1. Supplement Essential Foods
Having a proper diet can help relieve psoriatic symptoms from within. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, the addition of food rich in vitamin D to the diet has the effect of alleviating the symptoms of mild psoriatic disease. The reason is that vitamin D slows the growth of skin cells and enhances the functioning of the immune system.
In addition, the addition of vegetable oils, nuts and nuts also plays an important role in the management of the psoriatic disease. Foods containing omega-3 fatty acids are said to have a positive effect on supporting psoriasis treatment. Omega-3s also supports the immune system, which is anti-inflammatory, which can help repel this disease. Foods rich in natural omega-3 include:
- Oils such as vegetable oil, olive oil
- Nuts such as flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, especially walnut particles
- Sea fish such as salmon, herring,…
In addition, you should remove red meat, fast food, ready processed foods, refined sugar,… From the diet every day. This can help reduce psoriatic outbreaks.
2. Support Treatment of herbal psoriasis
- Aloe vera
Aloe Vera Gel is a very effective remedy for reducing skin irritation. Aloe Vera’s moisturizing properties can soothe the skin and alleviate the discomfort for psoriatic people.
Aloe Vera is known for its calming and cool-skin properties, helping to regenerate skin cells and heal irritated skin. People with psoriasis should use topical creams that contain at least 0.5% of the aloe vera to reduce inflammation and reduce skin irritation. Should be applied 3 times/day. The treatment process is to apply this cream continuously for 5 days, leave for a few days and continue to use. After 3 – 4 weeks of treatment, your skin condition will be significantly improved.
Turmeric contains curcumin, an active substance with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. For a long time, turmeric has proven to be used to help minimize psoriatic outbreaks, treating symptoms. Scientists have applied therapy using a curcumin-containing gel, combined with topical steroids and a low-milk diet to treat people with this disease. As a result, the symptoms of the disease have a pronounced improvement.
Turmeric is used as pills, food supplements or spices for dishes. Talk to your doctor to know how you should take turmeric, how much dosage is to have the best therapeutic effect. The FDA recommended dosage is 1.5 – 3g/day.
- Indigo Naturalis
Long, Thanh Dai trees have been used in Oriental medicine. Extracts of oil from this plant can help treat nail psoriasis. A study published on the website Karger.com has shown that people with nail psoriasis Use this oil every day for 24 weeks will give significant improvement.
You can also apply this extract to psoriatic skin areas to help relieve symptoms of the disease.
Oatmeal can help soothe skin that is irritated because of psoriatic disease. The cooked oatmeal mixture is considered one of the best “glue” for use on the skin.
You can use oatmeal for bathing or using skincare products containing oatmeal to soothe the skin, reducing redness. You mix the oatmeal into the bathwater or remove the dough in a thin towel and rub it around while bathing.
- Combination of honey, beeswax and olive oil
You can use a mixture of honey, olive oil, and propolis to apply the skin to treat psoriasis. A study done in Dubai has compared the natural mixture of this spot with corticosteroids and the result is that this type of mixture is useful in managing the psoriatic disease.
- Dead Sea salts or Epsom salts
Psoriasis who soak in warm water tanks that brew Dead Sea salt or Epsom salts can help relieve itching and discomfort due to skin irritation in psoriatic disease. Salts have a liquid withdrawal effect out of the tissues, which reduces edema (a water retention condition).
You need to moisturize the skin after salt bathing to help restore moisture to the skin surface.