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.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006


Colocynthis (Colocynth) – 200

It works well on colic, anger, sciatica and giddiness. It is useful in all conditions, which arise out of anger. It is indicated during transitional season when the sun is strong but the air is cold.

Nature of patient:
The patient is irritable. Has sedentary habits and a tendency to put on weight.

Mind: The patient is very irritable, gets annoyed when asked questions. Is very foul tempered. Wants to be left alone and is very impatient.

Head: Turning the head to the left causes giddiness. There is vomiting and nausea along with headache. The patient has a frontal headache that increases on bending forward, on lying down or on moving the eyelids. Cutting pain in the head.

Eyes: Pain in the eyes, which reduces upon being pressed. The patient feels as if his eyes will fall out if he bends forward. Pain in the eyes, followed by glaucoma.

Ears: Sounds echo in the ears.

Colic: The pain is very severe. There is a bitter taste in the mouth. The patient holds on to his abdomen and doubles up in pain. Movement and pressure with a hard object bring relief. Colic often accompanied by vomiting and loose motions. Abdominal pain is accompanied by pain in the teeth and head or cramps in the calves. It is an important remedy for colic.

Indigestion: The patient hates the sight of food. Is unable to digest starchy food like rice and potatoes. Pain in the abdomen causes nausea and vomiting. Stool after eating or drinking even a small quantity.

Urine: Intense burning in the urethra during stool. Itching at the orifice. Small quantity of urine. Pain on urinating radiates to be whole abdomen.

Body Odour: Sweat smells of urine.

Sciatica: Left-sided pain that extends to the heel. Pain moves like electric shock. It is relieved by hot fomentation and pressure. Becomes worse on movement.

Body ache: Pain in the left side of the body mostly caused by anger. The patient cries out in pain. Pain causes weakness and fainting. Feeling as if ants are crawling on the affected parts.

Arthritis: The joints are stiff. Muscles are contracted. Movement increases pain, while resting, pressure and hot fomentation reduce it.

Women’s reproductive system: There is piercing pain in the ovaries. The woman doubles up with the pain and is restless. There are small round cysts in the ovaries. Relief from bending forward and pressing her abdomen hard.

Aggravation: Anger, touch, eating and movement make the patient worse. All problems are aggravated between four and nine p.m.

Amelioration: Bending forward, applying warmth and pressure on the affected part with a hard object gives relief.


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