Ichthyosis is that disease in which a severe genetic disorder which affects the skin. Newborn infant is covered with plates of thick skin which crack and spilt apart. These thick plates can pull at and distort facial features and can restrict breathing and eating. It is also known as fish scale disease because in this condition the dead skin accumulates in a similar pattern to a fish’s scales. It can affect abdomen, back, arms and legs.The skin is the primary deflector for the human body. It encases and protects our body from the external environment. The barrier that makes up the skin has many components, which include a barrier to excessive loss of body fluids or uptake of noxious chemicals in the skin. The skin is made up of many layers, but it is the outermost layer that provides the most protection and it is this layer where most ichthyosis patients have a defect.
Natural Treatment for Ichthyosis
Treatment is performing to manage the signs and symptoms of the disease. Following are some Herbal Treatment for Ichthyosis are given below
Powder, honey and egg yolk
Combine 2 teaspoons of milk powder with 1 teaspoon of honey with an egg yolk. Apply this mixture on the affected area every day for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash with cold water.
Apply the Almond oil on the dry, scaly skin before retiring to bed at every night.
Soak the affected area in lukewarm water for 10 minutes to rehydrate the skin. Banana peel can also be added.
Apply the castor oil regularly on the skin.
Use a small amount first to test for allergic reactions. Continue application if skin reacts positively. Wait for some minutes for allow the skin and to absorb the oil before putting on clothes.
White or Brown Sugar
Dampen the body and scrub the skin with 1 cup of sugar. Massage in circular motion for a some minutes before rinsing with water.
Olive oil and Vitamin E oil
Mix ¼ each of Natural Essential Oils and massage on face and neck. For other parts of the body, combine four parts olive oil with one part vitamin E oil. Apply to skin after bath or shower.
Mix 1/3 cup aloe vera gel with 2/3 cup of distilled water. Use a clean bottle and refrigerate it. Before using it and shake the bottle well. Try to Use a cotton ball for dab the mixture on the affected area.
Massage 1 or 2 tablespoons of peanut butter on affected area and Leave on skin for 15 minutes. Wiping off with paper towel then rinse off with warm water.
Apple cider vinegar
Dilute ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar with ¾ cup of distilled water. Mix both and Use a cotton ball to apply on scaly skin.
By : Herbal Care Products