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Tea for Psoriasis

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Psoriasis is a chronic disorder in which skin cells grow abnormally fast. They need three to six days to mature while normal cells live for a month. The result is noticed because of: patches of dry, inflamed, white, scaly lesions on the scalp, hands, feet, knees and elbows.

At the moment, there is no treatment against psoriasis. The existing medicinal remedies only alleviate symptoms.

How Tea for Psoriasis works

Teas for Psoriasis calm the abovementioned symptoms.

Efficient Teas for Psoriasis

It has been proved thatYellow Dock and Ginger tea are good as teas for psoriasis.

Yellow dock is a perennial flowering herb, growing in Europe, parts of Africa and in the United States. The shape of the leaves gives the yellow dock its nickname: curled dock. The leaves, the roots and the submerged parts are used therapeutically.

To prepare Yellow Dock tea, infuse about 10 grams (about 2 teaspoons) of yellow dock root in a cup of hot water for about 10 minutes.  It can be drunk three times a day.

Ginger comes from the same family as marjoram and turmeric and it originates from Southeast Asia, today being extensively cultivated in Jamaica and other tropical areas. Its rhizome is used for culinary and medicinal purposes.

To prepare Ginger tea, add 2 tablespoons of sliced roots to a cup of hot water. Steep the mixture for 15 minutes, strain it and drink it. Also, the tea may be applied topically.

Tea for Psoriasis: Side effects

Yellow dock can induce diarrhea. Also, both teas for psoriasis should not be taken while pregnancy or breastfeeding.

It is important to know that a cure for psoriasis has not been discovered yet.

Still, teas for psoriasis help in alleviating the symptoms of this skin disorder and the results are different from patient to patient.

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