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Child's skin becoming darker with little sun exposure. Stool is always runny and white. Suggest ayurvedic medicine?

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My sons skin is becoming darker, even though we are in London where there is little sun exposure. His poo is always runny and white in colour, what Ayurvedic medicine can I give him for his skin, and maybe low liver energy.
Posted Mon, 17 Jun 2013 in Ayurveda
Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 7 days later

Thanks for contacting XXXXXXX and Ayurveda for your concern, going by the history, applied and preventive aspect is given below:
1.     Son was born with fair skin and now becoming darker or was born slightly dark and now becoming darker?
2.     Babies during early year of life has/have slightly fair and thin skin, and as their age advances, it changes into dark complexion, which makes parents to be concerned.
3.     As he is growing, the pigment (melanin) which determines the skin color also starts to increase, giving the skin its texture.
4.     Did you notice any environmental (pollution) or health concern (vitamin deficiency/weight/ height) regarding the same?
5.     If the climate there is tropical or sub tropical, darker skin due to environment is possible, eventually.
6.     As history says:” low liver energy, it can be possible that liver is unable to digest fat resulting in white stools, check with your health care provider or child specialist there for any liver disease, malabsorption OR could be due to milk allergy (dairy products)? Give gluten free diet…
7.     Apply a paste of turmeric in the skin before going to sleep, and wash after a few minutes. In the morning, remove any remaining yellow tinge with a paste of chickpea flour and oil.
8.     Fry some garlic pods in mustard oil and massage with that oil.
9.     Saariva,Manjishtha XXXXXXX Turmeric,Daruharidra,,Chopchini,Amalaki can be given as single or in compound form (ointment or Orally)
10. XXXXXXX Oil,Manjishtha Oil,Kumkumadi Oil for massage.
11.     Gluten free diet:
i.     Do’: old rice, green gram,red gram,banana,java plum,butter milk,goat’s milk, clarified butter,soup,cumin seeds,mint.
ii.     Don’t’s: Wheat,peas,garlic, betel nut, cow’s milk,sour and hot food,excess water drinking.
iii.      XXXXXXX Bhasma: 125-500 mg with lukewarm water with honey 4 times a day.
12.     Regarding liver tonic syrup Livomyn,Drakshassv, and Aloe vera juice,Chitrakadi vati is beneficial,check with your Physician there.

Please revert with your concerns and approach, will be judged highly
Dr.Munish Sood
Consultant & Physician
MD. (Ayu.) Kayachikitsa
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