Vitiligo is one of the most common skin diseases. It’s characterized by loosing melanine, pigment which gives color to the skin, eyes and hair. It may happen in any part of the life but it is most likely to happen between 10 and 30 years.
This disease happens in a form of spots which at first take smaller areas and then spread and take the are of eyelids, elbows, knees, hands and region around the lips. Because still there isn’t clinical medicine against vitiliga, every therapy has the aim to slow down depigmentation or to return the color in depigmented areas. Treatment is consisted of antioxidants, beta – carotene, selenium, vitamins A, C and E. Also recommended and creams containing corticosteroids.
People which are prone to vitiligo should protect the skin from trauma, irritation from clothes or jewelry as well as from serious wounds. During the treatment of this skin disease natural products which are made from herbs may help.
Vitiligo tea 1
Mix 3 tablespoons of chopped leaf Iceland or oak moss and tablespoon of crushed leaves of blackberry, nettle and yarrow leaves and flowers of milfoil. All of this mix and add 1.2 l boiling water. Leave it to cool for 90 min, drain, add honey and drink 2 dcl before and after breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Vitilogo tea 2
One tablespoon of chopped parsley leaf, birch leaf, knotweed aboveground part, leaf horsetail, burdock root and leaf and flower St. John’s wort overflow with 1.2 l of boiling water. Leave covered for 90 minutes, if desired sweetened with honey and drink 2 dl after breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Vitiligo tea 3
Mix 2 tablespoons of chopped leaves and flowers centaury and 1 tablespoon of leaves and yarrow flower, leaf and flower St. John’s wort, nettle leaf and pine needles. All of this mix to 1.2 liter boiling water. Leave covered for 90 minutes, strain and sweeten with honey. Take 2 ounces of tea before and after each meal.
Mix the 1 tablespoon chopped nettle leaf and blackberries, flowers St. John’s wort and 3 tablespoons of honey. Apply this balm on the affected areas (during the day keep it about 3 hours or leave overnight).
St. John’s wort oil and vitiligo balm
It is good 3 times a day on the affected region of the body to apply St. John’s Wort oil. After the skin has absorbed it, apply BALM with the following composition: mix per tablespoon finely grounded leaves of blackberries, nettles and wounded, and 4 big spoons honey. Keet the balm for 2 hours, and then wash with warm water.
Mixture of St. John’s wort and homemade brandy
Chop 8 tablespoons of leaves and flowers St. John’s wort, and then pour 1 l of homemade brandy. Pour into a bottle, seal and keep it in a warm room for 20 days. Shake the bottle every day in order to better dissolve the St. John’s wort. Then drain the mixture and apply it on affected areas.