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1.Aloe
The succulent aloe plant has been valued since prehistoric times for the treatment of burns, wound infections, and other skin problems. Medicinal aloe is pictured in an ancient cave painting in South Africa, and Alexander the Great is said to have captured an island off Somalia for the sole purpose of possessing the luxurious crop of aloe found the...
Score: 99%
 
2.Seborrheic Dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammation of the upper layers of the skin that causes scales on the scalp, face, and other parts of the body. When it affects newborns, it's called cradle cap. Seborrheic dermatitis starts gradually. In adults, it often first appears as a condition similar to dandruff, but involving more inflammation of the scalp; itc...
Score: 93%
 
3.Herpes
The common virus Herpes simplex, known as simply as herpes, can cause painful blister-like lesions around the mouth and in the genitalia. Slightly different strains of herpes predominate in each of these two locations, but the infections are essentially identical. In both areas, the herpes virus has the devious habit of hiding out deep in the DNA ...
Score: 89%
 
4.Minor Wounds
Minor cuts are an ordinary fact of life, and nearly always heal on their own. There is no evidence that antibacterial gels and creams will help wounds heal faster, or prevent infection. In fact, by keeping the air away from a wound, these treatments might actually interfere with healing. The best approach to minor wounds is also the simplest and mo...
Score: 88%
 
5.Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition. It causes an itchy rash that appears scaly and silvery. It can also cause other symptoms such as lesions that bleed or weep, or pitting and thickening of the nails. There are different types of psoriasis based on how it affects the skin: Psoriasis can be difficult to manage. Treatments may include: Treatment o...
Score: 86%
 
6.Scar Tissue
When the body repairs a wound, it often does so by creating fibrous scar tissue. Internal scars that may develop following surgery can cause significant pain. Surface scars are generally painless, but they may be cosmetically unpleasant. In some cases, scars on the skin can develop into a special form of oversized scar called a keloid. Keloids are ...
Score: 85%
 
7.Corticosteroids
Corticosteroid drugs (also known as glucocorticoids) act like the naturally occurring adrenal hormone cortisone in the body. They are strong anti-inflammatory and immune-suppressant medications used in many inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, such as /tnp/pg000274 doc 21511 rheumatoid arthritis , /tnp/pg000179 doc 21428 asthma , /tnp/condition/...
Score: 85%
 
8.Insulin
Insulin injections are used to regulate blood sugar in people with childhood-onset diabetes as well as those with severe adult-onset diabetes. Meaningful preliminary evidence suggests that use of the following herbs and supplements could potentially improve blood sugar control and require you to reduce your insulin dosage: /tnp/pg000227 doc 21470 a...
Score: 84%
 
9.Rosacea
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects the skin of the face (generally, to the greatest extent near the center), the eyelids, and, sometimes, the neck, and upper back and chest. ref1 1 Symptoms mostly occur in sun-exposed areas, and consist of redness, acne-like pustules and papules (but not comedones, or blackheads), visible blood vessel...
Score: 83%
 
10.Minor Burns
Burns can be caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, and sun exposure. They vary in severity from causing minor pain to being life-threatening. First-degree burns are the mildest type, only damaging the top layer of skin. The skin gets red, painful, and tender. Though the skin may swell, no blisters form and the area turns white when touched. Secon...
Score: 83%
 

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