Vitiligo (leucoderma) is a difficult disease to cure once it gets worse. Ancient verses of Siddha medicine say that vitiligo is very difficult to cure once it extends to more than 50% of the body and lips. However, emphasize that vitiligo can be completely cured if the condition is treated before it gets worse. One of the medications prescribed for this is a mixture of turmeric and mustard oil. In the western world, much of the myth revolves around mustard oil, saying that it is bad for the skin and overall health.
However, several studies have shown that mustard oil is good for health and quite safe for the skin and that it can even be applied to babies during massage.
Properties of Turmeric:
Turmeric is often considered as the queen of herbs and is one of the most important components of Ayurvedic and Siddha medicine. Turmeric is one of the most powerful natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agents. Together with ginger it is often referred to as universal medicine as it cures various diseases. Turmeric is more used compared to ginger for external applications. In South India, most women take a bath after applying turmeric paste on their skin. It prevents skin infection and also cures many skin conditions. Regulates body immunity and relieves autoimmune diseases.
Mustard oil has numerous health benefits, helps the body’s immune system and detoxifies the body and controls oxidative stress.
“When used externally, this oil will stimulate blood circulation in the skin and aid in the skin’s repair mechanism”.
Mustard oil along with turmeric can be a potent combination to treat various skin diseases, especially vitiligo.
How to Prepare Turmeric and Mustard Oil to Stop Vitiligo?
It is important to prepare the mixture correctly. It should not be prepared as a paste, it should be done as a solution. 5 tablespoons fresh turmeric powder (preferably organic) should be mixed with 200 ml of mustard oil. It should be thoroughly mixed without any piece of turmeric powder in the solution. This should be applied on the affected vitiligo on the skin. Please understand that turmeric will give your skin a yellow color and, therefore, plan the timing of the application. It is important to apply it twice a day for a period of 6 months. It is easier to apply this if the white patches are in the covered areas such as the legs or the body, however, applying on the facial vitiligo and the vitiligo near the fingers may not be easy during the day. Results and speed of recovery will vary from person to person. If you start this treatment at an early stage, you can see visible results in less than 5 months, the patches will decrease considerably or even disappear completely.
Unlike conventional medicine, this treatment will have no side effects and the results will be permanent. There are many other natural Vitiligo treatments that you can practice at home to get rid of this dreaded disease. What you need is a strong will and the belief that you can get rid of the disease, never be afraid or discouraged. Your mind can work miracles; the power of your mind along with safe natural treatments can help you overcome this disease completely.