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Table 3 Combination of ethno plants used for skin conditions

From: Indigenous medicinal plants of Pakistan used to treat skin diseases: a review

Sr. no. Combination Mode of preperation Folk claim References
1 Cynodon dactylon (L.) + Curcuma longa L. Grind along with Curcuma longa and rice To stop bleeding from wounds, scabies, fungal infections, leprosy, wound healing, pimples, eczema, anti-septic, itching, small pox [40]
2 Melia azedarach L. + Phyllanthus emblica L. + Terminalia chebula Retz. Leaves are ground in water along with black pepper. Tablet are prepared from paste of dry friut of Melia azadarach, Phyllanthus emblica, and Terminalia chebula Skin infection, wound healing and leprosy, scabies, pustules, pimples, boils and other skin diseases, allergy and itching, eczema and measles, boil, allergy, leucoderma, Cutaneous infections, Germicidal [67]
3 Aloe vera (L.) + Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f. Pulp of aloe along with 2–3 drops of lemon and rose extract is also used Wound healing, chronic, dermatitis and radiation burn treatment, cuts, burns, eczema, sunburn, dermatitis, acne, freckles, pimples and boils, ulcer [125]
4 Aloe barbadensis Mill. + Curcuma longa L. Aloe barbadensis Mill. + Cichorium intybus L. Pulp of the leaf of Aloe is added with powdered Curcuma longa for dermal use on wounds. Pulp of the leaf of Aloe and chicory (Cichorium intybus) are soaked in water at night Skin beauty, skin disease, wound healing, burn, eruption, boils, itchy skin [40]
5 Cyperus rotundus L. + Curcuma longa L. Roots of Cyperus rotundus L. along with turmeric and curd are made into a paste leprosy, Skin diseases, pruritus, eczema, wound healing, pimples, acne [126]
6 Xanthium stromarium Linn. + Calotropis procera (Aiton) R. Br Fresh leaves of Xanthium stromarium Linn. are crushed with the leaves of Calotropis procera leprosy, and purities, wound healing, Smallpox, eczema, Ulcers, boils [75]
7 Canabis sativa Linn + Cassia fistula Schimp.ex.Oliv The seed of Cassia fistula and one gram leaves of Cannabis sativa are taken along a cup of milk Leprosy, Wound healing, Measles, Dressing of wounds and sores, Scabies [68]
8 Clematis orientalis L. + PineWolf The leaf paste used with resin of Pine on wounds to cure promptly Antiseptic, pimples, antiseptic, burns, Eczema, Wound healing, Syphilis [127]
9 Chenopodium album L. + Solanum surattense Burm. f. Decoction of Chenopodium albumis is prepared with Solanum suttattense Ulcer, Measles and other skin diseases [128]
10 Fragaria nubicola (Hook. f.) nubicola (Hook. f.) + Berberis lyceum Royle Powder of leaves and roots is mixed Berberis lycium Skin infections [129]