10 Natural Methods to Get Rid of White Patches/ Leucoderma/ Vitiligo


Vitiligo is a skin condition in which certain area of the body to lose pigments and turn your skin white. Some of the common areas affected by Vitiligo are skin, fingers, hands, body and hairs. Till now there are not any  sure cures of white patches in spite of this below we offer home remedies that are helpful for healing the problem. Don’t worry …..this is not a life threatening or contagious disease you are not infected by the contact with any other thing. Take a chill pill as you can improve your appearance and gain your confidence with home remedies and lifestyle changes.

Follow below given 10 Natural Methods to Get Rid of White Patches/ Leucoderma/ Vitiligo

Coconut Oil:

Coconut oil

Coconut oil is a good remedy to soothe the skin and heals chronic inflammation this all due to coconut oil has antibacterial, antifungal and anti-parasitic. If you have white patches on your skin then take a sigh of relief as coconut oil going to make your patches less visible.

How to use it:

Take 4 to 6 drops of Coconut oil in your hands and rub coconut oil in your hand just to make it warm and then apply over your white patches. Allow it to sit over your face for 20 to 30 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water. You need to use this treatment on daily basis and see tremendous improvement in your appearance.

Basil Leaves and Lime Juice:

Basil Leaves and Lime Juice

Basil Leaves are easily available either for its anti-aging and anti-viral properties. You can use basil leaves used internally or topically, on the other hand, lime juice is effective in improving skin complexion and removing dead skin cells. When you combine both these ingredients this makes amazing packs that stimulate melanin production and reduce white patches.

How to use it:

Take basil leaves and crush them with lime juice. Apply this solution to your skin three times daily. After applying this pack leave it for few seconds approx 30 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water. Results should be visible to you at least after 6 months, only if you use this treatment on regular basis.

Neem Leaves:

Neem Leaves

No doubt ….Neem leaves are excellent for treating all skin problems and vitiligo is one of them, even this plant used since ancient time for medicinal purpose. This plant also believed to restore skin pigmentation and when you take them internally it work as a good purifier and immune booster.

How to use it:

For getting its benefit crush Neem leaves or you can also take its flower to create a powder. Add little amount of water and drink this solution daily to get good results. Taste of this solution is not sooo pleasant and most people don’t like to drink it for those there are another options for you Make a paste by mixing Neem leave powder with sufficient amount of water. Spread this paste over your affected areas. Let it sit for at least 20 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.

Apple Cider Vinegar:

Apple Cider Vinegar

This is one of the amazing natural home remedies for vitiligo apart from vitiligo it is also useful to treat other skin infections. Apple Cider Vinegar has acidic properties that can inhibit the bacteria and fungus.

How to use it:

Produce a solution by mixing one part of Apple Cider Vinegar. Apply it to the white patches and ten allow it to set for 20-30 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. If vitiligo present in your whole body you can do one thing soak your body in the bath tub which is filled with few drops of apple cider Vinegar and warm water. Take a warm bath daily at least for 15 minutes daily to remove white patch daily.



Due to its antifungal and antibacterial properties it is very effective to deal with various skin infections including vitiligo. Honey can easily absorbed by our skin, Moreover honey is beneficial in getting rid of bacteria causing vitiligo and other skin infections.

How to use it:

Wash your face with water, pat dry it and then apply cleanser first. Take a raw honey and apply over your white patches. Wait for 15-20 minutes until honey is totally absorbed by the skin totally. Then rinse the affected area with lukewarm water. You can also make another pack but for that you need to mix 2 or 3 ingredients- Mix honey, turmeric powder, sandalwood powder and rice honey and make a paste. Apply this pack over your face and leave it until this paste on your skin is dry. Afterward, Rinse it off with water. You need t o repeat any method of your choice twice daily in the morning or in the evening.



Turmeric is amazing ingredient that can used to get rid of vitiligo. Furthermore, turmeric also included in a list of home remedies for vitiligo. The excellent antiseptic properties of turmeric help fasten the healing process of vitiligo.

How to use it:

Mix turmeric powder and mustard oil together to create a paste. Spread this paste over your white patches in the morning and afternoon. Wash it off after 30 minutes. Repeat this treatment on daily basis for the best results.

Red Clay:

Red Clay

Red clay is found near the banks of Asia, South Africa, and Africa. Basically, red clay has been used to treat many health problems such as headaches, restlessness, bloating, constipation and loss of appetite including vitiligo. Copper present in red clay plays the important role in stimulating repigmentation, that’s why it is more beneficial.

How to use it:

Mix two tablespoons of red clay with one tablespoon of ginger juice, Rub this solution gently over affected areas. Rinse it with lukewarm water. if you want more satisfactory result, You can combine red clay with ginger juice on your affected area.

Vitamin E Oil:

Vitamin E Oil

It contains rejuvenating properties that are useful to overcome white patches. The use of Vitamin E oil can help to hydrate and moisturize your skin.

How to use it:

Buy Vitamin E from the market and apply some Vitamin E oil to white patches over affected areas. Allow it to sit for 30 minutes and then rinse it off with water.

Radish Seeds:

Radish Seeds

Radish seeds play an important role to say “Bye” to White patches. Regular application of radish seeds over your affected area can help to make the white patches less visible by removing dead skin cells and generating new skin cells.

How to use it:

Grind radish seeds and mix it with apple cider vinegar to create a paste. Spread over your affected area and let it for 30 min. Afterword rinse it off with water.

Gingko Biloba:

Gingko Biloba

This is a herb which is basically famous for treating brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, curing headache, memory loss but apart from that it is also beneficial in curing vitiligo disorder.

How to use it:

Take the extract of gingko Biloba, Apply this extract over your vitiligo. Repeat this treatment thrice daily for one or two months. However, if possible take this extract after consulting your doctor.

Below we provide sample diet plan:

This is the diet plan for those who are suffering from vitiligo. Vitiligo may suffer from vitamin, mineral or protein deficiency so doctor not advises them to eat lots of foods. So apart from this diet they can take supplements.





What to eat


Early Morning


1 glass of water in a copper glass


Semolina with veggies

Boiled egg and 1 glass spinach juice

Beetroot Juice


Lunch Boiled veggies

Vegetables curry yet less spicy and oil

2 Chapattis

Post Lunch 4 almonds or any other dry fruits


Evening Snack Multigrain biscuits

1 glass  fruit juice


Dinner Vegetable soup

Grilled chicken breast with veggies

Below is the list of foods:

In above mention table we discuss diet plan for vitiligo affected person , but that was just an example you can interchange mention food with below-given foods.

Fruits: You can consume Fig, apricot, and ripe mango.

Herbs & Spices: Too much spice is big “No” for vitiligo people. Here are some herbs and spices that you can include in your diets such as thyme, clove, cardamom, nutmeg, coriander leaves, Rosemary and black pepper.

Beverages: We advice you to take vegetable and fruits juice but make sure it suits you, otherwise don’t take it.

Dairy Products: As Dairy products are good for your health but that will also depending upon the condition. Most people are suffering from lactose intolerance are actually advice by doctors not to consume dairy products.

Vegetables: Vitiligo people have  advised to take plant-centric diet which is comprising of beetroot, spinach, potato, radish, bitter gourd, cabbage, green beans and carrot. Keep in mind to include more and more these vegetables.

Whole Grains: quinoa, Oats, white rice, corn and brown rice.

Medications: vitiligo people may have protein, minerals, vitamin B12, DHA and calcium deficiencies. Hence you can take supplements to fulfill these deficiencies. But don’t forget to consult your doctor before taking these supplements.

Some lifestyle changes: 

vitiligo people can make you depressed and upset. As a consequence the first thing you can do is to manage your stress level and maintain a healthy mind. Try doing yoga and meditation as they are effective stress booster.

Get an adequate amount of sunlight not to fulfill the requirement of Vitamin D on the contrary to stimulates regimentation.

According to experts, human mind needs rest at least for 7 hours to perform proper function.

Go away from negative people and negative thoughts.

Explore your hobbies whenever you get free time from your daily schedule .

Spend time with your family and friends.

Eat tasty and nutrition dense foods.

Adopt a habit of exercise as exercise triggers mood enhancing hormones.You can play sports or dancing rather then exercises that actually helps to keep you good.

At the end we can only say that have patience while using these techniques as they are slow to give results at the same time also effective over your white patches.

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