Rosacea Natural Treatment Information
Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory condition involving the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. It may worsen by emotional situations, gastrointestinal or hormonal dysfunction, alcohol, strong teas, overindulgence in spicy or excessively hot or cold foods and exposure to sun or heat. If you are visiting this page, you probably know most of this already.
It occurs mostly in middle aged individuals, mostly affecting woman more than men. It usually starts out with flushing of the cheeks and small acne papules and pustules. To treat this condition, we focus on herbal medicine which clears the redness and heat from the skin, balances the digestion, and remove thee affecting factors contributing to this disease.
General Advice for Rosacea:
Avoid Irritating foods
Stop Smoking and drinking alcohol
Wash face with lukewarm water
Chinese Herbs are effective in clearing away the pus, redness and inflammation associated with Rosacea. It requires a diagnosis based on Chinese Medicine to identify which herbs must be chosen.
How long does it take?
Length of treatment is based on the duration and severity of the rosacea. Typically between 4 and 16 weeks you will see noticeable results. Many of my rosacea patients see results in less than 3 weeks, but the full treatment will last longer.
How much does it cost?
Chinese Herbs are about $5-6 per day. The initial consultation is $139. Follow up herbal consultations are $50. Frequency of treatment is higher at the beginning until you are on the right track. Then larger batches of herbs are prescribed so you will not be visiting me weekly. Each case is different and discussed at your initial consultation.
What do the herbs do?
Typically, there is a lot of extra heat in the body or blood, and we must get rid of this heat. A by product of inflammation is heat. Cooling herbs are prescribed to drain heat from the body. Each case is different and symptoms are not the same from patient to patient. Spending ample time during the initial consultation is important to determine the correct course of treatment.
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