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Vol. 2, Issue 8 (2013)

Care of Newborn and Infant Skin by Ayurveda

Khatri Ravi Shankar
Neonatal skin suffers a progressive adaptation to the extrauterine environment and special care is needed during this period. This skin is very sensitive, thin and fragile. Immaturity of the epidermal barrier reduces the defense against the excessive proliferation of microbes and makes the skin more vulnerable to trauma and percutaneous drug toxicity. Because of the peculiar characteristics of newborn, infant and children’s skin, the use of cosmetic products designed for hygiene and protection requires caution. In order to preserve the integrity of neonatal and child’s skin, this article reviewed basic preventive care practices in relation to hygiene, bathing, cleansing agents, topical products and their percutaneous toxicity.
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How to cite this article:
Khatri Ravi Shankar. Care of Newborn and Infant Skin by Ayurveda. Pharma Innovation 2013;2(8):14-23.
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