Scleroderma is an auto immune disorder that has number of diseases in which hardening and tightening of the skin occurs. this disease is related with the problems in the blood vessels, internal organs and digestive tract. It’s a multisystem disorder characterized by functional and structural abnormalities of blood vessels and fibrosis o skin and internal organs. It occurs when your immune system causes your body to make too much of protein collagen which is an important part of your skin. Scleroderma is not infectious or contagious. It can be managed by medications and diet.
TYPES OF SCLERODERMA
There are two types of scleroderma , localized scleroderma and systemic scleroderma .
LOCALIZED SCLERODERMA: It mainly affects your skin . It happens in either morphea or linear form. Morphea has hard and oval shaped patches on the skin which are red or white in colour. Linear scleroderma causes lines of thickened skin on your arms, legs or face.
SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA : Another name of systemic scleroderma is generalized scleroderma as it involves many body parts or system. It is of two types , limited and diffused scleroderma.
Limited scleroderma slowly affects the skin of your face, hands and feet. it is also called as crest syndrome . It’s common five signs are:
- Calcinosis : nodule forms under the skin from calcium salts .
- Raynaud’s phenomenon : this is the discolouraion of toes, fingers to white or blue mainly due to very cold condition.
- Esophageal dysfunction : when there is abnormality or absence in the contractions of the oesophagus.
- Sclerodactyly : It has problems with moving the fingers and toes.
Diffused scleroderma : This comes on quickly . this scleroderma can also affects internal organs like heart, kidneys etc.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF SCLERODERMA ?
- Symptoms of scleroderma are :
- Ulcers or sores on fingertips
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Tenderness in joints
- Red spots on face or arms
- Weight loss
- Muscle weakness
- X rays
- Blood tests
- Gastro intestinal tests
COMPLICATIONS OF SCLERODERMA
- Muscle inflammation
- Loss of blood flow to different parts of the body
- Hyper failure
- Kidney failure
AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR SCLERODERMA
1. DETOX PREMIUM POWDER
The powder is very beneficial in reducing the puffiness, redness, swelling in the scleroderma. It is the combination of some herbs and bhasmas like akik pishti, gandhak rasayan, shwet parpati, tal sindoor, kamdudha rasa, etc. that reduces the signs and symptoms by their medicinal properties.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
2. ALOE-VERA GEL
Chandigarh Ayurved Aloe-vera Gulab Gel is 100% natural and safe containing herbal extracts. These ingredients show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, & moisturizing properties. This herbal gel gives good results in Acne ,Pimples, Dry Skin, Hyper-Pigmentation.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 capsule twice daily with normal water.
3. BLOOD PURIFIER SYRUP :
It is ayurvedic syrup that consists of various natural ingredients such as Khadir Chall (Acacia catechu), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Harad (Terminalia bellirica), Baheda (Terminalia chebula), Amla (Emblica officinalis), etc. As the syrup purifies the blood by removing excess toxins it is very beneficial in maintaining proper circulation and improves the skin naturally.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonful twice daily.
4. TWAK TAILAM :
Twak tailam is very effective for the skin as it deeply nourishes the tissues and improves the skin luster. The tailam is composed of yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), etc. The tailam supports skin health, helps in reducing uneven pigments, improves complexion, and helps in deep detoxification and blood purification without any side effects.
Method of Application – Apply over the affected area of the skin.
5. SKIN CARE TABLET:
skin care tablet is a pure ayurvedic formulation. It help to maintain the texture of your skin depending on the type of skin you have. It contains various herbs like Haridra khand, Panchnimb churna, Khadir chahal, Chirayta, Mulethi, Chopchini, Gandhak, Ajmoda that work very effectively on all skin types. Skin care is a blood purifying tablet. It cools and detoxifies the blood, increase blood circulation of the skin. It minimizes the blemishes, lighten sun tan, delay ageing of skin and heal skin problems.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.
6. PANCHATIKTA GHRITA GUGGULU:
Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu is an ayurvedic preparation mainly used for skin diseases. This tablet contains pure herbal ingredients such as Nimba(Azadirachta indica), Patola(Cucumis acutangulus), Guduchi(Tinospora cordifolia), Vasa(Adhatoda vasica), etc. This tablet promotes detoxification and rejuvenation. Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu tablet is a natural source of anti – oxidant. It promotes engender vibrant and healthy skin.
Recommended Dosage–Take 1 tablets twice a day with normal water.