Apple cider vinegar may be used to help relieve the symptoms of psoriasis. Try applying it to your scalp several times a week. If it burns, you can dilute it with a 1:1 ratio of water.
Be careful not to apply apple cider vinegar to open wounds. It might burn.
Some people even add a cup of apple cider vinegar to a warm bath for all-over relief. If you want to use it as a compress, soak a washcloth in a solution of 1 part vinegar to 3 parts warm water and apply to your skin for at least 1 minute. Test a small area first.
It’s no surprise that aloe vera makes our list for its soothing characteristics. Aloe vera is a type of succulent with gel-filled leaves that may have a soothing effect and improve hydration. That’s why applying pure aloe vera gel could be beneficial in helping your psoriasis symptoms temporarily.
Oats have long been considered a safe way to soothe irritated skin. You might have heard of people taking oatmeal baths for chicken pox, and the same philosophy applies here. You’ll want to use colloidal oatmeal, which is ground into a fine powder, to avoid clogging your drain. Try adding half a cup at a time to your bath until you find the right consistency. You can even apply it as a salve if you don’t want to take a full bath.
It’s all-natural, antibacterial, AND antifungal. This multipurpose solution can be mixed with water and applied to the skin overnight, added to a warm bath, or even mixed with shampoo. A little goes a long way, so make sure not to add too much.