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Homeopathic medicine, also known as homeopathy, is the medical practice of developing natural and herbal medicines to treat the sick and the ill. Homeopathic medicines are FDA approved and are considered to have zero side effects, as they are prepared from natural substances, herbs, and plants.
Homeopathy came under T & CM (traditional & complementary medicine), based on the belief that the natural substance was prepared according to the homeopathic pharmacopeias.
Here are some of the most common Known homeopathic medicines
Allium cepa, also known as red onion, and the Homeopathic medicine “Allium Cepa” is prepared from onion’s bulb. It is one of the most commonly known homeopathic medicine & is available in the form of both Homeopathic dilutions & tablets.
Since the onion is notorious for causing nose dripping and the tearing of the eyes, Allium Cepa is used to treat diseases like the cold and hay fever.
It will cure a large proportion of cases of cold in the head, but the conditions which most particularly indicate Allium Cepa is; Cough, cold and headache that worse in the warm room, better in the open air and worse again on returning to a warm room.
Arnica, more generally known as the mountain daisy (also the Wolf’s Bane) is one of the most known Homeopathic remedies. It is quite famous for its use in sports and first aid kits. Arnica’s German name is Fallkraut.
Arnica is a highly toxic herb and Homeopaths use it wisely to treat various diseases, including, muscle sprains, acne, bruises, insect bite’s inflammation, burns, contusion, ecchymosis (discoloration of skin, cuts, and wounds). It is also a proven homeopathic remedy for sore throat and bleeding. It lessens the pain and stimulates the healing process.
Arnica also corresponds to the effects of violent cough or sneezing, the child cries before cough comes on, (or with the cough) in whooping-cough.
Arnica cures hemorrhages of many kinds; dilatation and rupture of small blood-vessels and Hemorrhages into the tissues of internal organs or the skin.
Beside with availability in liquid and tablets forms, Arnica Montana is also prepared in the Gel form for external use. Hence it is also suitable for the patients of osteoarthritis.
Hypercium is must-have for any Homeopathic first aid kid. It magically cures the sprains and injuries of the body parts that are rich in nerves, like fingers, spinal cord, tongue, toe, and coccyx.
Your finger gets stucked in and door and received an injury? Hypercium is the remedy for you!
It also cures the pain that radiates with numbness.
Hypercium is prescribed to the patients for treating pains after having surgery. Whether it is amputation, minor surgery or dental surgery; Hypercium is a soothing solution for all such problems.
Interestingly, Hypercium is also being used to treat the fears, and depressions caused by any misfortunate accident (post-accident traumas)
Hypercium also Prevents lockjaw. It also cures the pain that radiates with numbness and spasms after injury. Has an important action on the rectum; haemorrhoids.
Arsenic album came from a mineral source which is the white oxide of Metallic Arsenic. Arsenicum patient suffers from Fevers including malaria with anxiety, burning sensation, and thirst for little water. It also treats patients with influenza (Flu), quinine and food poisoning, cholera (Haiza) and diarrhea.
Along with common problems, it can cure the most complex diseases like leukemia (a disease of white blood cells)
Nux vomica, nicknamed “poison nut” or Vomiting nut because of their toxic nature. The classic Homeopathic medicine “Nux Vomica is” prepared from its seeds.
Stomach disorders, constipation, diarrhea, liver complaints, piles, sleeplessness, urinary troubles are some of the symptoms that Nux vomica treats well. It is also effective to decrease or completely vanish the bad side-effects of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs. Along with physical diseases, Nux vomica also is also suitable for Irritable and nervous patients with a higher tendency towards quarrelsome behaviors.
Nux Vomica is frequently used in Homeopathy to cure different digestive problems like Constipation, diarrhea, Stomachs’ swelling, ineffectual desire for stools, stitches, and soreness in the liver and blind Hemorrhoids (Piles or Bawaseer).
Aconitum napellus common name is Monkshood. It is the First remedy in cold, catarrhal fever, inflammation and congestion and in the early stages of bronchitis, pneumonia (Namonia) and influenza (Flu). Patients of Aconitum napellus are possessed with hot and dry skin. The patient is restless, with eyes full of tears and feels better in the open air. Conditions worse from extreme cold & warmth, with the tendency of elevating symptoms during the night.
Aconitum is also used for patients with tensions, fear, and anxiety. Tensions and anxiety are one the major reason of many physical diseases. When prescribed by an expert Homeopath in accordance with the personality and symptoms of the patient, Aconitum efficiently eradicates many physical and mental problems.
General symptoms of Aconitum are the acute, sudden, and violent invasion. The patient does not want to be touched. The sudden and great sinking of strength. Complaints and tension caused by exposure to dry, cold weather, draught of cold air and checked perspiration.
Atropa Belladonna, commonly known as deadly nightshade is valuable homeopathic medicine to treat Headache, neuralgia, spasms and convulsions and fever with delirium.
Belladonna is always associated with hot, red skin, flushed face, glaring eyes, throbbing carotids, excited mental state, hyperæsthesia of all senses, delirium, restless sleep, convulsive movements, dryness of mouth and sore throat with aversion to water, neuralgic pains that come and go suddenly (Oxytropis).
It is effective to treat red swellings, eruptions, gumboils, toothache, mumps, and inflamed tonsils. Affected parts are usually red & shining and pains are throbbing. Belladonna’s Patient feels rush of blood to the head, the body is hot but the feet are cold. Noise is unbearable to the patient and he/she startles and frightens during fever.
Common symptoms of Belladona are glaring eyes, excited mental state, hyperaesthesia, restless sleep, convulsive movements, sore throat, dry mouth but with an aversion to water and neuralgic pains that come and go suddenly (Oxytropis).
Homeopathic medicines work best when prescribed by Professional Homeopathic doctor by considering all the symptoms, patients’ personality, and history. Some of the medicines like Arnica and Nux vomica are prepared from poisonous plants and herbs under strict quality control processes. Self-treatment is never advised and rather prohibited in Homeopathy, like other medication fields. For swift recovery without side effects, consultation of certified Homeopath doctor is strictly advised.