Psoriasis appears as an inflammatory skin disease that is characterized by redness, itching and scaly thick, dry, silvery skin. It is very common, affecting between 1 and 2% of the population. It may appear suddenly or gradually, and affect people at any age, usually starting between 15 and 35. Appears to be an inherited disorder, since there are usually several affected in the family.
It is a disease in which skin cells go astray. Usually the skin renews itself about every 30 days, the approximate time for a new skin cell will make its way from the innermost layer of the skin to the surface, but in psoriasis, this cell reaches up in only 3 days, as if the body had lost its brakes. The result of bulging skin areas called plaques, red and often itchy. After the cells reach the surface, they die like normal cells, but so many of them that raised patches turn white dead skin cells that are peeling.
Sign and Symptoms of Psoriasis
• One or more small red plaques with silvery scales.
• Small bumps around the area
• Thick and deformed nails.
• Inflammation of the joints (psoriatic arthritis)
Causes of Psoriasis
The underlying cause is unknown but may result from:
• High-fat Diet
• Immune deficiency
• Hereditary component
Herbal Remedies for Psoriasis
Should be noted that it is easier to treat psoriatic process new old one especially when inherited, such cases tend to be rebels. The internal processing is performed according to the symptoms that each patient brings especially with regard to homeopathic medicines, for which it is of utmost importance to determine the emotional condition that triggers the process of psoriasis, homeopathic treatment to try to modify the way and the responsiveness of the patient to stressors.
In psoriasis is very important that the patient has a balanced diet of fruit and vegetable bases and is exempt from raw meat, which aggravate psoriasis box, by an enzyme deficiency to digest.
Purifying plants are used as Barberry (Berberis vulgaris), Manayupa (Desmodium sp.) Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum), dandelion (Taraxacum dens leonis) or other plants that drain the liver and gallbladder.