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Treat Red, Itchy, Dry Scalp conditions from severe Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis Guaranteed RESULTS in 14 Days

Treatment of SCALP Conditions & Symptoms

Picture of Red Scalp Condition in the fringe typical of Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis
Our Pharmacy provides a CONCENTRATED Scalp Treatment to remove and relieve the flaking, itching and inflamation symptoms of severe dry scalp conditions caused by Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis.

As a sufferer you may find your head is affected in the areas covered by hair, growing out to the neck line, forehead or behind their ears.

Traditional remedys for symptoms of these scalp disorders include:-

But chances are, you are reading this because you have TRIED these products and they have NOT cured or provided clearance (remission) for your scalp problems.

Some people have concerns about using Cortisone products and prefer products which contain NO Cortisone such as David's Scalp Psoriasis & Dermatitis Lotion [Psorexederm] (oil) which provides effective treatment for both Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis.

Excellent results are usually obtained within 14 days.

PLEASE NOTE: Their is currently NO known permanent cure for Psoriasis.
A Treatment program using David's Lotion to initially clear up your scalp conditions, followed by washing your hair\scalp on a regular basis, and if needed using David's Lotion on a maintenance basis, will effectively control both Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis.

David's Scalp Psoriasis & Dermatitis Lotion [Psorexederm] Treatment comes with a 100% Money Back Guarantee

What is Scalp Psoriasis ?

The head of a Scalp Psoriasis sufferer Image of a typical case of Psoriasis of the Scalp condition Psoriasis of the Scalp occurs in patches on the scalp... Scalp Psoriasis occurs in patches on the head in the areas covered by hair (the scalp). These patches are often red and raised.

Psoriasis on the Scalp often clears up but returns at some time in the future. Most sufferers have the problem of large amounts of Skin flakes appearing like SEVERE Dandruff.

Scalp Psoriasis sufferers sometimes have Psoriasis elsewhere on the body, as well as on their head.

What is Seborrheic Dermatitis ?

Seborrheic Dermatitis and Scalp Psoriasis both have the excessive flaking of scales appearing like severe dandruff.

Seborrheic Dermatitis ('seborrheic eczema') usually has much less redness on the scalp and no red raised areas. Itching of the scalp is common and it may occur on the Scalp, Forehead and behind the Ears where there are a high number of Seborrheic Oil glands.

This scalp disorder is most common and often more SEVERE in fair skinned people.

Both Psoriasis of the scalp and Seborrheic Scalp Dermatitis scalp disorders are treated in the SAME way. Scalp Psoriasis often takes longer to clear up.

Seborrheic Dermatitis can cause a condition that looks like severe dandruff

How do I treat Psoriasis of the Scalp in just 14 Days ?

Some people apply the lotion when they get home and shampoo it out several hours afterwards.

How do I get the fastest results?

The overnight application/everyday wash method does give the QUICKEST results and achieves MAXIMUM penetration of the product for each application.

Depending on the thickness of scale the product should be left on for at least 3 hours, more scale, leave on for longer. To get BEST results use it everyday until the problem has resolved .

NOTE: Sleep on an old pillow case while doing the treatment


You should notice a rapid and steady improvement without any irritation.

Nightly application and daily shampooing may not be convenient to some people. You can use the treatment less often but the results will be slower to achieve.

It is only necessary to apply the treatment to the affected areas which means it is VERY economical to use while still maximising the result.


Once you have used our Psorexederm Scalp Lotion to resolve your scalp disorder you only need to reuse it if the problem flares up in the future which occasionally happens with scalp problems.

How do I minimise the change of a reoccurance?

Daily washing does help reduce recurrence of the scalp condition. Washing less than 3 times a week will often trigger a recurrence. You wash your body everyday and your hair also benefits from washing everyday although this is not always possible for some people.

Assuming you can wash your hair 4 times a week you can almost be certain to avoid the scalp disorder recurring and be free of itch. Use a shampoo such as 'Neutrogena T gel', 'Selsun Blue' or 'Head and Shoulders', these all are very good at preventing scale formation.

Use a conditioner of your choice, you don't have to use the conditioner matching the shampoo, in fact you usually get better results with whatever conditioner you find works best for you. That's all there is to it.

I know some ladies who find it difficult to wash their long hair this often and unfortunately this allows the scale time to form. (It is natural build up of dead scalp skin cells which can allow fungi to infect the area leading to itch.) If you are lucky enough to have short hair and can wash it daily then you are very unlikely to have the scalp disorder return.

Does your scalp treatment work for African American ('Black') hair ?

I need to know before I order your product, does it work for African American Hair?

I assume you are referring to our scalp treatment for psoriasis, sebbhoeioic dermatitis and scalp scale. Our Psorexederm Scalp Lotion works very well on all hair types including African American, Asian and Hispanic and has a longer contact time to enable a more effective and faster result than shampoo alone.

The combination of ingredients include a high level of salicylic acid (5 times more than shampoos which only are on the head when you bathe), a NATURAL product from Willow Bark that is especially good at removing scale.

The combination of ingredients make it especially good at removing scale from hair WITHOUT changing scalp pigmentation (Scalp COLOR) so is ideal for all skin pigmentation levels and degrees of hair curliness.

The coal tar in it is also at a level higher that the commercial shampoos to control excessive scale formation, relieve itchiness and restore the scale to normal without any discoloration of affected scalp skin areas.

By breaking scale down fast it makes it very easy to clear the hair and scalp of dry, white scale that stands out so much against DARKER hair (Black hair is typical of people from Asian and African American heritage) , skin and clothing.

The hair will NOT dry out during treatment as the product has a treatment oil base. As you are aware we do recommend using it daily for 14 days for maximum rapid effect which can be a hassle with curly hair but is well worth it. 17/7/08

How do I treat while using other Hair Products ?

Can I use your Scalp Lotion while still using my normal Shampoo and Conditioner ?

YES, Certainly !! Any good shampoo and conditioner can be used with David's Scalp Treatment.

Two Australian products we recommend highly are Ego Shampoo and Ego Conditioner.
These are mild enough to use every day to maintain healthy scalp and hair and are extremely good for people who prefer to wash their hair less often.

My hair is permed so I can't wash it daily. Will your Scalp Treatment still work?

YES, but results will take longer to achieve.

You will still get excellent results however.
Remember, We guarantee you will be happy with the results or we refund your money!

Does your scalp treatment take Color out of hair?

NO, as our product is oil based it will not dry the hair or change it's colour. It is used every night and left on the scalp. (Use an old pillow slip) Wash it out in the morning and do this every day for up to 2 weeks. Usually results will be seen much sooner.

NOTE: This page contains information about commercial hair coloring products

Will Product really cure scalp conditions (ears & forehead) completely ?

How do I cure Seborrhoeic dermatitis or cure scalp psoriasis completely?

so does this product really cure the scalp conditions completley? My sehborric dermatitis or scalp psoriasis...(two different docters diagnosed me with differrent things) well i been noticing that its growing really fast behind my ears all i wish for is something to stop it so it wont come on to my forehead ....

i work in public and was hoping that this product will completely move the scales and stop it from growing or at least growing out of my scalp! 20 November 2005

Click to read David's Answer: To does product really cure scalp conditions completely ?

How do I treat Psoriasis in the Ear (ear canal)?

Hi David,
I sent a comment earlier on the website but realized what I had was more of a question. I recently purchased your psoriasis scalp treatment. I have had a mild case of psoriasis on my scalp for about 10 years.

Just recently, I noticed a bit of psoriasis in my ear (real close to the canal (ear canal)). I would like to know if it is safe to use the scalp psoriasis treatment on a q-tip in my ear. Please let me know your thoughts. Thank you, June 09, 2007

The Scalp Psoriasis treatment is Absolutely safe and no harmful effects with long term usage. Use once a day or when itchy is ideal.
Kind Regards
David Hosking

Is it better than prescribed anti-fungal shampoo like "Ketoconazole"?

I have Webtv and want to order large psoriasis scalp treatment. Please respond. Can I do this by telephone?
Where do I get Ego Shampoo and Conditioner?
Does your treatment take Color out of hair?

I have now a prescribed Dertamalogical treatment with shampoo called "KETOCCONAZOLE." TM Is yours better than this? 24 November 2005

Click to read David's Answer(s): comparing effectiveness of Ketoconazole" shampoo and other questions

Recommend a Product for scalp that still feels tight and very dry with lots of flaking?

Hello, Mr. Hoskings, My husband ordered your psoriasis and seborrheic scalp treatment for me. I've suffered with this most of my life but I've been using it for about 14 days and it has greatly decreased the plaques on my scalp.

Plus it's less itchy. Thank you! But my scalp still feels tight and very dry with lots of flaking. I've tried an over-the-counter dandruff shampoo recently but it doesn't work at all.

Do you have any other follow up products I could order to help to help with the dryness and flaking? Or any dietary recommendations? Feels like I need some kind of additional moisturizer -- a penetrating cream or something. Thank you! January 20, 2009

Nutrition- wise lots of products tout they work but Fish oil capsules 2 daily are one of the FEW things that do, or even BETTER is a fish based meal 3 times a week. Oily fish like Salmon are best.

However this is of minor value compared to daily washing. Once your scalp is back to normal then cut the shampooing back to 3 days a week minimum. As a dermatologist friend advises. So keep going and you will quickly achieve the results you want.

QUESTION: How do I remove a very very thick scale build up on the scalp?

How do you actually remove a very very thick scale build up - it's affecting my entire scalp and I don't "flake" - the skin build up is like cement!! If I even gently try to remove the scale build up I bleed and create sores. I've never seen such a proliferation of skin in my life - thankfully it is only on my scalp but instead of just the top it has now crept over my entire scalp - I feel like I am wearing a helmet of cement!! Is this common?

I have tried leaving a sacilyic acid based psor-assist scalp lotion on my head overnight and covering up with a shower cap when I wash my hair I can feel the scale is a weeny bit softer but during the day the build up is MASSIVE and it just doesnt' come off at all. I've been applying stuff every night religiously now for over a week and NO flaking - just cement!!!

In desperation last night I got a round circular scalp massage brush and rubbed all over my scalp - it didn't lift a thing and of course I've had an even huger flare of massive skin build up today. This is truly one of the most horrible things!!

I never even suffered from dandruff before this - it started around a year ago - after some major family illnesses so I am assuming stress once again is playing a big part. I wake in the night and I am scratching my scalp although it's not overly itchy - I just want to RIP the dead skin off!!

The tightness over my head is so bad it is giving me a constant headache. I so hope your product can help because this is my last attempt. I've used cortisone lotions/creams etc but there is no point in putting them on this huge proliferation of skin. John Plunkett's Psor-Asist Scalp Lotion promised fantastic results - but no. Active ingredients are sulpur precipated Salclic Acid, Urea, Aloe Leaf juice and Dexpaanthenol.

ANSWER: How to remove a very very thick scale build up on the scalp

You certainly have tried hard to relieve your condition. I have seen other people have similar problems brought on by stress from the death of a family member. There are scalp conditions that also involve fungal infection so a check by a dermatologist would be good to rule out any fungal cause. The "helmet of cement" feeling is very severe and this severity is not common.

Our scalp lotion that you have now purchased does have a very long history of good results, and we are happy to refund your money if it doesn't help. The way you use it is to apply it with a dispenser to the scalp at night and you can cover it with a shower cap as you have been doing. The salicylic acid content is 10% so it will break up scale very effectively. It also contains 10% coal tar solution which reduces itch and inflammation and should reduce scale formation.

In the morning use any good shampoo, a coal tar based one such as Sebitar or Tgel is good, and massage the undiluted shampoo onto the scalp without water. Use about enough shampoo to form a good size "puddle" in the palm of you hand, it's not critical. Massage the shampoo in for a minute of so to dissolve the lotion then add water to form a lather and wash off.

This should produce results starting within 7 days with good improvement within 14 days although from your description you may have to use it longer to clear the problem up. 16/07/2010

 After treatment will Scalp COLOR return ? 

I have started using the scalp treatment on my husband. His entire scalp was affected by the problem. My question is will his scalp color come back?

Right now, it is pink and has gone down in his forhead. (forehead)

We have been using the scalp treatment for three days and I see the scalp clearning (clearing) up NOW! 12 July 2006

Hi ,
The scalp colour will come back.

Once the scale has lifted ,the skin should look normal although red from new skin forming. The treatment is quite strong and we say you will have results in 14 days but you may find the scale has gone and the skin looks normal sooner than that.

At that stage stop using the scalp lotion and just continue daily shampooing with a tar based shampoo such as T-gel or any of the proprietary brands. Daily shampooing is not always convenient but is the best method of preventing possible recurrence. If recurrence occurs simply repeat the treatment.

If the skin on the scalp is broken through scratching the product may sting slightly when applied but it is rare that this happens.

Other variations on applying it are to apply it when you get home and wash it off 3-4 hours later. This method may take a little longer to work but may suit some peoples lifestyles better. 13 July 2006

Can David's Scalp Treatment be used on a toddler\infant\baby (age 2 years)?

Read about our Special Half Strength formula for babys, infants, toddlers, preteenage children...

Can the scalp treatment that you list be used on a toddler (age 2 years)? My daughter has had a Ďrashí on her scalp for a long time. It is very scaly and very itchy. We took her to see a dermatologist that took a small culture and prescribed Griseofulvin and a fungal shampoo because she was certain it was a ring worm since there was a bald patch.

However, the rash did not improve and seems to have gotten worse. Iím wondering whether your scalp treatment will help, however it seems intense and possible too strong for a toddler. Please let me know.

Subject: Re: Toddler

Our normal scalp lotion is too strong for toddlers as you have correctly assumed. Since the problem does appear to be fungal I imagine you are using the grisovin (an oral anti-fungal ) with a ketoconazole containing shampoo such as Nizoral?

If you can confirm how often you are using the shampoo and what it's active ingredient is, I can give you some good suggestions that will help. Looking forward to hearing from you,
Kind Regards, David Hosking 23 February 2007

QUESTION: How do I treat an African American toddler with Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis?

I have an African American daughter (now age 3) who started out with something very scaly and itchy. Her pediatrician was sure it was ringworm and put her on Griseofulvin. After several months and not getting any better, I took her to a dermatologist and he took a culture and prescribed Septra Suspension that she was on and off for several more months. She hasnít been on anything since Jan., 2008, however her condition hasnít gone away.

The Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis pictures on your website are great examples of what my daughterís scalp looks like. She has what looks like sever dandruff throughout her head and some raised bumps above and behind her ears and at the nape of her neck. When the bumps appear, they are very sore.

I apply a very small amount of Tazorac cream and they dry up/go away pretty quickly. Another dermatologist recently said put her on DHS Shampoo to be used at least twice a week. You told the previous mom that your scalp lotion was too strong for toddlers and you were going to offer her some other suggestions. Can you please share those suggestions with me? May 19, 2008

ANSWER: How to treat an African American toddler with Scalp Psoriasis and Seborrheic Dermatitis?

As we are a compounding pharmacy we can tailor make preparations to suit various ages. As the website is quite large I don't actively advertise this as it would lead to confusion.

Our reduced strength Psorexederm scalp lotion would be Ideal for your african american daughter. The Ingredients would be Salicylic acid and coal tar solution in an oil base, but with strength levels that are appropriate for a childs scalp. DHS shampoo is 3% salicylic acid which is a keratolytic removing scales to restore normal skin appearance. It is also mildly anti-fungal. The coaltar solution in our product reduces itching and scale production.

You apply it daily to the affected area and leave on for 2-3 hours before bath time. You then apply a good shampoo (any brand) directly to the dry scalp and massage into the oily area to emulsify the oil then add water to work into a lather on her whole head then wash off. This needs to be done daily for up to 14 days or until the flaking has cleared.

To prevent recurrence you need to wash her hair at least 4 times a week or daily is even better. This prevents scale and fungal buildup/recurrence. If washing her hair 3-4 times a week is desired then use the DHS shampoo. Twice a week probably will not be sufficient in my experience.

Should to order this product just order the Psorexederm scalp lotion and in the comments field note Children's Strength.

QUESTION: Can I use the scalp treatment lotion on a 15 year old?

Hi my 15 year old son has suffered with a scalp problem for many years. As a baby he had terrible cradle cap, which did not seem to go away over time. we often used warm olive oil on his scallp to remove the scales, but they always came back. Since hitting puberty, the problem has worsened. His hair is now very curly, but often looks terrible because of his condition - it is always dry and dull. We have used a natural seaweed mix once a week + T-Gel, with some result, but I was wondering if your lotion could be used to clear up the problem for good?

ANSWER: Can you use the scalp treatment lotion on a 15 year old?

Hi, Our scalp lotion is ideal for the problem and anyone older than about 12 years old can use the regular strength product. It is applied to the scalp with the dispenser provided at bedtime then in the morning shampoo is applied to the scalp WITHOUT WATER, massaged in for a minute or two to dissolve the oil then water is applied to the scalp, worked into a lather and washed out as normal.

The lotion has an olive oil base however the active ingredients remove scale, kill any fungal problems that may be present and relieve itch and irritation. Treat the hair daily to eliminate the problem over about 1-2 weeks, 2 weeks being average, then when the scalp is clear, maintain the scalp in healthy condition using a good tar shampoo at least 3- 4 times a week. Ideally the hair should be washed daily so any good shampoo can be used in between the tar shampoo washes. Good tar shampoos are ego sebitar and Neutrogena T-gel. Kind Regards, David Hosking. 31 March 2009

QUESTION: Is scalp treatment safe for people who are trying to get pregnant and during pregnancy?

The scalp lotion is not recommended for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Like ALL medications in pregnancy, it is best to avoid them if possible. Since the scalp treatment contains coal tar and salicylic acid this has to be considered.

The lotion is applied to the scalp and washed off later so there is practically NO absorption UNLESS you are applying it to broken skin, in which case absorption is increased and use in pregnancy would be best avoided.

The first 3 months of pregnancy are the most critical and are the time that medication of any sort should be avoided if possible. Since you are in the first month of pregnancy it may be wise to wait 8 weeks or so then use the lotion.

This opinion is based on the latest health guidelines. 23\8\11

Why is David's Scalp Psoriasis Lotion so effective ?

Treatments with a penetrating Oil Base that are left on for a prolonged period will REMOVE much more Scale than any shampoo treatment.

Applying our Treatment at night then washing it out in the morning will RAPIDLY remove any problem scaling.

The combination of coaltar solution and the Scale removing ingredient Salicylic Acid (natural product of Willow Bark) in a penetrating olive oil base is what makes David's Psoriasis Scalp Lotion extremely effective.

The keratolytic in the lotion is used to break up and remove the scales, and at the same time it has an anti-fungal effect.

The coaltar solution in the formula reduces itching and reduces growth of new scale. Because our product is oil based it will NOT dry the hair or change it's colour.

The Olive oil in the formula stops your hair from being dry and brittle, and it relieves inflammation

Although our Scalp lotion is highly concentrated, the oil base makes it very low irritant. David's Psorexederm Scalp Treatment has the active ingredients salicylic acid 10% and coaltar solution (LPC) 10% (equivalent to ~1% crude coal tar). (David's Scalp Lotion is up to FIVE to TEN times stronger than most tar shampoos and treatments available.)

The oil base improves penetration and the product is applied at night, left on overnight and shampooed out in the morning.

The overnight treatment time markedly improves the effect and speed of visible improvment

Good Results can be expected in 14 days or less.

For any QUESTIONS about the Ingredients in this Product, how to use it, or wether it is appropriate for your condition or symptoms, etc :- please go to our Contact Page (EMAIL) where you can send David an e-mail.

TESTIMONIALS - What people are saying about David's Scalp Treatment!

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