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How to use banana peel for psoriasis treatment

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
May 19, 2016
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Quick Bites

  • Psoriasis is a common painful skin condition.
  • It only affects the skin but the self esteem of the person.
  • Several treatments are available in the market.
  • Banana peels are effective in treating psoriasis.

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Psoriasis, a common painful skin condition, that not only affects your skin but your self-esteem as well. Yes, those rough, scaly patches that spread over one’s body are capable enough to bring down affected person’s confidence. It can affect any part of the body including neck, legs, back or even mouth. But, there is no need to freak out even if you contract this condition because there are numerous treatment available to get rid of psoriasis. But, you will be surprised to know that the banana peel you have been throwing away your entire life can also be used for psoriasis treatment.

 

Psoriasis

 

Psoriasis and banana peel

Banana peel is loaded with minerals and antioxidants that can protect your skin from sun damage and helps keep it soft and supple. But most importantly, it contains natural anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and cooling properties that can effectively ease the symptoms of psoriasis.

 

Here is how to use banana peel to cure psoriasis

Banana peel and coal tar paste

You can easily treat psoriasis by using a paste prepared from banana peel and coal tar. Coal tar has been used in several skin conditions treatment from decades. You can easily make it at home. All you have to do is take few banana feels and cut them into pieces. Now grind those pieces in a blender for a few minutes. Once you are done with this step, you can add coal tar to this paste. Apply this paste on the affected area and rub gently. Leave it on for 30 minutes.


Even a study published in the Journal of Dermatological Treatment support this claim that coal tar and banana peel work well to treat psoriasis.

 

Just banana peel

Take a banana peel and rub it from the back side on the affected area to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Keep rubbing the peel until it turns brown. Now leave it on the affected area for 30 minutes. Later wash the affected area with lukewarm water.  Repeat the 2-3 times in a day for few weeks.

 

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