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What are natural remedies for psoriatic arthritis?

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Herbs, supplements, and skin treatments that people commonly use for psoriatic arthritis and related psoriasis include:

No medical studies prove that these will ease your symptoms, though. The Food and Drug Administration doesn't control these products, and they may not contain the ingredients listed on the package. Be careful, and talk to your doctor before taking any supplements.

  • Aloe vera
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Capsaicin from hot peppers
  • Dead Sea salts
  • Oats
  • Oregon grape
  • Tea tree oil
  • Turmeric

SOURCES:

Sharon Mayo, health educator, National Psoriasis Foundation.

Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, dermatologist-in-chief, Tufts Medical Center.

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Complementary and Alternative Therapies.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 11, 2017

SOURCES:

Sharon Mayo, health educator, National Psoriasis Foundation.

Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, dermatologist-in-chief, Tufts Medical Center.

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Complementary and Alternative Therapies.”

Reviewed by David Zelman on May 11, 2017

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