Last Modified on Dec 10, 2014
Xanthoma can be treated naturally using home remedies such as garlic and supplements like niacin.
A xanthoma is a cholesterol deposit that can accumulate in many parts of the body, including the tendons and skin. They can be visible when they appear just beneath the skin's surface as a yellow discoloration, and while they are not typically painful, they can be somewhat unsightly. Fortunately, they are removeable through chemical treatments, surgery, laser, or cryotherapy.
The condition is genetically related, and as such it can also be an indicator for high cholesterol in the body as well as for certain lipid metabolism disorders. Those with xanthomas should first get their cholesterol checked.
Natural Remedies for Xanthoma
If a xanthoma was caused by high cholesterol, there are many remedies you can take to lower the cholesterol, like apple cider vinegar and including plant based foods in your diet. Niacin is a very effective remedy to lower cholesterol as well. As you will read below, garlic is the most popular remedy on Earth Clinic to cure a xanthoma. Apply the juice of fresh garlic directly to the xanthoma.
hi my name is domo and I never knew what I had. The doc told me a year ago that I had Xanthoma/bumps but I had over 8 yerars now. I just saw all this on this website. I'm sick of these bumps. I need help. No docs seem like they can't help me or somthing. It's not just under my eyes, it's under my arms and between my legs. It's growning on the side of my face too. Does Castor Oil works for Xanthoma everywhere or just my face under my eyes? If it don't work out I'll try the garlic, but now HOW DO YOU USE THE Castor Oil? DO I JUST RUB IT ALL OVER? DO I LEAVE IT ON? WHAT DO I DO? I ALREADY GET HOW U USE THE Garlic but sombody please let me know how to use both of them thank you so much. I need this off my face asap.
What are niacin pills and how would that help me? I need to try much as I can. I hate these things, help me.
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Bexley North, AU