Scalp psoriasis is a skin disorder. It is caused by factors such as yeast infection, insect bites, stress, exposure to extreme weather, smoking and consumption of alcohol and tobacco.
A person suffering from the problem may experience symptoms such as itching, burning sensation, mild pain, dry scalp, red patches on the scalp and hair loss. Different natural treatments can be used to get relief from the problem of scalp psoriasis.
Natural Treatments for Scalp Psoriasis
The anti-fungal and antibiotic properties of oregano oil can reduce the problem. A person can rub oregano oil on the scalp on a daily basis to treat the red patches, burning sensation and dryness caused by the disorder.Regular intake of oregano oil (1 tablespoon) can also help in the treatment.
Shea butter is one of the most effective natural treatments for the skin problem. It is also known as ‘’Karite Butter’’. Unrefined shea butter can be applied on the scalp before sleeping to heal red and sore patches.Further, it may prevent the hair fall associated with the disorder. A person can mix shea butter with jojoba/olive oil and apply it on the scalp. The head should be covered with a towel (soaked in warm water) after the application for 30 minutes. This process should be performed on a regular basis to get effective results.
The symptoms of scalp psoriasis such as burning sensation, scaling and red patches can be relieved with the intake of fish oil. It can also improve hair growth and texture.Fish oil can be obtained from mackerel, albacore tuna, salmon, herring and trout fish.
Aloe vera has natural anti-bacterial and anti-pruritic properties. Frequent application of aloe vera gel on the scalp can reduce the itching and inflammation.A mixture of aloe vera gel and jojoba oil can be massaged on the scalp before going to bed at night. This mixture should be removed with water in the morning. A person should use this treatment after consulting a specialist.
A natural paste made by blending oatmeal (grinded), extra virgin olive oil and warm water can be massaged on the scalp. It is important to cover the head with a shower cap after the application. This paste should be removed with lukewarm water after 20 to 30 minutes.This treatment should be repeated several times in a week. Another alternative is to apply a mixture of oatmeal, rosemary and lavender oil on the scalp to obtain relief from red patches caused by the problem.
Application of a natural hair mask created by mixing a mashed ripe avocado, honey (1 tablespoon) and olive oil (1 tablespoon) on the scalp for a period of 60 to 70 minutes can provide effective results.A person can also rub raw avocado on the affected area on a frequent basis to reduce the itching and burning sensation.
Consumption of a mixture of bitter gourd juice, honey and lemon juice multiple times in a day can help in reducing the symptoms associated with the problem.
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