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

Arnica Montana

Arnica Montana – 200

Injury, cuts and bruises, pain due to injury, cellulitis, inflammation, bleeding, surgical wounds and cuts, and arthritis respond well to Arnica. Weakness in old age is also well taken care of by it. It prevents sepsis and tones up muscles and blood circulation.

Nature of the patient: Solemn and fatalistic. Generally denies the existence of an illness, even when obviously unwell. Prefers to manage illness on one’s own and does not seek medical attention.

Mind: The patient is traumatized from grief or remorse or sudden realization of financial loss. Is anxious and afraid of being touched. Wants to be left alone and does not wish to talk to any one. Has nightmares. Is afraid at night and of dying suddenly. He holds his heart and keeps awake. Suffers from fear of open spaces.

Head: Apoplexy with red and full face. Vertigo while walking.

Hair: Arnica stops falling of hair.

Convulsions: Febrile convulsions in children.

Eyes: Tiredness after watching film etc. or doing close work. Dizzy on closing eyes. Retinal haemorrhage.

Teeth: Arnica given before and after a tooth extraction will reduce pain, swelling and bleeding. It also hastens healing of gums.

Face: Herpes on the face.

Throat: Arnica works well on hoarseness caused by overuse of voice.

Appendicitis: When there is severe pain in the abdomen.

Diarrhoea: Diarrhoea is severe, particularly at night. The patient passes stool during sleep. The stool contains undigested food, smells rotten, and is mixed with blood or mucus. The stools and vomit are black in colour.

Urine: The patient is unable to urinate due to tiredness or injury. The urine is brown or has a blackish hue and is heavy.

Angina Pectoris: There is pain in the region of heart that radiates to the left arm and is worse on the elbow joint. The pulse is feeble and irregular. Stitches in the heart.

Cough: Dark blood is expectorated during a severe bout of coughing. Phlegm contains small blood particles.

Body: The patient’s head and upper part of the torso are warm but the limbs and the lower portion of the torso are cold.

Exhaustion: When there is tiredness and pain due to strain and over exertion. Taking a dose of Arnica regularly will help those old people who suffer from weakness.

Injury: The patient feels bruised all over. Any touch is painful. The skin has turned blue-black due to an injury. Any injury to the head. Arnica stops external as well as internal bleeding. It works on any trouble when injury, however remote seems to have caused it.

Arthritis: The patient does not allow any one to touch the affected joint as mere touch increases pain. Back and limbs feel bruised. The bed feels hard. The patient is unable to walk straight. Joints are swollen and feel very weak. It is useful in old cases of arthritis where the problem starts in the lower extremities and moves up.

Surgery: Arnica given before and after surgery will reduce the pain and heal the wound. It will also prevent sepsis. Arnica helps a post-operative patient who is unable to pass urine.

Bleeding: When there is dark heavy bleeding from veins or a vein has burst, or there is internal bleeding, Arnica stops it.

Boils: Arnica works well on boils, that are slow to develop a head.

Bedsores: Bedsores heal well with Arnica. It also prevents bedsores.

Fever: The patient has fever with symptoms closely related to typhoid. Shivering over the whole body. Heat and redness of the head but the rest of the body is cool. Nightly sour sweat.

Women’s reproductive system: When there is abdominal pain or the woman is unable to sleep due to excessive movement of the baby during pregnancy. Varicose veins during pregnancy. If there is bleeding due to low lying placenta. If given before and after delivery, it prevents sepsis. Given after delivery, it helps the expulsion of placenta and contraction of uterus. It reduces pain and bleeding after delivery. Gives overall relief as it takes care of tiredness and recovery. Give Arnica if the labour is prolonged and there is foetal distress. Give Arnica if labour starts on account of a fall or shock and when labour is very painful. The woman is unable to urinate after delivery. Arnica heals cracked nipples.

Men’s reproductive system: The testes are sore due to an injury. They are hard and swollen and extremely sensitive to touch.

Aggravation: Touch, continuous movement, application of heat, long rest, alcohol or cold and damp surroundings make the patient worse.

Amelioration: The patient gets relief from lying down with head low and limbs spread out and on first movement.


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