Psoriasis is characterized by patches of abnormal skin. These skin patches are typically red, itchy and scaly. They typically occur on the knees, elbows and scalp. The symptoms of the psoriasis depending upon the type of psoriasis. The spectrum of disease ranges from mild with limited involvement of small areas of skin to large, thick plaques to silver coloured scales with red inflamed skin affecting the entire body surface. Psoriasis is considered an incurable, long-term inflammatory skin condition. It has a variable course, periodically improving and worsening. From the homeopathic point of view, we can treat the person as a whole and try to find a constitutional remedy with the aim of strengthening the organisms generally. Several well-proved remedies are available for psoriasis treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the psoriasis. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering and aid them to live in a stable condition.
Best Homoeopathic remedies for Psoriasis:
Petroleum:Petroleum is a best choice of Homeopathic medicine for psoriasis that gets triggered during the winter. The skin is dry, hard, rough and very thick. Cracks on the skin also be present. Bleeding from the cracked skin may be observed. The skin may look dirty. Petroleum is also one of the majorly indicated Homeopathic medicines for psoriasis of the hands and psoriasis arising in skin folds. The affected skin is very sensitive to touch. Patient is very anxious and timorous disposition.Sadness and mental dejection. Great irresolution and uneasiness respecting the future.Hypochondriacal humour.Inclination to anger and to scold. Violent, irascible and insolent temper.Frequent tearson slightest provocation.Loss of memory.Does not know where she is in the street.Unfitness for reflection.Weakness of Apprehension. Delirium, thinks another person is lying with him in bed or always and continuously delirious talk of the same distressing subject.Imagines he has a third leg which will not keep quiet.
Graphites:Graphites is one of the prominently indicated Homeopathic medicines for psoriasis of the scalp. It is useful where the scalp is covered in excessive scales. It is attended with intense itching. Foul odour from the scalp and the hair may get matted together. Burning sensation on the scalp may arise in hot weather. The psoriatic lesions extend behind the ears. Graphites is also helpful in treating rawness in bends of skin as in the groin, armpits and behind the ears. Psoriasis of nails with deformed, crumbled, thick and painful nails.Mind symptoms of Graphites are discouragement and much weeping. Feels miserably unhappy. Agitation, compression of the heart, and anguish, as if at the point of death, or under the fear of some calamity, often with headache, vertigo, nausea, and perspiration. Anxious with inclination to grief, anxiety about the future, sometimes when seated at work, or at night, with impulse to quit the bed. Much inclined to grieve and cry in evening, whilst in forenoon she had laughed about every trifle, contrary to her habit. Weeping without cause. Timid disposition with excessive cautiousness and hesitation. Too great susceptibility to impressions. Tendency to be frightened.