The study was measured between the effects of baby oil over turmeric cream. Sandalwood and turmeric may help soothe the effects radiation has to the skin. Both of these has are antiseptic. Turmeric is full of antioxidants and may reduce inflammation in the body. Many cosmetics contain artificial ingredients and are not natural, these types of products should be carefully applied to the skin. Dermatitis was seen to be reduced by the natural methods of applying turmeric to the skin.
- Traditional remedies such as turmeric and sandalwood oil can reduce a side-effect of radiation therapy, called radiodermatitis.
- A combination of turmeric and sandalwood oil has long been used as a home remedy to treat skin problems.
- The benefits of turmeric cream were observed when the dermatitis was observed to be reducing faster in patients using it as opposed to baby oil.
“The Mangalore Institute of Oncology conducted a five-week study where women patients who were undergoing curative radiotherapy for breast cancer were given Vicco turmeric ayurvedic cream to reduce radiodermatitis — a skin rash that forms after radiation.”