Fortunately, we’re gifted with all natural ingredients that can reduce chronic skin ailments like psoriasis. This write-up will discuss about benefits of apple cider vinegar for psoriasis.
A large number of people around the world are suffering from different types of skin ailments like acne, hives, eczema, mycosis, warts, pimples and psoriasis.
There are so many reasons behind these skin conditions like environment, genetics, lifestyle including diet and physical work, local atmosphere etc. Some of these skin conditions can be treated easily while some can be hard to treat. A minor skin rash can convert into serious skin conditions.
It is very important to give complete attention to your skin when you are affected by even a little skin problem. This article will discuss a very common but slightly serious skin condition, psoriasis. Millions of people around the world are being affected with psoriasis every year.
This article also discuss apple cider vinegar to treat psoriasis, the causes of psoriasis, properties of apple cider vinegar, how it can be more than handy to treat psoriasis, and also highlight some very important recipes of apple cider vinegar which can be useful to treat psoriasis.
Is Apple Cider Vinegar Good For Psoriasis?
ACV is an excellent disinfectant and can be very helpful in treating different skin conditions. It is very effective in psoriasis as well. Let’s try to understand why and how using Apple Cider Vinegar for Psoriasis is a great idea.
1. A great antiseptic
2. Supports Immune System
3. A very powerful disinfectant
4. Proven Blood Purifier
5. Can Reduce the Itching
How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Psoriasis?
#1 Isolated Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is acidic in nature and using it alone can cause burning sensation in the skin. It is good to add a little amount of ACV to enough water.
- Take one glass of distilled water (normal water can also be used)
- Add 2—3 tbsp. Of ACV into it.
- Mix it well by using a spoon.
- Consume every day before dinner.
Apple cider vinegar is acidic in nature and diluting it with water can balance its acidity. It is known for making the pH of the body more alkaline. It can improve the digestive functions, can kill all the toxins present in the blood. More importantly, it can purify the blood and hence can improve skin condition.
ACV can also reduce the itching around the surface affected with psoriasis. It contains vitamins A, B1, B6 and C, minerals like potassium and iron, as well as alpha- hydroxy acids. Due to all these vitamins and minerals, it can immensely exfoliate the top layers of skin.
#2 ACV with Baking Soda
- Take a small bowl and add 1 tbsp ACV, and 1 tbsp and baking soda.
- Add enough water to and mix it well to give a semi-solid consistency.
- Apply the mixture properly on the affected area(s) and leave for half an hour.
- Wash the affected area with lukewarm water and gently pat your skin dry.
- Repeat the process twice a day for a couple of weeks.
Baking soda is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is also very effective in balancing the pH level of the body. Using ACV with baking soda can increase its effectiveness to a decent extent.