cure white patches

White patches (themal in Tamil) can cause due to tanning, fungal or bacterial infection. Amaranthus tristis is the best home remedy for white patches (Themal in tamil). Amaranthus has anti-ageing, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties in it. This cures white patches, psoriasis, eczema, and other skin problems.

The ingredients used – Amaranthus, sesame oil and lemon – all these are beneficial to skin health. This is can also be applied on the scalp to cure dandruff.

Here is the recipe.

Cure white patches with amaranthus tristis – DIY

  • 1 cup Amaranthus tristis
  • 4 teaspoons Sesame oil
  • 1/2 Lemon
  1. Use Amaranthus tristis, sesame oil, and lemon.
  2. Take one cup of fresh amaranthus leaves.
  3. Add to blender.
  4. Blend well.
  5. Add 4 teaspoons of sesame oil to pan.
  6. Add 2 teaspoons of amaranthus paste.
  7. Add 1/2 lemon juice.
  8. Boil for a few minutes.
  9. Allow it to cool down, store in a container and use.

Apply the paste once daily on the affected area to get rid of white patches.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.