Leucoderma Home Remedies - Get Rid of Leucoderma
Leucoderma or vitiligo is a skin condition characterised by gradual loss of pigment melanin from the skin layers which results in white patches. These patches look ugly, especially in wheatlsh or dark complexioned persons. The condition doesn't cause any organic harm The disease is not caused by any viruses or bacteria and is neither due to bad blood nor is contagious. The disorder can occur at any age in normal skin. As such it is hardly a disease of medical significance but more of a social stigma attached to it because of cosmetic reasons. As patient usually do not have any complaints like pain or itching etc. However, to make it quicker to find the symptoms related to Leucoderma, the symptoms experienced by a previous vistor to our homeopathic remedy finder have been grouped, by them, under the name of Leucoderma.
A useful remedy is red clay found by the river side or on hill slopes. Leucoderma literally means 'white skin,' and is a condition in which there is a localised loss of pigmentation of the skin. Vitiligo or Leucoderma is usually first noticed as white patches (depigmentation) on their skin. In this condition patches of skin lose their pigmentation and become perfectly white, though no other changes take place in them and particularly there is no formation of scales over them. These patches are more common in sun-exposed areas, including the hands, feet, arms, face, and lips. Other common areas are the armpits and groin, and around the mouth, eyes, nostrils, navel, and genitals. Babchi seeds combined with tamarind seeds also cures. The copper contained in a clay brings back skin pigmentation and ginger juice serves as a milk stimulant, facilitating increased flow to the spots. Equal amount of seeds be put in water for three to four days. They should be made into paste and applied to the white patches for a week. A paste made from seeds of the radish is useful in treatment.thirty five grams of these seeds should be powdered in vinegar and applied on white patches.
Herbal Medicines and Natural Home Remedies for Leucoderma
The best known home remedy for leucoderma is the use of seeds of psoralea. The seeds should be steeped in the juice of ginger for three days. The fluid should be renewed every day. The husks may be removed, dried in the shade and powdered. One gram of this powder should be taken every day with one cup of fresh milk for forty days. The ground seeds should also be applied to the white spots.
Red clay should be mixed in ginger juice in a ratio of 1:1 and applied over the white spots once a day. Drinking water kept overnight ina copper vessel will also help.
About thirty five grams of radish seeds should be powdered in two teaspoons of vinegar and applied on the white patches.
Regular rinse of goosefoot morning and evening will prove to be beneficial. The juice of the leaves should be applied over the patches of leucoderma.
Turmeric mixed with mustard oil is also useful in leucoderma. About 500 gm of turmeric should be pounded and soaked in 8 litres of water at night. It may be boiled in the morning till only 1 litre is left and mixed with 500 ml of mustard oil. This mixture should be heated till only the oil is left. This mixture should be applied on the white patches every morning and evening for a few months.
The patient may embark upon a well balanced diet of seeds, nuts, grains, vegetables and fruits. This diet may be supplemented with cold pressed vegetable oils, honey and yeast. The patient should avoid tea, coffee, alcoholic beverages, all condiments and sugar.
During the initial one week juice fast is advisable. The bowels should be cleaned daily with a lukewarm water enema.
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