Psoralea corylifolia comprises of a substance called psoralen that is a vigorous element to enhance pigmentation of the skin and hence useful in treating vitiligo, a disease in which patches of the skin loses its pigments. Experience has shown that when applied externally on hypo-pigmented skin or skin that is losing pigmentation, psoralens brings about residual pigmentation. At the same time, psoralens improve the flow of blood and enhance the activity to produce melanin (skin pigment) on the unhealthy areas of the skin.
The Aloe vera is unique for its importance in natural skin care. Aloe vera contains burn healing effects, anti-inflammatory properties, scar reducing properties and wounds. Prunus amygdalus is a natural source of Vitamin E which is also soothing and sedative in nature. It is used to remove spots from the face. Wheat germ oil is a highly rich unrefined oil that is one of the richest sources of Vitamin E, A and D. It also has a high content of proteins and Lecithin. This oil is widely used for external application, as it helps a great deal in getting rid of skin irritation including skin dryness and cracking. The oil of Santalum album contains a large amount of alpha- and beta-santalol that exerts antibacterial, sedative, stimulant and antiseptic properties. Daucus carota revitalizes and tones the skin, helping in cases of dermatitis, eczema and rashes. Carthamus tinctorius is having medicinal value in skin diseases, inflammation, ringworm and vitilligo.
Vetiveria zizanioides in Rooh-E-Usheer has cooling properties. It has shown efficacy in burning sensation, hyperdipsia, ulcer, skin diseases, vomiting, nausea, flatulence, dyspepsia, colic, cough, fever, low back pain, headache and general debility.