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Kali Bichrome – Homeopathic Medicine: Its Uses, Indications and Dosage

Homeopathic medicine Kali Bichrome is prepared from Bichromate of Potash by the potentization process. Through potentization, the medicinal properties of Bichromate of Potash are extracted, leaving behind any of its poisonous, toxic effect. As a result we get homeopathic medicine Kali Bichrome which is used in treating a number of health complaints. It is majorly used to treat cold, sinusitis, post nasal drip (PND), ear discharge, sore throat and gastric ulcers.   Kali Bichrome - homeopathic medicine

The ‘Kali Bichrome’ Constitution

This medicine is suited to fat people with a fair complexion. It is suitable to people who have tendency to have inflammation of various body parts that mainly includes nasal mucus membrane, paranasal sinus,  ear, throat, joints and erosions in stomach.

Drug Action

Firstly, it has a marked action on nasal mucus membrane and paranasal sinuses where it helps to reduce its inflammation and give relief in many symptoms including cold, nasal congestion and PND (post nasal dripping of mucus). 

Secondly, it has marked action on ears where it helps to fight with ear infections and relieve ear discharges and ear pain. Next, it has great ability to treat sinus headache and migraine headache. Other than this it is used to reduce inflammation  of the throat, respiratory tract and joints. 

Lastly, it show its action on gastrointestinal tract and helps to heal gastric ulcers and give relief in its related symptoms.

Role as a Homeopathic Medicine

1. Nasal Complaints

It is a very effective medicine to treat a number of nasal complaints. Firstly, it works wonderfully to treat complaint of cold. It is mainly given when there is discharge of thick, ropy, yellow or greenish mucus from nose. The discharge also has an offensive smell.  It is also used in cases where loss of smell and taste is present from long standing coryza. It is also well-indicated in cases where crusts are formed in the nose. The crust if detached leads to bleeding. Along with this, there is soreness and pain in the nostrils.

Next, it is a top listed medicine to treat cases of PND (post nasal drip). Post nasal drip refers to dripping of mucus from back of nostrils into the throat. Here ropy, thick mucus dripping from back of nostrils into throat is indicative to use it. The mucus is hawked up with difficulty.

Other than this it is a renowned medicine to treat sinusitis (inflammation of the membrane that lines any of the hollow areas i.e. sinuses present in the skull). Person needing it in sinusitis mainly complain of thick, ropy, yellow, greenish mucus discharge either from nose or dripping from back of nose in the throat (Post nasal drip). They also have complain of nasal stuffiness. Along with this they have violent pain in head and root of the nose.

Apart from the above, it is helpful to treat nasal polyps. These are soft, painless and non cancerous growths arising from the mucous membrane of the nose or paranasal sinuses.

2. Ear Complaints

If we talk about ear complaints then this is a very beneficial medicine to treat ear infections. In such cases it is indicated when there is a thick, yellow pus discharge from the ears. The discharge has an offensive smell. Along with this there is complaint of pain in ear especially at night time. Itching in the ears is also felt.

3. Headache

It is an excellent medicine to treat headache.

Firstly, it is indicated for treatment of migraine. In case of migraine it can be of help when there is one sided headache in small spots attended with nausea and vomiting. Sometimes vertigo also appears with it. In addition to this it is useful when blurred vision attends headache. Along with this there is aversion to light and noise.

Next, it can take care of sinus headache very well. Here one can take it when there is pain in forehead along with thick nasal discharge. They also have stuffiness in nose.

4. Sore Throat

In case of throat problems,  it is given when there is a violent pain in the throat upon swallowing. The pain is sharp and shooting in nature. Many times the pain radiates from throat to ear. Their throat and tonsils are dark, red, inflamed, swollen. Sometimes there are ulcers in throat and tonsils. They also have dryness and burning sensation in throat.  Along with this there is thick, stringy mucus in throat. It is so viscid that it can be drawn in long threads. There is also intense offensive odour from mouth.

5. Gastrointestinal (GIT) Problems

When it comes to GIT, it has given remarkable results in case of gastric ulcers. It helps to heal the ulcers and also helps to relieve its symptoms. Persons requiring it have complaint of burning in the stomach. They also suffer from pain in the stomach after eating. Fullness and heaviness in stomach is also felt by them soon after eating. They have excessive nausea with above symptoms. They may get vomiting after eating. Along with this they have loss of appetite. Other complaint they may have is excessive gas in abdomen.

6. Joint Pains

It effectively manages joint pains where there are wandering pains that shift from one joint to another. The nature of pain is shooting and pricking in nature. The pain is mostly seen to get worse in the morning time. Along with this persons needing it have stiffness in joints. They also have cracking in the joints on movement.

7. Respiratory Complaints

It is highly recommended for treating respiratory complaints. Here, its use is suggested to treat cough, asthma and bronchitis. Asthma refers to a condition characterised by narrowing with swelling of airways and extra production of mucus. It results in cough, wheezing and difficulty in breathing. Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchial tubes that refers to passage through which the air is carried to the lungs from trachea. In above cases it is of great service when there is cough which is loud, harsh with rattling in the chest. Along with this there is thick, sticky, yellowish, greenish mucus expectoration. The mucus is so viscid and stringy that it can be drawn into long threads.  In addition to above there is heaviness in chest as from a heavy load. Sometimes there is stitching pain in the chest. Wheezing or whistling sounds are also present in the chest with above symptoms. Another accompanying symptom is excessive difficulty in taking breath.

Dosage

Kali Bichrome can be used in 30 C and 200 C potency. 30 C potency can be taken once or twice a day, while 200 C potency should not be repeated frequently. It is to be used under the guidance of a homeopathic physician. 

Relationship to Other Remedies

Complementary medicine is Arsenic Album. It can be used after Kali Bichrome to complete its action when it is no longer acting.

Inimical medicine is Calcarea Carb.

Antidotes are Lachesis and Pulsatilla. These work to neutralize the action of Kali Bichrome.

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Conium – Homeopathic Medicine: Its Uses, Indications and Dosage

Conium is prepared from a plant named Conium Maculatum. It belongs to the family Umbelliferae. To prepare homeopathic medicine Conium, this plant is potentized (a process by which homeopathic remedies are prepared). In homeopathy, it is used to treat the complaint of vertigo, urinary complaints, and many female and male disorders. Conium - homeopathic medicine

The ‘Conium’ Constitution

It is mainly suited to people who live a sedentary life (that is spend much time seated) having tendency to suffer from enlarged glands and hard nodes in various body parts. 

Drug Action

It has a marked action on female genitalia and is used to treat suppressed periods, vaginal discharge, prolapse of uterus and painful periods. In females it is also a top listed medicine to treat lumps / hard nodes in breast. 

Next, it has a strong action on males genitals where it helps to treat complaint of weak erections, premature ejaculation and prostate enlargement. 

Other than this, it has an excellent action to treat vertigo and urinary problems.

Role as a Homeopathic Medicine

1. Vertigo

It is a leading medicine to treat cases of vertigo (sense of spinning and loss of balance). In such cases it is given when person gets vertigo mainly on turning the head. This feature makes it helpful in cases of Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) in which Vertigo episodes are triggered by movements of the head. Apart from this Vertigo appearing when rising from a seat or when turning in bed are also suggestive of its use. With vertigo the person may have inclination to fall. Heaviness in head and black spots floating before eyes are among other symptoms that may arise with vertigo.

2. Eye Complaints

If we talk about eye complaints then it is mainly prescribed for floating spots before eyes. Persons needing it complain of black spots, coloured bands or flickering before eyes. They may also have attending vertigo with floating spots before eyes
Next, its use is recommended for cases of photophobia (sensitivity of eyes to bright light). In such cases it is given when there is intense sensitivity to bright light along with excessive watering from eyes. The person feels pain in the eyes on exposure to bright light. The eyes may also turn red along with these features.

Apart from the above, it is used in cases of ptosis (dropping of upper eyelids). Here person is unable to raise eyelids. It feels the eyelid is pressed down with a very heavy weight.

3. Male Complaints

It is a very suitable medicine to treat a number of male complaints. Among this, it is helpful to treat prostate enlargement. In these cases it is given when patient have difficulty to initiate urination. Along with this urinary stream is also interrupted. Dribbling at the end of urination may also be present.

Next, it is a very beneficial medicine to treat erectile dysfunction in males. Erectile dysfunction refers to weak or no erections of the penis during sexual activity. Males who need it have complaint of weak erections and erections that last for a very short time. Few males may also have no erections at all. It also helps males who suffer from complaint of premature ejaculation. Other than this it is a top listed medicine to treat complaints that arise either from excessive sexual activity or from suppression of sexual desire. Lastly it helps cases inflammation of testicles mainly after injury.

4. Female Disorders

It is a very effective medicine to treat a number of female disorders.

It is a leading medicine to treat soreness and pain in breast that is felt before the onset of periods. The breast also feels enlarged and swollen. Females who require it feels the pain gets worse from walking and from slightest jar. It is also well indicated to treat nodes/ lumps in breast and inflammation of breast (mastitis).

Its use is also considered in case of prolapse of the uterus. Females needing Conium feel that the uterus will come out of the vulva. This is worse while standing and walking. Along with this, they have excessive vaginal discharge. They also complain of painful periods with above complaint.

Next, it is useful to treat vaginal discharges (leucorrhea). Here it is used when the vaginal discharge is white or yellow coloured attended with itching and burning in the vagina. The discharge is sometimes blood stained. It is also attended with griping pains in abdomen and pain in lower back. Excessive weakness accompanies this complaint.

Other than this it is useful in cases of suppressed and late periods (amenorrhoea). It helps to regularise menstrual cycle when it is always late, and menstrual flow is scanty and last for a short duration.

Lastly, complaint of painful periods is also treated well with this medicine. In such cases pain in uterus radiating down the legs and pain in back are indicative to use it. Along with this they feel dizzy and weak with painful periods.

5. Urinary Problems

It is an excellent medicine when it comes to treat urinary problems. Here it is helpful for cases of difficult urination where the urine is passed with much straining. The flow of urine is established with difficulty in the beginning. It also is beneficial for cases where urine stream is interrupted and urine starts and stops many times till complete emptying of bladder. Lastly it used to treat burning, cutting, shooting pain in urethra while urinating.

6. Cough

It is well indicated to treat cases of dry cough attended with itching and tickling sensation in throat. The cough is almost constant in nature. In most cases needing it the cough worsens from lying down at night. It may also get worse from talking and laughing. Great weakness is complained with above symptoms. Along with cough stitching pain is felt in head and chest. Sometimes mucus is vomited during coughing.

7. Weakness

It is a significant medicine to deal with weakness and is indicated when there is a lack of strength, especially in morning. The muscle of legs are very weak due which there is difficulty in walking. The person staggers while walking, all limbs feel weak and tremble, and dizziness and vertigo also appear due to weakness.

Dosage

Conium can be used in 30 C and 200 C potency. One can take its 30 C potency once or twice a day. While its 200 C potency should not be repeated frequently.

Relationship to Other Remedies

Complementary medicine is Baryta Mur which can be used after Conium to complete its action.

Antidotes are Nitric Acid, Coffea and Dulcamara. These work to neutralize the action of Conium. 

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Homeopathic Treatment for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

What are eustachian tubes and eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD)?

The Eustachian tubes are the tubes that connect the middle ear to the throat. These tubes are around 35 mm long and are 3 mm in diameter. These tubes help to equalize the ear pressure and also aids drainage of fluid from the middle ear. When these eustachian tubes get plugged, swollen, inflamed, infected, or get filled with fluid/mucus then it leads to eustachian tube dysfunction. As a result, there appears fullness in ears, pain, and hearing difficulties.

What are the causes behind it?

It mainly arises from allergies, flu, common cold, and sinus infections. Changes in altitude may also lead to it, which includes flying in an airplane, riding in elevators, travelling in the mountains, or diving. Although anyone can get it but people mainly including children (the eustachian tubes are much smaller in children and are at high chances to become clogged), who are obese ( in the fatty tissue deposits can accumulate around the eustachian tubes and clog it) and who do a lot of smoking ( which can damage the hairs of the middle ear, as a result, the risk of mucus getting stuck are raised) are at risk of developing eustachian tube dysfunction.

What are the symptoms?

The main symptom of this is a difficulty with hearing. Other symptoms of it include pain in the ear, a plugged or fullness sensation in the ear, tinnitus (noises in the ear), hearing popping/clicking sounds, mild dizziness, and trouble in maintaining balance. One or both of the ears may be affected by it at a given time. Depending upon the cause, the symptoms may last from a day to weeks or months.

Homeopathic Treatment for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

There is excellent scope to treat cases of eustachian tube dysfunction in homeopathy. Homeopathic medicines give wonderful results in such cases by treating the root cause behind it. They reduce the inflammation, swelling of the eustachian tube in a very effective manner. Along with this, they help to relieve the symptoms of it in a great manner. The symptoms of it that are managed well with these medicines include hearing difficulty, plugged sensation in the ear, noises in-ear, dizziness and loss of balance. The top-grade homeopathic medicines to treat cases of eustachian tube dysfunction include Kali Mur, Pulsatilla, Silicea, Belladonna, Natrum Mur, Calcarea Carb, and Gelsemium.

Homeopathic Medicines for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction

1. Kali Mur – Top grade medicine

Kali Mur is helpful for Persons who complain of a plugged sensation of fullness in the ears. They also have difficulty in hearing. Sometimes they feel pain in the ear. Another complaint that they have along with above is hearing a snapping, popping, and crackling noises in the ear.

2. Pulsatilla – For reducing noises in ears

Pulsatilla is a natural homeopathic medicine prepared from a plant named Pulsatilla Nigricans, commonly known by the name of windflower. This plant belongs to family Ranunculaceae. It is mainly used where persons hear noises in the ear. They may hear ringing, roaring, humming, or tinkling noises in the ear. They also feel as if the ears are stopped up with hardness of hearing. Sometimes they experience pain in ears, which is most times tearing, stitching, or pulsating in nature. It is also suitable to treat Eustachian tube dysfunction in persons having a history of chronic cold.

3. Silicea – when cold or sinus infection causes it

Silicea is a very beneficial medicine for persons who have got this condition due to cold or sinus infection. It is used when they feel stoppage in ears along with ringing or hissing noises in ears. They also complain of difficulty in hearing. Itching in ears is also felt by them. Along with this, they have stitching or shooting pain in ears.

4. Belladonna – For relieving pain in ears

Homeopathic medicine Belladonna is prepared from a plant known as deadly nightshade. This plant belongs to family Solanaceae. It is a very useful medicine to relieve pain in the ears. It is given when a person complains of pain in the ear, which may be stitching, shooting, tearing, or boring type. The pain gets worse from the least noise and from eating. Along with this, they have a hardness of hearing. They may also have tinnitus and hear tingling or ringing noises in ears.

5. Natrum Mur – When nasal allergies are present

Natrum Mur is a very suitable medicine for persons having this condition also suffer from nasal allergies. They have nasal discharges, sneezing, and watery eyes from allergies. When it comes to eustachian tube dysfunction, they usually complain of hardness of hearing. With this, they have throbbing or pulsating pain in ears. Heat and burning sensation in ears is also felt by them. Lastly, they hear humming or roaring noises in the ears.

6. Calcarea Carb – For hearing difficulty

Calcarea Carb is well indicated to manage hearing difficulty in these cases. Persons requiring it also have pain in ears on blowing nose. They also feel crackling noises in their ears when they chew food. Sometimes they feel ringing, buzzing, or hissing noises in ears.

7. Gelsemium – To manage dizziness and loss of balance

Gelsemium is prepared from bark of the root of a plant named Gelsemium Sempervirens, commonly known as yellow jasmine. This plant belongs to the family Loganiaceae. It is well indicated to manage a complaint of dizziness and loss of balance. The persons needing it usually feel dizziness on doing a sudden head movement. With this, they feel a loss of balance while walking with fear of falling. They may have other symptoms, including hearing problems and tinnitus, with rushing noises in ears along with the above symptoms.

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Homeopathic Treatment for Vestibular Neuritis

What is Vestibular Neuritis?

Vestibular neuritis is an inner ear disorder in which a person feels vertigo (feeling as if a person himself or the environment is moving), dizziness, and balance issues. It arises from the inflammation of the vestibular nerve (a nerve in the ear which is responsible for sending information from the inner ear to the brain about balance). In case this nerve is inflamed, then the transmitting of this information is interrupted, which results in dizziness and disorientation.

What is the reason behind it?

Most of the time, it results from a viral infection. The viral infections that can lead to it mainly include chickenpox, mumps, measles, herpes zoster, influenza, rubella, and mononucleosis. It can also result from a bacteriaal infection, but its chances to cause it are very rare.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of it majorly include vertigo, dizziness, and balance difficulties. Other symptoms that tend to appear with it are nausea, vomiting, and difficulty in concentration.

Homeopathic Treatment for Vestibular Neuritis

Homeopathic medicines are very helpful in treating cases of vestibular neuritis. These medicines are useful to reduce the inflammation of the vestibular nerve and relieve its symptoms. The symptoms that can be managed quite effectively with these medicines include vertigo, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and balance difficulties. These medicines are prepared from naturally occurring substances and hence are very safe to use without any sort of side effects. The top-grade homeopathic medicines indicated symptomatically to treat vestibular neuritis includes Conium, Gelsemium, Cocculus Indicus, Petroleum, Natrum Mur, Belladonna, Phosphorus, and Silicea.

Homeopathic Medicines for Vestibular Neuritis

1. Conium – Top listed to manage vertigo

Homeopathic medicine Conium is prepared from a plant named Conium Maculatum. Fresh plant when in flower is used to make homeopathic preparation. The natural order of this plant is Umbelliferae. It is highly effective for managing vertigo. Persons needing it feels as if everything is turning in a circle. They usually complain of worsening of vertigo when they turn the head. In order to prevent it, they desire to keep the head perfectly still. Sometimes they also feel vertigo comes on while they stoop. Apart from this, they may feel vertigo when rising from a seat and also when walking. Along with vertigo, they have a tendency to fall also.

2. Gelsemium – To manage dizziness, vertigo, and loss of balance

Gelsemium is a natural homeopathic medicine prepared from bark of the root of a plant named as Gelsemium Sempervirens. This plant is commonly known by the name of yellow jasmine. This plant belongs to the family Loganiaceae. It is very useful to manage dizziness, vertigo, and loss of balance. The persons needing it feels that vertigo arise when they suddenly do any of the head movement. Along with this, they feel heaviness in the head. They also have issues of imbalance while walking with fear of falling.

3. Cocculus Indicus – To relieve nausea, vomiting attending vertigo

Homeopathic medicine Cocculus Indicus is prepared from powdered seeds of a plant known as Indian Cockle. It belongs to family Menispermaceae. Cocculus Indicus is helpful in relieving nausea, vomiting attending vertigo attacks. Persons needing it feel vertigo on rising from lying position. They feel objects revolving around them. They fear to fall during vertigo episodes. Their face and head feel hot during vertigo. They also feel pressure in the forehead. Sometimes they fall down with vertigo.

4. Petroleum – To manage nausea with vertigo

Petroleum is another well-indicated medicine for managing nausea with vertigo. It is used when vertigo is worse on stooping, standing, and rising from lying position. There appears whirling sensation in the head. Lying relieves vertigo. With vertigo, there is fear of falling forward. Nausea and vomiting is present above. Face gets pale with this.

5. Natrum Mur – For vertigo, nausea, and vomiting

Like the above two medicines, Natrum Mur is also indicated to manage a complaint of vertigo with nausea and vomiting. Persons needing it feels as if they are turning in a circle. They complain of an increase in vertigo on looking upwards and when rising from a seat or from a lying position. They somewhat feel better by walking in the open air.

6. Belladonna – For managing vertigo

Homeopathic medicine Belladonna is prepared from deadly plant nightshade. The family of this plant is Solanaceae. It is also given to relieve vertigo episodes. Persons needing it feels as if surrounding objects are turning in a circle. They feel vertigo gets worse from any of the body movements. They also feel vertigo appears while walking, stooping when rising after stooping, lying, turning in bed, and from any change of position.

7. Phosphorus – For vertigo and balance issues

Phosphorus is valuable for managing vertigo and balance issues. It is used in persons who get vertigo on head movement, mainly when they looking up and down. Along with this, there is difficulty in maintaining balance while walking. Sometimes they get nausea after vertigo. In many persons falling with vertigo is there.

8. Silicea – For vertigo with the sensation of falling down

Silicea is the next very significant medicine used for managing vertigo where persons feel as if they would fall down either in a forward or backward direction. In them, vertigo usually gets worse from motion. Sometimes they get vertigo from looking upwards. In many persons needing it, nausea is complained along with vertigo attacks.

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Homeopathic Treatment for Tenosynovitis

What is Tenosynovitis?

Tenosynovitis refers to inflammation of the sheath (synovium) that is present around the tendon. Tendon is a cord of fibrous tissue that joins the muscles to the bones. The tendons are covered with a sheath called synovium, which produces synovial fluid to keep tendons lubricated. This sheath is inflamed in cases of tenosynovitis.

What are the causes behind it?

It mainly results from an injury to the tendon, overuse, strains, lifting very heavyweight, and Infection arising from a cut in the tendon and diseases that lead to inflammation & wear and tear of joint and surrounding tendons like rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and reactive arthritis. People who are prone to repetitive stress on the tendons as while jumping, running, lifting heavy loads, excessive typing on the computer, and those grasping tools like carpenters, painters, dentists are at risk of developing this condition. In many cases, the cause behind it can’t be ruled out.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms mainly include pain around the affected joint, stiffness of joint, tenderness of joints, and also difficulty with the joint movement. The joint is also swollen, and skin over it is red. Although any of the tendons can be affected by it, the most commonly affected tendons are those in the wrist, hands, ankle, and feet.

Homeopathic Treatment for Tenosynovitis

Homeopathic medicines are very effective in treating tenosynovitis. These medicines are of natural origin, hence treats this condition in a very safe manner without any side effects. This inflammation arising from various reasons including injury to the tendon, overuse, strains, lifting heavyweight and inflammation, and wear and tear of the joint and surrounding tendons from arthritis can be treated wonderfully with homeopathic medicines. These medicines bring an excellent recovery in these cases by working to treat the root cause behind it. These medicines help to bring down the inflammation of the tendon sheath and also relieve the associated symptoms of it like pain, swelling, stiffness, and tenderness around the joint. The top-grade homeopathic medicines to treat tenosynovitis are Rhus Tox, Arnica, Ruta, Bryonia, Apis Mellifica, Actaea Spicata, and Ledum Pal.

Homeopathic Medicines for Tenosynovitis

1. Rhus Tox – Leading medicine

Rhus Tox tops the list of medicines used in homeopathy for treating cases of tenosynovitis. Rhus Tox is prepared from fresh leaves of a plant completely named as Rhus Toxicodendron. This plant belongs to family Anacardiaceae. Rhus Tox is very beneficial when inflammation of tendon sheath arise from an injury to the tendon, overuse, strains, repetitive stress on tendons, lifting very heavy objects, and inflammation and wear and tear of joint and tendons from arthritis (joint inflammation). Persons were needing it to have pain in the affected joint along with swelling and marked stiffness. Redness and heat in the joints is also there. Cracking sound from joints on stretching is also present. They mostly complain of worsening of pain when they are at rest and relief on moving the affected joint. They may also have to worsen joint pain in cold weather.

2. Arnica – For inflamed tendon sheath from injury

Homeopathic medicine Arnica is prepared from a plant named Arnica Montana, which is commonly known by the name leopard’s – bane or fallkraut. This plant belongs to family Compositae. Arnica is well indicated for cases that arise from injuries. Persons who need this medicine have marked pain and swelling in the joint. Pain is a sore and bruised type. The joints are also very tender, and they have a great fear of touching the joint. Sometimes they also feel a prickling sensation in joints.

3. Ruta – When inflammation arise from injuries and strains

Homeopathic medicine Ruta is prepared from a fresh plant named Ruta Graveolens, commonly known as garden rue or bitterwort. This plant belongs to the family Rutaceae. Ruta is valuable when this condition arises from injuries and strains (overstretching or tearing of tendons). There is soreness and aching in the affected joint in cases requiring Ruta. The pain is attended with swelling of the joints. In cases where the wrist is affected, it is given for shooting pain along with stiffness in the wrist.

4. Bryonia – For joint pain worsening from motion

Homeopathic medicine Bryonia is prepared from the root of a plant named Bryonia alba is commonly known as wild hops and also white bryony. This plant belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Bryonia is used when pain in the affected joint gets worse from motion and relieved from rest. The pain, in most cases, is sharp, stitching, or tearing in nature. Warmth may relieve the pain. Along with the painful joint is also swollen and red.

5. Apis Mellifica – For reducing joint swelling

Apis Mellifica is a very beneficial medicine to reduce swelling in the affected joint. Persons needing it also have pain in joint along with swelling. The pain is majorly burning, stinging in nature where Apis is needed. The joint is also intensely red, inflamed, and sensitive to touch. Heat is present in the affected joint, along with the above symptoms.

6. Actaea Spicata – For pain and swelling in small joint

Homeopathic medicine Actaea Spicata is prepared from the root of a plant known as baneberry or herb Christopher. This plant belongs to family Ranunculaceae. Actaea Spicata is a very useful medicine when small joints, including wrist, hand, and ankle, are painful and swollen. Pain is drawing or tearing type. The pain most times get worse from motion and touch. All these parts are also swollen. The swelling arises from slight fatigue or walking.

7. Ledum Pal – When feet and ankle is affected

Homeopathic medicine Ledum Pal is prepared from plant Ledum Palustre commonly known as wild rosemary, marsh cistus, or marsh tea. This plant belongs to the family Ericaceae. Ledum Pal is an excellent medicine when feet and ankle are involved in this condition. It is used when there is pain and swelling in the feet and ankle. A burning sensation is also felt. Stiffness is also present in the feet and ankles. Warmth tends to worsen the pain while cold application relieves the pain in cases needing Ledum Pal.

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Homeopathic Treatment for Allergic cough

What is an allergic cough and the reason behind it?

Allergic cough is the one caused by the hypersensitive reaction of the immune system to an allergen. Allergen is a substance that tends to trigger an allergic response specifically in those persons who are sensitive to it and doesn’t have any effect on any other person. In the case of allergies, the body reacts to the allergens by activating mast cells. These cells release histamine, which causes allergy symptoms, including cough. A cough caused by an allergy usually lasts from days to months. It begins as soon as the person gets exposed to allergens and remain till exposure to allergens continue. It can be attended with a runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, itchy throat, and sore throat. Fever doesn’t appear in an allergic cough. The appearance of fever is indicative that cough is due to some infection and not allergies.

What are the trigger factors?

It can be triggered by many allergens, out of which main are dust, pollens, pet danders, and mold. Apart from this cigarette smoke, air pollution and chemical fumes also can trigger it. These allergens tend to cause irritation and swelling of the airways resulting in cough. People have suffered from this complaint during some specific seasons or in some environments. It tends to run in families.

Homeopathic Treatment for Allergic cough

Homeopathic medicines offer very safe and effective treatment for the cases of allergic cough. They treat it by moderating the overactive immune system and gives excellent results. Homeopathic medicines for this are of natural origin, thus treat it in a very safe manner without any side effects. Among various medicines to treat allergic cough, the top grade medicines are Arsenic Album, Belladonna, Natrum Mur, Drosera, Bryonia, Spongia, Rumex, and Ipecac.

Homeopathic Medicines for Allergic cough

1. Arsenic Album – Leading medicine

Arsenic Album is very beneficial for treating an allergic cough with runny nose and sneezing. The cough for using this medicine is usually deep, dry in nature. This is attended with difficulty in breathing. In many cases whistling sound from the chest is present. Sometimes expectoration of frothy mucus or yellow mucus is present. The symptoms most times get worse at night time. Along with the above symptoms, great anxiety and restlessness also appear.

2. Belladonna – When sore throat attends

Homeopathic medicine Belladonna is prepared from a plant named deadly nightshade. This plant belongs to natural order Solanaceae.
Belladonna is a well indicated when sore throat attends cough. A person needing it has pain, soreness, and rawness in the throat. Irritation, dryness, roughness, and scratching in the throat is also marked in them. They have a short, dry cough that continues day and night. There is sensation as if something is stuck inside the throat. A tickling and burning sensation is also felt in the throat. Along with the above headache also appears in them.

3. Natrum Mur – For nasal allergy with it

Natrum Mur is a very effective medicine when nasal allergy appears with the cough. Persons needing it have a watery discharge from nose that alternate with dryness. Along with this, they have intense sneezing. Watering from eyes is also present among them. With this, they have a cough arising from tickling in throat. They have white mucus expectoration. They may have pain in the throat and head while coughing.

4. Drosera – For dry, irritative cough

Homeopathic medicine Drosera is prepared from a plant named Drosera rotundifolia, commonly known as round-leaved sundew. This plant belongs to family Droseraceae. It is very useful when the cough is dry, irritative in nature. Along with this tickling, roughness and scraping sensation in the fauces is felt. The person also has difficulty in breathing with coughing. Most people needing Drosera has worsening of condition from warmth, lying down, and drinking.

5. Bryonia – for managing pain in chest and head

Homeopathic medicine Bryonia is prepared from the root of plant Bryonia Alba, commonly known as wild hops. This plant belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Bryonia is very beneficial to relieve pain in chest and head appearing while coughing. The cough is dry and gets worse after eating and drinking. Sometimes vomiting appears with it. Scratching in the throat and difficulty in breathing is also present. While in some cases bloody, brick dust coloured expectoration arises.

6. Spongia – For absolutely dry cough

Spongia gives excellent results when the cough is absolutely dry. With this tickling in the throat is there. There is no expectoration at all. The whole of the respiratory tract feels dry. Warm drinks may offer relief. Along with this, wheezing in the chest is present. Chest feels heavy sometimes with pain. Burning sensation in the chest is also felt. Other than this, suffocation is experienced by the person.

7. Rumex – For cough arising from tickling in throat pit

Homeopathic medicine Rumex is prepared from the fresh root of a plant named Rumex Crispus, commonly known as yellow dock. This plant belongs to the family Polygonaceae. Rumex is given when cough arises from tickling sensation in the throat pit. It is severe and almost constant. It tends to worsen from talking and inhaling cold air. There appears a sensation of the feather in the throat. Along with this, scanty expectoration arises with difficulty.

8. Ipecac – When cough ends in vomiting

Ipecac is prepared from the dried root of a plant Ipecacuanha. This plant belongs to family Rubiaceae. A person needing it has a spasmodic cough that ends in vomiting. It mostly worsens from eating. Along with this, mucus rattling in the chest is there. The chest feels tight, along with suffocation.

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Homeopathic Treatment for Ozaena

What is Ozaena, and the reasons behind it?

Ozaena, also known as atrophic rhinitis, refers to the chronic inflammatory disease of the nasal cavity in which the nasal mucosa and the underlying bone gets atrophied i.e., waste away and shrinks. The exact reason behind ozaena is not apparent yet. But few risk factors predispose a person to develop ozaena. These risk factors include a family history of ozaena indicating a genetic basis, infections (mainly Klebsiella ozaena, proteus, and E.coli), nutritional deficiencies, endocrine conditions, and autoimmune conditions. In many cases, it can also occur after sinus surgery, nasal trauma, deviated nasal septum, and diseases, including T.B. (tuberculosis) and syphilis.

What are the Symptoms?

The main symptoms include nasal blockage, crusts inside the nose that are mostly green in color, bleeding on detaching these crusts, foul smell from these crusts, and also foul smell from the mouth. Apart from these, other symptoms are nasal discharge, loss of smell, or decrease of smell, headache, and sore throat.

Homeopathic Treatment for Ozaena

Homeopathic medicines offer great help to manage the symptoms of ozaena. Although the destruction that has already taken place in the nasal mucosa and underlying bone in these cases can’t be reversed with homeopathic medicines. But they definitely are very useful in managing the symptoms. The symptoms of this condition that are effectively managed with homeopathic medicines are nasal blockage, crusts inside the nose, bleeding from coats, foul smell from nose and mouth loss/decrease of smell, or decreased smell, headache, and sore throat. The top-grade homeopathic medicines for symptomatic treatment of ozaena are Kali Bichrome, Merc Sol, Pulsatilla, Lemna Minor, and Calcarea Carb.

Homeopathic Medicines for Ozaena

1. Kali Bichrome – Top grade medicine

Kali Bichrome is an effective medicine when there is chronic inflammation of nasal mucosa along with its destruction. Persons needing it have dry, hard crusts in the nostrils. These crusts are often green in color. They discharge blood when detached. The coatings have an offensive smell. A person also feels the stoppage of the nose from the crusts. Itching in nostrils is also contacted by them. Another attending complaint is swelling and burning sensation in the nostrils. Pain at the root of the nose, loss of smell, and headache are other symptoms that are often complained by the person with the above indications.

2. Merc Sol – To manage to bleed from nasal crusts

Merc Sol is a very beneficial medicine to control bleeding from nasal crusts. A person who requires it has coated in the nose. When these crusts are detached, there appears bleeding. Their nostrils are red, raw, and they feel pain in the nose on touching it. Itching in the nostrils is also felt by them. They also have a complaint of fetid smell in the nose. Offensive odor from the mouth and sore throat are also frequently present among them.

3. Pulsatilla – To manage the loss of smell

Homeopathic medicine Pulsatilla is prepared from a plant named Pulsatilla Nigricans, which is commonly known as windflower. This plant belongs to family Ranunculaceae. It is very helpful for cases where the loss of smell is a prominent symptom. People needed it present with a history of long-standing chronic nasal infections with thick, lumpy yellowish or greenish discharges. Presently they have a loss of smell. Another complaint they have is impressive pain at the root of the nose. They also feel swelling and soreness in the nostrils. Sometimes they have itching in the nose.

4. Lemna Minor – For extremely offensive discharge

Lemna Minor is prepared from a plant named as duckweed. This plant belongs to family Lemnaceae. It is given in cases where crusts and pus-like discharge from the nose with intensely offensive odor is present. Along with this is nose is blocked. Pain is also felt in the nose. Other than this, the nose feels dry, and in many cases, loss of smell is noted.

5. Calcarea Carb – To relieve stoppage of nostrils

Calcarea Carb is the next very useful medicine for cases with intense stoppage of the nose is present. Due to this, there appears difficulty in breathing. Along with this, there is thick yellow crusts in the nostrils. An offensive smell in the nose is also there. The nose is very sensitive to touch. Along with this, dryness is felt in the nose mostly at night time. In some cases, a headache is present. Swelling, prickling sensation and itching in the nose are other accompanying symptoms.

6. Hepar Sulph – For relieving pain in the nose on touching

Hepar Sulph is an excellent medicine relieve pain in the nose that appears on touching it. The nostrils are inflamed, swollen along with offensive scabs in the nose in such cases. Thick pus-like discharge from the nose, which is blood-tinged, appears in few cases. Another attending symptom is heat and burning sensation in the nostrils. Loss of smell is also present.

7. Silicea – For offensive nasal discharge

Silicea is also indicated for managing offensive nasal discharge. The discharge is like thick, tough mucus, or like pus. Persons who need it have also stoppage in nose and decrease of smell. Pain in nose most times extending to head is also prominent among them.

8. Aurum Met – For managing pain in nostrils

Aurum Met is yet another medicine to manage pain in nostrils. Fetid discharge from the nose, bleeding from the nose, and putrid smell in the nose are also there in cases needing it. Obstruction of the nose is also present. In addition to this, there is burning, smarting, and intense soreness in the nostrils.

9. Asafoetida – For halt further destruction of nasal bones

Asafoetida is well indicated for preventing further destruction of nasal bones. In cases needing it, there is offensive discharge from the nose. Pressure sensation in the nose is also there. Lastly, fullness in the head is felt with the above features.

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Homeopathic Treatment for Vestibular Migraine

What is vestibular migraine and the reason behind it?

A vestibular migraine refers to vertigo episodes in persons having a history of migraine ( one-sided headache most times attended with nausea, vomiting). A person having it feels as if he is revolving or the surrounding objects are revolving. Head movement worsens vertigo. It is different from migraines because it doesn’t involve a headache. The exact cause behind vestibular migraine is not known yet. But it is thought to arise when a vestibular system in the ear (that controls the body’s balance) is affected in a person having a history of migraine. It is thought to run in families. There are certain risk factors that can trigger it. These factors include sleep loss, food like MSG (monosodium glutamate), coffee, chocolate, caffeine, stress, anxiety, and weather changes.

What are its symptoms?

Spontaneous episodes of vertigo, dizziness is the major symptom of it. Other symptoms that may attend include the feeling of imbalance, motion sickness, nausea, and vomiting. In some cases, pressure feeling in head, noises in the ear (tinnitus), neck pain, and visual complaints (likes blurred vision, spots or flashes of light before eyes ), sensitivity to light and noise are present. The duration of an episode of vestibular migraines varies from few seconds to minutes and rarely for a day or two.

Homeopathic treatment for Vestibular Migraine

Vestibular migraine can be treated in an effective and natural way with homeopathic medicines. Homeopathic medicines are highly useful to manage its symptoms, including vertigo, dizziness, visual complaints, noises in the ear (tinnitus), sensitivity to light and noise, nausea, vomiting, and fullness sensation in the head. The top-grade homeopathic medicine to treat this condition are Gelsemium, Conium, Belladonna, Natrum Mur, Cocculus Indicus, Bryonia, Cyclamen and Phosphorus

Homeopathic Medicines for Vestibular Migraine

1. Gelsemium – Top grade medicine

Homeopathic medicine Gelsemium is prepared from bark of the root of plant Gelsemium Sempervirens, commonly known as yellow jasmine. It belongs to family Loganiaceae.Persons needing this medicine complain of episodes of vertigo and dizziness. This complaint is worse by a sudden movement of the head. They also have a feeling of imbalance while walking. Another symptom frequently experienced by them is dimness or blurring of vision along with vertigo episodes.

2. Conium – For managing vertigo

Conium is effective in managing vertigo episodes. A person who needs it has vertigo with a feeling as if they are revolving in a circle. Their vertigo appears especially on turning the head, so they desire to keep their heads still. They also tend to fall sideways from vertigo. Along with vertigo, they feel black spots before eyes.

3. Belladonna – For cases with sensitivity to light and noise

Belladonna is prepared from a deadly plant nightshade. This plant belongs to family Solanaceae. Its use is indicated in cases that present with sensitivity to light and noise. Along with this vertigo, episodes are there with feeling as if all the surrounding objects are turning in a circle. A person requiring it also has pressure and heaviness sensation in the head. Noises in ear and dimness of vision are other symptoms frequently felt by them.

4. Natrum Mur – To manage vertigo and visual disturbance

Natrum Mur is considered in cases when a person has visual disturbance along with vertigo. Among the visual disturbance, the main is blurred vision. Next are black spots, streaks of light, or flickering before eyes. Vertigo appears among them with sensation as if they will fall down or faint.

5. Cocculus Indicus – To relieve nausea and vomiting.

Cocculus Indicus is prepared from powdered seeds of a plant named as Indian Cockle. This plant belongs to family Menispermaceae. It is useful to relieve nausea and vomiting in these cases. In such cases, vertigo is also there with sensation as if objects are moving up and down. It is mostly felt when rising from lying position. This is attended by a tendency to fall down. Along with this pressure is felt in the forehead. Sometimes ringing in ears is also felt. It is also considered in cases of vestibular migraine in persons who have a complaint of motion sickness (complaint of nausea, vomiting, and dizziness while travelling by car, train, boat, or airplane).

6. Bryonia – For relieving dizziness, vertigo

Homeopathic medicine Bryonia is prepared from the root of the plant named wild hops. This plant belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Persons needing Bryonia mainly have dizziness in the morning on rising from bed. They also complain of dizziness when rising from a seat and on stooping. The slightest motion also brings on vertigo attacks in them. Along with vertigo, they have heaviness in the head.

7. Cyclamen – To treat vertigo and dimness of vision

Homeopathic medicine Cyclamen is prepared from the root of a plant Cyclamen Europaeum, commonly named as Sow – bread. The family of this plant is Primulaceae. Like Natrum Mur, Cyclamen is also a valuable medicine to treat vertigo attacks that are attended with dimness of vision or impaired sight. Most people needing it have vertigo while walking and better by sitting. They feel objects are turning in the circle during vertigo episodes. Along with this, they feel fullness, congestion, and heated sensation in the head.

8. Phosphorus – For flashes of light before eyes

Phosphorus is a significant medicine for managing flashes of light before eyes. Along with this vertigo, episodes arise many times a day. Most of the time, vertigo attacks are triggered by looking up or down, on moving head, and from drinking coffee in cases requiring Phosphorus. Imbalance while walking is also present. Roaring noises in the ear is another accompanying complaint with above.

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Homeopathic Treatment for Loose Cough

Cough is a natural reflex by which the body clears the throat and airways from irritants (like dust, smoke, allergens), mucus, or any fluid. Loose cough refers to a cough in which mucus (phlegm) is produced. It may cause rattling sound in the chest or throat. A person may also feel congestion in the chest. It can be attended with other symptoms like difficulty in breathing, wheezing, pain in the chest, and fever, depending upon the cause.

What is the reason behind it?

It mostly arises due to infections with bacteria and viruses. Mucus is produced by the lining of the whole respiratory tract usually that keeps airways moist and acts as a protective barrier for irritants. In the case of infection, this mucus production increases than usual. It helps to trap the infection-causing organism, and with a cough, this excessive mucus expels out from mouth as phlegm. Loose cough can arise in bronchitis (I.e., inflammation of the bronchial tubes), pneumonia (infection in lungs), bronchiectasis ( damage, thickening, and widening of the bronchi) and sometimes in asthma.

Homeopathic Treatment for Loose Cough

Loose cough can be treated effectively with natural homeopathic medicines. Both acute, as well as chronic, long-standing cases, are treatable with homeopathic medicines. These medicines treat the root cause behind it to bring excellent recovery. They help to bring relief in cough as well as attending symptoms like difficulty in breathing, chest pain, and wheezing in the chest. The top three homeopathic medicines for treating loose cough are Antimonium Tart, Arsenic Album, and Hepar Sulph.

Homeopathic Medicines for Loose Cough

1. Antimonium Tart – Top grade medicine

Antimonium Tart is useful for persons who have excessive rattling of mucus in the chest. They feel chest is congested and full of phlegm, but very little is expectorated. The expectoration is scanty, thick, white, or yellow in color. They have cough day and night. It worsens on lying down and compels them to sit up. Along with this, they have difficulty in breathing. Sometimes they also have chest pain while coughing.

2. Arsenic Album – To manage difficulty in breathing

Arsenic Album is a very beneficial medicine to control trouble in breathing, appearing with the cough. Along with this, expectoration of yellow, green, or frothy mucus is present. The expectoration is difficult. A person feels suffocated with this. Constricted sensation in the chest is also explored. Wheezing in the chest is prominent with the above symptoms.

3. Hepar Sulph – When cold air exposure worsens

Hepar Sulph is well indicated in people who have to worsen this condition from exposure to cold air. They have a cough with abundant thick, yellow expectoration. Breathing difficulty and whistling sounds in the chest are also there. Hepar Sulph is effective for this complaint arising in bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.

4. Silicea – For yellow expectoration

Silicea is an ideal choice when a person has a yellow expectoration. The expectoration is thick, lumpy. It may also be pus-like with an offensive smell. Cough is there that gets worse from cold drinks and better from warm drinks. Chest pain of stitching nature is also felt with the above symptoms

5. Pulsatilla – For greenish expectoration

Pulsatilla is a natural medicine prepared from a plant named Pulsatilla Nigricans, commonly known as windflower. This plant belongs to family Ranunculaceae. It is a very when greenish mucus is expectorated. The expectoration is copious. It may have a salty or sweetish taste. Cough is mostly worse in the morning in cases needing Pulsatilla. In many cases needing it, the condition gets worse in a warm room and better in the open air. Oppression or constriction of the chest sometimes accompanies these symptoms.

6. Natrum Mur – For white phlegm

Natrum Mur is helpful when white phlegm is expectorated. It has a salty taste. With this person complains of pain in throat and bursting pain in the head. Cutting and tearing pain in the chest during coughing is also complained. They often feel as if the condition worsens from exertion. Shortness of breath may also be felt by them.

7. Ipecac – When vomiting appears

Ipecac is well indicated when vomiting appears with a cough. Ipecac is prepared from the dried root of the plant named Ipecacuanha. This plant belongs to family Rubiaceae. Persons who require Ipecac have excessive mucus collection in the chest. They have intense retching and vomits the mucus with difficulty. Expectoration of mucus gives temporary relief to them. Along with the above, they feel tightness in chest and suffocation. Weakness is another symptom that attends.

8. Kali bichrome – For ropy, stringy mucus

Kali bichrome is suitable when thick, viscid, ropy mucus is expectorated that can be drawn in long strings. It has an offensive smell. With this, there is a cough that is constant and is very loud. There is the excessive rattling of mucus in the chest with whistling sounds.

9. Stannum Met – For extreme weakness

Stannum Met offers much help to persons who have an extreme weakness with the cough. They have deep, violent cough with frequent hawking from mucus felt in the chest. They feel it worsens from talking and laughing. Green coloured mucus is expectorated with this. It has a sweetish taste and a fetid smell. The expectoration is most copious in the morning time. A person also feels shortness of breath. Pain and oppression in the chest are other symptoms that accompany the above complaints.

10. Senega – For difficult expectoration

Homeopathic medicine Senega is prepared from the dried root of plant Senega Officinalis. This plant belongs to natural order Polygalaceae.
Senega is valuable to treat such cases with difficult expectoration. In cases needing it, there is loose, rattling cough with little expectoration. The person has to hawk a lot in order to expectorate the phlegm, which is yellow coloured and sometimes is bloodstained. Along with this, they have stitching pain in the chest while coughing and breathing. They also have sensitive and painful chest wall.

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Homeopathic Treatment for Dry Eczema

Eczema refers to a skin condition where the skin becomes inflamed, red, itchy with or without any discharge. In cases of dry eczema skin rash appears without any discharge. It is attended with itching. In some cases, scaliness on the skin appears. While in many cases skin gets thick sometimes with cracks. There are also chances of infection on affected skin after intense scratching. If infected there appear discharge from the infected areas which may be fluid or pus-like discharge. It is not a contagious condition and doesn’t spread from one person to another. The exact reason behind dry eczema is not known. However, it is thought to run in families. It is also linked to abnormal functions of the immune system. Environmental factors that are excessive exposure to the too hot or too cold environment is also considered a triggering factor for this condition.

Homeopathic Treatment for Dry Eczema

Homeopathic mode offers a very natural treatment for cases of dry eczema. Homeopathic medicines help to reduce the inflammation, redness, and thickness of the skin. They also aid in the healing of skin rash. They work effectively to heal cracks in the skin where present. Along with this, they help to manage skin itching. Persons who get an infection on the skin from excessive scratching are also benefited with these medicines. Homeopathic medicines to treat this condition are made from naturally occurring substances. Hence they treat it in a very safe manner without any side effects. The top-grade homeopathic medicines for treating it are Graphites, Apis Mellifica, Sulphur, Petroleum, Psorinum, Alumina, Arsenic Album, Natrum Mur and Fagopyrum.

Homeopathic Medicines for Dry Eczema

1. Graphites – Top listed medicine

Graphites are very effective in homeopathic medicine to treat cases of dry eczema. Persons needing it have red, inflamed spots on the skin which are very dry and sometimes it is attended with cracks. Excessive itching has also complained along with this. Few persons may develop open sores on the skin after scratching. After this, they may get infected. Graphites also help in such cases where a superadded infection has appeared after scratching the dry eczema patches. In such cases the key feature to use it is sticky, gluey discharges from the sores.

2. Apis Mellifica – For managing burning and stinging pain

Apis Mellifica is indicated to manage intense burning and stinging pain in the skin rashes. Cases requiring it has dry, red rashes on the skin. These rashes also itch violently. Itching feels like pricking on the skin. It is relieved by scratching. The skin area with rash also appears swollen. The rash is also sore, painful and sensitive to touch.

3. Sulphur – To relieve itching and burning

Sulphur offers great help to soothe the itching and burning sensation in the skin rash. The itching gets worse at night where Sulphur is indicated. After scratching there appears burning in the affected skin areas. Sometimes bleeding also arises from the dry skin areas after scratching. Few people also feel pain in the skin after scratching it. Other attending feature is formication (insect crawling) sensation on the skin. Rest of the features that may be present include prickling or stitching sensation on the skin.

4. Petroleum – To heal deep cracks on the skin

Petroleum is well indicated to heal deep cracks on the skin. The skin is also thickened and looks dirty along with cracks in cases needing it. Sometimes blood appears from the thick and cracked skin. The affected skin also feels sore and painful. It is also given where infection on skin has occurred with pus discharge. Next, it is considered in cases where thick scabs form on the affected skin after scratching and infection. Lastly, Petroleum is useful to treat dry, rough and cracked skin that gets worse in the winters.

5. Psorinum – For skin rash that worsens in cold weather

Psorinum is also a wonderful medicine when skin rash gets worse in cold weather. Persons needing it have dry, crusted eruptions mostly all over the body. Skin also appears cracked along with roughness in bends of the joints. There is severe itching in these eruptions. The person tends to scratch until the skin gets raw and bleed. Itching is worse at night that disturbs sleep.

6. Alumina – For managing intense itching

Alumina is another very beneficial medicine, like Sulphur to manage intense itching on skin. It is used when there are patches of dry, rough, cracked areas of skin with excessive itching. The itching gets worse when getting warm in bed. The itching is intolerable and the person scratches skin until it bleeds. Alumina helps to ease the itching and heal the eczema patches.

7. Arsenic Album – To relieve excessive burning

Arsenic Album offers great relief in excessive burning in a skin rash. In cases needing this medicine, there is dry, rough skin. The patches of skin affected with eczema feel like sand. Most times scales are present on dry skin areas. The peeling of the skin may also be there. The affected skin is also sensitive to touch. A person may feel intense anxiety and restlessness along with these skin symptoms.

8. Natrum Mur – For inflammation and dryness in bends of limbs

Natrum Mur is considered when there are inflammation and dryness in the bends of limbs. Itching and pricking are felt in these dry patches on the skin. The stinging sensation is also felt in some cases. Apart from above Natrum Mur is also well indicated to treat eczema that appears behind the ears and along the margins of the scalp.

9. Fagopyrum – For cases where itching relieves by cold bathing

Fagopyrum is prepared from a plant named Fagopyrum Esculentum commonly named as buckwheat. It belongs to family Polygonaceae. It proves beneficial when there are red, inflamed, dry areas on the skin along with itching and heat. Relief in itching is obtained by bathing in cold water. The itching gets worse from scratching. It also gets worse form touch in some of the cases.

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