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Homeopathy in the Treatment of Acne.


Homeopathy

Homeopathy offers very safe and natural treatment for acne. Homeopathic medicines for acne work internally, in a very gentle and effective way, without any harsh external applications. Rather than suppress acne, Homeopathic medicines treat the condition at the root. These medicines, which are safe from any adverse side effects, are prescribed after a thorough in-depth analysis of symptoms.

What is acne vulgaris?

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It appears on the face, neck, chest, back and shoulders. The pimples and bumps heal slowly, and when one begins to go away, others seem to crop up.

The signs and symptoms are

Whiteheads – closed plugged pores,

Blackheads – open plugged pores — the oil turns brown when it is exposed to air,

Papules – small red, tender bumps,

Pustules – papules with pus at their tips

Nodules – large, solid, painful lumps beneath the surface of the skin

Cystic lesions - painful, pus-filled lumps beneath the surface of the skin

Four Remedies

The following 4 homeopathic medicines are a few of the ones that can be effectively used to treat alopecia areata. The descriptions below are very brief; the idea is not to give a long drawn out explanation but rather a snapshot of the remedies.

Nat-mur

Dry mucous membranes; Great weakness and weariness; Irritable, awkward, hasty, wants to be left alone, cries a lot; Depression, especially due to chronic disease; Shortness of breath, flow of tears with cough; Greasy oily skin

Phosphorus

The scalp is covered with dandruff; there are scaly eruptions on the bald patches, leaving bald places here and there. Sensation as if the hair were pulled. There is great heat in the scalp. The scalp, face and forehead feel tension as if bound by a bandage.

Mezereum

The hair sticks together. It falls out in handfuls. The scalp is itchy with dandruff. There are skin rashes, eruptions, crusty eruptions on the scalp. Alopecia Areata leads to hair fall. They are sensitive to cold air.

Silica

Baldness in young people. Hair fall in frontal and forehead region. Early graying of hair. Chilly with excessively sweaty cold palms. Nervous and anxious disposition. Mild types. Fixed ideas, highly impressionable.

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