Lichen is a fairly common disease. More often occurs in children after contact with stray dogs and cats. But it can occur against the background of nervous and mental diseases, as well as due to endocrine system disorders. Varieties of the disease are considered: pink lichen, ringworm, shingles, red flat and pityriasis versicolor.
Pityriasis versicolor (Gibert's versicolor) is an inflammatory and scaly pink patch. It has a rounded shape and a brighter rim. Are the areas of the disease spreading in the back, abdomen, chest? and sides.
One of the most popular folk recipes for pink lichen is considered to be an ointment made from boiled garlic and honey. Apply the resulting mass to the affected area, cover with compress paper and bandage. Remove the bandage in the morning, lubricate it with gasoline and return to its original place.
You can boil fresh, well-washed, dug geranium roots. Rinse the lichen with a decoction, and then apply a bandage dipped in it on the affected area. For wiping, use a decoction of birch buds. In a glass of boiling water, brew 1 glass of kidneys, boil for 20 minutes. Then let it brew and strain.
Ringworm is a contagious fungal disease that occurs as scaly patches on the scalp. At the site of the lesion, the hair breaks off.
For the treatment of this variety of lichen, prepare a tincture of 250 gr. chopped garlic, drenched in ¼ l. vodka. Stir the resulting mass and let it brew for 7 days, then strain. Rub the finished product in a circular motion into the place where the lichen occurs. It is not recommended to wash your hair throughout the treatment.
You can lubricate the sore spot with a broken berry of dark raisins, apply compresses from cranberry juice. One of the most popular anti-ringworm remedies in folk treatment is garlic. Cut it into slices and juice the affected areas. After such procedures, it is advisable to rub a mixture of birch charcoal and burdock juice into the skin in a ratio of 1: 1.
Shingles is an infectious disease caused by the herpes virus. The zone of distribution, as a rule, is the region of the ribs. For this ailment, apply a grated pumpkin on a gauze bandage. Change the product every 12 hours.
Apple cider vinegar is considered effective among folk remedies. Lubricate the sore spot with it 3-4 times a day. If you wake up at night, you can continue the procedure during night awakenings. After 15 minutes, apple cider vinegar relieves itching, and the disease recedes after a few days.
Pityriasis versicolor is a fungal skin disease. The spots have different shapes and sizes, they can merge with each other.
To treat this type of lichen, use a fragrant rue, powdered and mixed with butter at a rate of 1: 5. Lubricate the affected areas with the mixture 2 times a day.
A good remedy is a tincture of St. John's wort. Pour 2 tbsp. tablespoons of herbs with a glass of boiling water and leave for an hour. St. John's wort oil, juice of medicinal marigolds infused with vodka in a ratio of 1: 5, squeezed juice of onions or four-petal cranberries are also effective here.
Cranial lichen planus is a reddish nodule on the wrists, abdomen, chest, constantly merging with each other. In this case, the aforementioned undiluted apple cider vinegar, used in the form of compresses, left for 10 minutes, can help. Use 4-6 times a day.
Prepare a special ointment. Take 1 tbsp. spoons of calendula flowers, 2 tbsp. tablespoons of burdock root and hop cones, pour a glass of boiling water over the mass, boil and strain. 1 tbsp. mix a spoonful of the resulting broth with 2 tbsp. spoons of petroleum jelly.Apply the ointment to the affected area of the skin several times a day in a thin layer.
A popular recipe for lichen is grated beets. Attach the gruel to the lichen and tie it up. As the beets dry up, replace them with fresh ones until the disease goes away. You can use peppermint decoction, a mixture of 100 g of honey and st. tablespoons of garlic ash, a compress from a tincture of burdock leaves.
Remember, no matter what type of deprivation you suffer, contacting a doctor is a mandatory step towards a speedy recovery.