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Excoriation Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Medical Name
Excoriation Symptoms
Picking of Skin
Digging of Skin
Rubbing of Skin
Scratching of Skin

Excoriation Cured By

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Excoriation is a disease of the Skin.
The repeated episodes of Picking, Rubbing, Scratching or Digging the Skin which causes damage of the Skin tissues is termed as Excoriation.
In this, an urge to pick at one's own Skin arises. The urge is repetitive and so strong that the person causes harm to his own Skin. It causes development of Scars and affects the Physical appearance of the Skin.

Causes of Excoriation
The exact cause is not known. However, following factors may be considered among causes :
Skin Rash
Mental Disorder
Physical Disorder

If not treated properly, Excoriation may cause
Emotionally Stressed

Differential Diagnosis
Trichotillomania : A desire to pull one's own Hair out is Trichotillomania.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder : It is a Mental condition. A desire of checking the things again and again is called Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

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Materia Medica for Excoriation

Single Herb

Argan Oil for Excoriation

Argan Oil has strong Mucilaginous and Anti inflammatory properties. These properties help to reduce itching and inflammation of the Skin. Argan Oil moisturizes the Skin and reduces irritation due to Excoriation.
Apply 3 to 4 drops of lukewarm Argan Oil on the affected area. Gently massage for 10 to 15 minutes. Repeat 3 to 4 times day. Do this for a month to get rid of Excoriation.
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