Psoriasis cure in Ayurveda depends on various factors and the most important being the stage of psoriasis. If the cure is sought after at an early stage then it is possible to alter the progression of the disease. There are various types of psoriasis - plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, guttate psoriasis, pustular psoriasis, inverse psoriasis and erythrodermic psoriasis. The manifestations being patches of reddish skin covered with scaly skin or white pustules and these may occur on any part of the body of and the exact cause is not known. It is believed that a combination of several factors contributes to the development of the disease. Modern medicine blames the over reactivity of the immune system, heredity, climatic changes, other environmental factors and stress in the development of the diseases in susceptible individuals. According to Ayurveda, the impurities in the blood associated with emotional factors are the cause of the disease and it can be considered as a vitiation of ‘vata’ and ‘kapha’. Panchakarma treatment is adopted for psoriasis as detoxification is essential and this comprises of five cleansing stages and it is to be noted that a natural psoriasis treatment that may help one person may have no effect on another. For effective management of the disease it is essential that strict dietary restrictions are to be adopted and the patient’s skin must be prevented from drying. Stress is an emotional factor that must be avoided at all times and it is essential that the patient must consume only easily digestible foods.