dried oats in a coffee grinder. Add the powdered oats and one cup dried milk to your warm bath and soak in it for at least 15 minutes.
Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, a compound that helps to relieve the itching and pain associated with psoriasis.