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Psoriasis Treatment


Psoriasis is a long term skin condition. It affects millions of people in the world. This condition is brought about by overproduction of new cells in the skin. It’s a rapidly growing epidermis. There are five types of psoriasis. Currently, it is quite unfortunate that there is no cure that has been found yet to treat psoriasis permanently. There are treatments though that can help those that suffer from this skin condition live normally and handle the symptoms that come with it. It can affect any individual and especially those from 15-40 years. The good thing is that it is not contagious and therefore its spread is controlled. Anyone who suffers from psoriasis for the first time might have a hard time since it can be very overwhelming especially when the symptoms seem to get out of control. This condition can be very stressful and embarrassing, but with the right steps, you can control the problem.


The cause of psoriasis is still a vague subject but it is linked with heredity factor in that it is genetic and can be passed down in the family tree.


The symptoms of Psoriasis vary in terms of their severity. When it starts, it is mild but with time, they can be harsher. The symptoms can be visible on any part if the body, even the scalp. It especially manifests in some parts of the body like the elbows and knees.

The skin becomes inflamed and thicker. It also becomes very itchy and turns red. The presence of silvery scales is also a symptom. Pimples can appear though they will not be painful. If you experience cracking behind the ears, this is a symptom too. The scalp is an area affected and if you see thick plaques that are crusted, this is a symptom.

Treatment of Psoriasis at Ayurveda yoga wellness clinic Melbourne

Just like any other condition, Psoriasis can be treated. Here are a few ways to handle the treatment.

Going naturally head on with psoriasis is a good idea. Eat healthy and exercise. Eat foods rich in omega-3 or just take pills that have the amount that is required. Stick to a healthy diet because deficiency of certain nutrients can make your condition worse. Organic food that is high in fiber helps. Exercise helps you to relieve stress and detoxify the body.

Stress increases the outbreak of psoriasis. So handle your activities while keeping the stress levels as low as possible.

Drink a lot of water. Water helps to ensure that the body gets rid of toxins. This in turns ensures that the body is flushed out of any toxic substances that might lead to infections.

This type of treatment aims at creating a balance among all three doshas in the body to ensure that it is perfectly healthy; so such treatments are used to manage it:

  • Panchakarma ( Detox Treatment)
  • Rasayana
  • Restrictions in diet
  • Raktamosha
  • Snehana
  • Swedana
  • Oral Ayurvedic  medication

Those who are having trouble because of Eczema and seeking for some help can contact the clinic anytime. With the help of Ayurveda specialist at Ayurveda yoga wellness clinic, patients can get the best treatment in Ayurveda. We have qualified Ayurveda doctors and they treat with Organic medicine. This is the most advanced medicine in Ayurveda. We use authentic traditional medicine therapy and which helps to get away from the chronic diseases. We not just treat the patient physically but also psychologically. Skin issue could create lots of mental and people might lose self-confidence. We help them to gain the self confidence back and be happy in daily lifestyle.

Dr Santosh Yadav is an Ayurveda specialist and the pioneer in Ayurveda medicine. He has more than 10 years’ experience in this field. He has treated thousands of patients in India and Australia.

Herbs used to treat Psoriasis are:

Ashwagandha harb: Ashwagandha is the most popular herb in treating Eczema and getting adopted by many Ayurvedic doctors. With its natural smell it makes people relax and calm. It is generally given as a powder and taken with warm water or milk morning and night.

Babul (Acacia arabica): The babul tree plays vital role in treating Eczema. After boiling the leaf in the water that needs to apply on the affected areas.

Neem leaf: Neem leafs are very useful and important to treat Eczema. This is completely a natural formula and easy way too. This might be taken orally or the leaf paste on affected areas. Neem is anti-inflammatory, and can reduce the redness and irritation of the skin. This works faster than any artificial moisturising cream.

Butea (Butea monosperma): The seeds of the butea are mixed with lime water and needs to apply on the affected area.

Except these herbs Dietary treatment also plays and important way to keep the issue away.

Diet and lifestyle

Diet and good lifestyle plays an important role to treat Eczema. This could cause because of unhealthy lifestyle. Junk food, oily food and too much spicy food could create lots of health issue including Eczema. Ayurveda food is very important for daily lifestyle. It keeps your healthy and away from health issues. Ayurveda experts always recommends to eat vegetable, salad and natural food.

Yoga and Eczema

It is very important to keep your mind relax and fresh. Especially those who are suffering from Eczema it is important for them to keep away from mental stress. Yoga plays a vital role to keep you alive.

Types of Yoga

Surya namaskar is the most common yoga pose to fight skin problem. Getting popularity day by day. This could be practised with the sun rise.

Sarvangasana helps to increase blood flow in the body. Those who suffer from blood pressure and heart troubles this pose is not advisable for them.

Kapalbharti yoga helps to cure lots of health issue. It helps to get more fresh air to the mind and body. It is very easy to practice and can be done by anyone.

Uttanasana helps you to keep fit and ready to fight any health problem. It is a pose to fight skin problem, and increases circulation, calming stress and induces parasympathetic response.


While showering, don’t use hot water and don’t stay long in the shower. This will remove moister from your skin that is necessary to assist you handle the flaky skin. Hot water increases the blood flow in your body that will make your skin more red and irritating. Ensure to moisturize your skin after showering or being in contact with the water.

Use clothing that is made of cotton and avoid those made of synthetic material. Cotton ensures free airflow and allows you to be comfortable.

Avoid smoking and alcohol. Studies shows that alcohol actually aggravates any skin condition making the situation worse.

Those who are looking for help and treatment can contact Dr Santosh anytime in Melbourne.

For more information, call us on (03) 9794 8546 

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