Together with seborrhea, psoriasis (psoriasis, itching) is one of the most common dermatological diseases. In addition to skin and hair, this disease affects the joints, nails, internal organs. Psoriasis cannot be become infected by contact with the sick person, but it is easy to inherit from their parents. Find out how to relieve skin itching with the help of popular recipes and what treatment most effectively at home.
The description of the disease
The skin flakes and itches, on it there are stains, plaque or pustules — all this may indicate the development of one of the many varieties of psoriasis. Accurately determine the type and form of the disease can only doctor. Psoriasis occurs as a response of the organism to various factors: reduced immunity, disorders in the endocrine system, problems on the part of neurology, frequent stress.
Proven to provoke the disease can even frostbite of the skin, sun or chemical burns. The risk groups are people who have a genetic predisposition to psoriasis and abuse alcohol often or taking hormones.
In severe forms of the disease affected joints (psoriatic arthritis), blood, lymph nodes (erythroderma), and other organs and systems.
The mechanism of the disease is associated with impaired cell division of the dermis. Normally, this process takes place about a month, and with saves with the flakes is reduced to 4-5 days. Pink and red spots, grayish-white scales often appear on the head (face and hair), on the elbows, knees, shins. Annoying itch makes scratching the site of lesions almost to the blood. This leads to the growth of pathogenic microflora and development of dermatitis. Due to complications may suffer the hair follicles and cause hair loss strands.
Attention! If psoriasis is localized to the scalp, you need to treat the skin, not the hair.
Treatment of folk remedies: pros and cons
The advantages of the prescriptions that treat psoriasis, a lot:
- the variety and availability of ingredients;
- low cost;
- the ability to simultaneously treating the skin to improve the condition of hair;
- effectiveness in combating the symptoms of the disease, according to the user reviews;
- low likelihood of side reactions (when compared to medicine).
The disadvantages of the popular methods of treatment of skin and hair from psoriasis include:
- the lack of official data about how secure and it is advisable to use homemade remedies;
- not too fast result. As in the case of homeopathy, most often there is a cumulative effect;
- restrictions and contraindications;
- the possibility of allergic reactions on the skin, the hair;
- the risk to overdo it with the dosage. This is dangerous if you take toxic plants.
Carefully choose a recipe home remedies. If you have an Allergy to any component of the drug you take to treat other means. Fortunately, traditional medicine offers a variety of options. Don't know how to react to the composition of the skin and hair? To begin to test the mixture, causing a small amount to the area behind the ear, on the wrist or bend the elbow. Noticed discomfort — so this recipe is contraindicated for you.
In addition, there are some limitations regarding the treatment of psoriasis during pregnancy and lactation. Do not experiment on children under the age of 18. Their skin and hair is more delicate than in adults. Also consider prohibitions on the use of certain components in certain diseases (for example, a salt bath can not be combined with heart disease).
Attention! You can not use the unofficial recipes of medicine in the treatment of psoriasis without consulting the doctor.
Traditional recipes from psoriasis
Before proceeding to the treatment of psoriasis at home podkorrektirovatj diet and lifestyle. All this will improve the General condition of the dermis and hair. Alternate work with rest, avoid bad habits, avoid stress, take vitamins.
From the menu exclude meats, chocolate, pickled, spicy, fried foods, and in the acute phase — and even meat, red vegetables, fruits, soda, sugar, eggs.
Patients who suffer from psoriasis on the head, it is especially important to wash your hair. One effective means is soda. You can mix it with a small amount of baby shampoo or with plain water. Only connect components you need are not in a metal container, otherwise the soda will oxidize.
Gently rubbing the remedy into the scalp, and then rinse the hair. Add to the powder, sodium bicarbonate fine sea salt, semolina, olive oil, ground organic coffee — get a peeling.
For skin and hair psoriasis will be helpful soda baths. 1, a procedure will need a packet of powder. Dissolve in the bath with warm water. Sit down and put her head bent, his hair back. Ears can be closed. Sit in this position for about 30 minutes. Do the procedure at night (not more than 3 in a row), and in the morning to lubricate the affected area with vinegar diluted with water.
If the itching has spread throughout the body, can help the saline bathing. For 15-20 minutes, take a bath with warm water where you dissolved in 1 kilogram of sea salt. After this necessarily wash in the shower. You can add to sea salt iodine (10 milliliters), pine extract (100 ml), tincture of Valerian (75 milliliters). Periodicity — every 3-4 days, but only after consultation with your doctor.
In the treatment of psoriasis of the head is rubbed into the dermis of small sea salt. After an hour, rinse your hair with clean water. In addition, carefully observe the other rules of personal hygiene. Choose a comb that will not scratch the scalp, temporarily do not dry the hair. Use several home remedies different spectrum of action (external, internal).
Drugs for the treatment of psoriasis should be combined with each other.
- Grease with vaseline. Take 300 grams of both components. Add egg whites and 20 grams of honey and dried, chopped celandine. Mix and apply to affected psoriasis areas of the body, in the area of hair throughout the month. Important caveat: the grease must be medical or fat, free of impurities and additives.
- With egg and pork fat. Pour in a jar with a volume of 0.2 liters vinegar and place a chicken egg. A day add 20 grams of pork fat, mix gently. Distribute the destroyed areas on the body or in the hair for 1-2 hours. Remove the remains, the same place lubricate baby cream.
- Honey-egg. Connect 20 grams of sugar, egg protein and 2 teaspoons of baby shampoo. Apply to the spot, and after 10-15 minutes rinse.
- Tar with garlic. Soap that contains natural tar, cures dandruff in the hair, regulates the sebaceous glands. It will help in psoriasis. Grate the bar on a grater and take 2 tablespoons of the finished chips. Add the same amount of fresh garlic pulp. Pour a mixture Cup of water (0,25 liter), bring to the boil. When the main part of the liquid will evaporate, the ointment is ready. Cool it and apply on the affected areas along the hairline or across the body.
- With celandine. Take alcoholic extract of the herb (2 parts), add linseed oil (4 parts) and petrolatum (1 part). Mix thoroughly and spread on the sore spot once a day.
- On the basis of ash. Burn the branches of wild rose and the bark of oak. Connect ashes with vaseline in the ratio 1:1 and smear the affected areas just before bedtime. There is another option. Take 25 grams of the ash and add to her medical grease - 100 grams , egg protein and 10 grams of celandine. Let sit for 2 weeks and apply from psoriasis, three times a day.
- With wormwood. RUB in the powder dry grass (you can buy in the pharmacy). Mix equal parts ground tarragon with melted pork fat. Rubbing the affected psoriasis areas 3 times a day.
- With propolis. Explain 10 grams of bee product, add 200 grams of softened butter. Warm the mixture over low heat. After 15 minutes, remove from heat, cool slightly and strain, while it is still in a liquid consistency. Eat three times a day, treating the sore spots on his body and head, about the hair.
- Egg-oil. This ointment is particularly recommended during periods of exacerbation. Connect 2 fresh chicken eggs with a tablespoon of unrefined vegetable oil and 40 milliliters of vinegar. Whisk thoroughly. Apply to affected psoriasis place to sleep. Above bandage.
- From sorrel, and celandine. Both plants need to dry, grind into powder and take in 1:1 ratio. For density should be added birch tar. Apply the ointment on the patient's skin, and top with a piece of cloth or gauze.
Rinse, tinctures, compresses
- Tincture of wild sunflower. Pour 250 grams of the roots of the plants a half a liter of vodka. Close tightly and store in a dark place for 2 weeks. Periodically shake. Drink ready infusion before meals, adding 15-20 drops in a small amount of water. For topical use in psoriasis diluted it with water and RUB into the sore spots.
- Hot soda compress. In half a liter of hot water dissolve 3 tablespoons of baking soda. Soak the fluid the pieces of tissue and apply to areas affected by psoriasis until the compress cools off.
- Herbal mouthwash. Useful in parallel improve the General condition of the hair. If psoriasis is localized on the head, stock up on dry chamomile, succession, or celandine. Four tablespoons of any herb pour a liter of water and boil on low heat for 15 minutes. Allow to cool, filter and rinse the hair after each wash. Do not rinse.
- Compress with chicory. In a glass container, combine 2 tablespoons crushed roots of the plant with 200 milliliters of boiling water. Keep in a water bath for 15 minutes. Cool, strain. For the treatment of psoriasis moistened in this decoction pieces of muslin and apply to the sore spot for 30 minutes. The course is 10 days.
- Tincture of Catnip. Generally this plant is called Boudreau hederacea, but people call it and the dog and cat mint. To make him a tincture in two ways:
- soak 200 grams of grass with a bottle of quality vodka. To sustain the day, do not filter;
- add 2 tablespoons of dry raw material per Cup of vinegar. Infuse for weeks. In psoriasis both tools use the same: three times a day.
By the way. Among the other popular ways to treat psoriasis at home — use RAID who remained in the pan after boiling milk, and crushed fish scales mixed with fish oil, or skins from the oily herring. Any funds applied to the affected area in the form of mini-packs.
If psoriasis is localized mainly on the head, try these recipes masks for hair:
- Onion. Take several onions (depending on the length of the strands), clear them and turn them into pulp, using a blender or meat grinder. Spread on the head, wrap the hair with polyethylene and towel. After 20 minutes wash your hair with plain water. To get rid of the smell, you can make a rinse with vinegar or lemon juice. With regular use, the structure of the strands will improve, they will become stronger, and the manifestations of psoriasis will come to naught.
- Kefir. This mask to further moisturize hair, make them softer. To cook it easier. Skin and hair slightly warmed yogurt. To insulate the head. After half an hour rinse the hair. If necessary, comb out to peel off the particles with a thick comb, do not injure the dermis.
- Mud. Involves the use of therapeutic muds collected during the stay in the resort, or purchased at the pharmacy. For the treatment of psoriasis at home and improve the condition of hair dissolve 1-2 tablespoons of main component in the decoction of chamomile or calendula. Add a few drops of vitamin B. Apply to skin and hair for 15 minutes, rinse. Only do not use this mask for the treatment of psoriasis at home if the has problems with heart or blood vessels.
- Burdock. In parallel helps with hair loss. Connect the 1 tablespoon of burdock oil and tinctures of calendula, add chicken yolk. Spread on the sore spot, after 1.5 hours, rinse well with hair. If necessary, comb out the flakes with a comb.
- Multi-component hair mask for psoriasis. Mince the aloe leaf, squeeze the medicinal liquid. To 6 parts of juice add 1 part alcohol camphor and birch tar, and one egg. Whisk everything until obtaining a homogeneous mixture. Apply on the places affected by psoriasis, for half an hour. To insulate the hair. Rinse the mask with a special shampoo, recommended for saves with scales. Additionally, use herbal infusions for hair.