Melasma (chloasma or the mask of pregnancy when present in pregnant women) is a tan or dark facial skin discoloration. Although it can affect anyone, melasma is particularly common in women, especially pregnant women and those who are taking oral contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy medications.
5 homeopathic medicines for chloasma, melasma or pregnancy mask
Brown or claret – colored, tetter – like spots, (chloasma).
The yellow earthy complexion of Sepia is something remarkable; the yellowish – brown saddle across the bridge of the nose, and the chloasma on various parts of the skin, are characteristic of the drug. These ” liver spots.” are seated in the retie mucosum, and are probably due to assimilative debility of the trophic nerves. We see it so often associated with hysteria and ovario – uterine diseases, that this may have something to do with the cause of chloasma.
Chloasma, on neck. Discoloration of skin in women with menstrual and uterine disorder. Skin was hot and dry.
Formation of chloasma at the chest and back, which itch violently in the evening.
4. Cadmium sulph:
Chloasma, yellowish stains on nose and cheeks, worse exposure to sun and wind.
5. Paullinia sorbilis:
Chloasma on the temples and arms.