Heliotherapy is the use of natural sunlight for the treatment of certain skin conditions. It is a form of phototherapy. It is also called climate therapy. The ultraviolet (UV) part of the sunlight spectrum has beneficial effects in small doses.
Short wavelength UVB and longer wavelength UVA induce vitamin D production and other chemicals that protect skin cells.
The UV radiation is anti-inflammatory, immune suppressing and antiproliferative.
Helps in treating Psoriasis, Atopic dermatitis/ Eczema,Vitiligo.