Xeroderma pigmentosum is a rare skin condition. This makes people extra sensitive to UV rays from sunlight. This condition can cause many complications that can be fatal for a person. Therefore, it is important to adopt better treatment for a disease that controls and treats it at an early stage and prevents it to create future complications.
For this adopting Ayurvedic treatment for this is the best option that manages the disease safely and effectively without any side effects. Here we are discussing the best treatment of Xeroderma pigmentosum i.e. Ayurvedic treatment which includes the best herbal products of Planet Ayurveda.
What is Xeroderma Pigmentosum?
Xeroderma pigmentosum is a rare skin disease. It is a genetic disorder that passes in families. This condition makes the person more sensitive to ultraviolet rays mostly the skin near the eyes. Some affected persons also develop the nervous system related problems.
The person who is affected also becomes very sensitive to sunlight, increasing the chances of getting premature aging, skin cancer. Individuals with less than 40% of the disease live beyond the age of 20 years. Some people with severe XP live to the age of 40 (1).
What Causes Xeroderma Pigmentosum?
As we noted above, it is a genetic or hereditary disease, so a person is at greater risk to have this disease if the parents or one of the two has the disease, or is a carrier of the disease. It is caused by gene dysfunction and an error in the DNA repair system created by ultraviolet rays.
There are many other conditions characterized by excessive photosensitivity and the inability of specific genes to correct DNA damage in the body such as trichothiodystrophy, Bloom syndrome, Neill-Dingwall or Cockayne syndrome.
What are the Symptoms of Xeroderma Pigmentosum?
The common symptoms of Xeroderma Pigmentosum are the following:
- Severe sunburn when exposed to the sun
- Scaling and freckling of the skin
- Dry skin
- Skin pigmentation
Symptoms Associated with Nervous System
- Loss of hearing
- Poor coordination
- Loss of intellectual function
- Small head size (microcephaly)
- Developmental delays
- Rigidity, weakness of muscle
What are the Complications of Xeroderma Pigmentosum?
The most usual complications of Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) are the following:
- Skin cancer
- Eye abnormalities
- Neurologic abnormalities
Ayurvedic Treatment for Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Ayurvedic treatment means a natural remedy which is the best cure for the disease. Ayurveda offers many herbs that are used in herbal formulations that provide effective and safe results against Xeroderma pigmentosum. These herbal formulations have to be pure and natural and Planet Ayurveda offers the best herbal products by incorporating pure extracts of herbs.
Planet Ayurveda gives the best and effective Ayurvedic treatment for Xeroderma pigmentosum. There are various herbal products by Planet Ayurveda for this disease. These herbal products are 100% natural, safe, and free of chemicals, additives, preservatives and sweetening agents.
Herbal Products Provided by Planet Ayurveda
- Ashwagandha Capsules
- Manjistha Capsules
- Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula
- Gandhak Rasayan
- Brahmi Chyawanprash
Description of These Herbal Formulations
1. Ashwagandha Capsules
The pure and standardized extract of Ashwagandha herb (Withania somnifera). This herb possesses many properties like anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, etc. It is effective in Xeroderma pigmentosum as it acts as a natural Rejuvenator for skin and also provides relief from skin inflammation and irritation. Ashwagandha herb helps to balance the Vata dosha in the body.
Dosage: 2 capsules two times daily with plain water after meals.
2. Manjistha Capsules
The pure and standardized extract of herb Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) is used to prepare these Manjistha capsules. This herb possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties. It helps to maintain healthy skin. It is effective for the management of Xeroderma pigmentosum as it helps to suppress tumors. It acts as a detoxifier and helps purify the blood.
Dosage: 1 capsule two times daily with plain water after meals.
3. Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula
The various herbs which are used to prepare these capsules are Manjistha, Pit Papra, Chirata, Ghrit Kumari. These herbal capsules maintain the healthy skin and provide relief from Xeroderma pigmentosum symptoms like scaling and freckling of the skin. It also helps to treat other skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, scabies, etc. It helps in supporting the smoothness, elasticity, and firmness of the skin.
Dosage: 1 capsule two times a day after meals with plain water.
4. Gandhak Rasayan
Gandhak rasayan is a powerful Ayurvedic remedy for Xeroderma pigmentosum. This is perfectly safe and effective. It is made from Shuddh Gandhak (purified Sulphur). Gandhak purifies the blood and helps to clean the body. It eliminates toxins from the body. The use of this herbal product is very effective to relieve symptoms like scales and freckles on the skin, atopic dermatitis, skin redness, irritation, and inflammation. Gandhak rasayan also helpful in several skin diseases like leprosy, acne, scabies, ringworm, etc.
Dosage: 2 tablets twice in a day with plain water after meals.
5. Brahmi Chyawanprash
Brahmi Chyawanprash is an amazing combination of effective herbs such as:
- Brahmi – Bacopa monnieri
- Punarnava – Boerhavia diffusa
- Ashwagandha – Withania somnifera
- Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus
- Vasaka – Adhatoda vasica
- Bhumi Amla – Phyllanthus niruri
- Dalchini – Cinnamomum verum
- Chandan – Santalum album
- Pipali – Piper longum
- Kesar – Crocus sativus
- Akarkara – Anacyclus pyrethrum
- Sharkara – Saccharum officinarum, and many more.
Dosage: 2-3 teaspoonful two to three times a day after meals, preferably with milk.
All these herbs are very effective for a healthy body. It helps treat autoimmune disease and support healthy functions of the immune system.
From the above information, it has been concluded that if natural treatment of any type of disease is done, it is cured effectively and safely without any fear of getting side effects, even provides you more benefits to your body. And Planet Ayurveda offers the best Ayurvedic treatments and proves the effective results of natural remedies true.