Cracks & Fissures

For reasons which are not fully understood but which are generally labelled 'constitutional', some people are prone to cracked lips, fingertips, etc. If the recommended remedies do not improve matters, constitutional homeopathic treatment should be sought.

Specific remedies to be taken 3 times daily for up to 2 weeks

  • Cracks at corner of mouth, skin rough and red Petroleum 6c
  • Cracking in folds of skin, especially if complicated by fungal infection in areas which are kept warm and moist, skin dirty-looking and very itchy, symptoms aggravated by washing Sulphur 6c
  • Cracking in nostrils, on lips, behind ears, on nipples, or on fingertips Graphites 6c
  • Cracking worse in winter, person overweight, chilly and sweaty Calcarea 6c
  • Cracks on finger tips become deeper in cold weather and are slow to heal, sweaty hands and feet Silicea 6c

Self-help: Apply Calendula ointment. Vitamin B complex, Vitamins A and C, zinc, and essential fatty acids should be beneficial.

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