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Old 11-02-2001, 01:03 PM   #1
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Question Psoriasis, Vitamin C, E and Night Rinse

I saw a web page about using Vitamins C, E and a detox called Night Rinse for psoriasis. Does anybody know if this works?

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Old 11-03-2001, 10:41 PM   #2
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I would say no to your question because it is my thought that there are only 4 non-perscription treatments that are effective with trating psorisis.

1.Pyrithion Zinc-Main Ingredient in Head and Shoulders
2.Coal Tar- most popular psorisis treatment
3.Hydrocortisone-Main ingredient in most bug bite creams
4.Salysilic acid-found in facial astringents

Vitamin C is a weak antioxadant. I cannot see this as being effective in treating skin disorders. What form is the vitamin C in? i.e. rose hips, synthetic ascorbic acid or something else? This make a difference.

Vitamin E is great for healing skin because of its ability to nourise with moisture and prevent scaring. I cannot see using it to reverse psorisis though.

I know nothing about that detox so I will refrain from commenting about that.

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