Psoriasis Treatments: Aloe Vera and Peppers
Psoriasis is not a fun condition to have. It is itchy and sometime painful. Severe cases can
result in loss of movement and the skin splitting and bleeding. There is no cure for psoriasis but there are
several effective treatments. Many of the treatments can be found in your own home but one should consult their
doctor before using.
We have known for many years the value of the Aloe Vera plant. This plant makes a beautiful
house plant and has enormous healing powers. The Aloe Vera plant has been used to soothe burns and can even reduce
scaring. The plant can be used on lesion and can help open wounds. Aloe Vera now has expanded its ability into the
treatment of psoriasis. Rubbing the gel of the Aloe Vera plant onto lesions and effected areas has been known to
reduce the swelling, stop itching and relive pain. It also speeds the healing of some of the lesions. Aloe Vera
helps to moisturize the skin as well while helping it heal. Simply break open one of the leaves and apply the gel
to your skin. It may take some time but you will soon see results.
If you like things hot then you may have another home remedy for psoriasis right at your
fingertips. Capsicum or the substance that makes peppers hot has many healing properties as well. It has been known
to treat asthma and other respiratory ailments. Now, its value for treating psoriasis is known. The substance can
help stop itching. It blocks the sensory nerve action that tells you your skin itches. This stops you from
scratching and further damaging your skin.
Creams containing capsicum are available. When applied directly to open sores, one may feel a
slight burning sensation. It may also take about a week to work so give it time. However, using this substance has
been known to get rid of sores causes by psoriasis.
Psoriasis isn’t a fun thing to have. It is irritating and sometimes painful. The good news is,
there are treatments and cures right at your finger tips. By using aloe Vera and peppers, you may see significant
improvement in your skin and a great reduction in symptoms. Give the home remedies a chance and let your skin reap