Treating Vitiligo Skin Disorder

by Sam Malone


The skin is prone to many different types of ailments. One such condition is the appearance of white spots on the skin. This can occur on the face and on other parts of the body as well. These spots may or may not cause irritation. They also appear more prominent on darker skin tones. There are many reasons for the development of these white spots. Dryness of the skin can sometimes result in the appearance of whitish patches on the skin. This is generally accompanied by itching and flaking of the skin. If your skin usually feels tight, then it is probably dryness. Other causes of white spots could be skin conditions such as eczema or vitiligo. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease in which the appearance of white patches is the most prominent symptom. These spots can appear on a small area of the body or can spread throughout the body. This condition is thought to occur when the body’s immune system starts fighting its own organs. This causes a destruction of the cells that produce melanin, the pigment which gives the skin its color.

You need to determine the cause of the white spots by undergoing a medical examination. If the cause is dryness, then you can try out some nourishing natural skin treatments. A pack of mashed banana, milk and honey is known to reduce dryness and moisturize the skin. If the cause of the condition is vitiligo, you can apply a paste of radish seeds and vinegar. Herbal treatments such as St. John’s Wort are also known to be effective in treating vitiligo. The blackish pigmentation you are facing could be due to increased sun exposure, hormonal imbalances, hereditary or dryness. Vitamin E is very effective in reducing pigmentation of the skin. You can extract the contents of a vitamin E capsule and apply to the affected areas regularly. Exfoliation with an apricot scrub may also prove effective in reducing the discoloration as it removes dead skin cells from the skin.

For your dry and rough hair you can take an egg and beat it with some milk. Take the foam arising from it and apply to the scalp. Rinse the hair after five minutes and repeat after a couple of days. A mixture of coconut milk, gram flour and acacia applied to the scalp is also beneficial for dry hair. You can also massage the hair with coconut oil or castor oil and a few drops of essential oil of lavender. Warm the oil and apply to the scalp at night.


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