Homeopathic Remedies for Most Common Symptoms
ABC Homeopathy is a practical guide that helps you to find the appropriate homeopathic remedy for most common symptoms.
First, I recommend you to identify clearly what your symptoms are and choose the most appropriate remedy according to the description.
Below you can find a list of usual complaints, symptoms and the suggested homeopathic remedies.
-Sudden abdominal cramp, and you feel better with warm patches, bending or laying down and stretching your feet.
Take Colocynthis 6C or C9, 5 globulin every time the cramp appears.
-Abdominal cramp similar to colocynthis but related to Menstruation.
Take Magnesium Phosphoricum CH9
-If beginning in nose area, painful, symmetric places of eruption.
Take Arnica Montana CH9
or C6, 2X5.
-Inflamed and painful acne, slow healing, big and deep pimples under the skin.
Take Hepar Sulphur C30 Once a day, tale 5 pellets.
Find more natural and homeopathic remedies for Acne here
Taking an amniocentesis test can be a difficult decision to make. If you are having a sudden feeling of fear or shock when thinking about going to an amniocentesis tests or when you hear about chromosome disorders in your pregnancy or even risks of amniocentesis.
-Take Aconitum CH15 or C12 ( 5 pellets).
-Take 5 pellets of Arnica CH15 or C12 the night before, the morning of the test and after the Amniocentesis test.
-Take Gelsemium CH15 ( 5 pellets) once before the test to ease the anxiety or the excitement you may feel when thinking about Amniocentesis risks.
-Take Ledum Palustre or C6 (5 pellets) if there is sharp pain sensation after the Amniocentesis test.
Find more information on Amniocentesis test here
ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder
It is possible to treat ADD with homeopathy and natural remedies, many children have obtained wonderful results when using homeopathic remedies to battle ADD symptoms.
-Increase the Magnesium, Calcium and Zinc daily intake.
-Turn to a healthy diet with lots of vegetables and fruits and less refined sugars and processed foods.
Find more natural and homeopathic remedies for ADD here
-Several blisters in the mouth. Take Borax 30C
-Afthus with burning sensation. Take Cantharis 6C twice a day, five pellets each time.
-Afthus with sharp round border in one painful place.
Take Kali Bichromicum 30C twice a day, 5 pellets each time.
-For slow healing Aftus, white color covering your tongue, foul smell in the mouth.
Take Mercurius Solubilis 6C twice a day, 5 pellets each time.
There are some very good homeopathic remedies that can help you stimulate your apetite.
One of these is Antimonium Crudum 6c.
-Take 5 globulins before meals, place them under your tongue and let them dissolve, do this 15 minutes before start eating.
-If you have bad breath associated with tooth decay, inflamed gums, tonsilitis or sinus congestion your breath or sweat smells offensive and your tongue is yellow and thickly coated.
If you feel better when dressing warmly and with rest. You feel worse with extreme temperatures(cold or warm) and with night sweat.
Take Mercurius Solubilis 6C Pellets
three times a day, 5 pellets each time for up to one week.
-If you are in the early stages of a boil being formed, skin around the affected area is hard, swollen, painful, dry, burning, throbbing and red, the cause of it being infection or sudden onset, you feel better from pressure applied to the affected area, at night,with warmth, you feel worse from cold compress applied to the affected area, take Belladonna C30 every hour for up to 10 times.
-If you are in the later stage of boil when there is formation of pus, the boil is sensitive to the slightest touch and is on the point of bursting,the cause of it being infection, you feel better with warmth and warm compress and, feel worse in cold air and drafts, take Hepar Sulphuris 30C
every hour up to 10 times.
-When your face is red and warm specially your cheeks, you feel tired and want to rest in a quiet place. The nasal mucosa (inside of the nose) is dry.
Take Belladonna CH9 or C6, 5 globulin 3 times a day.
-When nasal mucosa is totally dry yet you feel your nose is blocked and have to breath through the mouth.
Take Sambucus Nigra CH9 or C6, 5 globulin 2 times a day.
-When your nose is blocked and the root of the nose is painful.
Take Sticta pulmonaria CH9 or C6, 5 globulin 2 times a day.
Find more natural and homeopathic remedies for Common Cold here
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
If you have swollen eyelids with burning discharges and your eye waters continuously, your skin under the eye is irritated and your eyes are red, you may exclude the possibility of allergy or infection.
If you feel better with your eyes closed, worse from being indoors, and in warm windy weather, take Euphrasia C6 every hour up to 10 times max. If there is no improvement within 24 hours, see a doctor.
Cramps in legs
-Sever cramps in legs or feet thtat starts with twitching of a muscle which may lead to violent muscle spasms in the toes, ankles and legs.
Take Cuprum Metalicum C6, four times a day up to two weeks if needed.
-Cramps from muscle fatigue which comes as a result of overexertion of muscles. Limbs feel as it they have been beaten. You feel better on starting to move but feel worse with prolonged movement, with heat and from light pressure.
Take Arnica C6 four times a day up to two weeks if needed.
Homeopathic remedies could be a good beginning for you to gain your basic health condition. Below you can find great homeopathic alternatives which will help you to feel better.
-Take Thuya CH15 or C12 two times a week for three months, to detoxify your system and balance sweating.
-Take Arnica C30 for pain relief.(try to avoid analgesics as much as possible).
Find more natural and homeopathic remedies for Cystic Fibrosis here
If what causes diarrhea is mainly food poisoning or a stomach virus, or/and warm compress feels good on the burning abdominal pain then the cure for diarrhea is the homeopathic remedy Arsenicum Album CH 9 ( 5 pellets)or CH 15 (or C12). Take it after each defecation.
-If you are looking for a cure for diarrhea that is accompanied by vomit and cramps in the abdomen, take Cuprum Metallicum CH9 ( 5 pellets)or C12, three times a day.
Diarrhea in Toddlers
-If you are looking for a natural remedy for toddler diarrhea or adult’s who have a slime like stool which accompanies great amount of gas and may end up to incontinence, take Aloe Capensis CH9 or C12, two times a day.
-The cure for diarrhea which is accompanied by very strong cramp which is better by bending forward and warm compress is Colocynthis CH9 with the onset of each cramp.
Post Natal Depression - Baby Blues
-Depression towards the end of pregnancy and after delivery, you feel like crying, you want to be alone, you feel like rejecting others and don't like consoling.
Take Sepia CH15 or C12, 1x 5 globulin.
-Depression with extreme fatigue and weakness, you sleep a lot and when alone you cry and avoid consolation.
Take Natrium Chloratum CH15 or C12, 1x5 globulin.
Find more natural and homeopathic remedies for Post Partum Depression here
You become very sensitive, sad, easily cry in front of others, always have tears in your eyes. You cry for happy and sad news. You Love to be consoled and feel better after that.
Take Pulsatilla CH15 or C12, 1x5 globulin.
-Dry dandruff accompanied by strong itchiness.
Take Arsenicum Album CH9 or C6, 5 globulin 1-2 times daily.
- When your hair feels oily, your hair root becomes sensitive and you get scales and dandruff.
Take Sepia CH5 or C6, 5 globulin 2-3 times a day.
-When scaling of scalp and dandruff is thick and big pieces appear, your scalp is dry and itches and washing your hair makes it even drier.
Take Sulfur CH15 or C12, 5 globulin once a day.
Discomfort After Dental Treatment
If you have discomfort after dental treatment, specially when there has been a lot of trauma and bruising, you feel better with movement or lying down with the head lower than the feet, your pain is comforted with heat and pressure applied to the affected part take Arnica C30 every hour up to 10 times if needed.
If you have persistent pain that continues and returns after the anesthetic has worn off, the cause of it being bruise of nerve.
You also feel better by tilting your head backwards and worse in cold damp weather or in stuffy rooms or from touch, take Hypericum C6 every 30 minutes up to 10 doses and then 4 times a day up to 5 days.
-Ferrum Phosphoricum C6 is a great ear ache remedy, use it when the ear infection is in the beginning stage, when you know it is coming, ache starts slowly and is less intense.
-Take Hepar Sulfur C6 for acute sharp ear ache. Your ear becomes sensitive caused by cold air. It feels better with warmth, you can not sleep on the affected ear.
-Take Belladonna C30 for throbbing ear ache, caused by infection. The affected ear turns red, you have a fever, it feels worse at night, the onset could be hair wash.
Learn more about Natural Remedies for Ear Infection, symptoms, causes and remedies here
If your eyes are painful when you are looking up, down or sideways,you have been doing too much of reading and studying and working in poor light, you feel better from fresh air, fasting, cold compresses applied to the affected eye, then take Natrium Muriaticum C6 four times a day up to a week.
If you have burning eyes after long studying and reading, eyes are red and feel hot, your eyes feel better with movement, and feel worse from damp, cold weather, from lying down and rest and from drinking alcohol take Ruta Graveolens C6, four times a day up to one week.
If you have marked feeling of dying even predicting the time of death, fear of open spaces, sense of being hurried,restless, tossing and turning when asleep, you have been shocked by an incident or, the fear is with no obvious reason, you feel better with fresh air and worse in warm room, near tobacco smoke, near music, in the evening and at night, take Aconite C30 every half an hour up to 10 times.
If you have fear with impulsive behavior, you are anxious about something bad is going to happen, have fear of crowds, heights and being late.
The cause of it being fear of failure, you feel better with fresh air and cool surrounding. You feel worse with eating sweet foods during menstruation and with warmth.
Take Argentum Nitricum C6 every half an hour up to 10 times and then 4 times a day up to two weeks.
If you have diarrhea and you know the reason is food poisoning specially from eating eggs,or food that contain eggs (cakes, pastries, mayonnaise, etc) take Arsenicum Album C12 or CH15 every hour up to 10 times.
If the diarrhea doesn’t stop within 24 hours visit your doctor. To prevent dehydration drink lots of water.
-If you have bleeding gums with bad breath, your gums are sensitive, spongy and bleed easily. If there is excessive saliva that dribbles onto the pillow during sleep and your teeth may feel loose. First exclude the poor oral hygiene, take care of it and take Mercurius Solublilis C6 every four hours up to 3 days.
-If you have swollen bleeding gums and a taste of pus in the mouth, your teeth are sensitive to heat and cold, you may have ulcer or cold sores in the mouth .
If you feel a desire to be left alone but you feel better with fresh air,your immune system is weakened due to emotional stress or grief.
Take Natrium Muriaticum C6 every 4 hours up to 3 days.
There are several highly recommended homeopathic remedies for gout.
-Take Bryonia C6 when there is pain with slightest movement, the person wants to be left alone.
-Take Colchicum C6, when the pain attack is mostly at night accompanied by nausea from odors.
Learn more about Gout, causes, symptoms and remedies here
-Take Arnica C30 if your headache is due to head injury.
-Take Aconitum C30 for a sever pain that comes suddenly, brain feels big for the head, there is a sensation of a tight band around the head, feeling anxiety with a fear of dying from headache.
-Take Belladonna C30 for throbbing, splitting headache as if it is pulsing, face becomes red and the pupil large. Headache maybe associated with delirium, often worse on the left side of head.
Learn more about Headaches, reasons, symptoms and remedies here
-Take Robinia Pseudoacacia CH9 (C6), if you have burning sensation in the stomach, and have acidic vomit. Pain comes after eating and also at night.The onset is because of eating fatty food. The stomach is acidic.
-If you have burning sensation in the stomach and esophagus, the vomit is acidic and irritating. Pain comes after stress and consumption of alcohol. Take Acidum sulphuricum CH9 (C6), two times a day each time 5 pellets.
Learn more about heartburn, causes, symptoms and remedies here
If you have hemorrhoids with burning feeling and soreness, it feels rigid and strained, it bleeds and you feel worse in warm and humid weather as well as with pressure and movements.
Take Hamamelis C6 four times a day for one week.
-If you have tiny small blisters in small groups around your lips that itch, take Rhus toxicodentron C12, three times a day each time 5 globulin. If this type of herpes is recurring, as soon as you feel the tingling sensation in the corner of your lips which informs you of the herpes coming again, take the remedy before the blister even appear.
-If you have a big blister with burning sensation around your lips then take Cantaris CH9 or C6 three times a day each time 5 pills.
-If the herpes appears on the genital organs take Croton Tiglium CH9 or C6, three times a day.
-If you have cracks on the corners of your mouth which has sharp sting like sensation, it is painful and afthus in the mouth may accompany it, take Nitricum Acidum CH9 or C6, two times a day.
Learn more about Herpes, causes and natural remedies here
-If your skin is red and swollen on the lips and eyelid, you have burning sensation, you are irritated and depressed and extremely sensitive.
In some cases the throat may become swollen and the cause of it is being either allergic or suddenly onset, you feel better with fresh air, from undressing and after a cold bath. You feel worse with heat and at being touched, in late afternoon and with sleep.
Take Apis C30 every hour up to 10 times.
-If you have hives with violent itching raised blotches, a burning sensation specially on hands and fingers, the causes of it may vary from touching stinging nettles or any other irritant plant, food allergy or can even be associated with rheumatism.
You feel better with lying down and worse if touched, in cold damp air, water and snow and from scratching.
Take Urtica C6 every hour for up to 10 times.
Insomnia: Sleeplessness, Sleeping Difficulty
-When you find it difficult to fall asleep,your mind gets busy with lots of positive thoughts and you can not switch it off, take Coffea CH15 or C12 once 5 pellets in the evening.
- If you or your child have fear of darkness before falling asleep and have nightmares when asleep, take Stramonium CH15 or C12 1x5 pellets in the evening.
-If you are nervous, restless and tense during the day and at night you move a lot in your bed and you wake up repeatedly and in the morning you do not feel rested. Take Tarentula Hispana CH15 or C12 once 5 globulin in the evening.
Learn more about Insomnia, causes and natural remedies here
-If your knee ache increases by movement and gets better by rest and warm compression or a warm touch take Bryonia CH9 or C6, two to four times a day up to two weeks.
-If your knee is swollen and you have sharp burning pain, you feel pain by even a touch on your knee and putting a cold compress on your knee is comforting take Apis CH15 or C12 every two hours up for 2 days and after that four times a day up to two weeks if needed.
Sleeping Difficulty in Children.
When children overexcited about having and exciting event the following day (going to the zoo) and cannot fall asleep.
Give him Coffea Tosta CH15 5 globulin in the evening.
-Tiny blisters appear on your face, nose and around the mouth, skin is irritated and blisters erupt easily.
Take Antimonium Crudum CH9 or C6 2x5 globulins.
-When blisters filled with pus are mainly on scalp, scale appears on the irritated area very quickly. Itching is very severe.
Take Mezereum CH5 or C6, 3-4 X 5 globulin.
If you are facing premature balding or greying and the reason of it is childbirth, and you are a person who feels better with hot food and drink and in cool surroundings, you feel worse in stuffy rooms specially between 4:00-8:00 p.m, take Lycopodium C6 every 12 hours for up to a month.
If you have burning mouth ulcers, your mouth feels dry, it is painful and you are restless and anxious, you feel better from a warm mouthwash and warm compresses applied to the face, and feel worse with cold food, cold drinks and cold windy weather then take Arsenicum Album C6 four times a day for up to 5 days. If there is no improvement visit an experienced dentist.
Neck stiffness, Neck pain
-If your neck and shoulder muscle are stiff and painful and you sit a lot because of your job for example work in front of a computer take Actaea Racemosa CH9 or C6 two or three times a day up to 5 days.
-If you have cramps in your neck muscles and your head is tilted and cramped towards the ached side of your necked take Lachnantes CH5 or C6, two to four times a day up to 10 days.
-If your legs feel better with continued sustained movement, you have the tickling feelings under the skin, or burning prickling sensations.It may have come to you because of muscle sprain, exposure to cold weather or being in a damp place.
Your restless legs feel worse while resting, or when you want to move from a resting position and in cold.
Take Rhus Toxicodentron C6 four times a day for up to two weeks.
Homeopathy is a powerful alternative when looking for an effective natural cure for ringworm.
-Lycopodium and Kalium Bichromicum are effective homeopathic remedies to cure ringworm. Take Lycopodium C6 or CH9 and Kalium Bichromicum C12 or CH15 two times a day.
Read more about natural cures for Ringworm here
-If you have pain in shoulder and it feels as if it is frozen to movement take Solanum Malacoxylon CH9 or C12 two times a day up to two weeks.
-If your sinusitis is caused by infection and you have greenish yellow stretchy mucus/discharges, you have loss of smell and blockage or fullness on either side of nose take Kalium Bichromicum C6.
-If your facial bones are very tender, excessive yellow mucus, caused by exposure to cold, dry, windy weather and you feel better from sitting in warm surrounding take Hepar Sulfur C6.
Learn more about natural remedies for sinusitis, causes and symptoms here
-Bringing balance to our lives is our main goal when dealing with stress. Learn about causes of stress, how to cope with it and about wonderful natural and homeopathic remedies for stress.
- If you are impatient, irritated and you feel you have too much on you. If you need lots of stimulants such as coffee or many cups of black tea, maybe alcohol, to help you go by. Take Nux Vomica CH30 (C30) once a day each time 5 globulin.
Learn more about natural remedies for stress, emotional, physical and chemical causes, as well as ways to cope with it here
-If you have toothache with throbbing pain, your gums and cheeks are swollen, painful and warm to touch, pain may radiate to the ear and your pain is gradually increasing, then you are suffering from a tooth infection.
You may feel better by food but eating is painful! And if you feel worse with fresh air and at night, take Belladonna C30 every 5 minutes for up to 10 doses.
-If you are suffering from unbearable toothache, you are irritable and easily angered, you want to be left alone and not troubled by anything, most probably your have tooth decay.
If you feel better with sympathy from people around you but you feel worse at night, when angry, with warm food and drinks ,take Chamomile C6, every 5 minutes up to 10 doses.
If you have a red,inflamed, eye with itchy eyelids and then a small boil with a head of pus develops on your eyelid, you feel self pity and maybe a little depression, you feel better with heat, then take Pulsatilla C6 every hour up to 10 times.
If you have swollen, red, painful eye and a small boil that gets bigger and more painful and you have been resentful or angry with a loved one, take Staphysagria C6 every hour for up to 10 times.
-If your skin is red and swollen on the lips and eyelid, you have burning sensation, you are irritated and depressed and extremely sensitive. In some cases the throat may become swollen and the cause of it being either allergy or sudden onset. You feel better with fresh air, from undressing and a after a cold bath. You feel worse with heat and touch, in late afternoon and with sleep.
Take Apis C30 every hour up to 10 times.
-If you have hives with violent itching raised blotches, a burning sensation specially on hands and fingers, the cause of it may vary from touching stinging nettles or any other irritant plant, food allergy or even can be associated with rheumatism. You feel better with lying down and worse if touched, in cold damp air, water and snow and from scratching.
Take Urtica C6 every hour for up to 10 times.
These two remedies have helped several cases of vitiligo: Sepia CH15 or C12 every other day 5 globulin and Sulfur C30 two times a week for four weeks.
Consult with us by e-mail to find your constitutional type remedy if you need a more specific cure for Vitiligo.
Learn more about natural remedies for vitiligo, causes and symptoms here
Take Thuya CH15 or C 12, 1x5 (once a week) as a general remedy for hard warts covered with keratinized crust. Also Antimonium Crudum CH9 or C6.
-For Hard and bleeding warts with cracks on the surface take Nitricum Acidum CH9 or C6.
-For round, pedunculated and hard warts take Calcium Carbonicum CH9 or C6.
-If you are stressed and the onset of yeast infection is after another illness you sense offensive yellowish or white discharge, itchiness, pain in the vagina during sex, alternating constipation and diarrhea, offensive gas, anal itching then take Sulfur C6 two times a day each time 5 globulin.
Learn more about natural remedies for yeast infections, causes and symptoms here
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