Tips tagged "oil"

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T/Sal, cod liver oil, Vaseline

February 26, 2013 — 11:00pm
I am a 61-year-old gentleman who has suffered with psoriasis for over 25 years. A friend of mine at work, who works in hazardous waste, was about to throw away a bottle of T/Sal [salicylic acid shampoo made by Neutrogena] shampoo because it was one year old. My company makes fragrances for shampoos and other […] Read more »

Tanning and emu oil

February 18, 2013 — 5:49pm
I have guttate psoriasis which once covered about 75% of my body. I was feeling hopeless. It was mentally and physically painful. Tanning in a tanning bed seemed to work the best, almost completely clearing the psoriasis from my torso, back and head. Then I saw a sample of emu oil in a drugstore and […] Read more »

Diet and bathing tips

January 28, 2013 — 7:10pm
I alternate Grandpa’s Pine Tar soap and Neutrogena T/Gel shampoo [tar product] for one week and Psoriasil Medicated Scalp and Body Wash [OTC salicylic acid product] the next. The weather has been pleasant enough to allow three or four days a week of 20-minute sunbathing. Petroleum jelly is still my most reliable skin protectant. I […] Read more »

Olive oil for scalp psoriasis

January 25, 2013 — 11:16pm
Thank you to everyone who have contributed their stories! I’m 27, and have had moderate (10-20% body coverage) psoriasis since I was 7. I used to use various prescription medications on my scalp, but recently I’ve found that applying olive oil and wearing a hat overnight is a cheaper and equally effective alternative. In the […] Read more »

Fish oil

November 23, 2012 — 9:47pm
Fish oil and an over-the-counter psoriasis shampoo helped clear my scalp psoriasis for awhile. Within three months, most of my flaking and patches had gone away. For the first time, I was able to go without having to wear a hat all the time. I also used a mixture of Crisco, Vaseline and olive oil […] Read more »

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