Cayenne Pepper Psoriasis Treatment Review

Cayenne Pepper Psoriasis Treatment Review

Cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment has been hailed in some quarters as one of the best alternatives for psoriasis patients although that is debatable depending with the experience that different people have had in the course of their treatment.

Cayenne pepper contains some anti-inflammatory properties that are ideal and effective in the treatment of the skin disorder. Trials have been done on different occasions using different products made from the pepper extracts commonly known as capsaicin and some tremendous results registered. Cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment helps reduce redness and scaling of the skin. Various creams containing hot pepper can be obtain over-the-counter but one should use them only according to the given instructions.


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Using the creams will help alleviate the pain while at the same time dealing with different disorders. Capsaicin, a substance found in the creams is normally used for ointments, palm balms, cold relievers and mouth treatments. However, I did not want to take this treatment at the face value and I sought to know whether there are people who have used it in the past and below are some of the positive and negative comments I found:

Positive comments & success stories about cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment

This patient has undoubtedly seen the positive results of cayenne pepper and her psoriasis symptoms are completely gone.

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Dr. Oz, the well respected TV doctor, advised creating your own cayenne pepper cream to use as a topical ointment

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I find it hard to believe that eating peppers (which we all know are part of the nightshade family) can help treat psoriasis, however the following comment says otherwise.

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Cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment helps in relieving those itches and lesions that keep bothering you again and again.

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I have read before that certain nightshades can in fact be used as an anti-inflammatory and the following quote backs this up. It does however require more medical research in my opinion.

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What makes cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment effective?  It is the substance contained therein which aids in reducing pain.  Try it out and see how well it heals.

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From an article posted in Livestrong website, it is believed that cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment works for treating the symptoms of psoriasis but not the causes.

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Negative comments about cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment

It is hard to find substantial proof on the internet in regard to cayenne pepper treatment for psoriasis. One Study showed that almost everyone who tried cayenne paper psoriasis treatment saw its benefits.  Here is the quote…

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Effectiveness score for cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment

I will be honest and admit that I have not used cayenne pepper cream on my psoriasis. This is probably due to the negative connection nightshades have with psoriasis. However I would be willing to give this a try and the fact that there are scientific studies to show that it does offer some benefit makes it appealing to me now. Therefore because of the positive comments I have read I will give it an effectiveness score of 5/10. I would definitely start higher up on my top 20 list before I give this treatment a go though.

How long before you get results from cayenne pepper psoriasis treatment

Once you have started using cayenne paper, you do not have to wait for too long.  Like most psoriasis topical treatments you need to apply it consistently to see the full effect. You can notice a change within the first three days of use but up  to 2 weeks.  So the secret is continuous use.

Is it worth investing time and money in cayenne pepper for treating your psoriasis?

I don’t see any harm in trying this out. Use the recipe mentioned about in Dr Oz’s comment to test it out for yourself. The ingredients are very cheap and I would be delighted if people could report back on their experiences in the comment box below.


John RedfernBy John Redfern founder of | 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.


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