Psoriasis Treatments: Oiling Your Way To Better Skin
Psoriasis can range from irritating to painful. It can also create unsightly patches that make
the sufferer embarrassed and self conscious. There is no cure for psoriasis but there are several treatments. There
are many creams and ointments that can be bought and medications available by prescription. It may be worth
discussing some home remedies with your doctor. Natural home remedies can be very effective and easier on the body.
They can also be much less expensive than treatments bought at the pharmacy.
Oiling your skin with various products can help to alleviate many of the effects of psoriasis.
Mineral oil has many properties that help reduce itching and inflammation. The next time you take a bath or have a
soak, at a few table spoons of mineral oil to the water. This will help keep moisture in the skin and loosen some
of the hard dead skin flakes. The end result is less itching and a reduction in dry scaly skin.
Some with dry skin can blame their problem on not getting enough essential fatty acids in their
diet. Eating foods rich in these fatty acids can help ease the problem. These essential fatty acids can also help
to ease the symptoms of psoriasis. Eating food such as fish help your body fight the problem naturally. You may
also want to try buying fish oil and putting it directly onto your wounds. This will help loosen skin and speed
Finally, those that like to catch the rays can still do so even if they have psoriasis. They
must be extra careful not to burn, but a little stint in the sun is fine. Try applying vegetable oil to the skin
before you go out. This is a great moisturizer that does not block out the rays of the sun. Be careful not to stay
out to long because this offers no protection. However, with caution you can emerge with a great tan and soft
Psoriasis can be a pain but it is treatable. Many are surprised to find out that it can be
treated with things in their homes. Consult your doctor first, but don’t be afraid of asking about home remedies.
The end result could be better skin and better comfort.