Psoriasis Home Remedies

What is Psoriasis 

Psoriasis is one of the common skin diseases found. This disease is caused due to the disorder of the patient’s immune system which produces excessive skin cells in a very rapid rate on the skin. Ultimately, the fast building of skin cells are not able to be dislodged by the skin tissues naturally and thereby cause several types of psoriasis skin diseases.

Symptoms of Psoriasis

Common psoriasis symptoms are silvery white scales, patches of bulged skin, redness of skin, flakes of dead cells or fine bumps. Every patient may not experience all these symptoms as there are 5 different types of psoriasis that has been observed. Most of the psoriasis will develop discomfort and restlessness to the patients while there are cases of psoriasis that leads to arthritis and ultimately may result in disability condition.

Hence, if you notice certain psoriasis symptoms appearing on your skin, take immediate actions to prevent it from worsening quickly.

There are a few home remedies which are considered to be more secure, safe and without any side effects.

Psoriasis Home Remedies 

You should slightly expose your psoriasis affected body part to the mild and natural sunlight for allowing your skin to generate Vitamin D to improve the skin condition and diminish the excessive pilling up of skin cell that form psoriasis.

Utilize the natural medicinal characteristics of Aloe Vera which is very helpful in curing the external skin irritation and uneasiness.

Vitamin E is yet another effective psoriasis home remedies that can immensely reduce the discomfort of psoriasis particularly scalp psoriasis. You should administer 200-800 IU of vitamin E on the scalp daily for the best results.

Apple cider vinegar is also a very good agent in soothing the irritation and swollen infection due to psoriasis. You can just blend vinegar and water and administer them on the affected location and allow gentle massage.

Mixture of 1 cup olive oil, 1 drop of oregano oil, and 2 drops of calendula oil is also capable enough to improve the condition of psoriasis skin disease particularly scalp psoriasis. Apply the liquid to your scalp and leave it on for 10-15 minutes.

Buttermilk is also an effective home remedy to improve the psoriasis condition. Administer the buttermilk directly on scalp or other psoriasis affected area or you can also drink buttermilk incorporating it as part of your diet which will assist in easing the disturbing skin condition.

Take 25 grams of Chamomile and equal amount of Burdock flowers and boil it for sometime in half liter of water. You will receive a decoction out of it. Add few drops of honey to it and keep it in the refrigerator. Taking 3-4 tablespoons of this decoction on regular basis, which is very useful in this treatment.

Take 4 marigold flower heads and boil it in 4 cups of water for a few minutes and then allow it to cool. Massaging this liquid on the scalp and rinsing it off with a mild shampoo cuts down the skin inflammation caused by psoriasis. Few drops of lemon juice or cider vinegar if added to the rinsing water will give you a better wash.

You can also apply the mud pack of Fuller's earth added in water on the affected parts. You can witness the excellent results that help in eliminating the toxins from the skin.

Hot Epsom baths mixed with salt are widely used as natural home remedies in treating psoriasis. The skin soaks the salt and enhances the blood circulation. You should apply olive oil after the bath to obtain better results.

Applying deveined cabbage leaves on the affected areas can also prove to be a useful home remedy for the treatment of Psoriasis.

Taking regular sea bath or administering sea water on the affected areas has been tested to be a great natural remedy for this skin disorder.

It is also of use to apply Aloe Vera gel along with olive oil on the affected skin which will yield better results as the herb has immense skin healing properties.


These are some of the easily accessible psoriasis home remedies that you can apply to enhance your skin condition and refrain worsening of psoriasis disease. 

However, they are not the final remedy to completely cure psoriasis because psoriasis is surfaced due to the disorder of immune system. If you are determined to cure psoriasis discomfort from the root cause and ready to pay in time and effort then these natural home remedies are your ultimate goal.