Herbal Compounds for the Treatment of Vitiligo: A Review

  • Serena Gianfaldoni Dermatology and Venereology, University G. Marconi of Rome, Rome
  • Uwe Wollina Städtisches Klinikum Dresden, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, 01067 Dresden
  • Michael Tirant Psoriasis & Skin Clinic, 374 Nepean Highway Frankston Victoria, Melbourne
  • Georgi Tchernev Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior Department of General, Vascular and Abdominal Surgery, Sofia
  • Jacopo Lotti University G. Marconi of Rome - Dept. of Nuclear, Subnuclear and Radiation Physics, Rome
  • Francesca Satolli Universita degli Studi di Parma Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Department of Dermatology, University of Parma, Parma
  • Miriam Rovesti Universita degli Studi di Parma Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale, Department of Dermatology, University of Parma, Parma
  • Katlein França University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • Torello Lotti Dermatology and Venereology, University G. Marconi of Rome, Rome
Keywords: Ginkgo biloba, Cucumis melo, Khellin, Picrorhiza kurroa, Polypodium leucotomos, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Green Tea Polyphenols, Capsaicin, Curcumin


An overview of unconventional therapies for vitiligo is presented. Some herbal compounds may be considered as valid therapeutic tools for the treatment of vitiligo.


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How to Cite
Gianfaldoni S, Wollina U, Tirant M, Tchernev G, Lotti J, Satolli F, Rovesti M, França K, Lotti T. Herbal Compounds for the Treatment of Vitiligo: A Review. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2018Jan.21 [cited 2020Oct.22];6(1):203-7. Available from: https://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2018.048

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