7 Home Remedies for Scalp Psoriasis

By Jené Luciani
January 27, 2021
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There’s a particularly pesky trouble spot when it comes to psoriasis, and that’s the scalp. When you have scalp psoriasis, of course you want to get the right treatment from your doctor. But there’s also some self-care you can do at home to deal with the irritation and flaking.

What people on the internet are doing is different from what works, so we talked to dermatologists to find out what’s worth trying at home to help scalp psoriasis. Get ahead of the game with these seven home remedies you can do right now.

Vinegar Rinse

Head to your kitchen and grab that bottle of apple cider vinegar. Dilute it with an equal amount of water to avoid irritation. According to Manhattan Beach, CA-based dermatologist Ashley Magovern, M.D., “The water helps prevent stinging on any broken skin or open sores.”