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  • Journal title : TANG [HUMANITAS MEDICINE]
  • Volume 4, Issue 4,  2014, pp.23.1-23.8
  • Publisher : Association of Humanitas Medicine
  • DOI : 10.5667/tang.2014.0027
 Title & Authors
Traditional topical herbal therapies in psoriasis
Keseroglu, Havva Ozge; Gonul, Muzeyyen;
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 Abstract
Psoriasis is a common, chronic, recurrent, immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of skin. Although conventional topical and systemic therapies yield remission for a while, they carry a risk of many side effects that limit the long term use of these agents and the disease recurs generally in a short period of time after cessation of therapy. An increasing number of psoriatic patients are using herbal products as a treatment to control their disease with less side effects. Clinicians should be aware of plants used in psoriasis and side effects related with them. The aim of this article is to review the different herbs used in psoriasis treatment.
 Keywords
psoriasis;topical herbal therapy;phytotherapy;
 Language
English
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