Psoriasis: Symptoms, Causes & Home Remedies
Psoriasis, a chronic skin disease that is affecting the lives of millions of people, around 2% to 3% of the total population in the world have psoriasis, in the count of numbers, this percentage stands around 125 million (12.5 crores). This number is very high, psoriasis badly and completely affects the quality of life. Psoriasis mainly occurs because of the weak immune system; psoriasis can be cured easily in its initial stage of occurring. Psoriasis can affect your skin at any stage of life, but mostly it affects people with the age between 50-69. Psoriasis negatively distresses the life of patients. Psoriasis gradually increases and spread across the large surface of the skin. Psoriasis directly or indirectly affects more than 10 million (1 crore) Indian every year. 1 out of 3 cases of psoriasis triggers the people whose family members and relatives have or had psoriasis.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease. Generally, new skin grows and old dies in a time span of 30 days, but in psoriasis, this process decreases into 4 days, through which new amateur skin comes out. Psoriasis gives the bad painful sensation like itching, burning, aching, stinging, and throbbing. The aetiology of this skin lesion is unidentified yet, however fewer cases of psoriasis gives the sign and clew of genetic predisposition. Psoriasis generally affects the scalp, back, knees, elbow, legs, and palms. Psoriasis commonly gives the impression of red and pink plaques, scaly, and patchy shapes on the skin. Psoriasis gradually covers a large area of the skin. Psoriasis emotionally and professionally affects the life of a person.
There are a few major types of psoriasis mentioned below-
There are few causes of psoriasis that may trigger the occurrence of psoriasis-
There are a few major and common symptoms which psoriasis affected person may experience-
Psoriasis isn’t just a skin disease but psoriasis is also the medium of many psychological complications and the cause of other life-threatening diseases-
There are a few home remedies mentioned below that have shown positive results in curing psoriasis-
First home remedy for psoriasis:
Step 1: Take a few leaves of cabbage and make a perfect paste of it.
Step 2: Take a hot water bowl and float the bowl of cabbage paste on it, till the paste become lukewarm.
Instructions: Apply the paste on the affected part of the skin, and compress the paste using soft and clean skin.
Second-home remedy for psoriasis:
Ingredients: Bitter gourd juice and lemon juice
Steps: Take one glass of bitter gourd juice and mix 1 spoon of lemon juice into it.
Instructions: Drink this mixture regularly on an empty stomach for 4 to 6 months.
Third home remedy for psoriasis:
Ingredients: Baking soda and water
Steps: Take a bowl of water mix 2 spoons of baking soda into it.
Instructions: Apply the mixture directly on psoriasis using the towel.
Fourth home remedy for psoriasis:
Ingredients: Carrot, beetroot, ½ glass of water
Step 1: Boil half of a carrot and half of a beetroot.
Step 2: Blend the boiled carrot and beet with water in order to make a juice.
Instructions: Drink this mixture regularly once a day.
Fifth home remedy for psoriasis:
Ingredients: ½ Cucumber, 1 stalk of lemongrass, 2 leaves of basil
Steps: Blend all these ingredients to make a mixture.
Instructions: Drink this mixture regularly without straining it.