Psoriasis (Scaly Disorder of the Skin)

Psoriasis is one of the most stubborn skin diseases. It is a chronic disease, characterized by thick, red silvery, scaled patches of the skin. This disease affects both sexes equally, and is more common during the first fifteen to thirty years, although it may appear at any age. Psoriasis is not contagious.


Generally, the skin of the person suffering from the disease appears and irritated and may be covered with bright silvery scales. Sometimes there is also a little itching .The areas usually involved are the elbows, knees, the skin behind the ears, the trunk, and the scalp. The disease may also affect the underarms and genital areas. The lesions vary in size from minute papules to sheets covering large parts of the body. Quite often they are discs from half an inch to several inches in size. The lesions are always dry and rarely become infected.

Root causes:

Recent studies have shown that psoriasis involves abnormality in the mechanism in which the skin grows and replaces itself. The abnormality is related to the metabolism of amino acids, the nature’s basic building blocks for the reproduction of cell tissues. Heredity also plays a role in the development of psoriasis, as it tends to occur in families. The factors that aggravate and precipitate the outbreak of these diseases are physical and emotional stress, infections, and use of certain medicines for the treatment of other diseases.

Healing Options

Home Remedies 
  • Avocado Oil
  • Cashew Nut Oil
  • Buttermilk
  • Vitamin E
Ayurvedic Supplements
              Neem Guard       

              Liverol Strong       

              Neem ka Tail (Oil)     

              Chalmungra Oil (Tubrak)

  • Psoriasis is a metabolic disease. It is very much essential to take less spicy and easily digestible food to take in this disorder. More fruits, vegetable, fruit juices etc are very valuable for this. Bitter gourd, curd, boiled vegetables pumpkin these are good for this disease. All animal fats, eggs, processed canned foods are not to be taken
  • Keep the bowels clean. Keep your towel, clothes separate and clean. Try to take your bath with an Ayurvedic soap, which contains neem. If it is possible try sea water bath or apply sea water on the affected place once a day is very much beneficial. Keep your skin clean.