The Roman physician Celsus was the first person to mention the term Vitiligo back in the second century A.D. to describe the skin depigmentation condition that is also known as Leucoderma. Image: Curcuma longa by Kai Yan, Joseph Wong under Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0).
WHAT IS VITILIGO?
Vitiligo is the skin condition characterized for the progressive depigmentation of parts of the skin, presenting hypopigmented white lesions along the skin surface . Fifty percent of Vitiligo cases appear before the age of 20 years old , and in spite it is still not very clear whether this condition is caused for a virus, an autoimmune disease or anything else, there are several clinical studies on the use of traditional herbal remedies for the treatment of Vitiligo, some of them with more success than others but most of them worth to get review. Let's have a look to some of the most commonly known herbs for Vitiligo.
Common name: Indian safron, turmeric.