Siddha herbs exclusively used in skin diseases
Gopi, Radha A. K. (2006) Siddha herbs exclusively used in skin diseases.
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Skin disease is a common ailment. Skin complaints affects all ages from the neonate to the elderly and cause harm in number of ways. This article deals with herbs mentioned in Siddha literature which are exclusively used for curing various types of skin disease. Each of the following herb is dealt with the following subdivisions as English Name, Family, Action, Chemical constituents and uses in Siddha system of medicine. 1. Alangium salvifolium 2. Aristolochia bracteolata 3. Datura metel 4. Gloriosa superba 5. Indigofera aspalathoides 6. Semecarpus anacardium 7. Hydnocarpus laurifolia 8. Smilax china 9. Cassia alata 10. Wrightia tinctoria
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