Miracles of Herbal Phytomedicines in Treatment of Skin Disorders: Natural Healthcare Perspective

(E-pub Ahead of Print)

Author(s): Ashima Ahuja*, Jitendra Gupta, Reena Gupta

Journal Name: Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets
(Formerly Current Drug Targets - Infectious Disorders)

Become EABM
Become Reviewer


Human skin considered as the first line of defense and barrier against the majority of infections caused through the skin that are affecting human populations. Healthy skin, promotes healthy body that can achieve with the usage of modern, allopathic and natural remedies. Major skin ailments affecting human populations are skin cancers, eczema, herpes infection, fungal infection, anti-aging, itching, insect bites, pemphigus vulgaris, trauma, psoriasis, athlete’s foot infections, rashes, skin pigmentation, acne, major and minor wound infections that are slowly becoming a burden on health care. Skin infections can be treated from sources that originate from animals and plants. In spite of advancement in science and technology the emergence of natural herbal remedy for managing Skin disorders become a pivotal and essential contributor for treating skin infections due to increased demand of herbals and their lower price and continued adverse effect of modern medicines. In the recent era, herbal extracts and their phytomedicines make a vital contribution to human health care. Herbal products now days are considered as a single line of treatment for many diseases like Cancers, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disorders and brain disorders that create awareness regarding purity, efficacy and safety of Herbal medicine for health care management. Many therapeutically active natural herbal resources like Aloe, Neem, Liquorice, Tulsi, Amla, Papaya, Ginger and Eucalyptus are potent and safe in the treatment of dermatological infections. This review article summarizes the significances of herbal plants for protecting, treating and minimizing skin Infections through the utility of herbal pharmaceuticals like creams, Decocted extracts, poultice, paste and lotions that aid in the treatment of skin infections and diseases at relatively lower cost with lesser side effects as compared to modern and allopathic medicines.

Keywords: Skin, natural remedies, dermatological infections, health care, phytoconstituents.

Rights & PermissionsPrintExport Cite as

Article Details

(E-pub Ahead of Print)
DOI: 10.2174/1871526520666200622142710
Price: $95

Article Metrics

PDF: 56