Rosacea is a long term skin condition characterized by facial redness, small and superficial dilated blood vessels on facial skin, papules, pustules, and swelling. Rosacea typically begins as redness on the central face across the cheeks, nose, or forehead, but can also less commonly affect the neck, chest, ears, and scalp.In some cases, additional signs, such as semipermanent redness, dilation of superficial blood vessels on the face, red domed papules (small bumps) and pustules, red gritty eyes, burning and stinging sensations.
Rosacea is almost three times more common in women. It is commonly found in people between the ages of 30 and 50.
Conventional medicine accepts that they have no cure for this condition. Homeopathy has many remedies that can cure this condition. Your homeopath will be able to arrive at the right remedy based on your similimum.
Here are few remedies that your homeopath may consider for Rosacea.
Agaricus. — Redness with burning heat in the face. Burning itching on the cheeks. In alcoholics and after sexual debauches.
Antimonium crudum — Red points with white dots in the center. Thick white coating on the tongue. Gastric derangements.
Arsenicum album — In long-lasting cases with debility. Rough, dirty looking skin. Burning itching, painful after scratching.
Arsenicum bromide — Violet papules on the nose.
Arsenicum iodidatum — Redness with itching. In scrofulous subjects.
Belladonna — Nose red, swollen and shining, with small red pimples. Great dryness of the nose. Swelling and tension of the upper lip. Parts feel hot to the touch. In plethoric subjects.
Bromium — Pimples on the nose. Soreness under the nose and on margins of nostrils. Swelling of the thyroid gland. In light-haired persons.
Calcium sulphide — AVhen there is a pustular tendency.
Calcarea phosphoricum — Nose shining like oil. Heartburn with other gastric symptoms after dinner.
Cannabis — Large pimples surrounded by red swelling. Aggravation in the morning, with burning like fire. Urinary complications.
Carbo animalis — Pimples on the face. Eruption like red spots on the cheeks. Morning nose-bleed preceded by vertigo. Eructations tasting of food eaten. In scrofulous, venous constitutions.
Causticum — Pimples on the nose. Tendency to ulceration.
Curare — Pimples like tubercles On the tip of the nose. Rosacea with varices and bleeding of the cheeks.
Hydrocotyle — Papular eruption on the face. Tickling in the nose.
Nux juglans — In strumous subjects.
Nux vomica — Rosacea associated with dyspepsia and constipation. In alcoholics.
Opium — Dusky red bloated appearance.
Phosphorus — Pimples on the face and wing of the nose.
Petroleum — In the second stage. Parts very painful to slight touch. Nausea from riding in a vehicle- or ship.
Rhus radicans — Tip of the nose red and painful, as if it would suppurate.
Ruta — Rosacea. Deep fine stitches in the parts. Aggravated by eating uncooked food.
Sulphur — In chronic cases.