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Antioxidants Are His Cure
from Sebastian K.

Hi Ed:  I am from India and I am 51 years old. I have had psoriasis for more than ten years. I would say that I have only mild psoriasis, 20% coverage; my joints are not affected. Since I have the patches in the scalp, on the back of my neck, ears, elbows, body and legs, I find it difficult to face people and at times I get depressed. It all began as a small patch in the scalp.

I have tried steroid ointments, but they produced only temporary relief. Sometimes no relief. I am at present on a low concentration of coal tar ointment freshly prepared by the pharmacist, under the direction of a Dermatologist. I apply it over the patches at bedtime and wash it off with soap and water the next day morning. With coal tar ointment, my psoriasis is under control except for flare ups during times of stress and during the cold season. I have not taken oral steroids, PUVA, Methotrexate or Cyclosporine.

Recently I started taking antioxidants. After taking antioxidants for more than one month, I feel I am getting cured.

The turning point came about a month back. God finally answered my prayers. A relative of mine, a physician, met me at a function. On seeing me, he remarked that I have psoriasis. I did not say anything. I am very secretive about my condition and I tell those who ask me that I have an allergy. The physician relative of mine suggested that I take one capsule of ANTOXYL FORTE everyday after breakfast for three months. He went on to say that Antoxyl Forte is a new allopathic medicine which contained the right combination of antioxidants and that it is used for the treatment of psoriasis.

The physician, being my relative, sympathized with me. He gave me not only free advice but also a free lecture. He talked about free radicals and antioxidants. This is what I understood:  Free radicals are produced in the body during the process of oxidation. The free radicals are neutralized or destroyed by antioxidants. The dietary source of antioxidants is fruits and vegetables. When excess free radicals are produced in the body, there are not enough antioxidants to destroy them. The excess free radicals then attack healthy cells and destroy them. When the excess free radicals attack the healthy cells of the skin, they cause psoriasis. So, to treat and cure psoriasis, the patient has to take one capsule of antioxidants every day. This physician also talked about Glutathione — the MASTER ANTIOXIDANT — and that Antoxyl Forte helps in the production of Glutathione inside the cell. Stress, smoking, etc. are factors that lead to excess production of free radicals in the body.

I have been taking one capsule of Antoxyl Forte daily, after breakfast for more than a month. I also apply coal tar ointment over the patches at bedtime and wash it off with soap and water the next morning. I have suddenly noticed that I have no itching and my patches have almost disappeared. I feel I am getting cured. After about a month, I intend to stop applying coal tar ointment, but I will continue to take Antoxyl Forte forever. It is the wonder drug for me. Antoxyl Forte is manufactured in India by Tablets(India) Ltd., Chennai, India.

I had only mild psoriasis and so probably that is the reason why antioxidants are working for me. I am told that antioxidants are harmless and have no side effects. It is like taking vitamin tablets. So anybody can take it. The time it takes for a cure may vary with person to person and the severity of the disease. For me, after one month I felt I was getting cured. For others antioxidants may have no effect! There is nothing to lose by taking a course of antioxidants. I hope antioxidants are the wonder drug for curing psoriasis and that they will help everybody.  -Sebastian K.

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Ed’s Response:  Thanks for sharing your success with Antoxyl Forte.  None of my quicky Internet search strategies found anything about Antoxyl Forte, but that doesn’t surprise.  I found the following definition of glutathione at WebMD:

glutathione: reduced glutathione (GSH), a tripeptide of glutamic acid, cysteine, and glycine, which serves as a reducing agent in many biochemical reactions, being converted to oxidized glutathione (GSSG) in which the cysteine residues of two glutathione molecules are connected by a disulfide bridge. Reduced glutathione is important in protecting erythrocytes from oxidation and hemolysis; deficiency causes sensitivity to oxidant drugs. -

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