Psoriasis has been a disgusting skin condition. Characterized by rapid and abnormal skin growth, psoriasis often needs lifelong care. With so many advancements in field of science and medicine, psoriasis became a manageable condition. Most of the chronic ailments and autoimmune conditions have remarkable improvement in managing the diseases with natural treatments used by our ancestors for ages. Revealing the old age secrets to manage and health psoriasis!
Coconut oil is one of the primary oils used in cooking as well as external applications. It carries a beautiful fragrant, giving pleasant aroma to the foods. Needless to say coconut oil is applied regularly on hair!
However, recently more people tend to avoid coconut oil due to the myth that coconut oil is fat! It is wrong. Coconut oil is fatty oil, yet it has healthy fats, called EFAs, essential fatty acids.
How coconut oil is linked with treating psoriasis? EFAs are important nutrients to regulate the overall functions in the body. Besides, it is responsible to boost the immunity, regulate the cardio health, prevents cancer, treats skin diseases, etc. Fats are not devils as long as they are healthy fats!
Lauric acid is one of the essential fatty acids found in coconut oil! It is one of the rarest EFAs, which is found in breast milk! Lauric acid has healing properties, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Coconut oil when consumed orally or applied topically on skin heals the flaky and itchy psoriasis plaques.
Remember the refined coconut oil available in the marketplace in colorful bottles is not for you! It neither has the natural flavor nor the medicinal properties. Buy the extra virgin unrefined coconut oil or get it directly from any oil mill to reap most of the benefits.
You can add coconut oil in cooking daily replacing the other oils or mixing with other oils. Apply the coconut oil regularly on the skin to heal the plaques. It is a good moisturizer too! Besides, you can consume the coconut oil orally (3 to 5 teaspoons a day) daily.
Turmeric, the miracles wonder of the Mother Nature has been used for ages to heal skin disorders and improve the internal health. Turmeric, the yellow spice is loaded with anti-septic, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Applying the fresh or dried turmeric on skin every day bestows the user with shiny and radiant skin, free from blemishes!
Turmeric can improve the skin health significantly by reducing the psoriasis flare-ups. Apply the turmeric paste topically on the skin. Of course, you cannot expect the improvement in your skin overnight. Use it regularly; you can apply it on the skin before sleep.
Alternatively, you can add turmeric in warm water with honey or in milk and consume regularly, say once a day, to improve your immunity, health the skin plaques from internally.
Remember don’t overdo with turmeric as it may interact with other medications.