Albinism disease is amongst those skin diseases that result from genetic disorders. People facing this illness are light sensitive. Exposure to sunlight worsens their condition and therefore, the albinism treatment requires protection from the Sun. The exact name of the condition is Oculocutaneous Albinism (OCA), and here’s how you can cure the albinism symptoms with effective home remedies.
What Causes Albinism Disease?
What causes albinism? A genetic defect that hinders the production of melanin in the body causes it. The lack of melanin, a compound responsible for color in the skin results in this outcome. Albinism disease can only be passed on to the next generation if either of the parents suffers from the condition.
What Are The Albinism Symptoms?
- Light complexion due to the lack of melanin
- Light hair and eye colors
- Eye problems like short-sightedness, long-sightedness, and photophobia
- Difficulty in reading and learning
1. Raspberry Sunscreen Is Effective Albinism Treatment.
If you need a chemical-free sunscreen, use red raspberry seeds. The essential oil extracted from the seeds contains SPF (sun protective factor) as high as 50. Rub some red raspberry essential oil on your body before leaving home.
2. Protect Your Skin With Carrot Seed Oil.
You can treat the albinism symptoms with carrot seed essential oil. It contains SPF that protects the skin from Ultraviolet rays A and B. Carrot seed essential oil also nourishes the skin, thus promoting overall skin health.
3. Use Home Made Aloe Vera Gel Sunscreen.
Aloe vera gel and sesame oil have sun-protective properties. Mix two tablespoons of sesame oil and aloe vera gel together. Add ten drops of lavender essential oil and one teaspoon of Vitamin E oil. Blend well and apply on the body. All of the ingredients are nourishing for the skin.
4. Try A Mix Of Oils To Prevent Skin Sensitivity.
Essential oils provide a layering on the skin. They hinder harmful Sun rays from damaging the skin. So, take 10ml each of olive oil and add five drops of myrrh oil, geranium oil, lavender oil, thyme oil, and clove oil. Mix these oils well and apply on your skin.
5. Drink Green Tea To Fight Albinism Symptoms.
Green tea is known to have antioxidants that help in strengthening the immune system. So, boil one teaspoon of green tea leaves in one cup of water. Steep the tea for 5 minutes and then strain into a cup. Drink this once every day.
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