The patent on a Polypodium Leucotomos, plant extract derived from types of South American fern, has just expired. This opens up the market for new products for vitiligo based on healing powers of the nature, coming soon. Indigenous people of rainforest have long used the plants to treat and alleviate symptoms of vitiligo and other autoimmune disorders. Read more in FAQ section.
- Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
It’s important to remember there are multiple factors involved in vitiligo onset, including genetic predisposition, living and working environments, and exposure to certain chem...
- Isn't it just a cosmetic disorder?
Contrary to popular belief, vitiligo is not a cosmetic disorder but a systemic disease affecting the largest body organ and other vital systems. For more than 1.6 million peop...
- Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?
It is true that vitiligo progression could be stopped in 4 out of 5 cases by the use of potent systemic corticosteroids - that is, oral medications. However, systemic corticost...
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