Editors: Heba Abd El-Sattar El-Nashar, Mohamed El-Shazly, Nouran Mohammed Fahmy

Natural Products for Skin Diseases: A Treasure Trove for Dermatologic Therapy

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ISBN: 978-981-5179-67-5 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5179-66-8 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2023
DOI: 10.2174/97898151796681230101


Natural Products for Skin Diseases: A Treasure Trove for Dermatologic Therapy is an enlightening journey through the realm of natural remedies for various skin diseases. The editors have compiled information on effective and holistic treatment approaches that can be applied in clinical settings. This book brings diverse range of topics, including skin protection against harmful radiation, natural remedies for burns and wounds, management of skin pigmentation issues, and herbal treatments for scabies. It also explores the potential of natural cosmetics and their future applications, along with the use of natural products and nanoparticles in skin delivery. All chapters are contributed by experts in dermatology and herbal medicine, and are supplemented with scientific references for advanced readers.

The book primarily serves as a textbook for students in medicine and dermatologists in training. It also serves as a valuable guide for dermatologists, researchers, and healthcare professionals, revealing the treasure trove of benefits that natural products offer for treating skin diseases.

Audience: Medical residents, students and dermatologists.


In a world where modern medicine continues to advance at an unprecedented pace, it is easy to overlook the timeless wisdom that nature has to offer. Plants, with their vast array of bioactive compounds, have been used for centuries by various cultures to address a myriad of health issues. Among their many applications, the treatment of skin diseases stands out as an area where these botanical wonders have consistently proven their efficacy.

In this comprehensive volume, we embark on a journey to explore the remarkable potential of plants in treating skin diseases. Assembled within these pages are the collective efforts of esteemed researchers, each contributing their expertise to shed light on different facets of this fascinating subject.

Chapter 1 opens our exploration, focusing on the essential topic of protecting our skin from harmful radiation. The authors guide us through the ways in which natural compounds can act as a shield against the damaging effects of the sun and other environmental factors.

Moving on, Chapter 2 delves into the challenging domain of burns, presenting insights into the potential of natural products to address these complex cases. By unraveling the secrets of traditional remedies, the authors offer a fresh perspective on tackling this persistent medical concern.

Chapter 3 takes us on a historical journey through the treatment of wounds, revealing the enduring efficacy of natural remedies. In a world increasingly reliant on synthetic pharmaceuticals, this chapter serves as a reminder of the healing potential rooted in our botanical heritage.

The significance of skin pigmentary anomalies cannot be understated, and Chapter 4 addresses this crucial aspect of skin health. The authors examine the role of natural products in managing these conditions, providing valuable insights for both practitioners and those seeking effective solutions.

In Chapter 5, we encounter the age-old challenge of scabies, and the authors explore how herbal medicines have historically been employed to alleviate this distressing skin condition.

The pursuit of beauty and self-care is a timeless endeavor, and Chapter 6 takes us into the world of natural cosmetics. With a focus on future applications, this chapter highlights the potential of botanicals in transforming the skincare industry.

Chapters 7 and 8 push the boundaries of innovation, exploring the realm of nanoparticle skin delivery and smart drug delivery systems for natural products. As technology continues to advance, these chapters present a glimpse into the promising possibilities that lie ahead.

As we journey through these chapters, it becomes evident that the study of plants in the context of skin health is both rich and dynamic. The contributors to this book have poured their knowledge and passion into their respective fields, resulting in a collective work that is both enlightening and inspiring.

It is with great pleasure that we present this book, hoping that it will serve as a valuable resource for researchers, healthcare professionals, and all those seeking to harness the healing power of nature for the benefit of healthy skin.

Tsong-Long Hwang
Distinguished Professor and Vice President
Chang Gung University of Science and Technology