Lichen planus is an inflammatory condition that affects the skin, hair, nails and mucous membrane. The signs and symptoms of lichen planus vary depending on the areas affected. Typical signs and symptoms include purplish, flat – topped bumps, most often on the inner forearm, wrist or ankle, itching, blisters that may break to form scabs or crusts, hair loss and nail damage. Lichen planus occurs when our immune system mistakenly attacks cells of the skin or mucous membrane. Proper diagnose, nature cure therapies, basti and diet helps to treat lichen planus.