Seborrheic keratosis is a non-malignant and non-cancerous skin condition that is characterized by scab like lesions on the skin. This condition is considered to be a normal degenerative skin condition because it affects individuals in old age. This is the main reason the condition is referred to as old age barnacles. At the onset of the condition, the lesions appear as round or oval brown spots. As the condition progresses the spots slightly expand and thicken and acquire a rough texture.
The scab like wart then darkens and may turn completely black. These growths are somewhat similar to growths associated with melanoma a form of skin cancer. In order to correctly diagnose the condition a skin biopsy is necessary. It involves cutting a piece of the skin with the growth which is then analyzed for signs of cancerous cells. Not to be confused with seborrheic dermatitis, the brown lesions associated with seborrheic keratosis are not limited to the scalp, face, back and chest. The lesions are also found on the legs and abdomen. A variant of the condition is characterized by brown spots found only on parts of the body exposed to the sun. This variant is referred to as solar lentigines. Stucco keratosis is characterized by numerous lesions on the lower legs and feet.
When considering herbal remedies for seborrheic keratosis, there are four questions you need to ask yourself. The first question concerns how effective are the herbal remedy in terms of the time before initial results are perceived. Second you should determine what side effects you should expect. Third, you should find out how the remedy is administered and finally how affordable is the herbal remedy. There are two primary herbal remedies in the market that promise to be the solution to the condition.
The first is Sebeton which is reputed to be quite effective in containing the seborrheic keratosis. The herbal drug is administered through oral pills. The remedy claims to offer noticeable symptomatic relief within 3 weeks from the onset of treatment with a complete cure in 12 weeks. The herbal remedy is made from an assortment of botanical extracts. The natural remedy claims to have no side effects because all the ingredients use are 100% natural.
Yet another herbal remedy to seborrheic keratosis is Rhinical. This herbal remedy claims to have 90% efficacy in the treatment of the condition. The drug is based on traditional Indian herbal remedies for keratosis. It claims that depending on the severity of the symptoms, noticeable results can be expected within 2 weeks of the start of treatment. However the standard 1 month of treatment must be completed to realize irreversible change in the condition. The herbal remedy is administered in the form of a pill take twice a day. The drug claims to have no toxicity even when doses exceeding the normal human dose are taken.