In this condition white patches appear on the skin. These white patches are the result of the partial or complete loss of the skin pigmentation. Leukoderma turns out to be a rare condition.

Leukoderma is a chronic skin disorder, which is also referred to as

Vitiligo. Our skin gets the color from a Pigment called Melanin. If the cells, which make melanin, are unhealthy, they will affect melanin production.

Too much melanin makes skin dark and less makes it light. 

In the medical condition, the skin loses its normal Colour. The term leukoderma means white (leuco) skin (derma). As the same suggest, the condition is characterized by white patches on the skin because of loss of melanin (the pigment responsible for the Colour of skin, hair and eyes.

Treatment in Ayurveda for Leukoderma

Shaman Chikitsa :  Herbal Medicines 

Various types of herbs are recommended in Ayurveda for thes ekind of skin problems like   Arogyavardhini, Trivangabhasma, Mahamanjishthadi Gadha , Khadirarishta, Krumimudgar Rasa, Saarivasav, and rasa manikya. Depending upon the medical condition of patient these medicines are given to patient.

BavachiIt is the most commonly used herb for leukoderma. It is applied onto the skin in the form of a paste and the affected skin parts are exposed to mild sunlight for a few minutes. Sometimes, recommended in form of powder or tablets.

Rakta Mokshan
(Leech Therapy)

Leech therapy (Medicated Leech Therapy) is used in Panchkarma for purification of blood so sometimes called a blood purification therapy.

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Massages are the 1st step in Ayurveda Treatments and has very vital significance to the body. Massage is typically part of "PrePanchkarma" or referred as "Snehan". 

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