Vitiligo ( Venpulli Noi )

Vitiligo ( Venpulli Noi )

Fast Facts

Occurs due to Tridosha imbalance ie Vata, Pitta, Kapha imbalance.

Suggestions from Dr. J 

  • Medicinal preparations using Nuna leaves ( Indian Mulberry ) and gingelly oil, called as Nunakadugu is given as internal medicine. 
  • An open label clinical study (40 participants) with Nunakadugu (NK) reveals its evidence-based use in the treatment of vitiligo.
  • Nuna oil ( Indian Mulberry ) is used for external application.
  • A decoction made from the roots of Aristolochia indica ( Indian Birthwort ), is given as internal medicine.
  • The fact that Tribulus terrestris has ‘Photo-helium’ property was first revealed by ancient Tamil literatures 2000 years ago. According to the Siddha text, ‘Pathartha Guna Chinthamani’,                Tribulus terrestris is very effective in treating Vitiligo.
  • Siddha text ‘Agasthiyar Gunavagadam’ claims that the matured inner bark of Thespesia populnea       ( Indian Tulip Tree ) when chewed, is effective in Vitiligo occurring in the lips. 
  • Since stress and strain may increase the spread of Vitiligo, Yoga breathing exercises helps to combat such stress . View breathing exercises