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Skin Problems Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Skin Diseases
Medical Name
Skin Diseases
Hindi Name
Chram Rog, Chrm Rog, Chamdi Ka Rog
Skin Problems Symptoms
Redness on Skin

Skin Problems Cured By


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Skin Disease is a disease of the Skin.

Skin is the most beautiful part of our Body. It is the largest Organ of Human Body. It is the sensory organ and protects the body from pathogens.

Functions of Skin
It is the Sensory Organ that transmits signals to the Brain.
It Regulates body temperature.
It acts like a barrier and protects the body from harmful radiations and micro organisms.
It prevents loss of body fluids.
Expels the waste material and toxins in the form of sweat.

Anatomy of Skin
The skin is differentiated into three layers.
1. Epidermis: It is the outer most layer of the Skin that protects the internal organs of the Body. It is thin and relatively waterproof. There are Langerhans cells which are considered as a part of the Immune System. These cells are capable to find the harmful substances in the body and prevent from Infections. The Epidermis also contains the Melanocytes, which give color to the Skin.

2.Dermis :
It is the second layer of the Skin that lies beneath Epidermis. It consists of connective tissues that provide elasticity, Strength and structure to the Skin. It involves Hair Follicles, Sweat Glands, Nerves, Blood Vessels and sebaceous glands. The sweat Glands help in regulating the body temperature. The sebaceous glands secret oil and prevent the dryness of the Skin. There are a number of Hair follicles that give rise to a number of hair present over the body enhances sensation.

3.Hypodermis or Subcutaneous fat : It is the third layer of the Skin that connects the dermis layer to the Bones and the Muscles. It provides a protective padding and stores the fat as energy.

Types of Skin Diseases
Abscess : When there is accumulation of pus within the Tissue it give rise to an Abscess.

Acariasis: The Skin Rashes which are associated with itch mites.

Age Spots: The development of dark spots or blemishes as a result of exposure to UV radiations. It is associated with aging and also known as Liver Spots.

Albinism : The genetic disorder that affects the Eyes, Skin and the Hair.

Argyria: The deposition of excess of silver in the skin causes discoloration of the Skin.

Blackheads : The dark open pores get infected by debris or bacteria.

Blemishes: The dark spots on the skin that changes the appearance and looks wired on the face.

Blisters: The thin bubble filled with liquid and is a result of burn or friction.

Burn Marks: When the skin gets burned, it causes a burn and left a Burn Mark after being healed.

Callus: The hardening of the Skin caused by friction is Callus.

Carbuncle: The bacterial infection that causes multiple boils is known as Carbuncle.

Cellulite: The excess of fat present around the hips and the thighs specially in females and causes dimpling of the Skin.

Chapped Lips: The dry lips causes cracks is known as chapped lips.

Cradle Cap: A scalp disorder that occurs in infants. It causes yellow scaly patches on the scalp.

Craw Craw: The Skin infection caused by filarial worms.

Diaper Rash: As the name indicates the rashes that develop on a baby over the diaper area.

Dracunculiasis: The infection caused by guinea worm present in contaminated water.

Dry Skin: Lack of moisture in the Skin causes Dry Skin.

Dull Skin: Lose of natural glow from the Skin causes Dull Skin.

Ecchymosis: The discoloration of the Skin associated with an injury.

Eczema: The inflammation of the Skin accompanied by itchy rashes is Eczema.

Elephantiasis: The thickness of the Skin and the tissues causes swelling of the affected areas.

Erysipelas: The bacterial infection causes inflammation of the Skin and Fever.

Erythema: An allergic reaction that causes Skin rashes and inflammation.

Eschar: The thin crust formed over an injured area is known as Eschar.

Excoriation: Picking of the Skin is termed as Excoriation.

Freckles: Light brown small spots develop on the skin and are caused by UV radiations.

Hyperpigmentation: The excessive pigmentation of the Skin that causes dark spots on the Skin.

Impetigo: It is a contagious bacterial infection that causes yellow crusty sores.

Itching: The irritation on the Skin that causes a frequent desire to scratch the Skin.

Keratosis: The abnormal growth that causes hard lesions on the Skin.

Leprosy: The Skin lesions that affects Nerves, Skin and mucous membranes also and result into deformities.

Leucoderma: The lose of natural color of the skin and causes white patches. It gradually affect the whole Body and also known as Vitiligo.

Lichen Planus: An Inflammation of the Skin causes purple rashes on the affected areas.

Marfan Syndrome: A genetic syndrome in which the body becomes thin and tall. It affects the elasticity of the body.

Mycosis: The fungal infection followed by ringworm, rashes, Itching and Thrush.

Oily Skin: The over production of oil by the Sebaceous glands that causes black heads or pimples.

Peeling Skin: Removing of damaged external layer of the Skin is termed as Peeling of the Skin.

Pemphigus: It is an autoimmune disease that affects the mucus membranes of the Body. It causes painful blisters in Mouth, Nose and the Genitals.

Psora: The infestation of the skin by itch mites, just like Scabies.

Psoriasis: An autoimmune disease which cause red, itchy scaly patches on the skin.

Rosacea: It looks like Acne and Eczema, but it is not. It causes small bump on Cheeks, Nose, Forehead and Chin.

Sallow Skin : When the becomes unhealthy, it looks pale and sallow.

Sandfly Bite: Parasitic Infection caused by Leishmania parasite.

Scabies: Contagious disease causes red and itchy bumps.

Scars: It is not a disease, but a natural process of the body to heal outer injury of the Skin. If not cured it may cause permanent Scars.

Seborrheic Dermatitis : Chronic Inflammation that causes scaly patches on Eyelids and other body parts.

Skin Cancer: When the Cancer cells develop in tissues of the Skin called Skin Cancer.

Skin Rashes: Red bumps caused by some allergic reaction, friction or other physical disorder.

Small Pox: The contagious viral infection followed by painful blister on internal and external body.

Splinter Embedded in Skin: When some foreign body like piece of glass, wood or splinter embedded in the Skin, it cause irritation.

Causes Of Skin Diseases
Family History
Oily or Junk Food
Hormonal Problems
Bad Eating Habits

If it is not treated properly, Skin Disease may cause
Permanent Scars
Permanent damage to the Skin

Body Part(s)

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Materia Medica for Skin Problems

Single Herb

Garlic ( Lehsun ) for Skin Disease

Three Garlic capsules per day.
Garlic is rubbed over ringworm for quick relief.

Acerola for Skin disease

It acts as an antioxidant . It is useful for fighting fungal infections.

Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari ) for Skin Diseases

Use Aloe Vera three times a day.

Acacia Concinna for Skin Diseases

Boil 1 tsp Acacia Concinna powder in 1 cup water. Cool it and apply on the skin.

Golden Shower for Skin

Take equal quantity of bark and leaves. Grind them. Make paste with Sesame oil. Apply it on the affected part.
Or take the flowers. Grind them properly. Add lime juice. Mix it well. Apply on the affected area.
Or use bark oil.

Cabbage for Skin

Drink Half cup of fresh Cabbage juice everyday.

Balloon Vine for Skin Diseases

Grind One cup Balloon Vine leaves with half cup of Coconut Oil. Keep the paste in the sun and apply on the affected area.

Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari ) for Allergies

Take 28 grams of Aloe Vera Juice daily.
OR : Prepare a paste of Aloe Vera. Apply it on the infected area. (For Skin Allergy)

Cotton For Skin Diseases

Make a paste of leaves. Apply it on the affected part.

Cucumber ( Kheera ) for Skin Diseases

Make a paste of Cucumber pulp. Apply on the affected area. This is very useful for pimples.
Massage the affected area with Cucumber juice.

Saffron ( Kesar ) for Skin Diseases

Make a paste of saffron by adding milk in it. Apply on the affected areas.

Pongam for Skin Diseases

Crush the seeds. Mix a little water. Apply on the affected part.
Apply seed oil on the affected part twice a day.
Grind fresh leaves. Apply on the affected part twice a day.

Pergularia Daemia for Skin diseases

Take leaves juice of Pergularia with Lime juice. Apply over the affected area.

Marjoram for Skin Disorders

Use Marjoram oil topically over the affected area twice a day .

Grape ( Angur ) for Skin Diseases

Extract out the liquid from young branches of Grapes. Apply on the affected part once a day.

Chirata for Skin Diseases

Prepare an infusion of dried parts of Chirata plant. Apply on the affected part.

Hyssop for Skin Diseases

Make a fine paste of the roots and the bark of Hyssop. Apply over the affected area.

East Indian Rosebay for Skin Diseases

Apply juice of the leaves of East Indian Rosebay locally over the affected area.

Marothi for Skin Diseases

Take Marothi and Lime water in equal quantity. Apply over the affected area .

Butternut for Skin Diseases

Make a poultice of the Butternut bark powder. Apply it twice a day on the infected skin.

Cyclea Peltata for Skin Diseases

Make a root paste of Cyclea Peltata . Apply over the affected area.

Ivy Gourd for Skin Diseases

Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Ivy Gourd. Take two times a day.

Cedarwood for Skin Diseases

Apply Cedarwood seed oil to the infected skin, locally.

Soapnut for Skin

Take some dried Soapnuts. Boil in water. Apply lukewarm on the affected part.
OR : Powder some dried Soapnuts. Add water to make a thin paste. Keep till it becomes thick. Apply on the affected part for half an hour twice a day.

Banana leaf for Skin

Take some fresh Banana leaves. Keep it over affected parts.

Sesame ( Til ) for Skin

Take a glass of water. Put 15 Sesame seeds and keep overnight. Drink it early in the morning on an empty stomach.
Drink one cup Bitter Gourd juice early in the morning for 5 months daily.
Attention : You may add one tablespoon of Lime juice also.
Have 5 teaspoon Bitter Gourd juice once a day daily.
Attention : You may add it in cooked vegetables.

Achyranthes Aspera for Skin Diseases

Make fine paste of Achyranthes Aspera leaves. Apply it on the affected part on the skin.

Aristolochia Indica for Skin Diseases

Locally apply Aristolochia Indica leaf paste on affected parts.

Azadirachta Indica ( Neem ) for Skin Diseases

Take 250 gms Mustard oil in an iron pan and boil. Add 50 gms soft Azadirachta Indica leaves in the boilng oil. Let the leaves turn black. Cool the oil, strain and apply on the affected area thrice a day. It is good for all types of Skin diseases.

Baliospermum Montanum for Skin Disease

Apply Baliospermum Montanum Oil on the affected parts of the skin.
Prepare a decoction of Baliospermum Montanum roots. Drink one cup daily for a week.

Salt ( Namak ) for Skin Diseases

Take bath by adding salt in a water.
Caution: Do not put that water on your Hair.
Take the roots. Make poultice. Cool it. Apply it on the affected part.
Make a paste of Agarwood by mixing Rose water. Apply over the affected part twice a day for half an hour. It will give a effective result.

Cassia Auriculata for Skin Diseases

Take some fresh flowers of Cassia Auriculata Soak them in drinking water for few hours. Drink frequently. It is very useful to improve the complexion.

Cassia Obtusifolia for Skin Disease

Make a poultice of Cassia Obtusifolia leaves and the seeds. Apply it gently on the affected skin.

Cat Tail Plant for Skin

Make fine paste of Cat Tail Plant leaves. Add one teaspoonful of salt in it. Apply on the affected part.

Dragon's Blood For Skin Diseases

The red sap of Dragon's Blood is directly applied to the skin in case of a problem. When rubbed onto skin, it forms a thin creamy layer. It helps in Cuts, bites, burns, stings, rashes, abrasions, sores, acne and other such skin problems.

Fumitory ( Papara ) for Skin Diseases

Take dried Fumitory ( Papara ). Grind. Have one teaspoon with lukewarm water once a day.

Lotus for Skin Diseases

Prepare a paste of Lotus roots. Apply on the affected part twice a day.
Or Apply seeds paste.

Lotus Stem ( Kamal Kakdi ) for Skin Diseases

Grind Lotus Stem ( Kamal Kakdi ) to make a paste. Apply on the affected part twice a day. It relieves inflammation.
The powdered root can be put in the bathing water for skin problems.
Sprinkle the root powder on the affected part.

Plumbago Zeylanica for Skin diseases

Make a paste of Plumbago Zeylanica leaves. Apply over the affected area two times a day.

Red Sandalwood ( Lal Chandan ) as Antiseptic

Sprinkle Red Sandalwood powder on the damaged Skin.

Redroot for Skin Diseases

Tea made from the whole plant of Redroot is good for almost all kinds of skin diseases.
Castor Oil ( Erandi Ka Tel in India ) contains Antifungal, Antimicrobial, Antibacterial and Disinfectant properties. Thus, it is an effective oil to treat various types of Skin Diseases.
As Castor Oil ( Erandi Ka Tel in India ) do not contain irritant effect, it can be applied directly to the skin.

Sarsaparilla ( Anantamool ) Root for Skin Diseases

Grind Sarsaparilla ( Anantamool ) Root with water. Apply on affected parts twice a day.

Wheat Germ Oil for Skin diseases

Apply Wheat Germ oil over the affected area to remove scars, Sunburn, Stretch marks.

Barberry for Skin Diseases

Take Barberry powder and sprinkle liberally on bacterial Skin Infections and septic Wounds.

Linden Blossom for Skin

The inner bark of Linden Blossom can be applied directly to the skin. It helps in various skin problems like Eczema, Itching, Burns, Sores etc.

Epsom Salt for Skin Diseases

Add 3 tsp Epsom Salt in your bathing water before taking bath.

Evening Primrose for Skin

Grind the fresh leaves and flowers together and use as an ointment for various skin problems like wrinkles, freckles, discolorations of the skin, blemishes, wounds and burns.

Cabbage for Skin Diseases

Bandage fresh Cabbage leaves on the affected areas for half hour.

Cashew for Skin Diseases

Apply paste of Cashew nuts on the affected areas.
OR :
You may use Cashew nut oil. It is easily available in market. Massage the affected area using it.

Marigold for Skin Diseases

Boil few Marigold heads in a cup of water. Cool and apply on Skin patches.

Elephantopus Scaber for Eczema

Prepare a decoction of Elephantopus Scaber plant. Use it to wash the Eczema affected areas.

Diamond Flower for Skin Diseases

Grind leaves of Diamond Flower to make paste. Add half tsp Turmeric powder in it. Apply it over the affected areas externally.

Plantain for Skin Diseases

Fry the crushed flower of Plantain in Castor Oil. Bandage it over damaged skin.

Drumstick for Skin Diseases

Use bark juice of Drumstick as an ointment over damaged skin.

Ixora Coccinea for Skin Diseases

Chop flowers of Ixora Coccinea. Boil them in Coconut oil. Use it over infected or damaged Skin.

Wintergreen for Skin Diseases

Leaves of Wintergreen have skin friendly properties. It fights against various skin infections and provides relief from irritation.
Crush some fresh Wintergreen leaves. Apply on the affected part. Bandage and leave it overnight.
Note : Do it till the problem persists.

Lady's Mantle for Skin

Boil Lady's Mantle herb in some water till it thickens a little. Use it as a lotion for Skin rashes, Eczema, Cuts, Wounds and such other Skin Problems.
Powder the dried leaves of Sphaeranthus Indicus ( Gorakhmundi ). Take 2 g twice a day.

Indian Thorny Bamboo for Skin Diseases

Grind the dried roots of Indian Thorny Bamboo. Add some water to make paste. Apply it over infected skin.

Clerodendrum for Skin Diseases

Grind the roots and leaves of Clerodendrum plant to make paste. Apply it on the infected areas on Skin.

Thespesia Populnea for Skin Diseases

Crush flowers of Thespesia Populnea to make paste. Apply it on the infected Skin.
OR : Apply milky sap of the plant on the affected areas.

Vernonia Cinerea for Skin Disease

Consume 3 tsp seed decoction of Vernonia Cinerea twice a day.

Cleavers for Skin

Crush the fresh leaves and apply for skin problems
OR : Take some fresh juice and apply. It can also be used as a good face wash for a clear skin.
Add Celery ( Shalari ) in your daily diet as a salad to get rid of Skin Problems.
OR : Drink Celery ( Shalari ) tea Once a day.

Centaury For Skin

Take 2 tablespoons of Centaury.
Put it into One cup of boiling water.
Steep for 20-25 minutes.
Cool and drink One cup a day, a mouthful at a time.

Helicteres Isora for Skin Diseases

Crush leaves of Helicteres Isora to make a paste. Apply it on damaged or infected Skin.

Bauhinia Racemosa for Skin Diseases

Use bark decoction of Bauhinia Racemosa to wash infected Skin.

Kaempferia Rotunda for Skin Diseases

Apply tuber decoction of Kaempferia Rotunda over infected Skin. You may also consume 2 ml of it once a day.

Indian Sarsaparilla ( Anantmool ) as Blood Purifier

Powder the dried roots of Indian Sarsaparilla ( Anantmool ). Take 5 g of it with lukewarm water.

Basil ( Tulsi ) Leaves for Skin Diseases

Squeeze out the juice of Basil ( Tulsi ) Leaves. Put 10 to 15 drops in a bucket of water. Take bath daily.

Biophytum for Skin Diseases

Crush seeds of Biophytum with water. Apply it over ruptured or infected Skin.

Crape Jasmine for Skin Diseases

Apply flower juice of Crape Jasmine on damaged Skin. It helps in fast healing of the Skin.

Cynodon Dactylon for Skin Disease

Grind Cynodon Dactylon grass with Turmeric to make paste. Apply it over infected Skin. Turmeric has Antiseptic property, which helps in fast healing.

Concha Haliotidis for Skin Diseases

Add a small piece of Beeswax in 20 gram of Skin Diseases oil. Heat. Use it as an ointment.

Stonebreaker for Skin Diseases

Grind Stonebreaker leaves to make a paste. Add 4 grams of Common Salt in one teaspoon of the paste. Apply the mixture over the affected area.
It provides relief from Skin Heat, Swelling and Itching.
Prepare a decoction of Anisomeles indica plant. Wash affected parts with this decoction twice a day.

Mimosa Pudica for Skin Diseases

Crush whole plant of Mimosa Pudica. Make its decoction. Use it to wash infected Skin.

Eclipta Alba ( Bhringraj ) for Skin Diseases

Make a paste of Eclipta Alba leaves. Apply it to the Swollen Glands.

Almond Oil ( Badam Ka Tel ) for Skin Diseases

Almond ( Badam ) Oil works on many types of skin conditions. It soothes the inflammation and makes the skin soft.
Apply Almond ( Badam ) Oil on affected parts twice a day.

Ashoka for Skin Diseases

Crush flowers of Ashoka. Boil it in Coconut oil. Filter and apply it over infected Skin.
OR : Make a paste by grinding Ashoka flowers and leaves together. Rub on the affected skin.

Bacopa Monnieri ( Brahmi ) Leaves for Skin Diseases

Take 2 teaspoons juice of Bacopa Monnieri ( Brahmi ) Leaves. Have it with Cow's milk and juice apply on affected parts too.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) for Skin Diseases

Apply poultice of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) on affected parts.

Banyan ( Bargad ) for Ruptured Skin

Crush the fruit of Banyan Tree to make paste. Apply it over damaged Skin.
Prepare a leave decoction of Henna ( Mehandi ).
It can be taken internally or used externally, for skin problems.

Agrimony for Skin Diseases

Take 50 gram dried Agrimony. Boil in 2 liters of water until it remains half. Cool and strain. Apply it on affected parts for 20 minutes.
Attention : Don't go outside after applying the decoction.

Pointed Gourd for Skin Diseases

Take 1 tsp leaf juice of Pointed Gourd. Add same quantity of Honey in it. Take it with warm water.

Speed Well for Skin

Apply the fresh juice to get relief in chronic Skin Diseases.

Rosa Rugosa for Skin

To make a soothing face wash boil fresh petals in a cup of water for 5-7 minutes.
Let it cool and use for Acne or Infected Skin.
OR : An infusion with oil can be used as a good moisturizer.

Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya ) Leaves for Skin Diseases

Locally apply Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya ) Leaves over infected or damaged Skin.

Land Caltrops for Skin Diseases

Make paste of Land Caltrops seed with water. Apply it over infected Skin.

Bodhi Tree for Scabies

Dust dried bark powder of Bodhi Tree over infected area. Use it regularly.
OR : Prepare a decoction of the bark. Add some Honey and apply on the affected skin.

Oregano ( Sathra ) for Skin Diseases

Oregano ( Sathra ) actively fights against infections and several skin related problems. It gives you smooth and infection free skin.
Add 2 drops of Oregano ( Sathra ) oil in one tablespoon of Coconut ( Nariyal ) oil or Olive ( Jaitun ) oil. Massage your body.

Speed Well for Eczema

Pick the flowering tops of the herb and make a tea.
Use as a wash for Eczema and other Skin Diseases.

Sea Buckthorn for Skin

Dilute the essential oil of Sea Buckthorn with any carrier oil and use directly on the skin to regenerate skin after burns, injuries and wounds.

Sandalwood ( Chandan ) for Skin Diseases

Add 1 tsp Sandalwood ( Chandan ) powder in 100 ml water. Boil until it gets half. Add Rose water and Sugar in it. Drink 8 ml of it twice a day.

Black Cumin for Skin Diseases

Make a paste of Black Cumin seed powder and Sesame oil. Apply it over infected Skin.

Black Walnut for Skin

Make a strong tea of Black Walnut leaves.
Use as a wash to treat Skin Infections and Ringworm.

Mint for Skin Diseases

Crush Mint leaves to make paste. Apply it over infected areas.

Jatropha for Skin Diseases

Use latex of Jatropha as an ointment over damaged Skin.
Include Turmeric in your daily diet for a glowing skin.
OR : Take 2 capsules regularly.
OR : For Skin Infections directly apply Turmeric resin oil.
OR : Dilute the Turmeric powder ( Haldi ) with water and apply directly to the affected area.

Bilimbi for Skin Diseases

Apply a paste of Bilimbi leaves over infected Skin.

Coughwort for Skin

Boil 2 tablespoons of dried Coughwort leaves in 4 cups of water till it is reduced to half.
Use it as a warm compress for Skin diseases and Inflammation.

Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) for Skin Diseases

Apply the leaf juice of Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) directly on the affected area 2-3 times a day.

Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) as Antimicrobial

Make leaf paste of Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) by adding some lime juice in it.
Apply on the Infected Skin.

Carmona Retusa for Skin Diseases

Boil the crushed Carmona Retusa leaves in some water. Let it steep for 15-20 minutes. Use as a warm wash for the affected area.

Caesalpinia Bonduc ( Karanjwa ) Seed for Skin Diseases

Dry Caesalpinia Bonduc ( Karanjwa ) seeds. Crush them. Add any carrier oil. Apply it over affected area twice a day.

Indian Madder ( Manjeeth ) for Skin Diseases

Make a paste by grinding the roots of Indian Madder ( Manjeeth ) with some water. Apply evenly on the affected skin.

Black Nightshade for Skin Diseases

Rub the fruit juice of Black Nightshade on the Affected area.

Indian Kino ( Bijasal ) for Skin Diseases

Crush leaves of Indian Kino ( Bijasal ). Extract the juice and over infected Skin. The powdered form of Vijaysar mixed with water can be applied over infected area.
OR : Apply the chopped leaves as a poultice on the affected area.
Topically apply the oil of Indian Rose Chestnut ( Naag Champa ) on the affected skin.

Berberis Aristata ( Rasont ) for Skin Diseases

Make a leaf paste of Berberis Aristata ( Rasont ) and apply on the affected skin.

Blood Root for Skin Diseases

Apply Blood Root Extract on the affected skin. It is easily available in the market.

Peru Balsam Essential Oil for Skin Diseases

Peru Balsam Essential Oil is an ideal oil for treating various skin infections. It contains Antiseptic and Antiinflamatory properties that are good for skin.
Mix 10 ml of Peru Balsam Essential Oil in 50 ml of any skin friendly base oil ( like; Coconut Oil, Rice Bran Oil ). Use it for massage daily.

Arjuna for Skin Diseases

Arjuna is a good Antioxidant and is good for Skin nourishment.
Take 3 to 6 grams of Arjuna bark powder once in a day.

Watermelon ( Tarbuz ) for Skin problem

Taking Watermelon daily reduces Acne, Sunburn and freckles on face.

Yellow Dock ( Churka ) for Skin Diseases

Roots of Yellow Dock ( Churka in India ) are useful in the treatment of Skin Problems.
Take the fresh roots of Yellow Dock ( Churka in India ). Coarsely grind the roots. Squeeze the roots to extract juice. Apply fresh juice over the affected area. Leave it for 2 to 3 hours and wash with normal water.

Indian Sarsaparilla ( Anantmool ) for Skin Infection and Herpes

Indian Sarsaparilla ( Anantmool in India ) has Anti inflammatory and Cooling properties. These properties soothe the Skin and reduce the inflammation. Indian Sarsaparilla purifies the blood and gives relief from Skin Infection and Herpes.
Add one teaspoon of Indian Sarsaparilla root powder in a glass of water. Drink it daily for a week to get relief from Skin Infection and Herpes.

Eyebright for Skin Irritation

Prepare a tincture of Eyebright. Mix 4 drops of tincture in ¼ cup of water. Dab a cotton pad into the solution. Gently apply the soaked cotton pad onto the affected area.
OR : In order to avoid irritation, add 6-7 drops of Eyebright oil into the face moisturizer. Apply this on the affected area.

Drumstick Leaf for Skin

Drumstick Leaves are antiseptic in nature. They are used to treat Skin Disorders.
Make a paste and apply on the affected region. It causes a soothing effect.

Albizia Lebbeck ( Siris ) for Skin Diseases

Soak 10 to 12 grams Albizia Lebbeck ( Siris ) bark in 250 ml of water overnight. Mash the bark in the water on next morning. Strain it off. Daily drink it to flush out the toxins.

Bay Leaf ( Tejpatta ) for Skin Diseases

Make a paste of Bay leaves by grinding it. Apply over the affected areas. It is useful in case of skin infections.

Jasmine for Skin Diseases

Prepare a decoction, made of Jasmine roots and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
It is a good remedy for Skin Diseases particularly Scabies, Ringworm, Leprosy and Acne.

Black Salt for Skin Diseases

Black Salt reduces the Skin Problems.
Add Black Salt in your warm bath water. Take bath with this water daily.

Commiphora Mukul ( Guggul ) for Skin Diseases

Commiphora Mukul provide relief from Skin Diseases and also help to purify the blood.
Consume 25 mg of Commiphora Mukul gum powder for 3 months.

Long Pepper for Skin Diseases

Long Pepper help in healing Skin related Problems. It also reduces Pain, Inflammation and swelling on the skin.
Gently massage with Long Pepper oil or make a paste of Long Pepper powder with water. Apply on the affected area. Repeat the process two times a day.

Indian Pennywort for Skin Diseases

Indian Pennywort can be applied topically to cure Skin related Problems.
Make a paste of dried Indian Pennywort leaves and apply on the affected Skin. Repeat the process two times a day.

Margosa Oil for Skin Diseases

Mix one tablespoon of Margosa Oil in half cup of Jojoba Oil. Apply on the affected areas, two times a day.
It relieves Itchiness, Redness and Irritation.

Peppermint for Skin Diseases

Prepare a decoction of Peppermint leaves in one cup of water. Wash the affected skin with this decoction.
It soothes the irritated skin.

Cuckoo Flower for Skin Diseases

Take one ounce of fresh Cuckoo Flower leaves and flowers and steep it in one cup of boiling water for 18 minutes. Strain and add one teaspoon of Honey in it. Mix it well. Drink it.

Rooibos for Skin Problems

Rooibos provides a radiant skin. It protects the Skin from harmful UV rays and heals Skin problems. It has anti aging properties and reduces wrinkles.
Have Rooibos red Tea every day.

Lemon Grass for Skin Infections

The antiseptic properties of Lemon Grass helps to treat Skin Infections. Make a paste of Lemon Grass and apply on the affected area. Regular application shows good effects.
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Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 1

Take equal quantities of Jequirity seeds and Plumbago Zeylanica roots.
Make a paste. Apply and bandage.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 2

Take one part of Nut Grass tubers and ten parts of Green Gram. Grind them with water. Apply it on the affected part for 10 minutes. Wash with luke warm water.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 4

Grind the roots of Spikenard. Mix in Azadirachta Indica oil. Apply on the affected part once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 3

Make a fine paste of Cleavers, Yellow Dock and Burdock. Apply topically.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 5

Boil One tablespoon Psoralea seeds with One tablespoon Wild Turmeric seeds in a cup of Azadirachta Indica oil. Let it cool and strain. Apply on the affected areas frequently.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 6

Take Pongam seed oil. Add equal quantity of Lime juice. Apply on the affected part twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 7

For Skin Diseases Wind Flower combines well with Echinacea.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 8

Take 30 ml Olive oil. Add 5 ml Marigold oil and 2 ml Oregano oil. Apply this mixture on the skin patches.

Herbal Treatment For Wounds, Skin Diseases 1

Prepare a decoction of Carlina Acaulis root with White Vinegar.
Use it as a wash for Wounds and Skin Diseases.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 10

Take equal quantity of Basil ( Tulsi ) extract and Lemon ( Nimbu ) juice. Mix. Apply on affected parts once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 11

Mix Honey and Cinnamon in equal parts and apply on the affected area.
It cures all types of Skin Infections.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 9

Take Withania Somnifera root paste with Sesame Oil and make a solution of it. Apply it on the area where the disease habitats. Apply it once a day to get the efficient result.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 12

Boil 2 tablespoons of Rice. Strain and save that water. Now add 1 tablespoon of Honey and 2 tablespoons of warm milk to the boiled rice. Mix all three ingredients well. Apply this mask on your face. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Take a cotton ball and dip it in water strained from the boiled rice. Cleanse your face with that water. This method will tone up the skin and rejuvenate it. For better results, do this before going to bed. Repeat the process twice in a week.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 13

Take 2 drops of Babchi Oil, 1 drop of Lavender Oil, 1 drop of Orange Oil and 1 drop of Frankincense Oil and half teaspoon of Jojoba Oil. Mix them all. Apply over the affected areas.

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases 14

Take Honey and Cinnamon powder in equal amount. Make a paste and apply it on the affected area. Leave it for 15 to 20 min and rinse it off. It will help to heal Skin Infection, Eczema and Ringworm.

Herbal Treatment For Herbal Formula for Rejuvenation of Skin

Take following ingredients and make a face pack.
5 to 10 Goji berries
Dried Basil Leaves
1 teaspoon of Licourice
Half a tablespoon of Orange peel ( Old )
1 Tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel.
Apply this on your face, leave it for 20 min. Wash it with cold water.
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Vinay Panchal ( Delhi )
19 Feb 2016
Hi I am Vinay Panchal (9810197706)

I am suffering from Urticaria (Hives) continuously from last 2 year. I am taking regular treatment form skin specialist. And I Used allopathy & homeopathy also. I have still not 1% relief.

Pls suggest me what should i do???
22 Feb 2016
Dear Vinay
Try Tea Tree oil. It is very effective for Skin disorders. But make sure you dilute it with some other oil, Like coconut oil. Apply on the effected area. It contains antifungal and antibacterial properties.
Shriven ( Pondicherry )
02 Oct 2016
How it is useful to us
02 Oct 2016
I want that for medicine
07 Oct 2016
Dear Shriven
Sorry, but we could not understand your problem. Could you please explain what exactly you wish to ask?
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Albee ( India )
10 Dec 2016
which ayurvedic herbs (roots) used for Naagin (shingles) can you provide the name of roort herb please.
15 Dec 2016
Dear Albee
Have you tried Garlic. Take 2 to 3 Garlic cloves, mash it and leave it for 15 min. Take it every day. Take it for 5 days.
Take Echinacea tincture from a Homeopathy shop and take 10 drops 2 times in a day. Take it for 1 month.
Anshika Srivastava ( Near to khati baba temple )
30 Jan 2017
Hello sir
Sir mere nose pr ek dark spot ho gya hi theek ni ho rha kya kru nd 2mnths me mere engagement hi to please tell me what should i do?
01 Feb 2017
Dear Anshika
Could you please tell us what kind of spot it is?
Is it a result of some Allergy?
Or Do you feel itching over the affected area?
What is the color of the dark spot? Is it black, pink or oozes some discharge?
As we have not diagnosed you personally, so please answer the questions and we will recommend you accordingly.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Mayur Padmani ( Gujarat )
09 Feb 2017
Dear Sir/Madam,

I am suffer one of Disease "SHILAS" (Skin Dieases in the when eat Lemon,Buttermilk,Tomotto after effect on skin in round red shape on hand,mount & Legs in very Itching on round shape). i was also taken 1 month course completed under physician guidenance

Kindly suggest me which ayurvedic medicine & treatment.
10 Feb 2017
Dear Mayur
Your query needs an expert advise. It has been forwarded to our expert. She will get back to you by Monday.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
15 Feb 2017
Dear Mayur
Buy Echinacea and Goldenseal in a combo and have 1 tablet every day for 1 month. It will help in increasing your immunity. Write us after 1 month and study the results carefully.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Cassio wiemes ( Brasil )
07 Apr 2017
I just want to have a beautiful skin. What are the richest berry/fruit in vitamin A?
11 Apr 2017
Dear Cassio
To check a list of fruits rich in Vitamin A go to Nutrient section and read Vitamin A there. Scroll down to check repertory.
To get radiant skin do the following.
1. Drink Plenty of Water and go for exercise daily.
2. Have a healthy diet of Fruits and vegetable daily.
3. Detoxify your body daily.
4. Have a glass of lemon water with some honey every morning.
5. Use natural face wash and home made face packs. To make natural face pack take the following ingredients. 1 tablespoon of Gram flour, a pinch of Turmeric, 1 teaspoon of Honey, 1 Lemon, and to mix add some rose water. Apply this face pack and leave it for 10 to 20 min. Rinse it off with some warm water. Do it 2 times in a week.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Sadique ali ( India )
16 Apr 2017
Iam effecte by marking nut oil my leg like boil and its infection is growin on bodys another part like cheek; nose and penis also
27 Apr 2017
Dear Sadique Ali
In your case physical diagnose is must and that is not possible for us. We suggest you to please visit a doctor and go as per his suggestions.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Nina Chana ( London )
09 Jun 2017
Dear Doctor

I suffer from Roseacea - skin problem red skin on face with some bumps and hair fall - I have a few patches now. Im 53 and a vegetarian what CAN i DO?
12 Jun 2017
Dear Nina Chana
Boil some dried Chamomile in water for 10 min. Let it cool and dip a cotton ball in it. Apply on the affected areas. Regular application may help. You can also try Lavender or Camphor oil.
Savita ( India / Karnataka )
14 Nov 2018
I am Female 48 years, finding difficult to walk & feeling too much pain while walking due to extra skin developed over my foot 3rd finger. Its hard & looks like callus but color is not yellow, I am not a diabetic Kindly advice
Godwin Imodu ( Nigeria )
29 Nov 2018
Dear Doctor,
My son has been diagnosed with vitiligo. He has some white spots on his face and a little on his body.
Is there anything you can recommend that will aid the pigmentation of the affected areas.
Linda Edem-Davies, Nigeria.
02 Jun 2020
My vitiligo was cured by a daily painstaking dose of a two spoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water daily , an hour before each meal of the day .
And nothing else. Today, my vitiligo is gone.
Shanvika ( India )
02 Jan 2019
Dear doctor
Sir I hv acne prone skin nd now acne is not there on my skin but dark spots is there over my face nd every year in this season some white patches use to occur over my face.pls tell me what should I do.
Folakemi ( Nigeria )
12 Jun 2020
Please I have urinaryand &ave treated it but still cough and unable to get pregnant, can have leave cure it or which harb can I use to cure it
Folakemi ( Nigeria )
12 Jun 2020
Please I have UTI ,and I have treated it but still cough and yet to be pregnant, can guava leave cure it
Mutebi Anold
02 Jun 2024
Treatment for skin itching and rushes between private parts
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