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LEMON: A SIMPLE ALLY FOR HEALING PSORIASIS

Lemon is an incredible healing fruit for the skin! Here are four wonderful things to know for your skin about lemon: Squeeze half of a lemon in our water in the morning and it is a gentle liver cleanser. A healthy liver makes for healthy, clear skin. You also get a good dosage of Vitamin C when adding lemon into your water. This helps with building collagen and keeps your…

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SUBSTITUTES FOR FOODS THAT MAY AGGRAVATE

One of my most amazing tips, that I am excited to share, is that there is always a healthy, wonderful food that you can substitute for something that is not working for you. Giving foods and lifestyle habits up can actually be easier than you think. What I suggest is that you find substitutes and adjust your choices to make them work for you. This can help you in shifting…

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OREGON GRAPE ROOT

The Latin name for Oregon grape root is Mahonia aquifolium. Topically, it can help slow the excessive production of skin cells that occurs with psoriasis. Oregon grape has a constituent called berberine that helps fight bacterial and fungal infections. It also treats acne, eczema, staph, and herpes. Use it internally and externally. The flower essence could help someone with psoriasis, because it is used to treat self-criticism and helps you…

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WHAT TO DO DURING A BREAKOUT

Eat simply  Eat optimum nutrition  Choose low sugar and high protein and fats Drink fresh juice Eat blended meals, smoothies, or veggie broth  Meditate  Eat wild fish and greens once per day Eat light meals Do a short fast, for less than 24 hours Eat only when you’re feeling good

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OUR VERY INTELLIGENT BODIES

Our very intelligent bodies are reflections of what is going on within us. We are incredible maps on which our emotions, ailments and challenges are shown as a guide to our inner world. They guide us into ourselves, giving us information and a reflection of that which is trying to get our attention. The same is true of our skin.  Psoriasis showed me my inner hardships and helped me look…

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HERBAL TEA POULTICE

I like to make a strong batch of healing herbal tea to put on my skin. You do this by letting the tea steep overnight, or for at least eight hours. Then strain. Then, using a soft cloth saturated with the tea, lay it on your skin where the psoriasis is present. My favorite teas to use are burdock root and Oregon grape root. Boil the tea briefly and then…

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FRUIT FACIALS

For those that suffer with skin problems, most cleansers can aggravate the skin, and even cause a break-out. Because the skin may be super sensitive to ingredients and even over-cleansing of the skin, I have found fruit facials as a great alternative to cleansing with conventional cleansers. It is nature's gentle exfoliant and it works! The sugars in the fruit actively cleanse and slough off the dead skin cells. It…

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