Just tried coconut oil on belly button that flakes endlessly in and 2" out from there. Costly Dovobet prescrip that works well applied every 3-7 days ran out. Coconut oil seems to help. After 1 night flaking stopped. Just red and smooth. I'll continue to see if red goes away like Dovobet did. Might be worth trying. Plus it's great for teeth and gums, where it stopped soreness from infection that anitbacterial listerine and Colgate antibacterial sensitive enamel repair paste… read more
Oddly enough, the dollar tree carries a coconut creme that helps. it comes in a jar. My daughter has psoriasis also and lives hours away. The last time I went to visit, she had some on her bath vanity. I had to smile that although we were miles apart, we both had the same creme. It helps moisturize which helps lessen the itch. :-)
I started applying coconut oil last year,(2018), it does help alot. I've gone through periods when I haven't used it and the flakes returned.
When I'm able I apply it a cpl times a day.
Soaking in a bath with coconut oil feels AWESOME and is very relaxing