Psoriasis and its treatment


Psoriasis is a skin disease of unknown origin. It usually occurs between 15 and 35 years and is characterized by its appearance in times of stress or lowering of defenses, which is associated with psychosomatic causes. The most frequent manifestations occur in the scalp, nails, elbows and folds of the skin, but can be extended across her forehead, arms, legs, and in general anywhere in the body. The variety of causes this disease makes it difficult to manage.


Psoriasis is a disease particularly unsightly and annoying. Normally this is a scaly, sometimes with inflammation and itching. When the outbreak disappears skin regains its normal appearance and grow beautiful again. However there are other types of psoriasis, such as arthritis or postulates, more extensive and troublesome than can cover the entire body.

Is it curable?

Psoriasis is a chronic disease. There are treatments that dampen the symptoms, but for now we can not hope to cure it permanently. The patient with psoriasis should assume that in moments of weakness, stress or depression reappears defenses the outbreak.

Mild cases are treated with topical medications such as antibiotics, cortisone, lubricants, moisturizers, which are not always effective, and in some cases such as cortisone have major contraindications.


Psoriasis is not contagious. It extends by the body during an outbreak, but not spread to others.

How to treat?

The symptoms of psoriasis should be treated topically with anti-inflammatory, emollient, moisturizing, regenerative and soothing. It is always preferable to use
natural ointments, as chemical agents, often have contra-indications, and secondly the body, the skin, others notice them tends to defend or get used and eventually stop working.


Good food, high defenses, and the elimination of toxins are essential in the prevention of psoriasis. A diet high in
minerals, vitamins and amino acids is the basis of health from disease organisms that attack the weak.

Aloe Vera and psoriasis

Aloe drink
Ingestion of aloe vera drink provides much of the vitamins, minerals and nutrients needed for good nutrition and good health both for the body. Besides acting on the renal system diluting toxins and facilitating their elimination. That is, attacking the disease from their origin. Another component of aloe vera has been proven effective against psoriasis is aspirin, which administered in a cream also enhances the penetration of it moisturizes the skin and has an emollient effect. Aloe vera acts as a cell regenerator across the skin of our body.

Aloe vera-based cream
Applying creams rich in aloe vera gives results that in most cases mitigate the outbreak of psoriasis, (especially in the initial moments, when the scales are few), relieve symptoms, and with constant application, the deleted .
It is recommended that the composition of natural creams used in the treatment of psoriasis also contain acids and moisturizing components, which supplements the action of aloe vera, providing oils that are lost with the peeling skin.