Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Food and Nutrition

Foods to be taken
  • Vitamin B (kiwi fruit, orange, grape, strawberries, green leafy vegetables)
  • Carrots, sweet potatoes (rich in carotene)
  • Onion, garlic
  • Zinc (pumpkin, sunflower)
  • Vitamin B 
Foods to be avoided
  • Barbecued fried or smoked foods.
  • Alcohol, coffee and other beverages
  • Cheese and butter
  • Cakes, biscuits and sugary foods

Home Remedies

  • Daily use of a high-factor sunscreen lotion (SPF 30 or more) may be helpful.
  • People with darker skin should be careful. 
  • Apply turmeric or honey and milk etc. At the affected area (under proper guidance).
  • Exercise may help blood circulation.
  • Wear a hat and good clothing to protect your skin.

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