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Turmeric Tonic Treats Chronic Scalp Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a serious skin condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Thanks to a recent study, turmeric, a spice prized by sufferers of chronic joint aches and pains, may become the go-to natural way to treat this irritating skin condition without risks posed by anti-inflammatory drugs
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Thanks to a recent study, turmeric, a spice prized by sufferers of chronic joint aches and pains, may become the go-to natural way to treat this irritating skin condition without risks posed by conventional psoriasis drugs In a cooperative study performed by researchers at the Clinical Pharmacy Department at Azad University in Tehran, the Skin and Stem Cell Research Center in Tehran, and Kassir Dermatology in Dallas, Texas, turmeric, the golden-orange spice known worldwide for powerful anti-inflammatory properties, was found to be an effective treatment for psoriasis, a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that has no known cure. The randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted in late 2017, with the research paper being accepted for publication in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology in April, 2018. The findings provide another layer of evidence supporting the efficacy of holistic, diet and lifestyle-based interventions for autoimmune conditions. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the United States.[1] It is estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that as many as 125 million people, or nearly 3% of the population worldwide, suffer from psoriasis.[2] The WHO’s Global Report on Psoriasis defines the condition as “a chronic, noncommunicable, painful, disfiguring and disabling disease for which there is no...
02-15 2019

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