Ayurvedic Treatment for Psoriasis (Shodhana, Shamana & Rasayana)

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes the rapid development of skin cells. This development of cells causes scaling on the skin’s surface. Typically, skin cells grow deep in the skin and slowly rise to the surface. Eventually, they fall off. The typical life cycle of a skin cell is one month.

For people with psoriasis, the skin production process may occur in just a few days. Because of this, skin cells don’t have time to fall off. This rapid overproduction leads to the buildup of skin cells. Scales typically develop on joints such as elbows and knees. They may develop anywhere on the body, including the hands, feet, neck, scalp and face. Less common types of psoriasis affect the nails, the mouth, and the area around genitals.

Ayurveda believes that impurities in the blood associated with emotional factors are the cause of the disease.

Psoriasis is believed to occur due to vitiation of all the three doshas, Vata, Pitta, Kapha in varying degree, but predominantly Vata and Kapha according to the ayurvedic concept.

The predominance of vatha causes pain, dryness and scaling of skin. Pitha vitiation leads to burning sensation, redness, inflammation etc and that of kapha causes rashes, itching, discharge, thickening of skin etc.

Ayurveda treatment for psoriasis primarily focuses on blood purification and balancing the vitiated Doshas.Ayurveda treatment for psoriasis requires careful analysis of the disease and proper treatment.

Disclaimer: All the Ayurveda treatments will be customized by Physician only after detailed consultation. Image used is only for understanding purpose and doesn’t represent the actual treatment.