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Have you seen people with patches of skin of a different color?
Do you have this somewhere on your body?
No need to be embarrassed and give a stink eye on it.
Vitiligo is a common condition affecting 1% - 2% of global population.

What Exactly is Vitiligo?
Vitiligo or leukoderma is a condition of losing the melanin pigment of skin which is responsible for the color of the skin. Initially, it starts as small sports and then finally spreads to the other body parts. It is a non -infectious and is mainly due to the breaking up of body tissues by body immune system.

Ayurveda and Vitiligo
The reason for the popularity of Ayurveda treatment over any other medical systems is it has no side effects.
So, Why don't you try it !!
Ayurveda treatment of Vitiligo has three stages:

1-Shodhana : In Sodhana body purification is done. Shodhana involves Purva Karma, Pradhana Karma, Paschath Karma.
2-Shamana: Shamana focuses on imbalances of tri doshas namely vatha, pitha, and kapha. Medicines are given internally and applied externally in this stage.
3-Rasayana: Rasayna treatment mainly strengthens the body and hence prevent the condition. The treatment involves nourishing the blood, lymph, adipose tissue etc.

About the Doctor
Smiley face Dr. R.S. Roy, the chief physician, and M.D. of Amrita Ayurveda Medical Centre, Tripunithura belongs to a family having a rich heritage of Ayurveda. He did his training under Ayurveda Acharya, late Sri. K. Kunjuraman Vaidyar. Amrita Medical Center has Branches at Kollam, Guruvayoor, Kozhikode and
Changanassery.Dr. Roy focuses on the Ayurveda treatment of vitiligo, psoriasis and other chronic skin/allergic diseases and has been bestowed with many awards for his excellence in Ayurvedic dermatology.
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