Although the basis explanation for the disease us yet to be identified, consistent with traditional Ayurveda, the vitiation of Vata and Kapha causes psoriasis. As per Ayurvedic principles, Vata and Kapha are the 2 basic energies that uphold the balance of our body equilibrium. Strong genetic predisposition, sun deprivation, and intense streptococcal infection on the upper tract can badly aggravate psoriasis. As per Ayurveda, these conditions are strong enough
Uneven and unhealthy food habits, consumption of foodstuffs within the incorrect combination, an excessive amount of intake of yogurt, black gram, seafood, sour or salted foodstuffs, etc. can trigger psoriasis inducing pathogenesis. Other catalysts that cause psoriasis include alcohol and tobacco consumption.
Psoriasis is usually treated through Panchakarma therapies, which include Ayurvedic treatment methods for the complete detoxification of the body.