A review of some plants for the treatment of skin diseases is provided that summarizes the recent technical advancements that have taken place in this area during the past 17 years. Biologics: These new therapies are the latest methods being utilized to treat psoriasis and other conditions. Traditionally, the plant is used in boils, scabies and eruptions of skin and other skin diseases. Hemp seed oil is useful for treatment of eczema and host of other skin diseases like dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis/cradle cap, varicose eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus and acne roseacea. Resumo: The plant Cassia tora L., Fabaceae, traditionally, is claimed to be useful in the treatment of psoriasis and other skin diseases. In order to evaluate this information, antipsoriatic activity of three flavonoids, namely luteolin-7-O- -glucopyranoside (1), quercetin-3-O- -D-glucuronide (2) and formononetin-7-O- -D-glucoside (3), isolated from the ethanol extract of C. There seems to be little scientific support for the traditional uses of the herb.
Hopper and Field (1973) also reported on the useful plants and drugs of Iran and Iraq 15. Skin diseases, colon problems, hair loss, thoracic pain, constipation, warts. Traditional African medicine is a holistic discipline involving indigenous herbalism and African spirituality, typically involving diviners, midwives, and herbalists. Practitioners of traditional African medicine claim to be able to cure various and diverse conditions such as cancers, psychiatric disorders, high blood pressure, cholera, most venereal diseases, epilepsy, asthma, eczema, fever, anxiety, depression, benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary tract infections, gout, and healing of wounds and burns and even Ebola. In recent years, the treatments and remedies used in traditional African medicine have gained more appreciation from researchers in Western science. The plant Cassia tora L. is traditionally claimed to be useful in the treatment of a number of skin diseases. Introduction Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent, inflammatory skin disease that affects 2-3 of the population worldwide and causes significant morbidity and mortality. (Family:Fabaceae) is an annual herb growing in Asian countries.
The plant Cassia tora L. is traditionally claimed to be useful in the treatment of a number of skin diseases. The different O/W creams showed good physical characteristics and passed the sensitivity, irritation, grittiness and bleeding test. By Subhuti Dharmananda, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Traditional Medicine, Portland, Oregon. Used in treatment of skin diseases, internally and topically; also for treating diarrhea. Different species of comfrey contain different types and amounts of toxic PAs. The method of claim 12 wherein the skin disorder to be treated is acne. 0004 Dermatological acids, including those mentioned above, also find themselves in a number of prescription and over-the-counter therapeutic compositions and products for the treatment of adverse skin conditions including, for example, acne, chloasma, psoriasis, calluses, corns, keratosis, and warts, especially acne. As noted above, many if not all of the dermatological acids employable in chemical peels are also suitable for use in the treatment of acne and other adverse skin conditions. Finally, there are provided skin treatment compositions and cosmetic products wherein overall skin appearance is improved as compared to the use of traditional products containing the same dermatological acids.
Ethnopharmacobotanical Study On The Medicinal Plants Used By Herbalists In Sulaymaniyah Province, Kurdistan, Iraq
The leaf is traditionally used for skin and hair treatments 15. Aspalathus linearis (Fabaceae). Other traditional uses include treatment of ailments such as asthma, tuberculosis, urinary tract infection, headache, heart weakness, dizziness, duodenal and gastric ulcers, internal cancer tumours, and some central nervous system ailments, specially epilepsy 10, 38, 87. The rootstock may be useful in the management of adult onset, noninsulin-dependent, type 2, diabetes mellitus 90. In the early 20th century, Charles Henry Stevens was treated in South Africa by a traditional health practitioner who claimed that he cured his tuberculosis with a natural remedy containing P. Plant extracts or derivatives are used in traditional healing systems such as Chinese herbal medicine, Indian (Ayurvedic) or Japanese (Kampo) medicine, and are practised in Western industrialized countries where their use is often integrated into conventional medicine. Dopamine) suggesting that these extracts may be useful in ameliorating some of the effects of Parkinson disease as well as some of the behavioral effects of Huntington disease. Membranaceus): Astragalus is a large genus of about 2,000 species of herbs and small shrubs that belong to the legume family Fabaceae. Boswellic acid has also been tested for its efficacy in treating the clinical manifestations of photoaging of the facial skin.