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Structure of skin. ~largest organ in the body comprises 16% of body weight surface area 1.8 m square. ~structure and thickness vary with site the thickness varies between 0.6 mm and 3 mm. ~skin is composed of three layers epidermis dermis and subcutaneous fat. the epidermis mainly composed of ~Keratinocytes is arranged in four layers: stratum corneum, stratum granulosum, stratum spinosum and stratum basale. ~stratum granulosum, stratum spinosum and stratum Basale together forms the living layer and constitute the site of synthesis of Keratin. ~stratum corneum is the dead layer and constitutes the main barrier. ~the other main cells in epidermis are melanocytes, langerhans cells and merkel cells. ~dermis is made up of papillary dermis just beneath the epidermis and deeper reticular dermis. ~dermis consists of supportive connective tissue mainly collagen elastin and glycosaminoglycans. ~Dermis has resident population of fibroblast lymphocytes and dermal dendritic cells. ~Sabcutis the lowermost layer has a plexus of nerves and vessels. ~appendages of skin include hair sweat glands and sebaceous glands. ~skin has extensive nerve network with specialised endings in the papillary dermis. ~vessels in skin run-up parallel to each other and former superficial plexus of vessels in papillary dermis lymphatics drain to regional lymph nodes.
Shiro Dhara Shirodhara is an amazing, unique body therapy from the ancient natural medical system Ayurveda. Shirodhara has a profound impact on the nervous system. That means, the treatment directly and immediately calms, relaxes and has a cleansing effect on the mind and nerves.
Functions of human skin. A)protection-physical chemical and infection. B)physiological-homeostasis of electrolytes water and protein. C)thermoregulation. D)sensation-specialised nerve endings. E)lubrication and waterproofing-sebum. F)immunological-langerhans cells lymphocytes and macrophages. G) vitamin D synthesis. H)body order-apocrine glands. I)psychological-Cosmetic.