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Can Coconut Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?
 

Can Coconut Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?

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What is psoriasis and what causes it? Learn about coconut oil, if it can be used to treat psoriasis, and other treatments that are available.
 
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4 Dec 2016 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja ... Just a basic search on pubmed shows its inability at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8471514 and this study was performed in 1993. There are unlikely to be much studies for coconut oil given its relative low commercial value. If I am not wrong, its effect is largely due to its emollient, kerolytic effects. You can most likely attain the same effects from using many other natural oils( e.g. ...
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Thank you Madhubabu kaaja for your valuable questions. As psoriasis is a skin manifestation for immune disorder in the first place, Coconut oil use in treating psoriasis is mainly as topical soothing agent. It doesn’t alleviate the pathological background of the disease and any associated syndromes. Also, Ingesting coconut oil has no proven value in psoriasis. Topical use of the oil can help with the itch its rela...
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Natural medicines heal comfortably and adverse event free. Coconut oil can be considered as one solution for all skin conditions as it possess antibacterial, antifungal, anti arthritis, moisturizing etc... and is helpful for treating Psoriasis. I want to know some additional information from this topic. Is it helpful to treat complicated Psoriasis than chemotherapeutic agents? Is coconut oil cures all types of Psoriasis?. Or is there any limitations? Can results of coconut therapy comparable wit...
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If such an article is posted, it usually means yes. There is no harm for patients to try the coconut oil if it is not too costly. However, they should note the side effects as mentioned in the article.

“ When applied topically, coconut oil is not associated with many adverse side effects, but it is rarely a sole treatment for psoriasis. It is normally used as a moisturizing therapy, alongside other treatments.
It is possible that a person could have an allergic reaction to coconu...
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