Lichen planus (LIE-kun PLAY-nus) is an inflammatory condition that can affect your skin and mucous membranes. On the skin, lichen planus usually appears as purplish, often itchy, flat-topped bumps. When mucous membranes are affected — such as tissues inside the mouth or vagina — lichen planus appears as lacy white patches or sores that can be painful.

Lichen planus can’t be passed from one person to another. The disorder occurs when the immune system mounts an attack against cells of the skin or mucous membranes. The reason for this abnormal immune response is unknown. Anyone can develop lichen planus, but the condition most often affects middle-aged adults. The cause of lichen planus is unknown

Many consider Lichen Planus as a challenging and an incurable condition. Instead or improving the defective immune response (autoimmune) conventional medicines (steroids) suppress it. Long term relief is seldom experienced as the lesions will tend to reappear on stopping the medication. There are numerous remedies in homeopathy which help Lichen PlanusWith proper homoeopathic medicine after some period changes in your immune response and reduction in spread of the lesion can be achieved. The appearance of new lesion can be completely stopped; however disappearance of hyper-pigmented areas (black spots) may take longer. On completion of the treatment you will have minimized the chance of a reoccurrence.