leucoderma


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leucoderma

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-dĕr'mă)
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
Synonym(s): leukopathia, leukopathy, leucoderma.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]

leucoderma

Lack of normal skin pigmentation causing abnormally white skin, usually in patches. See ALBINISM, PIEBALDISM and VITILIGO.

leu·ko·der·ma

(lū'kō-dĕr'mă)
An absence of pigment, partial or total, in the skin.
[leuko- + G. derma, skin]
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An ethno- botanical survey on medicinal plants used for leucoderma by Sugali tribes of Yerramalais forest in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh was carried out in 2011- 2012.
The herb is reported to possess antiseptic, depurative, diuretic, laxative, aphrodisiac, anthelmintic, lactagogue, indigestible, causes flatulence, it is also useful in leucoderma and bronchitis.
The decoction of leaves is used for treatment of eye-disease, toothache inflammation, leucoderma, enlargement of the spleen, skin-ulcers, in catarrhal fever, rheumatoid arthritis, gonorrhoea and bronchitis, anti-bacterial, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-histaminic agents (Tiwari and Tripathi 2007).
It is also useful in abdominal disorders, ben-ben and sorus, head ache, joint pains, leucoderma, liver disorders,paralysis, ulcers etc.
Voigt, used at Shitol Para to treat burning sensations in the body, blood dysentery, scabies, leucoderma, and diabetes was used at Dhamrai for treatment of dysentery and oral lesions.