To err is human and most of us commit many mistakes in our day to day life, the end result of that is bodily and psychological distress that we may encounter. Every man or woman is the author of his health, as rightly said. Similarly every individual can be a care-taker of his own body and health with gentle homeopathic medications.
Yes, homeopathy can always be considered as the main mode of treatment for smaller problems in the home. Certainly one should know about homeopathic philosophy and principles before one begins prescribing even for family members and others.
But with practice and detailed studying of homeopathic substance medica, an individual can safely use homeopathic medicines, especially if traveling, at night once the physician’s help can’t be sought, etc.. This is obviously true in the event of minor issues. For major ones, it’s far better to visit doctor as soon as possible.
Issues for which you can help your self
Minor cuts and bruises
- Calendula- For small cuts and bruises this medicine prepared from Calendula is truly the powerful healing agent. Give a single dose and it is also possible to go for local program in the event of cut. If you’re using tincture, be certain to dilute it with water before using locally.
- Arnica- For bruises and cuts where the inner blow is notable with soreness of this part; Arnica Montana is the remedy that tops the list. Arnica is a really strong remedy also to prevent excess bleeding and to prevent hematoma in the event of mild to moderate head injury too. In any case of head injury, Arnica is your baseline remedy that has to be given in high potency so far as possible, to prevent future complications.
- Ruta- for sprains, this is the remedy to be considered after Arnica. Wrist and ankle sprains top the list, together with sore bruised pain.
- Rhus tox- This is one of the most frequently suggested remedy for sudden sprains because of reaching high objects or lifting heavy weights. One also needs to differentiate between Bellis perennis whilst treating sprains due to lifting heavy weights. Pelvic soreness due to lifting heavy weights extends more in favor of Bellis perennis.
Minor eye problems
- Eufrasia- Mild or moderate conjunctivitis that feels better in open air requires Euphrasia. Bland coryza (cold) and acrid lachrymation (burning eye discharge) are the key symptoms.
- Symphytum- Blow to the eyeballs resulting in black eye is the key symptom of Symphytum. You’ll discover positive change within one dose too quickly.
- Ruta- Eyestrain with headache and painful hot eyes because of reading fine print or sewing, etc requires Ruta. Bruised feeling and weariness of eyes must be noted. Differentiate between Argentum nitricum though. Ruta is aggravated from cold, whilst Argentum aggravated by heat, so you’ve got the purpose to distinguish.
- Mag phos- This is the chief remedy so far as mere pain in abdomen is worried. For instant relief, you may even attempt Mag phos 12X, tablets, dissolved in warm water. You may improve the potency if certain of the similimum. ‘The woman bends forward to press on the abdomen to feel better’ is Mag phos.
- Viburnum opulus- This is one of those rarely thought but often indicated remedy for sudden onset of spasmodic dysmenorrhea. Very scanty offensive menses with crampy pains running down the thighs signaled Vib op.
- Belladona- Suddenly increasing and lessening pain goes in favour of Belladona. Hot, offensive, glowing red and profuse bleeding is feature.
(Remember that these treatments are suggested for acuteness of symptoms. To fight the Propensity to dysmenorrhea and hormonal imbalances, one has to seek specialist homeopathic advice and constitutional treatment)
- Sabadilla- When the symptoms are coughing and acute is profound, Sabadilla is the selection of remedy. Watery and profuse nasal discharge is feature.
- Dulcamara- Windy weathers and rains resulting in coryza may call for Dulcamara. Dryness of nasal mucus membrane despite having colds is feature. Wants to pay the nose to keep it warm!
- Belladona- When the symptoms are acute after the localization, Belladona might be indicated. The individual goes in cold or rains weathers and catches up cold with dryness itchy throat the next day; Belladona is your remedy many times. Headache and feverishness related to migraines and suddenness of symptoms must be noted.
- Hepar sulph- Usually suggested after 2 to 3 days of beginning cough and cold. Rawness of throat is the main symptom that gets aggravated by least chilly. Just a single dose acts as anti-infectant ordinarily.
- Spongia- Dry irritating cough with breathlessness requires Spongia. Night annoyance must be considered and provide only a single dose.
- Ipecac- If there’s sputum production with irritating cough with sterile tongue but nauseating feeling, Ipecac may be of assistance.
- Antim tart- In kids where there’s chest congestion with excessive perspiration and sour food aggravation, Antim tar is of help. Especially when the kid gets cough after eating sour citrus fruit, Antim tar is your remedy oftentimes. If the torso is wheezy and cold aggravates, Antim ars could be thought.
- Drosera- Excessively irritating cough which ends in nausea may need Drosera. It’s a really potent remedy indicated even in whooping cough. Give only a single dose in 30C potency and see the marvelous results when signaled.
- Nux vomica- Distended abdomen after meals with ineffectual urging for stools requires Nux vomica. Patient wishes to go for stools recurrently without satisfactory feeling after defecation calls for Nux. There could be related hyperacidity with no actual vomiting.
- Bryonia- Dry hard stools absolutely with no urge to stools requires Bryonia. Assiciated with excessive thirst.
- Magnesium mur- Constipation in infants and children. Knotty scanty stools in children during dentition requires Mag mur.
- Plumbum- Should be considered in chronically constipated. Hard, lumpy, black stools with shortness of anus. Constricted feeling at anus requires Plumbum.
- Nux vom- It might be surprising for novices in homeopathy that Nux vomica is one of the chief remedies for both diarrhea and constipation. The principle symptom is that the disappointing urging to stools. And upon this symptom, this remedy may be used for both the issues.
- Aloe soc- Watery stools following beer consumption and they’re so forcibly passed that sometimes passed without notice.
- Pulsatilla- Rich fatty food resulting in diarrhea with rumbling in abdomen requires Pulsatilla. Fruits aggravate during diarrhea or they might be the cause. Stools of varied colours.
- Chamomilla- Esecially suggested in children once the child has too offensive, greenish, watery stools with crampy pain in abdomen. Extreme irritability has to be looked for before prescribing.
- Croton tig- Summer diarrheas with nausea and forcible yellowish stools requires Croton tig. Better on taking hot water is the principle sign.
- Podophyllum- Profuse watery stools with prostration may need Podophyllum. During dentition too it’s suggested when no two stools are alike.