Cassia alata is a medicinal plant found growing in open wastelands near watery places. It is native to Southern North America, and was introduced in India. Cassia alata is one of the oldest known medicinal plant of Central America where people used it for curing skin diseases, worms, fever, bites of insects, etc. It is used throughout Asia Pacific to treat ringworms, goiter, hook worm infestation, sexually transmitted diseases, constipation, and other skin diseases.
Ringworm is very common. Anyone can get ringworm, but people who have weakened immune systems may be especially at risk for infection and may have problems fighting off a ringworm infection. Ringworm can easily transfer from animals to humans. Please click here for more information about pets and ringworm. Please click here for information about how to stay healthy at petting zoos and other animal exhibits. Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link.
Demystifying Rongoā Māori: Traditional Māorihealing
A group of adjacent furuncles with subcutaneous involvement and multiple discharging sinuses is seen in a carbuncle. Causes Folliculitis is caused by introduction of a skin pathogen to a hair follicle causing damage due to invasion mainly by Staphylococcus species. Pseudomonas species are also known to be associated with skin infections. Folliculitis can be caused by bacteria, virus, fungus. Aurora DeJuliis, M.