Homeopathy 2006; 95(04): 245-247
DOI: 10.1016/j.homp.2006.06.001
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Homoeopathy for the treatment of lichen simplex chronicus: A case series

R. Gupta
R.K. Manchanda
B.S. Arya

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Received02 November 2005
revised09 March 2006

accepted19 June 2006

Publication Date:
14 December 2017 (online)


Twenty-seven patients with chronic lichen simplex involving various parts of the body were treated. Hydrocotyle was prescribed to 21 patients in different potencies (6c, 30c, 200c, 1 M, 10 M), Thuja to three patients (1 M, 10 M), Graphites (6c), Kali bich (30c) and Sulphur (200c) to one patient each during 1 year study period. Only two patients showed complete improvement with Thuja and one with Graphites. In other cases, the response was limited to partial relief itching.

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