Super Thick Plaque Psoriasis
Author: Rebecca S.
Word Count: 243
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 10475-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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I had super thick psoriasis... plaque psoriasis. I've tried everything, and the only thing that seemed to help was essential oils. I started with a harsher/stronger essential oil blend and then worked down to others.
Here are the oil blends. Each has about 10 drops of essential oils and 1/4 cup of carrier oil. But each recipe can be adjusted to what works best for the skin:
1. Pure shea butter, Basil, Frankincense, and Purification. I used an electric mixer to blend well.
After 10 days I used this recipe:
2. Gentle Baby, Lavender, Roman Chamomile, and Myrrh. A base oil like jojoba or avocado is best for getting vitamin E.
I rotated between the second recipe and the two recipes below as often as I liked, which was every few days:
3. Jojoba, Basil, Melrose, and Myrrh.
4. Patchouli, Roman Chamomile, Lavender, and Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia).
I mixed and matched as I figured out what was working for me. I saw a difference after 10 days with the first blend. CortiStop also helped towards the end because it seems to block the stress that flares up the psoriasis.
I have also noticed that the the essential oil blend that got the last of it was Progessence Plus. I came up with this because when I was pregnant I had zero psoriasis. I linked that to my hormones being higher in progesterone. So I decided to try it, and the Progessence Plus got the last of it in a week.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: psoriatic, erythroderma, erythrodermic, elbow, elbows, scales, scaly, scaley.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"[T]erpinen-4-ol, the major TTO [tea tree oil] constituent, has been found to have potent anti-inflammatory properties. It is suggested that terpinen-4-ol may be a novel potential agent against psoriasis. This article draws attention to the antipsoriatic effect of TTO...."||Link|
|2.||"Eyelid scrubs or massage with tea tree oil could be an effective treatment regimen in cases of blepharoconjunctivitis [and Demodex mite infestation]."||Link|
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