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Posted by Martha (Chicago, Il) on 07/07/2016
5 out of 5 stars

I have been dealing with inverse, scalp, plaque and guttate psoriasis and have tried many topicals, steroids, and antihistamines and have had no success. I tried apple cider vinegar for two weeks and my skin has cleared from head to toe.


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Posted by Sally (Uk) on 06/19/2016
5 out of 5 stars

Psoriasis :

10.30pm my skin is itching like crazy, so I slather on some antiseptic cream, it's still itchy 20mins later, I find this site, realize I have a bottle of apple cyder vinegar in my cupboard, I wipe off the cream, blot the vinegar with cotton wool, then put my leg over the bath and pour it on the red, inflamed itchy patch, I wait & my goodness within 5mins! It's NOT ITCHING!! Now I can go to sleep, looking forward to seeing results in the morning 😊 thankyou


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Posted by Alba (Fl, US) on 01/24/2015 2 posts
5 out of 5 stars

I read the comments about itching with psoriasis, especially the burning! That is for me the very worst. I learned that when the burning and itching is making me crazy I treat the area with apple cider vineger solution. The burn and itch goes away quicky! I also use soverign silver drops and they help me a lot. The itch and the burn are mostly gone now and my skin is healing and feeling much better. I use a vinegar rinse after I shampoo. I let it sit for 2 or 3 min and then I rinse and use an organic conditioner. I hope this helps you as much as its helped me.


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Posted by Sreenivas (Bangalore, India) on 11/26/2013
5 out of 5 stars

I read your comments and bought the organic Apple Cider Vinegar (unfiltered) and results was amazing. Thanks to all of you. I drank 1 tea spoon of ACV with 250 ml of water for about 2 weeks and I see 90% improvement. The color of my soles are still blackish but itching is gone and I am able to sleep well without taking any anti histamine tablets. I got psoriasis in 2007 on my hands and my feet. Cracks, blisters and discharges was something I have lived with while trying all kinds of creams, tablets... Etc. During the last 6 years I have visited quite a few dermatologists who told me that I have live with psoriasis or take some expensive injections with no guarantee of success. To all those who suffer from psoriasis, please try APPLE CIDER VINEGAR. It worked like magic for me and I am praying the psoriasis will stay away from me forever. Hope it works for you too. If want to see some pictures (before and after), send me an email at "svk2003 (at) gmail (dot) com". I will be happy to share them. God bless you all and wish you success with ACV. I thank the organizers of this blog/website without which I would still be limping and struggling with psoriasis.


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Posted by Hippy_chick (West Side, Australia) on 05/04/2012
5 out of 5 stars

I also found ACV to eliminate my psoriasis... I thought I was going to be stuck with that problem for the rest of my life! I started drinking 1-2 tbs ACV in a cup of water 2-3 times a day about 2 months ago. Also massaging coconut oil into my scalp an hour before washing my hair and oil pulling with coconut oil in the mornings. It's gone! I don't have to use any special products at all anymore, my skin is back to normal. Works great.


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Posted by Cam (San Diego, Ca) on 01/25/2012
5 out of 5 stars

Drank 2 tsps of natural ACV with 16 oz. of water each day and the red, painful, scaly condition just disappeared! This is the cloudy version of ACV with all the active nutrients. Not the clearer grocery store ACV. My skin was freaking me out and scary painful when acting up. And no I would not have believed something so simple would have worked.

Mid 50's, when the condition appeared. I thought this Psoriasis was going to flat out eat me alive! Other benefits came along with the ACV as well. Elated, and thinking there is something to keeping PH in balance I have seen mentioned often.


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Posted by Emily (Jones, Alabama) on 01/26/2010
5 out of 5 stars

ACV with mix cured psoriasis.

I have suffered from psoriasis for about 25 years and was told by a Dr. that it would never be gone only improved. The only thing I could use to help clear up my sore split elbows was a creme I was prescribed. It never completely worked.Winter time was always terrible for me. About a month ago I read up on the "Master Cleanse" for weight loss and began doing this. I decided to add to the recipe for other health benefits. I made a lemonad with half a lemon,2 tbs. maple syrup, 1/10th tsp cayenne pepper. Now what I added was 1tbs.ACV, 1tbs honey, pinch of Borax, dash of ginger, dash of cinnamon. Not only did I lose weight by drinking this yummy drink but a "side effect" (as I noticed by accident) is that my psoriasis is totally gone. Not cleared up I mean gone, like I never had it before. Skin is no longer thick and bumpy. I just can't believe it.Thanks you guys for such a wonderful website, this has changed my life. I have benefitted from so much information I have learned on here. You are doing so much good, you are a blessing.


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Posted by Robb (Anchorage, Alaska) on 11/22/2009
5 out of 5 stars

I have had Psoriasis for years. It is at it's most painful in winter, I think this is due to my working in the arctic. My knees and elbos crack and bleed, the small knuckel on my right hand and the outside wrist bone on my left hand are red and painful. I started using ACV as a tonic after my bath, I also rub it on my knees and elbos, any spot that has dry skin or is rough and painful. I mix baking soda with olive oil and use like a soap prior to bathing, I gently apply to my face, hands, elbow and knee. I try to not shower but to have a bath, I add a few drops of olive oil to the water and soak for a few minutes. I noticed results the first time I tried this combination, after a week the pain and redness was gone. I also drink ACV in the morning, I just take a good slug and chase it with water


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Posted by Frances (Katy, TX) on 10/21/2008
5 out of 5 stars

I HAVE HAD PSORIASIS FOR AT LEAST 15 YEARS AND HAVE RECENTLY TRIED ACV AND WATER TO CLEANSE MY INNER BODY. COOL WATER DOES HELP. I ALSO WAS GOING TO AN ACCUPUNTURE DOCTOR AND IT'S NOW ALMOST REVERSED. THEY TOLD ME HEAT IS THE WORST THING FOR PSORIASIS AND ACV IS GREAT TO WORK ON THE INSIDE OF YOUR BODY. TOXINS NEED TO BE REMOVED FROM YOUR BODY. ALSO TRY GOING ORGANIC AND STAY AWAY FROM TOO MUCH ALCOHOL.


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Posted by Sela (Huntsville, Alabama) on 07/25/2008
5 out of 5 stars

My Psoriasis started 8 years ago after working a highly stressfull job (where I also got many other stress related ailments as well). The Psoriasis started on my scalp then a few years later migrated to my forhead and then to my cheeks near my nose and finally to the sides of my face near the hairline. Everytime I'd go through major stress, the Psoriasis would spread. It has been a really bad case to where I won't go out in public and can't cook because my skin is constantly flaking and literally falling off. I tried medicated shampoos which hurt, dried out my face and left me a flaky mess from then on. It's like dandruff on your face!

I came across this site and decided to try ACV and it has worked to keep my scalp and face clear.

What I do:
If I'm having a flare up and I'm all flaky, red and uncomfortable:
1) Cleanse my face. 2) Pour some ACV on a cotton ball. 3) Stand in front of a fan and swipe the affected areas with the ACV reapeatedly (the fan is because the ACV stings a lot when the skin is raw from the condition). 4) Apply thick moisterizer or vaseline (vaseline works best for me) over the affected areas. I repeat this for 4-6 nights in a row and apply moisturizer during the day. You can tell it's working as your skin clears up the ACV no longer stings.

To maintain the flare-ups from starting again, I follow the above steps at least once to twice a week even if the skin is clear but use regular moisturizer instead of vaseline. The ACV does not sting at all at that point.

If I forget to use the follow-up ACV, my skin will start to feel tight and dry. At that point I follow all the steps and am fine just doing it for 2 days.

Added Skin Benefits:
Clean pores, rosey complextion, evened skin tone and no scars from the Psoriasis anymore after flare ups.

I've also used internally for allergies recently, which I will post about in that section.


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Posted by Lynne (Dayton, Ohio) on 08/15/2007
5 out of 5 stars

ACV cured my psoriasis on my scalp. I have been aflicted with psoriasis on my scalp for twenty years. I have tried more "remedies" than I care to count with little or no success. After reading about how people were helped by putting ACV on dry spots on the body I decided to try it on my scalp. I put undiluted ACV in a spray bottle and sprayed it on my scalp before going to bed. Within a few days I could see that the scales were getting thinner. In two weeks they are practically all gone! Even if the scales never fully go away, the ACV has made the scales easier for me to live with. By the way, ACV is better at drying up acne that any treatment on the market.


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Posted by Betty (Selma, AL) on 08/02/2006
5 out of 5 stars

My dentist friend has psoriasis on his arm that began about 6 months ago. It was so very itchy and painful. I mixed a solution in a small spray bottle 3/4 apple cider vinegar to 1/4 water....He sprayed his arm and instant relief from itching...no more itching...with in 24 hours skin soars are noticeably healing...He called being one Happy man....for $10.00 he's getting cured. He is now taking the pill so there will be healing from inside out..He had already spent lots of monies on over the counter cures with no luck.....Thanks guys for this site...will put you on my praise list to the Lord.[and no I am not preaching]. Thanks Again