By Dr. G.R. Agrawal, Homeopathy
Dry skin is a condition that is characterized by scaling and itching of the skin. Some other symptoms of dry skin are bleeding parched lips and wrinkles. The condition tends to aggravate during winter and care should be taken to minimize cracks and bleeding through the skin.
Homeopathic treatments for dry skin focus on improving your immune system to help prevent infections from occurring. The various homeopathic remedies for dry skin are –
Sulphur is recommended if you have skin that is extremely parched and where itching aggravates during the night. This sort of skin exhibits a dirty and unhealthy appearance.
This is a very common remedy for dry skin; petroleum aids in improving the texture of dry skin. It also heals cracks that form on the skin due to dryness and skin that is sensitive to touch.
This remedy is used to treat skin that has a shriveled and sunken appearance. It is also used to treat dry skin that leads to the folding of the skin. This remedy nourishes the skin and improves the appearance of it.
Melandrium is used to treat symptoms of cracks in the feet and the hands. It removes cracks in the skin and gives it a healthy appearance.
This remedy is prescribed for chapped and dry lips and it helps in restoring the natural color of the lips.