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Skin Diseases

Skin - the largest body organ - with a surface area of about 22 square feet, is far more than a protective barrier. Our skin serves to excrete metabolic waste products, regulates temperature, and acts as receptors for pain and pressure. The health and appearance of your skin, correlates with the lifestyle and dietary habits that you choose. The most common types of skin diseases mantra specialize are:

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Mantra Therapies

According to Ayurveda and Unani medicine, the common factor of all skin conditions is the impurity or imbalance of Rakta (Blood tissue). Incompatible food, indigestion, excessive and regular intake of fishes, milk, sour & salty foods, yoghurt, horse gram, radishes, shell fishes, jaggery, oily foods are described as causes of Rakta imbalance. Calc Sulf, Apis Mel, Sulphur, Graphites, Petroleum, Kali Sulph, Mezerium are very effective Homeo remedies for skin conditions. Unani herbs like, Ushaba, Chopchini, Unaab, Shahtra are equally good. Traditional Complimentary & Alternative Medicine give clinically significant improvement in arthritis on a par with allopathy treatment with the added advantage of lesser side effects. According to Ayurveda, arthritis is due to the imbalance of Vata. The Vata balancing herbs and therapies are time tested and are free from side effects. Homeopathic treatment of Arthritis is highly personalized, based on the totality of symptoms (general physical and mental state). Rhustox, Brynoia, Colchium are some of the commonly used acute medicines.

  • Thakra dhara – Drizzling of a medicated buttermilk on the forehead.

  • Abhyangam – Traditional oil massage.

  • Udvarthanam – Herbal powders are used for exfoliation.

  • Lepanam – Application of herbal pastes; followed by sun exposure.

  • Wet Cupping - Unani treatment of blood letting.

Psoriasis  

The immune system attack healthy skin by mistake and the entire life cycle of skin cells takes only 3-4 days. As a result, dead skin builds up rapidly, forming thick silvery scales which are red and itchy.

Seborrhoeic dermatitis  

Caused by the aggression of yeast - Pityrosporum ovale - which lives on our skin. Dandruff like flaky, itchy rashes on our scalp and face results.

Contact dermatitis  

Itching, redness, blisters, and scaling develop after touching on an allergic cause. Dish wash items, detergents and chemicals are common culprits.

Urticaria or Hives  

Urticaria or Hives are groups of raised, red itchy swellings that appear and disappear. A reaction to food, food additives, medicines, insects, parasites are identified as causes of hives.

Vitiligo  

Occurs when melanin (pigment that gives your skin its normal color) is destroyed by the attack of our own immune system. The involved skin then becomes white.

Acne  

Skin pores become clogged if there is too much sebum and too many dead skin cells. Bacteria can then get trapped inside the pores and cause acne.

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