Twenty tested and safe homeopathic remedies

This is a description of twenty homeopathic remedies for common ailments. See other posts in this blog to view othe remedies. On any particular post search the page for the word describing your ailment, and choose the medicine that appears to be the best fit. Medicines mentioned here do not show any strong reaction. So you can use them without fear.

Location: India

Manasi Swasthya Sansthan, is a voluntary organization, in Indore, to serve the health needs of the poor and needy.

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Aconitum Napellus

Aconitum Napellus (Aconite) – 30

Aconite works well at the onset of any acute illness whether it is fever, cold, toothache, breathing, problems, nosebleed or arthritis. It works well on complaints that are sudden and violent. It is a good remedy for fear, anxiety and tension. It works well on inflammation of the breasts, complaints of menopause, insomnia during pregnancy and epileptic attack during labour. It works on complaints arising out of cold and dry weather as well as extremely hot weather.

Nature of the patient: An Aconite patient is physically very healthy and robust. The person is emotionally unstable, listless and unable to tolerate the slightest pain. Is always in a hurry. Has a poor opinion of self and hence a constant need to prove himself/herself. In the process becomes very unkind.

Mind: Tension is the key symptom of this medicine. Great fear and anxiety at the smallest ailment. There is fear and worry with delirium but the patient seldom loses consciousness. He is afraid of death and predicts it. He is afraid of crowds or and even of crossing the road. Tendency to get startled. Pains are intolerable. He is restless. Music is unbearable. Cannot distinguish between dream and reality.

Headache: Headache is due to exposure to cold winds; the head feels heavy and burns. The patient feels as if his head is churning in hot water. He feels giddy on waking up. Headaches due to eating cold things or a suppressed cold. The patient feels as if head will burst. Lifting the head causes vertigo.

Eyes: The eyes are red and swollen. They are hot, dry and gritty. Aconite is also useful after removing any foreign body from the eye.

Ears: Earache with the outer ear red, hot and swollen. Left ear feels like it is filled with water. Very sensitive to noise.

Nose: Haemorrhage of bright red blood. Sense of smell very acute. Pain at the root of the nose.

Cold: When the cold is caused by exposure to cold and dry wind. The discharge is watery. There is sneezing and the nose is blocked.

Neuralgia: There is tearing pain on both sides of the face caused by exposure to cold winds. Pain in the jaw.

Toothache: Teeth sensitive to cold and cold food. The gums are swollen.

Throat: Laryngitis. The tonsils are swollen, red, dry and painful.

Diarrhoea: The stool is green, watery and mixed with blood and mucous. There is severe pain in abdomen and the patient goes to toilet frequently. A newborn baby has green coloured loose motions in summer.

Piles: Stinging pain and bleeding in piles.

Urine: The urine is hot and red and only a few drops come out at a time. Urethra burns and there is inflammation in the bladder. The patient is anxious on beginning to pass urine. Aconite is also useful when a newborn does not pass urine. Retention with screaming and restlessness.

Respiration: There is continuous pressure on the left side of the chest. Movement causes difficulty in breathing. There is whistling in the throat and the patient feels as if he is going to choke. Complaint is worse at night and more so after midnight. Dry cough and fever at midnight and later. The patient clutches his throat while coughing.

Neck: Stiff neck with a lot of pain.

Extremities: Fever along with pain and swelling in the joints due to exposure to dry cold wind. There is numbness and tingling in the joints. Painless crackling in all joints. The patient is worse at night.

Fever: This is the main medicine of fever particularly when accompanied by mental anguish and restlessness. The fever comes and goes suddenly. The patient consumes large quantities of water at short intervals but remains thirsty. Face turns red during fever.

Measles: It works as a prophylactic against measles. This medicine is also useful in measles if there is fever, red eyes, dry cough and burning rash on the body. The patient is very restless and in anguish.

Women’s reproductive system: Amenorrhea due to cold or fear among young girls. Menses are delayed and accompanied by nosebleed. The vagina becomes hot and sensitive during periods. Hysteria. Heavy bleeding, pain in the uterus and the ovaries. Inability to urinate after childbirth. Miscarriage due to weakness of the uterus.

Men’s reproductive system: It feels like some insect is stinging and crawling over the glans. The testicles are swollen and hard and feel bruised. There is quick erection and discharge. The erection is painful

Aggravation: The patient feels worse in a warm room, in the evening and night, with music, on consuming tobacco, when lying on the affected side and on exposure to cold and dry winds.

Amelioration: The patient feels better in open air.


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