Sunday, 29 January 2017

Natural Treatment for Uneven Skin Tone

A clear skin is one of the strongest desires of any man. Who would not love glowing flawless skin? But most of the people are forced at some point or the other to face Skin Discolouration in their life.

Skin discolouration is often the result of the impact of increased rate of melanin, the skin pigment. Dark spots occur at the odd regions in the body and slowly start to spread giving uneven tones of darkness to the skin. The major causes of melanin production may be excessive exposure to the sun’s rays or the effect of some kind of medication. Skin pigmentation due to pregnancy and nutritional deficiency can also be the causes.
Skin colouration can be diagnosed by physical examination by a dermatologist. Personal observation might prove to be enough in most of the cases to conclude on skin discolouration. To find out as to what the cause of the discolouration is, the doctor may investigate upon it by ruling out the reasons one by one. Different skin diseases may also be the responsible factor for skin discolouration.
Once the doctor confirms the reason for skin discolouration, the suitable treatment may be decided and initiated. Ayurveda has the best treatment for skin pigmentation and skin discolouration. Usually, ayurveda prefers the method of using creams that reduce the production of skin pigment melanin and then use other ayurvedic measures to restore the glow of the skin.
Dr. R S Roy’s Amrita Ayurvedic Medical Centre provides best treatment for all the problems associated with skin pigmentation and skin discolouration. Within the framework of the legendary Ayurveda, skin diseases are easily cureable at Amrita Ayurvedic Centre

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Monday, 2 January 2017

Herbal Treatment For Dry Skin

Dry skin looks dull and lifeless due to lack of moisture. Well, hydrated skin glows and exhibits a healthy look. Wrinkles develop at an early age due to prolonged dryness of skin. Dry, rough and wrinkled skin gives an aged appearance. Dry and cracked skin harbor microbes and cause fungal infections. Excess drying of skin leads to dry eczema. Hence a proper care should be taken to increase the moisture level of skin and prevent drying. Soft, smooth and wrinkle free skin gives a young and healthy look. Dry skin can appear on any part of your body. It usually affects your hands, arms, and legs.

Dermatitis is the medical term for extremely dry skin. There are many different types of dermatitis:

  • allergic contact
  • irritant contact
  • seborrheic
  • atopic


Contact Dermatitis occurs when your skin reacts to something it comes in contact with, causing localized inflammation. Irritant contact dermatitis can occur when your skin is exposed to the certain irritating chemical agent.

Seborrheic dermatitis: - This type of dermatitis is common in infants and occurs when your skin produces too much oil.
Atopic dermatitis is also known as eczema. It’s a chronic skin condition in which dry scaly patches to appear on your skin. It is usually found in young children.
Other conditions which cause dry skin are psoriasis and type 2 diabetes

What Causes Dry Skin?

Our skin is soft and smooth because of oil glands found under our skin. The skin becomes dry when these glands fail to supply sufficient lubrication to keep the skin soft and smooth.
1. The cold and dry weather of winter take its own toll on the skin. The cold, dry weather of the winter season brings about drying of skin making it scaly.
2. Dry skin condition may occur due to genetic factors.
3. Dry skin condition may arise from nutritional deficiencies due to poor diet.
4. Unhealthy practices like exposure to extreme weather conditions, bathing for a long time in the very hot water, using harsh soaps, swimming in chlorinated water, chemicals, and harsh cosmetics.
5. The skin loses its capacity to retain moisture, as we grow old. The extreme climatic conditions to which we get exposed, as we grow old worsen the condition and skin become drier.
6. Few underlying diseases like hypothyroidism, diabetes, eczema, psoriasis or seborrhea may also lead to dry skin.
7. Dry skin may arise as an effect of medications like diuretics, antihistamines and anti-spasmodic.

Treatment for dry skin
Treatment for skin dryness depends on the cause of your dry skin. Dryness will be managed through diet, lifestyle, and medicine. By avoiding bathing in hot water, eating spicy, dry foods, by drinking plenty of water and massaging with herbal oils can reduce the intensity of dry skin.

Dr. R.S. Roy, Chief Physician and M.D. of Amrita Ayurveda Medical Centre is one of the best Ayurvedic physicians in the country and you can be assured of getting safe and best results after you are treated. Visit to know more.

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