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Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that produces round, dry skin patches of different sizes that are covered with white, gray, or silvery scales. Sometimes these lesions tend to itch excessively.

  • Psoriasis mostly occurs on the elbows, knees, scalp, lower back, palms and soles of the feet etc. This disease may also affect the fingernails, toenails and mucosal linings inside mouth.
  • There are various factors ranging from climate, stress, infections and injuries that can trigger or flare up of this disease.
  • Psoriasis is categorized as mild, moderate or severe - depending on the percentage of body surface affected.

Signs and Symptoms:

  • People with psoriasis may suffer discomfort, including pain and itching, restricted motion in their joints, and emotional distress.
  • Chronic itching and flaking, Unpleasant appearance of the patches has deep impact on the self-esteem and life style of the psoriasis patient.
  • The course of psoriasis is characterized by remissions and relapses. At some instances the patches disappear, just to appear again after some period of time.


There is no definite cause of psoriasis; however there is evidence of an autoimmune response in which the body's immune system mistakenly targets its own healthy cells.

  • A positive family history (Genetic predisposition) may predispose you to be affected by this condition.
  • Physical & Emotional Stress is resposible for aggravating or causing the lesions to reappear:
  • Seasonal changes like winters may cause an increase in dryness and may aggravate Psoriasis.
  • Skin irritants, local trauma, infections, alcohol, steroid withdrawal etc may aggravate the condition.

Good Prognosis if :

  • Disease is of recent origin in any age group
  • Patches are few (3-4) and may be anywhere on the body
  • Affecting individuals who are otherwise in fine health
  • Good Prognosis implies, better disease control and possibility of disease free periods.

Poor Prognosis if:

  • Disease is of long standing
  • Patches are on widespread area.
  • Lichenification/thickening of the lesions has occurred
  • Affecting individuals has poor general health, i.e suffers from systemic illness like Diabetes, Thyroid disorders etc.
  • Poor Prognosis implies, longer duration of treatment is needed to control the acute flared up condition or relapses may be far apart.

Scope of Homeopathy and Line of Treatment:

  • Psoriasis is a difficult disease to treat. It has been a challenge to the medical faculty, as most cases of psoriasis tend to relapse after any kind of treatments.
  • Psoriasis can be cured if treated early and when the condition is limited to a few patches.
  • Chronic, widespread lesions can be cured or put into remission.
  • Cases wherein the lesions are widespread and relapsing can be effectively controlled with a marked reduction in the size of lesion and its reoccurrence.
  • Itching and Scaling can be minimized and long term relief may be obtained.
  • Homeopathic medicines affect positively by affecting our Vital Force (body’s immune system) which helps the body back to a healthy state.
  • Homeopathy treats the patient as a whole - individual, so the totality of symptoms of psoriasis patient is taken into account when prescribing.
  • Commonly used Homeopathic Medicines for Psoriasis are: Graphites, Kali Carb, Thuja occidentalis, Sulphur, Petroleum, Mezerium, Kali Sulph, Psorinum, Arsenicum Album, Arsenic Iod, Natrum Mur etc.
  • Homeopathy helps in preventing disease progression, prevents remissions/relapses.
  • Boosts immunity & promotes good health
  • Works naturally without risk of side effects

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