a sprig of cilantro

Q. I have a home remedy that is amazing. I used to have severe psoriasis on my knees, elbows, eyes, forehead, wrists, feet and scalp. It would crack and bleed, itch and flake.
One day a man commented on my raw patches and asked about the treatments I’d tried. I explained about the numerous prescription treatments that had next to no success. Steroids gave short-term relief but the problem usually came back worse than before the treatment.
This man said to cure my skin problem all I needed to do was eat raw cilantro. He said I should eat enough to turn my stool green.
I found that it takes a bundle each day for 10 to 15 days. I mix it in a green salad with my favorite dressing and find it an interesting flavor. My skin has been completely clear for six years. If I notice a small patch starting to get rough once or twice a year, I eat a bundle of cilantro for two or three meals and have no more skin problems!
A. You’ve found a remedy we’ve not encountered before. We searched and were unable to locate studies pertaining to this herb for psoriasis, but it certainly is inexpensive and low risk.
Not everyone likes the taste of cilantro (coriander leaf), but it is a favorite seasoning in Chinese, Indian and Latin cuisines.
Another possible natural approach involves turmeric. Readers have reported surprising success with this spice. Read their stories at PeoplesPharmacy.com.

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  1. enrique l.
    lima, peru
    Reply

    I Have a bad case of psoriasis all over my legs, a little on my scalp and butt cheeks; since a started the cilantro diet (13 days ago) I’ve seen great improvement, I would say that I’m 70% healed… I am willing to eat cilantro until I see it gone though. Hope it helps me, because I was giving up and feeling very depressed.

  2. quinton b.
    Savannah
    Reply

    I started 2 days ago and will keep you posted on results.

  3. Lu A.
    Sarasota, Florida
    Reply

    CILANTRO for psoriasis?
    Interesting if true. I ran across the same claim in a syndicated column in the newspaper.
    I have since informed several ‘sufferers’ Just in case the suggestion will appeal to and possibly help them.
    I’m from a long line of this malady but somehow managed NOT to get it.

    L.A.

  4. Bryan
    portland, OR
    Reply

    Anyone still doing this. I kinda gave up on it but thinking about starting it up agian! Its just so hard to keep up with.

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