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For centuries, Epsom salt has been regarded highly owing to its marvelous health benefits and especially in reducing soreness, eliminating toxins and relaxing the body muscles. The salt contains some great properties such as magnesium which works well in reducing inflammation while at the same time enhancing nerve functionality. Epson salt psoriasis treatment offers great relief to the patient by soothing the flare-ups when they occur.
Epsom salt is used in bathing and this helps to exfoliate the flaky and thick skin that is synonymous with psoriasis. The soak also helps in soothing the common symptoms such as itching and irritation thus allowing the patient to enjoy a stress free life. It should be used regularly to help in the cleansing of the skin pores while at the same time minimizing psoriasis outbreaks or recurrence.
To enjoy the effects of Epsom salt psoriasis treatment, you need to dissolve two cups of salt into your warm bathing water and soak therein for at least 15 minutes and then wipe your body with a clean towel. This can also be followed by applying your favorite moisturizing oil. The Epsom salt can be used along other remedies such as Dead Sea salts or oatmeals among others.
Testimonials and success stories for Epsom Salt psoriasis treatment
The following comment was posted by a pustular psoriasis patient who has had to endure the pain and discomfort for many years. However, the use of creams has not helped in any way and he had to start using other remedies including Epsom salt. According to his testimony, this has helped him live without blisters this far although using the product along with other products.
This other patient has endured psoriasis for more than 20 years and after trying various remedies, nothing seemed to work. However, two days of soaking in Epsom salt have produced some great and encouraging results with the spots on the skin disappearing gradually. The story is really amazing.
The next comment is from someone who witnessed some tremendous changes when using Epsom salt psoriasis treatment. She also combines the treatment with some petrolatum jelly among other procedures.
This next comment is from someone who has suffered from psoriasis for almost half a century. However, he finds great solace in using both Dead Sea and Epsom salt psoriasis treatment.
This comment is from someone who normally uses Dead Sea salt as a remedy for his pustular psoriasis. However, once he runs out of his main treatment solution, he results to the use of Epsom salt which according to his words works.
This post is from someone who has benefited from the use of Epsom salt in her efforts to treat psoriasis. She uses this product over dead sea salts as it is cheaper and easier to locate in the United States.
Negative comments about Epsom salt psoriasis treatment
The following negative comment is one of a few that I have seen. Although it is not entirely negative, it brings out an undesirable picture from a patient who found it helpful at some point but later experienced some negative effects after some period of use.
The comment below does not really show the negative effects suffered by the patient but the only negative thoughts emanate from the fact that Epsom salt contains sulfur which she does not think is important.
Effectiveness Score for Epsom Salt Psoriasis Treatment
I rate epsom salt as beneficial for psoriasis as a management tool but I also see it as the poor mans alternative to Dead Sea Salt Psoriasis Treatment! Therefore I give epsom salts an effectiveness score of 6/10 for treating psoriasis naturally.
How long before you see results from Epsom salt psoriasis treatment
When using Epsom salt psoriasis treatment, the duration of effectiveness manifestation depends with individual cases. However, one can expect some immediate relief while the major changes will occur within a 4 weeks or so. It is important to combine the Epsom salt treatment with other remedies such as diet in order to make the process more effective.
Is it worth investing time and money in Epsom Salts for treating your psoriasis?
It helps to reduce scaling and works well as a stress reliever but will not “cure” psoriasis just on its own. Use it in conjunction with some oils such as jojoba or coconut oil which should be applied directly after bathing to keep the skin moisturized and pain free. Consider changing to a healthier diet and lifestyle to fully control your psoriasis. Read more about how I control my psoriasis naturally in my free ebook.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
By John Redfern founder of www.smartpsoriasisdiet.com | Google + Profile |
I have reduced my psoriasis by 95% through changes to my diet and introducing supplements to ensure my body is in its optimal condition. This enables me to control my psoriasis for good. I hope you can too by following my free eBook – The Smart Psoriasis Diet Plan.