Further research on the safety and effectiveness of Indigo Naturalis, the researchers conducted a randomized study of 42 patients with treatment-resistant psoriasis disadvantages. Between May 2004 and April 2005, participants enrolled in the study two applications of the perfume on the body: One was an indigo Naturalis ointment in plaque psoriasis through one arm, elbow, foot, knee, hand or body, and applied A second condition is not applied ointment treatment, a parallel plate on the other side of the body. At the start and after two, four, six, eight, ten twelve a.m. weeks, the researchers assessed the patients and took photos of patches of skin.
According to a study in November Archives of Dermatology, effective treatment for plaque psoriasis is the traditional Chinese medicine found to be published. Yin-Ku Lin, MD (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University in Taoyuan, Taiwan) and colleagues found that the ointment for the dark blue is a herbal powder Indigo naturalis, the skin disease to treat.
Lin and colleagues reported that 12 weeks of treatment resulted in significant improvements in scaling, redness (erythema) and hardening (sclerosis treatment) of panel Indigo Naturalis ointment compared with plates treated with the non - medicated ointment. The weight of the amount of flaking, redness and hardening of scores lesion area and the comparison between the beginning and end of the study, indigo treatment ointment Naturalis - fail improves 81 percent, while the vehicle [nonmedical] Ointment - damage address a performance improvement of 26 percent, said the researchers.
Thirty-four patients completed the study, and no worsening of psoriasis have experienced conditions in the regions ointment Naturalis Indigo. In fact, 75% of these patients had complete or nearly complete clearings of psoriasis treated on the pitch.
Although none of the patients with serious adverse effects, four patients reported some itching in the indigo paste Naturalis, which last a few days after starting treatment.