31 Jan 08:06
Coping, treatment, healthcare system
Have any of you tried Pine Tar for your Psoriasis?
Please don't include specific medical product brand names or external links.
31 Jan 08:09
I read that Pine tar has been shown to be antipruritic, anti‐inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal. These properties make pine tar suitable for the topical treatment of eczema, psoriasis, seborrhoeic dermatitis and other dry, itchy, flaky or inflamed skin conditions. It was used in the 5th Century and is still available over the counter. Can also be used on the face and sensitive areas. Very interesting.
31 Jan 08:19
And as you all know, I'm a supporter of my coal tar mix but maybe it's time for a change. Maybe I should try the pine tar and see how it goes? Luckily they do sell it in SA so I'm lucky.
31 Jan 09:24
I tried it but sadly it didn't touch it, but, I think if the p is mild or a small area it would work. Mine at the time was huge, inflamed, too itchy for my own good had to see the quacker , sorry I meant Dr. Having said that, If I had a small area that's not so sore I would def try again.
31 Jan 09:36
I wouldnt know Michelle if i have had this or not? I had a lot of different coal tar creams as a child, let us know how you get on :)
31 Jan 10:16
Hello Michelle, I've not used pine tar but I have taken Diamond G turpentine with sugar lumps to rid my body of parasites. Have a look on youtube, turps is from pine trees. 15 minutes after taking it for the 1st time I had a motion and I couldn't believe what I saw. You know in the alien film when it pops out of the victims chest, well my poo was full of tiny versions all with their heads popped. You can not take this stuff unless you poo frequently because the dead parasites need to come out fast. If they don't they will give off ammonia which is very toxic and not want you want hanging about in your bowel.
31 Jan 10:40
Oh my. Pon, you're scaring me. 😲. I know we should cleanse our body from the inside out but oi, imagining tiny dead parasites with their heads popped is scary. I think I'll try the pine tar lol. But thank you for sharing. It's very interesting hearing all these different types of treatments. I'm sure P sufferers are the most healthiest people on earth 😁
31 Jan 10:42
Madmum, I think i'm going to try it as I only have it on my ankles and not very severe. It's a big patch though but I'll try it. As long as it's not like an acid kind of thing then its okay. I still need some skin to show my man. :)
Will do John. I'm googling to see if my local chemist stock it. : )
31 Jan 12:16
I have been using Pinetarsol in bath and shower. Very soothing when P is itchy and sore.
31 Jan 22:56
Lumbermen who get injured in the field use pine 🌲 tar directly from a pine tree for treatment.
01 Feb 05:11
Yes Clint and I've read that it does work very well. It's worth a try so I'm going to see what I can get from my local pharmacy. Might work better than my mixture I'm using at the moment. :)
01 Feb 06:39
Hi Michelle...let me know if you can get it here , I will also check Dischem & Sparksport pharmacies.....
01 Feb 08:42
I will Ellen. I'll check tomorrow and let you know. Maybe my P needs something different as I've been using my mixture for more than 10 years now. I still works very well for my small term P but I'm concentrating now on the Long term one's as well. :)
01 Feb 14:04
Michelle.....I want to try it on my Inverse P & on my crack ... need to give the steroid creams a break .....
05 Feb 16:32
Yes I have I buy it on ebay it helps ...a lot actually as does the turmeric however you have to stick to it and continue to use for results to last so I do
06 Feb 10:40
I couldn't find the pine tar Ellen but I will buy it from take a lot and let you know :)
Lindakey thank you. If it works for you then it might work for us too
06 Feb 11:42
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