15 skin problems & their antidotes from nature

self-medication for skin

Skin problems

From acne to atopic dermatitis: Some skin problems belong in the hands of a doctor. Homeopathic single or combination medicines can additionally support the complexion. For self-medication, potencies up to D12 are recommended. The dosage and which medicines to use exactly should be discussed with an experienced homeopath by laypersons.


They sprout, especially during puberty: pimples. In these cases, the natural active ingredients Juglans regia, Sulfur iodatum or Kalium bromatum can help. Impure skin due to hormonal fluctuations in the menopause is often treated with Pulsatilla.


Even with severe and inflammatory acne, the aforementioned homeopathic medicines are worth trying. Which exactly is suitable must be determined on the basis of the control symptoms.

3-Cold sores

Rhus toxicodendron, sodium chloratum or sepia are homeopathic helpers against herpes.

4-Chapped lips and cracked corners of the mouth

Acidum nitricum and sodium chloratum have proven effective against cracked lips and rhagades (torn corners of the mouth).


Depending on where they occur, warts are treated with antimonium crudum (hands, soles of the feet), causticum (hands, face), ferrum picrinicum (hands, feet, face), acid nitricum (face, body openings) or thuja occidentalis (whole-body) treated.

6-Sun allergy

If the skin reacts to intense sun exposure with a rash, one speaks of a sun allergy. Histaminum, Hypericum perforatum or Natrum muriaticum are then used, for example. Some active ingredients even have preventive effects. These include Muriaticum acidum and Calcium carbonicum.


With sunburn, on the other hand, it is better to use the natural active ingredients Cantharis, Causticum, Belladonna or Apis mellifica.

sun burn problem

8-Spider veins and varicose veins

In addition to conventional treatment methods, varicose veins and their little sisters, the spider veins, require Aesculus hippocastanum, Hamamelis virginiana, Calcium fluoratum, Pulsatilla, Sabdariffa, Sepia or Silicea.

9-Sores and irritated skin

Cardiospermum halicacabum and calendula (marigold) have proven themselves, among other things for the treatment of wounds.


The treatment of eczema definitely belongs in the hands of a doctor. The following active ingredients can help Borax, Cardiospermum halicacabum, Creosotum, Oleander and Sarsaparilla for acute inflammation. If the rash persists, use alumina, calcium carbonicum, graphites, lycopodium clavatum or sulfur.


Psoriasis (psoriasis) is a chronic skin-disease that can be treated with the help of homeopathic medicines to support conventional medical therapies. Suitable active substances are Corallium rubrum, Hydrocotyle asiatica, Mahonia aquifolium and Sarsaparilla.

12-Weeping and allergic rash

In addition to conventional treatment, weeping eczema can be treated with clematis recta, graphites or petroleum. In case of allergic reactions, Apis mellifica , Dulcamara, Hypericum perforatum , sodium chloratum or Urtica urens are used.

13-Dry and flaky eczema

Dry rashes are better treated with Acidum nitricum, Apis mellifica, Belladonna, Cardiospermum halicacabum, Sarsaparilla or Sulfur. In the case of flaky eczema, not only individual active substances can be used for treatment, but also their combination, such as Centella asiatica, graphites, sulfur, thuja occidentalis and viola tricolor.

14-Couperose and rosacea

In addition to conventional treatment and in consultation with the doctor, rosacea and its early form, couperose, can also be treated with the medicinal products Arnica, Aurum metallicum, Calcium fluoratum and Lachesis.

15-Skin fungus

Fungal diseases should be viewed by a dermatologist. The best way to support conventional therapy is to use the active substances acid nitricum, borax, sepia, silica or sulfur.



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