Lichen planus--report of successful treatment with aloe vera

Gen Dent. 1999 May-Jun;47(3):268-72.


Lichen planus is a disease that involves the skin and mucous membranes. It is characterized by unique eruptions. The cause of this disease is unknown, but has been linked to emotional stress, and has also been attributed to viral infections. A case is described of a successful treatment of lichen planus.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aloe / therapeutic use*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lichen Planus, Oral / therapy*
  • Middle Aged
  • Phytotherapy*
  • Plants, Medicinal*