6 Essential Oil To Treat psoriasis at home

6 Essential Oil To Treat psoriasis at home
Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects up to 7 million Americans according to National Psoriasis Foundation, this skin conditions can be diagnosed when red scaly patches appear on the skin.

When it comes to treating psoriasis, there is no cure, but there are several alternatives drugs and natural ingredients that you can use to bring about fast and temporary relieve the swelling, redness, and scaly patches of skin from your face.

The use of essential oil on skin all widely documented, the viscous liquids extracted from fruits, leaves, and seeds of the plant are packed with multivitamins, minerals, medium chain fatty acids, and antioxidants that when used on the skin to enhance and improve your beauty. You can use different essential oil to treat several skin conditions and diseases, but in this post, we are going to look at different essential oil to treat psoriasis and also how to essential oil recipes at home in your kitchen.

6 Essential Oils to Treat Psoriasis
Before I listed the 6 essential oil that you can use to treat psoriasis, I want to implore you to consult your doctor advice before using them and also to test essential oils on a small patch of skin to check if you are sensitive to the essential oil or not. If redness and swelling appeararound the patches of skin, test another essential oil until you are certain that you are not sensitive to the essential oil before using them on your skin.
Oregano Essential Oil
Oregano essential oil is extracted from the oregano herbs which is one of the main herbs in the Mediterranean cuisines. The essential is filled with anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants. It helps to soothes and relieve the skin inflammations usually associated with psoriasis and also prevents the skin patches from getting infected.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil and 1 teaspoon of oregano essential oil into a bottle.
  • Cover the bottle with a cap and shake well.
  • Wash your face with water and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Pour a small amount of the oil on your hand and rub it on the affected area.
  • Gently use your finger to massage the oil on the affected area and wash it off with water after some minutes and pat your face dry with a soft towel.

Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea tree essential oil originated from Australia, the aborigines extracted the oil crushing the tea tree and later inhaling the oil or applying the oil on wounds to heal. The commercial production of tea tree oil begins when chemist Arthur Penhold discovers the beauty benefits that you can derive when you use tea tree oil, this has tolead the government of Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa to start the mass cultivation of tree tea.
  • Soak a cotton ball in a bottle containing tea tree oil and place the cotton ball on the affected area for few minutes, avoid the egg region when placing the cotton ball on your skin as it can cause wrinkles and dark circles appearing around the eye region.
  • Wash it off with water and pat your face dry with a soft towel, you can apply face moisturizer if your face is too dry.

Flax Seed Essential Oil 
One of the best essential oil that helps to relieve psoriasis is flax seed oil. The oil is filled with anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce theredness, inflammation, and irritation ofthe skin.
  • Wash your face with water and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Add a few drops of flax seed oil on your hand and rub your hand together to warm the oil.
  • Gently apply the oil to your face and use your finger to massage the oil in a circular motion.
  • Allow the flax seed oil to stay on your face for few minutes before washing it off with warm water and pat your face dry with a soft towel.

Black Currant Essential Oil
Black currant seed oil is filled with anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce the redness, inflammation, and irritation of the skin. It also reduces the dryness of skin thereby preventing skin scales and skin flakes. The presences of omega 3 fatty acids (alpha linolenic acid and gamma-linolenic acid) in black currant oil help to relieve the redness and flakiness.
  • Wash your face with water and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Gently apply the oil to your face and use your finger to massage the oil in a circular motion.
  • Allow the black currant oil to stay on your face for few minutes before washing it off with warm water.
  • Pat your face dry with a soft towel.

Chamomile Essential Oil
Chamomile essential oil is a sweet-smelling essential oil which can be used to treat psoriasis by removing the scaly and flakiness off your face, it also helps to relieve the itchiness and redness associated with psoriasis.
  • Pour 2 teaspoon chamomile oil in a small bowl and add 4 teaspoons of aloe vera gel, 4 drops of tea tree oil, 4 drops of lavender oil, and 4 drops of coconut oil to the bowl.
  • Mix the mixture together with a spoon and pour the mixture into a bottle.
  • Cover the bottle with a cap and store it in a cool and dry place.
  • Apply the oil to your face and use your finger to gently massage the oil on your face.

Sandalwood EssentialOil
Sandalwood wood is part of the essential oil that you can use to relieve inflammation, the oil originated from India, kills the germs and infections from the affected area and also helps to maintain the moisture content on the affected area by reducing the loss of moisture from the skin.
  • In a small bowl, add 5 tablespoon of coconut oil and 7 – 10 drops of sandalwood essential oil, stir them together with a small spoon.
  • Wash your face with water and pat your face dry with a soft towel.
  • Apply the recipe to the affected area and leave it on for few minutes and wash it off with water.

  

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