Abstract. Background. Indigo naturalis has shown efficacy in treating psoriasis in our previous clinical studies. Objectives. To investigate the potential effect of indigo naturalis on regulating keratinocyte proliferation and differentiation. The use of indigo naturalis ointment to treat psoriasis has been proven effective in our previous clinical studies which demonstrated the efficacy and safety of topical indigo naturalis ointment, showing its ability to provide significant improvement of psoriatic skin lesions. JAMA Dermatology (Journal of American Medical Association) March 2012, Vol 148, No. Indigo Naturalis Ointment in Treating Psoriasis: Randomized, Observer-Blind, Controlled, Intrapatient Trial FREE. The refined indigo naturalis ointment was prepared for our study by mixing indigo naturalis powder with olive oil, filtering, and then mixing with petroleum jelly and wax.
Anti-psoriatic effects of indigo naturalis on the proliferation and differentiation of keratinocytes with indirubin as the active component. Results: A significant reduction in clinical scores was achieved with topically applied indigo naturalis ointment. Our study has shown that an 8-week treatment with. INEO)ointment to treat psoriasis has been proven effective in our previous study. Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Chang Gung Memorial Hospital.
Several clinical trials have demonstrated the efficacy of TCHMs. Previous Page. Nail psoriasis may show different clinical presentations according to the structure that is involved within the nail apparatus. Population studies have shown that the incidence of psoriasis is greater among first- and second-degree relatives of psoriasis patients than among the general population 18. Saricaoglu et al. reported a 26-year-old women who was treated with methotrexate 2. In addition, topical use of indigo naturalis has shown to be effective in PP 73, but its use in nail psoriasis is limited by the recalcitrant and intense blue color. An ointment made from indigo naturalis, a dark blue plant-based powder used in traditional Chinese medicine, appears effective in treating plaque-type psoriasis, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Dermatology. Traditional Chinese medicine is one of the most frequently chosen alternative therapies in China and Taiwan, and psoriasis has been treated for centuries with topical and oral herbal preparations, the authors write. Indigo naturalis is one of the Chinese herbal remedies that has been reported to exhibit potential antipsoriatic efficacy. In conclusion, we present a randomized controlled trial showing the use of topical indigo naturalis ointment for the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis to be both safe and effective, the authors write.
Anti-psoriatic Effects Of Indigo Naturalis On The Proliferation And Differentiation Of Keratinocytes With Indirubin As The Active Component
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of herbal ointment, Shi Du Ruan Gao, in patients with plaque-type psoriasis. Several clinical studies showed that indigo naturalis and one of its active ingredients, indirubin, were effective in treating psoriasis 3 6. Our study confirmed that SDRG has antipsoriasis effect. It has shown particular efficacy in the treatment of pustular or erythrodermic psoriasis. It is a Chinese herbal remedy that has been used traditionally for millennia for calming skin symptoms of redness and inflammation. Our clinical trials showed that topical application of indigo naturalis significantly improved skin psoriasis. Japanese Indigo, or Indigo Naturalis, is a beautiful plant with powerful healing benefits for skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. While searching for an alternative to steroid treatments for my eczema though, I was intrigued to learn that Japanese Indigo, or Indigo Naturalis, (polygonum tinctorum) is actually a beautiful plant with powerful healing benefits that has long been prized in Eastern medicine as a dietary supplement for internal inflammatory conditions. Current clinical studies have found that the active compounds in Indigo have significant anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties. Specifically, recent research has shown that Indigo is especially effective for patients with psoriasis, a proliferative skin disease, when applied topically. Previous post next post. Indigo naturalis has been used to treat inflammatory diseases and dermatosis, including psoriasis, since thousands of years in China. It has been proven effective in our previous clinical studies on. The treatment of psoriasis has been well studied. Concerning both medications, the past decade was characterized by various clinical trials to evaluate efficacy and safety in the topical treatment of psoriasis.
Exploratory Clinical Trial To Evaluate The Efficacy Of A Topical Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine In Psoriasis Vulgaris
While the design of human clinical trials that are double-blinded and placebo-controlled (RCTs) for evaluation of acupuncture is very problematic, and hence there is insufficient proof from this type of scientific study for acupuncture in the treatment of psoriasis, there is abundant proof that acupuncture stimulation could both indirectly and directly help in a holistic protocol. A growing body of evidence from scientific study is confirming not only that acupuncture has proven efficacy to treat chronic inflammatory conditions, but how this needle stimulation works. Acupuncture and Chinese herbs have been shown to have similar effects, but in a modulatory and varied manner, stimulating areas of the complex inflammatory cascade that may not be working efficiently due to some health problems in the body. Previous Section. An ointment made from indigo naturalis, a dark blue plant-based powder used in traditional Chinese medicine, appears effective in treating plaque-type psoriasis, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Indigo naturalis is one of the Chinese herbal remedies that has been reported to exhibit potential antipsoriatic efficacy. In conclusion, we present a randomized controlled trial showing the use of topical indigo naturalis ointment for the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis to be both safe and effective, the authors write. We try our best to only post press releases that are associated with peer reviewed scientific literature.