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5 Best Natural Homeopathic Medicines to Treat Gout

homeopathic medicine for gout

Gout is an inflammatory joint disease that arises due to an increase in levels of the uric acid in the blood. Any joints in the body can be affected with gout, although the joint at the base of the great toe has a higher chance of developing the condition. Increased uric acid is not a disease and by itself is not dangerous. However, if excess uric acid levels lead to formation of crystals between the joints, gout can develop. In some individuals excess levels also lead to the formation of kidney stones. Please remember not all who have high levels of uric acid, develop gout. Homeopathic medicine for gout helps relieve the symptoms and also reduce the associated swelling in the joints. These medicines can be a big boon for all those who suffer from high uric acid. These medicines work by reducing the uric acid’s overproduction by the body and where the need be, by accelerating the removal of this waste product from through the kidneys.

Homeopathic Medicine for Gout

Homeopathy can help treat gout effectively. They relieve painful symptoms of an acute gout attack by aiding the elimination of excessive uric acid from the body. Symptoms like pain, swelling, tenderness in the affected joints are manageable with these medicines. Following this, the treatment for excess uric acid can help treat the chronic tendency to develop frequent episodes of gout.

1. Bryonia Alba – Top Remedy for Gout

Bryonia Alba is a medicine for gout in cases where there is excessive pain, swelling, redness, and heat in the affected joint. The nature of the pain is sharp or tearing. The pain may get worse from the slightest movement while warming the joint provides relief.

2. Colchicum Autumnale – For Gout in Big Toe

Colchicum Autumnale is a medicine for gout that affects the big toe. There may be intense swelling and pain in the big toe that gets worse on movement, and from the slightest touch. Evening aggravation of the toe pain is also noted in few cases requiring this remedy.

3. Lycopodium Clavatum – For Gout Affecting Heel

Lycopodium Clavatum is a medicine for gout where there is heel pain and high levels of uric acid. There may be worsening of heel pain while walking and a sensation of stone under the heel. Along with this, profuse sweat on the feet and coldness of feet is present. Lycopodium Clavatum is also indicated for cases of chronic gout where chalky deposits have formed in the joints.

4. Benzoicum Acidum – For Gout Affecting Knee Joint

Benzoicum Acidum is a medicine for gout that affects the knee joint. The joint is swollen and painful, and there is a cracking in the joint with movement. In some cases, nodes from the deposits of urate crystals may be present on the knees. Benzoicum Acidum also works well in cases of knee pain worsening from taking wine.

5. Ledum Pal – For Gout with Ankle Pain

Ledum Pal is a medicine for gout leading to ankle pain. Pain and swelling in the ankle that radiates upwards in the leg is present. The pain also gets worse with movement.

6. Abrotanum – For Gout with Wrist Pain

Abrotanum is a medicine for gout that causes wrist pain, along with high uric acid levels. The wrist gets inflammed and sore to touch. Stiffness and a pricking sensation may be present. Abrotanum is also indicated for gout in the ankles.

7. Causticum – For Gout in Elbow Joint

Causticum is a medicine for gout in the elbow joint when there is a pressing or gripping sensation felt in the elbow, along with pain. Warmth in the elbow area can help relieve the pain. Causticum also helps in lowering down the uric acid levels.

8. Berberis Vulgaris – For Uric Acid Control

Berberis Vulgaris is an anti-uric acid medicine that helps dissolve kidney stones. It is indicated in cases where there is a pain in the kidney area. The pain may radiate down to the urinary bladder from the kidney area, along with a stinging, burning sensation in the kidneys. The urine may also contain sandy or slimy sediments.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why does a person develop gout?

The main cause of gout is an increase in the levels of uric acid in the blood. The increase in the levels of uric acid can arise either due to an overproduction of the uric acid, or decreased elimination of the uric acid from the body by the kidneys. Dietary products rich in purines tend to raise the levels of uric acid in the blood. Some foods that are high in purines include meat, fish, seafood, shellfish, beans, spinach.
Apart from these, some other factors can make a person susceptible to gout; like obesity, a positive family history of gout, use certain medicines like thiazide diuretics, and medical diseases like kidney disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and hypertension.

2. What are the signs and symptoms of gout?

Gout occurs due deposition of uric acid crystals in the joint spaces and or in the connective tissue of the joints. It is a very painful condition causing swelling redness heat pain and stiffness of the joint. Deposits of uric acid, called tophi can appear as lumps under the skin and around the joints. Gout mainly affects the big toe but it can affect other joints like foot instep, ankles, heels, knees, wrists, fingers, and elbows. The primary symptoms of gout include pain in the affected joint along with high swelling, tenderness, redness, and warmth. In long-standing cases, hard nodes can form around the affected joints. These are known as tophi.

3. Which joints get affected by gout?

Gout can affect any joints in the body. However, in a majority of the cases, the joint at the base of the big toe gets affected. The other joints that can be affected by gout include ankles, knees, wrist, elbow, fingers, and shoulders.

4. How is gout diagnosed?

The most commonly used test for confirming gout is serum uric acid testing. In case of gout, the levels of serum uric acid levels are found to be elevated.

Managing Gout

Certain lifestyle measures can help manage gout, like:

  • Following a gout diet that includes a healthy amount of fluid intake.
  • Avoiding foods that cause gout due to their high purine content, like meat, fish, seafood, beans, shellfish, and spinach.
  • Not consuming alcohol.
  • Increasing the amount of water intake as well as fluids like coconut water, buttermilk, green tea and lemon water.
  • Reducing weight where required.
  • Ensuring routine exercise.

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  1. Rasmikanta Acharya says:

    My mother’s blood uric acid level is 7.8 and suffering from gout at heel with high inflammation and pain even after use of febuxostart 80 mg every day pl.suggest. my e mail id is

  2. Berberies vulgris 30 8 drops 3 time in once day

  3. Mohammad Shahabuddin says:

    I checked my uric acid to be 7.2 and creatinine as 0.90 the doctor gave me allopathy medicine to have I tab daily. I don’t want to take it as I heard it affects the liver and also a person can become diabetic if he is not. Can you please suggest me homeopathy medicine. I shall abstain from food which is forbidden in uric acid

  4. Irene Wilson says:

    Hi Dr Sharma, can you have auric Acod deposits coming from and grains you can feel in your eyes, above your eyes and under your forehead and starting to come through the skin on your face. I have the sorest feet ever with constant pain on the actuall toes and some look like there deforming, the arches I’m my foot that has been diagnosed through an axis sore around the front as well as underneath i am 52yrs old and a Healthcare Assistant with the NHS, I have 4 dogs so am always out walking them, please help what do I do first. At the moment I am off work sick and have very limited pennies is this available through the NHS and I’m also in Scotland, thank you Irene Wilson.

  5. Dr. Sharma,

    my age 37 and last two months my uric acid level is 8.1 so please give me any advise


  6. Mujeeb Thottiparambil says:

    Dear Doctor,
    My uric acid level is 7.8, started knee pain when sitting a place , my job is full time infront of computer.
    I alredy started exercise early morning 20 minute using the treadmill and joint rotation exersices.
    Kindly advice if need any medicine

  7. Sir, i am suffering from toe pain for last one year. Every walking step is very much painful. Uric acid level checked and found 5.9, pl advise medicine which can cure and get relieve from acute pain. Earlier i used to have redness,inflamation and burning sensation at the middle of both toes and adjacent areas. Nowadays i am feeling pain at the bottom of both toe also along with toe joint pain and occasional advise medicine.


      Since last 2 years suffering from knee pain and little swelling on legs. Leg swelling vanishes some times after night sleep. Uric acid level is 7.0. So please suggest homoeopathic medicine.


    MY URIC ACID LEVEL IS 7.8 as laborty report but when i used medicine (zurig 80mg) four table in four days the level of uric acid comes down 5.4 . when its level is high in my body noi pain in any parts. pls recomaneded medicine for me.

  9. Ashutosh Kumar jha says:

    Dear sir,
    I am suffering for uric acid 6.77 my age 36 years old.
    I am note drink wine and have non veg.
    Please sir I am one person earning body working fild force and depended 6 members with me.

  10. Shaweta Mutneja says:

    Does berberis vulgaris contain steroid

  11. Rakesh Gupta says:

    My father has deformed big toes and adjacent two toes. I think it is because of gout.
    Please advise.

  12. pratik k magdum says:

    Sir, I have gout (high uric acid- 6.95) pain from last tr to till today . so pls Sir give information about it medicines

  13. Kumkum Bose. says:

    Dear Doctor. I am Mrs Kumkum Bose. My esr is 59 mm and Serum Uric Acid is 7.8 my I am having join pain and muscular pain. Kindly prescribe homeopathy medicine. My age is 65+. Mail id

  14. My Father is 84 years old and he have a heart failure and highly levels of uric acid, and his skin is really etching that he will wake up during the night for help but nothing is helping, the doctor prescribed him Adenuric for Teduce the uric acid and avoid the scratching of the skin, but I was reading that Adenuric is dangerous for patients with circollatory problems and heart failure, and is better to non take anymore, because when he is taking this medication is really tired and not able to walk strong with his legs instead I notice when he doesn’t take the Adenuric he is more strong in walking and even his voice and everything looks more strong, but wath I can give to him to reduce the high levels of uric acid? And avoid the etching and scratching of the skin? Please answer me at soon is possible because in this way we can offer him some relief, thank you !!!

  15. Arun kumar says:

    Dear sir i am 34year old and uric acid level is 8.78 .i have pain in joints of knee ,hand &shoulder but no swelling .i have pain in heel also.i have taken urtica urens 30 but uric acid not elevated .please suggest me proper medicine.

  16. Pijjsh kanti chakrabortt says:

    Sir i m having uric acid and creatinine both 8n 1 .2 please advicre .i m doing exercise n pranaya evryday for 35m n play badminton for35m.I also took urtica uremce q every dsy at 8.30am just after 20m breakfast.


    Dear Dr

    I have fain in Right leg second finger(feeling like pulling) since last 6 months at night and morning later it reduces, I Have severe paid in particularly upper part of right leg since couple of months, yesterday night I have heavy pain in right hand ribs and back side and also having neck pain. And i also had lunch then most of the time i feel acidic burning sensations if i took RLOC OR rantacide like tablet it will reduce.I feel I have some gastic problem and need your detailed advise to cure permanetly. Aged about 46 years.

    Since my cholostrol i,e T.g was earlier too much(1100) but now i take tablet it has come down to around 250.Other than this BP is normal (hipress 25mg just taking).NO other medicine.

    Hope above will clarifiy the matter and looking for your advise.

  18. Resp Dr. Sharma

    My uric acid is 8.4 as on 26/10/2017. I have pain in joint of small fingers of both hands. Also there is swelling in the finger joint . Also there is pain in the heel .I have been taking berberis vulgaris for the last 10-11 months but there is no change.
    kindly suggest remedy.


  19. VAIBHAV JAGGI says:

    Hello Sir,
    My uric acid level is 9.4 but still I don’t have a problem of gout so which homeopathy medicine can I use to control it from these?

  20. I am a patient of hypertension & chronic kidney disease for more than 10 years.Nephrologists are treating me.BUN, CREATINE & URIC ACID remain high.My URIC ACID presently is 9.55.Allopathic medicines for uric acid do not suit me.Berberis Pentarkin is taken by me . Still UA, BUN & Creatine remain high.BP is kept under control with allopathic medicined.What do you advise me for liwering uric acid?

  21. I am 33 yrs. old. My pus cells hpf is 12 to 16 . I feel some time pain in back bone . Is a dangerous for my body? it can be treatment? Sir, please advise me what can I do for it.

  22. I am 33 yrs. old. My pus cells phf is 12 to 16 . I feel some time pain in back bone . Is a dangerous for my body? it can be treatment? Sir, please advise me what can I do for it.

  23. Pushpendra says:

    My mother all joint pain
    We have check blead we found uric aced over 100
    Please tell medicen

  24. B. S. Chauhan says:

    I am suffering from Gaut since last thirty years and uric acid cristals has been deposited atleast several joints.
    How it may be cured & cristals may be desolve by homosexualithic madicine. Pl send me a perfect solution.

  25. Sir,
    with great honour, i want to say that my uric acid level was 8 and after allophathic treatment with Zyloric it came down to 6.7. can i switch over to Homeopathy wiyh Urtica Urens mother tincture. if so kindly suggest the dose

  26. ashok kumar jaiswal says:

    Mera uric acid bad jata hai mai roj urticaurence 10 bund 2 time leta lekin ghutno
    Me sujan and dard kafi hai mujhe lagta gout ho gaya hai Plesse homeopath dawa bataye jisme
    Mujhe parmanent relif mele
    Ashok kumar jaiswal
    Age 67 yaers
    Mob 9415281607
    Ghazipur up 233001

  27. Amal Kumar Das says:

    Uric Acid label — 6.8 and my age 62.
    Urtica Urens- mother tincture is helpful for me.

  28. Anirudhasengupta says:

    .one month back my wife 56 yrs of age was treated for stone by homeopath it was ok after that she suddenly started a severe pain in both the knees.i am feeling it is the efect of urik acid is there any remedy by homeopath to cure and get the relife instantly can you please recomend what should i do i am staying in pune maharashtra. Sengupta thanks

  29. Anirudhasengupta says:

    .one month back my wife 56 yrs of age was treated for stone by homeopath it was ok after that she suddenly started a severe pain in both the knees.i am feeling it is the efect of urik acid is there any remedy by homeopath to cure and get the relife instantly can you please recomend what should i do i am staying in pune maharashtra. Sengupta thanks

  30. Dhananjai Kumar says:

    My uric acid is 8.1 & have a pain in left toe. I am taking high blood pressure allopathic medicine regularly to control blood pressure within limits. My blood sugar levels are within control & limit(. Fasting 86 & pp 106) .pl . reply me with treatment guidelines for higher uric acid problem with gouts.

  31. My husband is a kidney transplant patient for 20 years the doctor said his kidney medicine is what causes his gout what can we do naturally to help get rid of gout his foot is twice its normal size he was on steroids for 4 weeks already cant take no more because his calcium levels drop dangerly low was in hospital for 3 days with iv for calcium please help

  32. Rajat Oberoi says:

    Sir Iam from Dehradun I am suffering from increased Uric Acid My Uric Acid is 7 & triaglycride 315 kindly advise me sir medication

  33. Weakness of left eye as compared with right eye vision wise.

  34. janardan Prasad says:

    Male, 59 yrs, Widower, eating Non-veg. twice a week, takes 150 ml Whisky with water and soda slowly 4-5 times a week,
    Serum uric acid 8.9mg% today, pain in left feet toe from last 6 days,
    Please suggest.

  35. Devraj Juneja says:

    My Blood urea is 48. Serum creatinine is 1,4 Serum uric acid is 8.1 mg. Also I have slow heart beats. Sir can you help

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