Natural treatment for psoriasis


Psoriasis is a chronic recurrent papulo-squamous skin disease with silvery grey scaling papules or flakes.

In Ayurveda it is known as eka-kushtha.

Causes for psoriasis

Blood impurities associated with some emotional factors are said to be the main causes of this disease in Ayurveda and nature cure.But in the modern science they are not able to say what is the cause behind psoriasis,

Natural treatment for psoriasis

The main cause for psoriasis is impurities it is advised that treatment start with juice fasting. Juice fasting speed up all the cleaning process .Grapes,carrots,beets and cucumbers can be used for juices.

Cabbages leaves is very useful in the treatment of psoriasis. After washing it with warm water and dried it and again it made like a paste and warm it.Apply this paste on the affected part in an overlapping manner.

Use of mud packages are also useful.
Exposing to sun light daily is very much effective.

Ayurveda treatment for Psoriasis

Kushtha rakshasa taila is highly efficacious in the treatment of this disease. It is rubbed externally over the patches and near by areas especially when the patient feels like scathing.

Guggulu tiktaka  ghrita is given to the patients.It contains,among others,guggulu and five bitter drugs.It keeps the bowels clean,promotes digestion,stimulates the liver,purifies the blood.It is to be started in a dose of one teaspoonful twice daily on an empty stomach,mixed with a cup of warm milk.The dose is to be gradually increased to six teaspoonfuls of the ghee twice daily or till the signs of proper unctuouseness appear in the body of the patient.This is a preparatory treatment,and is usually given to the patient before the administration of the actual therapy.

Chanda-maruta is another medicine is useful for the treatment of this condition.Among others,It contains mercury and arsenic.It is usually given in a dose of 125 mg .twice daily mixed with honey on an empty stomach.

Hot and spicy thing should be avoided,All vegetables with bitter taste is useful for this disease.

Mudra treatment for Psoriasis

Mudra is a non medical and natural treatment for psoriasis.Mudra are very effective and gives instant relief.Here are few effective mudras for psoriasis.

Psoriasis: Vaayu-shaamak or Vaayu mudra , Jal –vardhak or Varun mudra