Category: Lichen Planus

Curcumin Can Help In Preventing Inflammation And Skin Symptoms of Psoriasis and Lichen

Couple of people have in the past few months mentioned they are taking curcumin or turmeric supplements to help with their Lichen Sclerosus and while it’s impossible to say if curcumin has been the main reason their symptoms have improved, they believe in it strongly, and it certainly isn’t hurting. Curcumin is a component of […]

October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Why It Could Be Important To Your Skin

Psoriasis and Lichen Sclerosus both have long been known to react to foods as triggers. Part of the reasoning has been that the person is sensitive or allergic to a specific food and the immune system responding to deal with the food entering the body has then allowed the skin condition to flare up as […]

May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Using Herbs and Chinese Medicine with Lichens

Vitality has an article by Adina Stanescu discussing using chinese medicine, and specifically herbalism, in treating different types of Lichens. She also gives good descriptions of each type of Lichen, and notes that stress is a major trigger for outbreaks (as we all already know). I have never tried Chinese Herbs to treat my skin, […]

April 20, 2012 | 2 Comments More

Interesting Article on Auto-immune Illnesses Including Psoriasis

Our goal is to bring you as much information as we can on skin illnesses, whether by our own bloggers or others. I ran across an interesting article on Science Daily about microflora having a decisive role with autoimmune illnesses, including psoriasis. When the right microorganisms are at work, immune cells involved in the development […]

April 7, 2012 | 2 Comments More