How to Cure Vitiligo Naturally


Vitiligo is the appearance of white spots on the body due to a generalized abnormality of the immune system. At this point, there isn't a cure for vitiligo or a way to halt the process. In terms of treating vitiligo, it is only the removal of the white spots and not the vitiligo itself.

Many companies has created natural products for treatment of the white spots associated with vitiligo. Not all of them have been proven effective. There are some home remedies and other things that can be done for treatment. This article tells of these natural treatments.

Eat celery. Celery contains psoralen. Psoralen has been known to increase the skin's natural reaction to sunlight.

Buy psoralens. These are natural substances, found in the seeds of the Psoralea corylifolia flower, that sensitize the human skin to tanning when in sunlight.

Choose the way you want to indigest psoralen. There is an oral psoralen therapy that is digested. There is also an oil form that can be put directed on the targeted skin area. A company by the name of Anti-Vitiligo currently makes a form of the topical psoralen therapy that contains *% psoralean corylifolia.

Participate in Ayurvedic. Ayurvedic combines herbal/natural remedies with surgery to treat vitiligo.

Tips & Warnings

  • Some of the things that people are doing unnaturally to help treat the white spots associated with vitiligo is to get skin grafts, autologous melanocyte transplants and tattoos.
  • The oral psoralen isn't favored among patients because of the unpleasant taste, the large dosage needed and the nausea that is associated with it. Also there is no control over what part of body will receive the desire effect so pigmentation may change in other areas of the body.
  • Consult with a doctor before using any type of psoralen therapy.

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