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  • n. A loss of skin pigmentation, often in patches


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  • Vitiligo also known as leucoderma is a skin disorder that is usually distinguished by milky white patches that appear on any part of the body. New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • It is effective in enhancing the pigmentation of skin affected by leucoderma or scabies (ICFRE undated).

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  • How to trap him or her? does leucoderma comes under the physically handicapped category in government exams?

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  • External: promotes suppuration of boils, burns, pimples, leucoderma, white patches of skin.

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  • The oil is hot and dry, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, tonic; makes hair black; good for leucoderma, coryza, epilepsy and other nervous diseases; lessens inflammation; useful in paralysis and superficial pain; oil used externally in gout, leprosy and leucoderma; bark: brownish gum exudate found useful in nervous disorders.

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  • Ayurveda points Holy Basil or Tulsi as skin rasayna which is helpful in treatment of ringworm, skin infections and sometimes even leucoderma

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  • They dispense medicine of jaundice, diabetes, leucoderma [white patches on body], obesity, asthma, epilepsy and many other chronic disorders!

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  • It is a myth that leucoderma occurs by drinking milk over the fish.

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  • I have observed in my clinic that there are some definite connection in the patients who are being treated for Hypothyroidism then getting Hyperthyroidism show patches of leucoderma as drugs induced leucoderma.

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  • Most of the times people get scared of any white patch on the body and fear it to be leucoderma, but any and every white patch is not of leucoderma they can be because of Liver disorders, Worms, Taenia infection, Calcium deficiency Injury or burns spots or even Leprosy.

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