Psoriasis is not contagious or curable and is likely to cause permanent pigmentation of the skin. Here are certain foods that can help prevent and reduce psoriasis build up.
1. Aloe Vera Gel:
Break aloe vera leaves and apply the gel directly onto affected areas thrice a day. The Vitamin E helps soothe and heal skin
2. Banana Peel:
This is a cheap and effective way to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Just rub the inside of the banana skin on itchy regions for relief.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar:
Mix equal parts of luke warm water and apple cider vinegar and apply the mix on lesions using a cotton ball.
4. Chamomile Essential Oil:
Several essential oils can reduce the symptoms of psoriasis, this one being the best. It reduces inflammation and any irritation on the skin.
5. Cayenne Pepper:
Consuming foods that contain cayenne pepper can reduce inflammation from within. Mix cayenne pepper powder with water to make a paste and apply this on lesions. Avoid using it on broken or dry skin.
6.Olive and Coconut Oil:
Simply applying olive oil on lesions will reduce inflammation and also moisturize the skin. If olive oil is too expensive then go for coconut oil instead, it has the same effect.
7. Fish Oil:
Include fish oil into your daily diet or consume it in the form of capsules.
8. Baking Soda:
Combine 1 teaspoon with 4 teaspoons of water and apply this mix on places that are itching with a cotton ball. Allow it to dry and wash off with lukewarm water.
9. Oatmeal and Epsom Salt:
Dissolve a cup of raw oatmeal or Epsom salt in your bathtub of lukewarm water and soak in it for a while.