What is Psoriasis?

Is it a disease?

No, not at all Psoriasis in not a disease it is a skin disorder.

To be specific Psoriasis as an autoimmune, long lasting, non-contagious skin disorder developed due to hyperproliferation of the skin.

To make it simple Psoriasis is a long term autoimmune disorder that causes skin cells to grow too fast, leading to sore, itchy, thick red patches and  scaly skin. It can happen anywhere on the body but most commonly affects

  • Elbows and knees.
  • Face, scalp and inside the mouth.
  • Fingernails and toenails.
  • Genitals.
  • Lower back.
  • Palms and feet


  • Psoriasis affects nearly 20% of population but most of them are not aware as it affects so mildly and it affects 3 to 5 % population in a significant way ( nothing to worry you are not the only one suffering huge number of people suffering with the same)
  • 60 % of the Psoriasis patients claim it is biggest challenge of their life (you are NOT the only person complaining!)
  • In majority of cases Psoriasis this condition onsets between 15 to 30 years of age ( go back and check at what age you noticed)
  • Psoriasis is not contagious ( all your physical contacts are always safe)
  • Plaque Psoriasis is the most common Psoriasis and easy to handle ( hope you had Plaque kind)
  • Out of three Psoriasis patients one suffers with Arthritis ( matter of caution to go for treatment as early as possible)



It is the most common kind of Psoriasis condition. It appears as patches of red, raised skin covered with a silvery build-up of dead skin. These patches most commonly affect the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back. Nearly 80% of psoriasis cases comes under this category


It is little rare kind of Psoriasis. Skin typically turns red with Pustules, blisters filled with pus It occurs most often on the hands or feet, though it can occur anywhere on the body. Please note the pus and blisters looks very infectious but they are totally NON contagious.


It is kind of psoriasis affects children and young adults. Typically characterized by small, tiny red scaly DOTS on the trunk, arms and legs. No typical Plaques noticed It accounts for around 10% psoriasis cases


This kind of Psoriasis appears on the face and scalp as red bumps and plaques with greasy yellow scale. It badly affects look and feel.


It is the most disturbing kind of Psoriasis. It  affects the body in places with skin folds such as behind the knee, in the groin or under the arm. ladies suffer under the breast. Skin turns red, shiny and smooth.


It is very severe and rare kind of Psoriasis. Out of 100 psoriasis people at maximum 3 may get this kind of Psoriasis. It is characterized by extreme, wide spread of redness over body. Skin layers come out as sheets and causes extreme pain and itching.


Affects nails badly. Ridged and pitted nails with discoloration are the common symptoms Nails loose their natural strength


Un attended ,un controlled ,neglected Psoriasis turns Psoriatic Arthritis. Marked inflammation, swelling and stiffness in joints are the remarkable symptoms. Mostly it affects peripheral joints  like  hips, shoulders, hands and feet


The reason and causes for Psoriasis are not yet very clear and specific. Causes include Genetic makeup( Hereditary issues) High stress Vitamin deficiency ( specific to Vitamin D) The other reasons  may be…

  • Environmental pollution
  • Climate and season changes
  • Un healthy food habits
  • Lack of physical exercise
  • Non exposure or too much exposure to sun
  • Poor immunity
  • Excess usage of medication
  • Too much control of natural urges like urine, stool or vomit


Psoriasis most commonly affects the skin over the scalp, elbow, abdomen, knees, palm, and sole.

The common symptoms include

  • Most identifiable symptom is red patches of skin with silvery scales
  • Having severe Itching, burning and or soreness
  • Associated pain due to dry, cracked skin
  • Skin bleeding in some cases
  • Hair loss is very common among scalp Psoriasis
  • In case of nail Psoriasis nails become dis coloured and brittle
  • Noticing joint pains is advanced symptom
  • In children we can notice only small red spots


Ayurveda perhaps the only system of medicine which can offer pefect and permanent solution to Psoriasis. In Ayurveda texts Psoriasis is referred as KITIBA KUSTA. As per Ayurveda the reason for Psoriasis is vitiation of VATA. It is well known as per Ayurveda imbalance or Dosha of VATA-PITTA & KAPHA are the root cause of any disease or disorder. The vitiated VATA dries up the water content in the skin results in flaking and drying up of skin which in turn gradually turns typical Psoriasis.

We at Ayushvedham works at the root cause of the Psoriasis so as we can offer relief and remedy by addressing the root cause of the problem so as results are permanent.

We offer comprehensive treatment to Psoriasis with mono herbal gel and multi herbal oil which are just external application ayurvedic medicines once they applied they go deep into skin tissue and balances VATA Dosha there by drying up of water in skin tissue stops and encourages body to make its own new and healthy skin tissue.

We encourage using Psoriasis specific all natural, chemical and preservative free Ayurvedic soap and shampoo which are gentle to Psoriasis affected skin and helps to make skin regenerate fast. As all the medicines are manufactured as per the texts of Ayurveda they very safe to use yet very effective.

Ayushvedham Psoriasis medication is very special and unique because

  • Treatment relays more on external application which is more safe and easy to adopt
  • Totally ayurvedic approach
  • Non-steroidal treatment
  • Results can be noticed in shortest time
  • Results are permanent
  • Itching and flaking stops in no time
  • Perhaps only and reliable treatment available in this segment
  • Very cost effective
  • High convenience treatment can be carried in your privacy
  • Dedicated qualified Doctor support
  • Trusted by 1000 s of patients across India


  • Drink sufficient water
  • Suggested to take protein rich foods preferably sprouts
  • Eat water soaked pumpkin and water melon seeds
  • Consume dry roasted flax seeds
  • Do minimum physical exercise daily
  • Expose yourself to sun for few minutes in the morning
  • Avoid tobacco in all forms
  • Restrict alcohol consumption
  • Practice yoga and meditation
  • Keep mind calm and cool


Don’t confuse Eczema with Psoriasis Please take expert medical opinion or if needed talk to our Doctors before starting Psoriasis treatment because many people confuse in between psoriasis and Eczema. Eczema appears mostly behind elbow or behind knees. Irritation associated with Eczema is more intense. Sometimes Eczema and Psoriasis can be seen together.


PSORIASIS conditions are not STABLE always

Psoriasis comes and goes in SPRUTS. When problem is active, it is called a FLARE. FLARE can last for weeks or months and then go into remission or subside. So it more cyclic kind of health condition We strongly suggest to take up treatment during this FLARE stage so instead of turning to more severe problem it will subside and gradually to normalcy.

HOW SERIOUS is your Psoriasis

Seriousness of Psoriasis depends on Area affected ranging from scale of 1% to 10% If skin area affected is less than 3% it is mild 3 to 10% skin area affected- moderate If more than 10 % skin area affected- serious Apart from skin area affected discomfort associated also matters a lot. Wake up early is always recommended initiate treatment when it is mild so with out further suffering you can be relived.

Observe the following early symptoms they may be early indicators of PSORISAIS

  • Tiny, small scaly patches over skin
  • Itching and little pain over the spots
  • Patches red skin with silvery scales
  • Dry skin
  • Nails turning brittle and dis coloured
  • Stiffness at joints

In case you notice any one or more symptoms please feel free to call our expert doctors for further medical advice!

What we suggest !

  • In case of mild condition A pack of Psoraze gel and Psoraksha oil
  • In case of moderate condition 2 Psoraze gels + 1 Psoraksha oil + BIO-D
  • In case of severe conditionyurvedic 3 Psoraze gels + 2 Psoraksha oils + BIO-D

Along with the we strongly recommend to use Ayurvedic soap shine & Fair and Ayurvedic shampoo clean & shine. Believe in Ayurveda the most ancient system of medicine and get relived from stubborn Psoriasis problem in most cost effective and simple way AYUSHVEDHAM way.

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