This section of the book is from "The Complete Herbalist" by Dr. O. Phelps Brown. Also available from Amazon: The Complete Herbalist: The People Their Own Physicians By The Use Of Nature's Remedies.
This name is from the Greek pityron, signifying bran. It is characterized by patches of yellowish, or reddish yellow color, covered with fine branny scales, accompanied by smarting, itching, and burning. It may occur at any part of the body, under three or four varieties of form.
TREATMENT. -- The treatment advised in psoriasis will answer in this disease.