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“A comprehensive & long lasting approach in the management of Leucoderma”

Lukoskin dual therapy is a scientifically developed, innovative formulation which provides effective approach in the management of Leucoderma(Depigmentation of skin). This unique formulation is developed by Defence Institute of Bio-Energy & research, a wing of Defence Reasearch & Development Organisation(DRDO) after exhaustive scientific studies establishing its efficacy & safety by restoring skin colour.
Lukoskin dual therapy includes oral liquid & ointment, together provide a comprehensive treatment for depigmentation of skin. Lukoskin oral liquid for internal medication to meet out the nutritional deficiency and to restore the immune system and ointment for topical application on vitiligous lesions.

Restores Skin Color and Tinge
Activates synthesis of melanin (skin colour pigment) by activating tyrosinase activity and making free copper available, a key micronutrient needed to pigmentation of skin.


Exerts skin photosensitisation, helps to initiate erythema(redness) on the spots of vitiligo, due to its furanocoumarin contents on exposure to UV light or sunlight.


Enhances blister healing, Reduces irritation & formation of blister, simultaneously checks hyperpigmentation in skin.





Modulates immunity with regards to both non-specific cellular and humoral immune response. Immunity normal function is highly required to treat & prevent the recurrence of Leucoderma.


Reduces stress, exerts relaxing effect on CNS, thus helps to improve psychological & emotional trauma is Leucoderma patients.


Regulates metabolism, facilitates proper absorption & utilization of essential micro-nutrients needed for melanin synthesis & gradually improves auto-immune system.



The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat your problem without consulting your doctor.

Unique Salient Features of Lukoskin
  • Activates melanin synthesis
  • Supplements copper & L-dopa, Needed for melanin synthesis
  • Exerts photosensitisation
  • Enhances blister healing
  • Regulates metabolism
  • Restores anti oxidant defence
  • Easy mode of therapy
Indications for Lukoskin
  • Leucoderma/Vitiligo (White Skin Patches) or as directed by the physician.
Dosage of Lukoskin
    • Oral Liquid :

    Adults : 1 to 2 ml. (20 to 40 drops) diluted in a cup of watertwice or thrice.

    Children : 1/2 to 1 ml. (10 to 20 drops) diluted in a cup of water twice or thrice.

    Or as directed by physician.

    • Ointment :

    Apply gently from pigmented to non-pigmented area, once or twice a day and take oral liquid. After half an hour, Expose the area to sun either before 11 am or after 3 pm for 10-20 mins.


FAQs about Lukoskin
Lukoskin normally should be taken for 2-3 months regularly for initial results. As far as symptomatic benefits are concerned, Patients start feeling well within a few days of Lukoskin treatment. Depending upon the onset of disease, spread area, diatery habits and life sytle, it usually takes 1-2 years for complete recovery.
Leucoderma is an auto immune disorder where our own immune cells attack and destroy the melanocytes present in the skin. There are also many other triggering factors which are mentioned below.
  • Regular stress or sudden trauma.
  • Improper liver functions.
  • Low levels of copper, vitamin D and vitamin B12
  • Worms or parasites infestation.
  • Disturbed thyroid function.
  • Injury
  • Heredity is also a well-recognized causative factor.
  • Incompatible food habits.
The preferred time to consume Lukoskin drops is half an hour before food or as per the advice of the physician.
Yes, stress, regular or sometimes sudden trauma may cause white patches. Also stress acts as a one of main triggering factor for spreading of Leucoderma in patients.
Lukoskin is a non-sedative, non-narcotic natural formulation, It doesn’t cause any drowsiness, dizziness or any untoward effect so it’s safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Lukoskin. Still if you feel any discomfort contact your physician.
Vitiligo/ Leucoderma is an auto-immune disease and recovery depends upon many factors like diet, stress level etc. For complete recovery treatment for 2-3 years is advisable.
Lukoskin is completely natural, safe, non-addictive & non-habit forming preparation. It doesn’t contain any sedative or narcotic preparation.
Incompatible food habits ( Virudh Ahaar ) are considered as a main causative factor for Leucoderma in Ayurveda. One should avoid taking milk with food containing salt or sour. Ideally, there should be gap of 2 hours between milk and food items.
Yes, Lukoskin can be taken with other medicines preferably half an hour before or after of other medicines or as per the advice of the physician.
Spreading can be stopping as well as white patches can be cured fully with Lukoskin and supportive medicine if patients follows dietary restrictions and other guidelines religiously.
Yes, Lukoskin is completely safe on long term usage in therapeutically recommended dosage.
Following are the tests which are necessary to be done:
  1. LFT (Liver function test)
  2. Serum Vitamin B12
  3. Serum Copper
  4. Thyroid profile
  5. Routine Stool test for 3 days
Leucoderma a disorder due to malfunctioning of the immune system and thus to check the emergence of new spots the formulation of Lukoskin oral dose has been introduced. It regularizes the immunity and fastens the recovery process.
Patients of leucoderma may feel depressed and lack of confidence because of the social stigma attached to it. lukoskin with Manduk parmi provides the anti-depressing and anti-stress effect thereby helping the patient to regain confidence.
Recovery depends upon various factors like dietary follow up, stress level or blood investigation result. Usually total recovery is gained in 2-3 yrs. You can mail your pictures and investigations for proper guidelines or visit our doctor.
After applying ointment along with sun exposure, Mild irritation or redness is a positive sign, indicative of initial recovery. But very few patients may feel strong irritation/itching/redness, that indicates the hypersensitivity of the skin of patients, which means Lukoskin ointment should be diluted with coconut oil/jasmine oil and then apply, duration of sun exposure should be reduced. Or consult your physician.
Yes, patches over lips can be cured completely with proper Lukoskin treatment.
Yes,is clinically tested and excellent results were seen during the study. Lukoskin is an Herbal compound developed under the unit of Ministry of Defence, Defence Agricultural Research Laboratory (DARL) Pithoragarh. Clinical trials were carried out In Civil Hospital Pithoragarh which prove that Lukoskin provides the effective approach in the management of leucoderma.
Milk/ dairy products like butter, cheese can be taken but there should a gap of 30 minutes between milk and other food eatables. But curd, buttermilk (dairy product) are completely restricted.
The drug is being evaluate on volunteers of different age group of patients of different ailment age and extent of disease spread under the active guidance and supervision of Allopathic and Ayurvedic doctors from Govt. District Hospitals, Pithoragarh. The product has been distributed to more than 600 patients out of whom 100 patients have been placed under observation. The observation has proved that out of 100 patients 65 have completely recovered and the rest are in the Phase of recovery.
Leucoderma is not an allergic problem. It is an auto-immune disorder where our own immune cells attack and destroy the melanocytes present in skin resulting in loss of pigment or Leucoderma.
The ointment should be applied from pigmented area to non-pigmented area i.e. from outside to inside. After the application of the ointment there should be exposure to Sun for at least 6 minutes in early morning sunlight (mild sunlight) and evening sunlight. The time period can then be increased gradually to 8 min then 10 min per week up till 30 min.
Lukoskin itself is sufficient for curing Leucoderma if taken properly. However, some supportive medicines like liver tonic or skin tonic are good to take with Lukoskin. But Bakuchi should not be used with Lukoskin as Bakuchi is already there in Lukoskin as one of ingredients. Over dosage may cause itching like unwanted effects.
There are definitely some medications, which will pass through the placenta to your foetus. Ultraviolet light may also pose some risk. If you are pregnant, you should definitely consult with both your dermatologist and your obstetrician regarding any risks. Usually the Lukoskin oral drops are to be stopped during pregnancy and only local application can be taken.
It is advisable to take Lukoskin with physician advise. For that you can always visit our doctors or mail your details at for complete guidelines regarding treatment.
Unlike other synthetics Lukoskin does not has any associated untoward effects like phototoxic erupts, nausia, insomnia, dizziness, headache, leg cramps, malaise, etc. thus makes it different from the other Synthetic base formulations.
Yes, itching and Leucoderma are co-related. Itching in progressive stage can cause more spreading. While mild itching over the patch after application is good sign and brings pigmentation.
Yes, Yoga is definitely helpful in curing Leucoderma especially in patients who are under stress or are negative thinkers.
Genetic component in Leucoderma is weak and quite inconsistent. Probability of developing Leucoderma is usually raised if relatives are affected but frequency is low. In less than 10% of Vitiligo patients their close relatives may be affected.
Yes, it is seen that indigestion, gastric problems or improper liver functions may cause Vitiligo/ Leucoderma.
Mild irritation/ itching is a positive sign and continue applying ointment. In case of heavy itching or irritation, you can stop applying Lukoskin ointment for few days till complete skin relief and after that you can restart. Lukoskin ointment by mixing coconut oil into it. Diluted ointment should be applied in very thin layer and duration of Sun exposure should be reduced up to only 2 to 5 minutes in early morning and late evening.
No, Leucoderma is a cosmetic disorder and has no effect on fertility related issues.
Leucoderma is a non-contagious disorder. You can maintain normal physical relation with your spouse. It will not be transmitted.
Yes, worm infestation can cause Leucoderma specially in case of children. One should take care of proper hygiene to avoid the same.
White patches may appear as a result of contact with certain chemical. This type is known as “Contact Leucoderma”. You should get examined by a physician or mail your pictures of patches to us for proper guidelines.
A Leucoderma patient is advised to take 10-12 glasses of copper rich water in whole day.
Genetic component in Leucoderma is weak and inconsistent. It is not necessary that children of parent with Vitiligo will also develop Vitiligo. In less than 10% of Vitiligo patients, their close relatives may be affected.
One can get white patches again after fully cured if he/she would not take care of diet and Sun exposure after getting recovery.
Yes, presence of worms in a Leucoderma patient can cause aggravation of white patches or Leucoderma.
Leucoderma and Vitiligo are almost same. Progressive stage of Leucoderma (white patches) is known as Vitiligo.
It is advisable to stop Lukoskin drops during pregnancy. But Lukoskin ointment can be applied during pregnancy.
Mushrooms, Almonds, Sunflower seeds, Sesame seeds and Cashew nuts are rich source of copper.
A Leucoderma patient can eat any white colored food item if it is not sour in taste or contains Maida. Like one can take rice, milk or cashew. But curd, being citrus in taste is restricted.
Some skin toning herbs are included in Lukoskin to prevent Blisters. But if skin is quite sensitive, then usually some skin tonics should be advised along with Lukoskin. You can visit our doctor or mail your pictures at for complete treatment advise.
Spreading is usually get arrested within maximum time period of 6 months if patient follows all guidelines including dietary restrictions.
Ideally one should avoid applying cosmetics. But if necessary herbal cosmetics can be used daily.
30 – 50 gms of kalachana (Black Peas) be consumed daily in any form like soaked, boiled or sprouted.
It is not advisable to take Homeopathic treatment along-with Lukoskin. As Lukoskin itself is sufficient for curing patches.
sometimes, white patches are caused due to contact with certain chemicals. Leucoderma can happen due are reaction of a hair dye. You are advised to stop using hair dye and start treatment for the same.
No, it is not advisable to heat copper water however vessel can be placed in sunlight and then water can be consumed.
It due to some unavoidable reason, you have to miss application and sun-exposure, then also you should take Lukoskin oral drops. Lukoskin drops are not advised to miss at all.
Vitiligo patients are always advised to carefully follow the dietary advices. Even occasional consumption of restricted diet may delay the recovery process or may worsen the situation.
Patches over palms can be cured. Generally, recovery remains slow to other patient. But your patches you can be fully cured. You can visit our doctors for proper treatment.
Yes, patient with worm infestation, needs deworming. Sometimes, it has been observed that intestinal worm interferes with the absorption of micro-nutrients, which may lead to micro-nutrients deficiency in the affected person.
Yes, diet plays a very significant role in the development of disease, its progress and its recovery. So Vitiligo must be careful about these daily dietary intakes. Here is a detailed chart of dietary advises.
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid/ Tartaric Acid/ Citric Acid/ Malic Acid inhibits the production of Melanin so it is advisable to stop all fruits that contains rich quantity of Vitamin C.
Alcohol is harmful to various body tissues and most of the time alcohol causes severe damage to the lever, which is a vital organ of body needed for proper metabolism of food and micro-nutrients. Alcohol induced liver malfunctioning may lead to deficiencies of various important micro-nutrients, that can further aggravate the situation of Vitiligo. Intake of alcohol should be avoided.
Vitiligo patient on diet control can get enough Vitamin C from vegetables such as broccoli, spinach etc. So, no need to worry about Vitamin C deficiency in your daughter’s body.
Milk can be given on regular basic and it does not cause any harm to Vitiligo patients but incompatible combinations of milk with salty food/ non-veg etc. Preferably milk can be taken 2 hours after or before meals.
Odd combinations of food should be avoided as milk with salty food/ fish/ non-veg/ sour food. These odd combinations adversely affect digestive & metabolic process leading to the formation of toxins in the body, which may develop unhealthy situation for the person.
Dietary restrictions for Vitiligo patients are to be followed strictly till completely recovery is achieved. After complete recovery moderate intake or occasional intake of restricted items is permissible like fruits. But be careful items like pickles, curd incompatible combinations food, packed products etc are to be avoided even after recovery.
Just wearing white dress cannot interfere with the immunity of a person, so there is no chance of developing or spreading of white patch by simply wearing white dress. Leucoderma patient can wear any colour of dress without hesitation. Tight clothes or synthetic clothes should be avoided as they hamper blood circulation.
Safety of Lukoskin
* Disclaimers for Product Safety : These indications are based solely on traditional Ayurvedic use.
(√) Safe to be taken, (X) Contra indicated, (-) Not applicable,
(!) Recommended to be used with caution in low dosage, Under strict supervision of the healthcare professional,
(*) Safety has been assessed in recommended dosage based on the texts in ancient literature and modern research findings as well as on clinical experiences.
Dr. M.J. Chaudhary ( Ayurvedic Specialist )
Aimil Products are really of outstanding quality with authentic and effective formulation. These products show excellent results in the patients making the life of patients better. I have been using the products from the last more than 15 years and I am highly satisfied with the results. I congratulate and thanks Aimil for developing such wonderful products.
FAQs about Lukoskin
Lukoskin is a patented and proprietary formulation developed under exhaustive scientific studies by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) establishing its efficacy and safety in the treatment of leucoderma.
Lukoskin is available as a comprehensive management by way of oral drops and topical application
Lukoskin works by following actions: Activates Melanin Synthesis-
  • Helps in release of SH- Group bound copper as free Copper, which activates Tyrosinase activity.
Exerts Photosensitization-
  • Helps to initiate Erythema on the spots of Vitiligo, due to it’s furanocoumarin contents on exposure to UV light/Sunlight
Enhances Blister Healing-
  • Hastens Blisters Wound Healing and reduces irritation.
Supplements copper and L-DOPA-
  • Copper improves tyrosinase activity for melanin synthesis. L-dopa is precursor of melanin, it is easily converted to melanin.
Modulates immunity-
  • Modulates immunity with regard to both non-specific cellular and humoral response.
Reduces stress-
  • Exerts relaxing effects on CNS, thus helps improves psychological and emotional trauma in such patients.
Regulates Metabolism-
  • Improves the hepatocytes functioning which gradually improves the Auto-Immune system.
Restores anti-oxidants defence-
  • Checks possible damage of skin caused by free radicals.
Lukoskin is an Herbal formulation developed under the unit of Ministry of Defence Agriculture Research Laboratory (DARL) Pithoragarh. Clinical trials were carried out in Civil Hospital Pithorgarh which prove that Lukoskin provides the effective approach in the management of Leucoderma.
No toxicity has been found during toxicity studies conducted at IRTC Lucknow. The test for LD50were carried out on rats. There was no mortality up to 3200 mg/kg body weight dose. The LD50 was observed to be above 5.0g/kg body weight. General behaviour of the rats was normal.
Lukoskin is being evaluated on volunteering patients of different age group and varying extent of disease under the active guidance and supervision of allopathic and Ayurvedic doctors from Govt. District Hospital, Pithorgarh. The product was distributed to more than 600 patients out of whom 100 patients were placed under observation. The observation proved that out of every 100 patient 65 are completely recovered and the rest 35 are in the range of recovery.
Leucoderma is auto immune disease and many times associated with deficiency of micro-nutrients. Recovery depends upon the duration of onset of disease, spread area, age-group, liver functioning and majorly dietary follow-ups. So it takes time to recover and the initial colour change or pigmentation spots will start appearing after a treatment with Lukoskin for 2-3 months and for complete recovery treatment of 2 - 3 years is advised.
Initial dosage should be taken number of drops equivalent to body weight (in kg) in2-3 divided dosage in a day. For example, if body weight is 70 kg, dosage would 35 drops twice a day. However, this dosage should be increased regularly if patient is not feeling any itching.
Dual therapy will provide a comprehensive treatment for Leucoderma. Hence, it is advisable to take them simultaneously for better and faster results but if patches are progressive, it is advisable to take oral medicines only till patches become stable.
Generally, during pregnancy, patients are advised to apply ointment only and Lukoskin drops are advised to be avoided during pregnancy.
Sun exposure is an essential part of Lukoskin treatment. Lukoskin contains Bakuchi (Psorelea corylifolia) & Vishnaag (Ammi majus) which are rich in furanocoumarins as photosensitizer for initiation of erythema on the spots of leucoderma in presence of sunlight /UVA light.
The initial changes are pink / red coloration or pigmentation spots or darkening of white patch margin or direct reduction in white patch size which start appearing after 2 – 3 months treatment with Lukoskin.
Lukoskin does not has any associated untoward effects like photo toxic erupts, nausea, insomnia, dizziness, headache, leg cramps, malaise, etc. thus makes it different and preferred choice from the other synthetic formulations.
The seed and fruit of Psoralea Corylifolia contain psoralen, which is precursor to furanocoumarin and causes the skin to produce melanin pigment when exposed to sunlight. The seed are believed to facilitate amino acid transport across the intestinal mucosa.
Ammi majus rich in furanocoumarins, which stimulate pigment production in skin. Furanooumarins accelerate the destruction of sulph-hydryl groups by photo-oxidation and this may increase the formation of melanin in the skin.
Mucuna pruriens (Kaunch) is rich in L-Dopa (L-3, 4-Dihydroxyphenylalanine ) and copper. Since L-Dopa is a precursor of melanin so it is converted to melanin.
Lukoskin with Manduk parni (Centella asiatica) provides anti depressing and anti-stress effect thereby helping the patient to regain confidence. Scientific studies revealed immuno-modulating activity of Centella asiatica (Mandookparni) with regards to both non-specific cellular and humoral immune responses.
Lukoskin mucous membrane irritation test was carried out at IRTC Lucknow in female rabbits did not show any sign of erythema or edema in vaginal mucous membrane of rabbits. It was found to be non-irritant.
Lukoskin oral dose was tested at IRTC Lucknow. The animals were observed for 14 days. For signs of toxicity including tremors, convulsion salvation, diarrhea, lethargy, sleep, coma dyspnea, nasal bleeding and time of death at IRTC Lucknow. No pathological changes were observed in any vital organ of both male and female rats.
The ointment should be applied from pigmented area to non-pigmented area i.e. from outside to inside. After the 30 minutes of application of the ointment, there should be exposure to Sun for at least 5 minutes before 11 a.m. and after 3 p.m. the time period can then be increased gradually to 8 minutes then 10 minutes per week up till 30 minutes if there is no itching.
If the patient suffers from any disease along with Leucoderma, patient can definitely take required medicines with the advice of physician. If needed, patient can take any allopathic or herbal medicines e.g. for Diabetes mellitus, thyroid, arthritis, seasonal infections etc. But should mention Physician on his visit about his ailments.
Various experimental and clinical studies, showed that after regular use of Lukoskin combination therapy, black hair growth is also seen in patients.
Patients should avoid following food items:
  • Citrus food items- Curd, Vinegar, Citrus fruits, pickles, fermented food.
  • Incompatible food- Milk with salty food/non-veg/radish.
  • Food which is difficult to digest- Fineflour, Urad dal, non-veg including eggs.
Even occasional consumption of restricted diet or citrus things delay recovery process or cause relapse during treatment. It is advisable for patients to follow dietary advice.
The patients are advised to follow the things while undergoing the Lukoskin treatment:
  • Use the copper rich water after storing it in a copper vessel at least for 8 hrs.
  • Should increase the intake of vegetables particularly carrot, bottle gourds, beans, cauliflower and pulses.
  • Regularly take sun exposure at least 5 minutes daily.
  • Regular intake of protein rich diet like soyabean, black chickpeas, almonds etc.
As Leucoderma is an auto-immune disorder and recovery depends upon many factors like, how diet restrictions are being followed, stress levels, liver functions. Usually for 2-3 years, treatment is required for complete cure.
Yes, patches over hands, lips or finger tips also gain pigmentation with Lukoskin. However, the speed of recovery on such patches is little slower than patches on other parts.
Yes, Lukoskin works in burn or injury induced Leucoderma.
Lukoskin has immunomodulator effect. Scientific studies revealed immuno-modulating activity of Centella asiatica (Mandookparni) with regards to both nonspecific cellular and humoral immune responses.
Clinical study which was done at pithora garh revealed that patients less than age of 40 years get faster recovery than older patients. But our clinical experience says that patients of all the ages get recovered if they are following diet restrictions properly.
Patches where sunlight exposure is not possible, patches gets recovery by lukoskin oral also but in that recovery remains a bit slow. Also these areas can be exposed to sun after wearing the loose clothes.
Usually if a patients come with progressive Leucoderma, he should be advised Lukoskin oral in higher dosage. Also, Lukoskin ointment should be avoided initially to avoid itching and progression as well.
Vit. B12, copper and Vit. D3 are important nutrients which are required for good recovery in Leucoderma. If a patient is deficient, he or she should be supplemented for the same.
Usually, majority of patients respond well to Lukoskin. In case if a patient is not responding to Lukoskin, then he or she should be monitored for diet restrictions follow up and blood & Stool investigations as well as they may be hampering the response.
Usually, we don’t promote using steroids. But if a patient is already on steroid while starting our medicines. Then steroids should be continued initially and then gradually can be stopped by tapering off the dosage.
Yes, it is absolutely safe to take Lukoskin for longer period if required.
Yes, it will work in that case also. But recovery in that case remains very slow. So usually we advise patients to start the treatment if they have some pigmentation remaining on their skin.

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