Indigo naturalis may effectively treat psoriasis

November 18, 2008

Hong Kong - Indigo naturalis, a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine, may be effective in treating psoriasis, according to a study.

Hong Kong

- Indigo naturalis, a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine, may be effective in treating psoriasis, according to a study.

The study, published in the Archives of Dermatology, looked at 42 patients suffering from psoriasis for the past two years. Researchers found that indigo naturalis in ointment form was safe and effective in treating psoriasis, Reuters reports.