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|Title:||<b style="">Herbal remedies for acne</b>|
|Authors:||Kumar, S Mahesh|
|Series/Report no.:||<b>Int. cl.<sup>7</sup>―</b> A61K 7/00, A61K 35/78, A61P 17/00, A61P 17/10|
|Abstract:||Acne represents a significant challenge to dermatologists because of its prevalence, complexity and range of clinical expression. It is the single most common skin disease affecting 85% of teenage boys and 80% of teenage girls and can continue throughout adulthood. Treatment of acne with topical and systemic allopathic medicines results in mild to severe side effects. Hence, herbs and herbal preparations play a significant role as alternative line of treatment. This article describes the commonly used herbs in the treatment of acne|
|ISSN:||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.4(4) [July-August 2005]|
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