Role of homeopathy in Skin Ailments
Post date: 2016-08-04
Homeopathic Treatment for Skin Problems
Skin problems are most common these days. Bacteria and fungus, depending upon the problems of the skin, may cause this. Skin problems are sometimes because of indigestion, unhealthy food, oily food, improper diets, staying for too long in sunrays. Change in colour or texture of the skin, redness, swelling, burning in the skin or becomes itchy or irritating. These small conditions can also lead to skin cancer sometimes. These diseases can be due to genetics or situational based on the weather, sometimes chronic and threatening or sometimes minor.
Types of Skin Disease
1)Acne - Most common type of skin disease generally found in females these days. This is due to too much of oil on the skin and there are pores on our skins which are connected with oil glands, which are connected to a gland by a canal called follicle. When the follicle of a skin gland clogs up a pimple is grown.
2) Eczema- This is a long-term disease. The most common symptoms are dry and itchy skin, rashes on the skin and elbow, behind the knees and on the hands and feet. They are mostly hereditary.
3) Hives- Red and sometimes itchy bumps on the skin. Allergy of some food, drugs, stress and infection. Hives are very common; they are very serious sometime where you have to consult with your doctors.
4) Wrinkles- skin getting dull or skin changes, as we grow old. These are due to smoking and sunrays. Treatment is also available for the same as homeopathic medicines are there which can reduce the no. of wrinkles.
5) Chickenpox- it generally starts with a fever and chickenpox is a highly contagious disease. Skin rashes and itchy blisters, which occur in the skin. Usually starts from the chest, back, and face, then spread to the rest of the body parts. It is airborne disease, which is spread through sneezing or cough. This type of disease is caused once in lifetime.
6) Psoriasis- Characterized by skin cells that multiply upto 10 times faster than normal, psoriasis is one of the most persistent skin disorder. It is unpredictable, irritating and most baffling skin disease. In this disorder, skin cells multiply up to 10 times faster and then underlying cells reach the skin's surface and die.Sheer volume of dead skin cells cause raised, red plaques covered with white scales. Psoriasis typically occurs on the knees, elbows, and scalp and soles of the feet.
7) Impetigo- Impetigo being a highly contagious skin condition, usually affects the face, neck, and hands of young children and infants.
The two main impetigo-causing bacteria are — streptococcus pyogenes and staphylococcus aureus. It's treatment often depends on which bacteria are causing patient's impetigo.
Homeopathic remedies for various skin diseases:-
1. Pulsatilla - One of the best homeopathic medicines for pimples and acne due to rich food. This may be in the form of junk food or other things like cakes, pastries and ice creams.
2. Hepar Sulphur- One of the best Homeopathic medicines for Pimples or Acne with painful eruptions.
3. Silicea-One of the best Homeopathic remedies for Pimples or Acne with suppuration. There is formation of pus in the pimples and this pus tends to be offensive.
1.Natrum Muriaticum: Best Homeopathic remedy for dry Eczema.
2. Sulphur: Top Homeopathic remedy for Eczema with excessive itching
3. Graphite: Homeopathic Treatment for Eczema of Weeping Type
4. Lycopodium Clavatum: Homeopathic medicine for Eczema with gastric or urinary trouble
Herbs like horsetail and rosemary can tone and strengthen the loosened and wrinkled skin. Other homeopathic remedies include Nat mur and Kali Sulf, which maintains water balance of the body and nourish the skin. Other herbs like Spirulina reduce scarring and dandelion helps in detoxing skin.
1.Belladonna: Chickenpox with severe headache, flushed face, hot skin, and drowsiness with the inability to sleep well should be treated with this medicine.
2. RHUS TOX: This is the most common remedy for chickenpox. These children experience intense itching, especially at night and from scratching. They are very restless.
1.Arsenic Album – Effective Homeopathic medicine for psoriasis
2.Sulphur – Excellent Homeopathic medicine for psoriasis with marked itching.
3. Arsenic Iodatum – Wonderful Homeopathic medicine for psoriasis with exfoliation of abundant scales