The present invention discloses a novel topical herbal composition for the treatment of psoriasis. The composition consists of extracts of 6 herbs in coconut oil viz. Wrightiatinctoria (fresh leaves),Cyndondactylon (fresh leaves) Psoraleacorylifolia (seeds), Nigella sativa (seeds),Chrysopogonzizanioides (roots) and Barbadensis miller ((leaf flesh) in specific ratios w/w. 52:23:10:5:5:5 respectively. Herbs are boiled in 5 times the quantity of water until it evaporates and reaches to the 1/5 of total quantity, then the mixture is added to coconut oil in ratio of 1:5 (v/v) followed by heating to remove the water content. The oil is cooled and stored in the glass bottles. For use, the oil is applied on the affected skin-areas for 15 – 30 minutes and 2 – 3 times a day. The process is continued for 3 – 4 months for better results. The topical composition of the present invention is free from side-effects and therapeutically very effective.
RAMKUMAR KETTI RAMACHANDRAN, SANDEEP ARORA, RAMAMURTHY VIJYAKUMAR