Psoriasis is characterised by patches on the skin which are flaky and red. It is also called as a disorder rather than a disease. The symptoms are eased by proper treatments though there have been latest developments in the field of psoriasis which also include treatments taken orally. Some medicated treatments cause side effects and you never know which biological treatment causes reaction. Over the counter treatments does not cause harm when done at home. Every step is different from the other when it is treated at home. Even if the scalp is affected you have to take note that skin should be kept clean as it can spread easily to other parts.
Some home remedies for severe scalp psoriasis are as follows:-
Find the medicine in your cabinet
Having a good diet is imperative to cure your scalp psoriasis but to apply it on the scalp makes it even more effective which include fish oil, primrose oil which to be plucked in the evening. In fact milk thistle is also applied. I f you are not used to any of the ingredients then it is best to apply a small portion initially that is to be tested.
Straight from the kitchen
Diet does play a major role in managing the balance of the scalp psoriasis. There are some food which you should avoid clearly from your diet that include foods which are rich in fat and red meat since it can aggravate the problem. There are some functional foods which you should intake in your diet that comprises of chocolates, cranberries, nuts and soy. Aloe Vera gel straight from the plant is also applied.
Application of certain oils
To keep the moisture intact and adds nutrients to the body, application of vegetable oil and olive oil when you take the shower brings much needed relief. Jojoba oil is effective oil that does wonders when messaged.
To give relief to your itchy skin you need to add Epsom salt, mineral oil or milk to the water in the bath tub. Even if the dermatologist prescribe not to take bath, make sure that you do take it since it for few minutes for relief and it cleans the area of the accumulated dust.
Phase wise treatments treated by the dermatologists are undertaken which include steroids and topical treatments but it may cause side effects. When there are home based treatments to get rid of severe scalp psoriasis it is also true that you need to take care of it gently. You have to makes sure that no scented soaps and shampoos should be used on the scalp or skin and only products which are entitled ‘sensitive skin’ to be used. In fact perfumes also contain harmful chemicals which can inflame the psoriasis.