Whether you’ve been dealing with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis for years or you’ve just recently been diagnosed, you’ve no doubt come across countless at-home treatment options as you’ve researched the disease. Some might strike you as potentially helpful while others seem like a stretch.

And with all of them, you’ve likely wondered, “Could this really work?”

The answer is that it’s often hard to know for sure. There is limited research surrounding natural treatment options for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, which means that most of the information we have is anecdotal.