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20 Best Homeopathic Medicines for Nightmares

What are Nightmares?

Nightmares are horrifying and disturbing dreams which rattle you awake from deep sleep. They are often so scary that a person wakes up screaming, with a pounding heartbeat. Nightmares or bad dreams mostly occur during rapid eye movement sleep, also known as REM sleep. REM period of sleep is very long and progresses with the night. The nightmares also come on late in the night or early morning. These nightmares are often related to post traumatic stress which a person undergoes through his life or during early childhood. These past, traumatic experiences continue to haunt the person. The person is affected at a deep level, both mentally and physically. Adults, children and elderly persons are all equally likely to experience such dreams.

Advantage of Homeopathic Treatment

Homeopathic medicines stimulate the self-healing processes of the body in a safe and natural manner. The person finds the inner strength to recover from his post traumatic stresses. Homeopathic medicines help wash away the unpleasant impressions of the past, putting an end to the nightmares and bringing permanent relief for the person. The medicines are rightfully considered an effective and curative system of treatment.

Homeopathic Medicines for Nightmares

Some top grade Homeopathic medicines for nightmares are Hydrogen, Arsenic Album, Kali Phosphoricum, Sepia and Staphisgaria. Hydrogen acts well for nightmares full of dead bodies, thoughts of death and dreams of loved ones dying. Nightmares of being poisoned, fear of disease, germs and viruses is treated well with Homeopathic medicine Arsenic Album while Kali Phosphoricum is one of the best Homeopathic medicines for nightmares with marked moaning and sighing. Sepia is recommended as one of the most effective Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of sexual abuse and nightmares where a person feels he’s being pursued by a knife. In case of nightmares of sexual abuse where a person screams, calls out for his mother and wants everyone to go out Staphisgaria is the best medicine.

Calcarea Carbonica, Aloe and Phosphorus – Best Homeopathic medicines for nightmares in children

Top grade Homeopathic medicines for nightmares in children are Calcarea Carbonica, Aloe and Phosphorus. One of the most effective Homeopathic medicines for nightmares, Calcarea Carbonica works best in children who dream of monsters and have strong fears of being observed. Homeopathic medicine Aloe is very helpful in bad dreams of danger where the child is so terrified he is unable to cry. The child has dreams of soiling himself. Phosphorus is the most remarkable among Homeopathic medicines for nightmares in children with restlessness over work they could not finish during the day. Sleepwalking is also effectively treated with Homeopathic medicine Phosphorus.

Cannabis Indicus, Gelsemium, Nitric Acid and Kali Phosphoricum – Known Homeopathic medicines for nightmares soon after falling asleep

The most prominent Homeopathic medicines for nightmares that come on soon after falling asleep are Cannabis Indicus, Gelsemium, Nitric Acid and Kali Phosphoricum. Cannabis Indicus is one of the top indicated Homeopathic medicines for nightmares immediately after falling asleep where they are accompanied by jerking of limbs, waking the person from sleep. Gelsemium works best where a person has night terrors from the nose being blocked and dry. Nitricum Acidum is an equally effective option among Homeopathic medicines for nightmares with similar symptoms while Kali Phosphoricum works well where the bad dreams are accompanied by sighing and moaning sounds.

Hydrogen, Equisetum Hyemale, Arsenic Album, and Calcarea Fluorata – Top Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of death of near ones

The popular Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of people include Hydrogen, Equisetum Hyemale, Arsenic Album, and Calcarea Fluorata. Hydrogen is a remarkable Homeopathic medicine for dreams of death of loved ones, especially children. Where a person has nightmares of crowds of people surrounding him, Equisetum Hyemale is one of the best Homeopathic medicines for nightmares. Arsenic Album is the most suitable prescription for dreams of death or dead people. Calcarea fluorata is one of the most effective Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of death of relatives.

Calcarea Carbonicum, Graphites and Lycopodium – Top rated Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of misfortune

Calcarea Carbonicum, Graphites and Lycopodium are well indicated Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of misfortune. Calcarea Carbonica has shown remarkable results in case of dreams of misfortune, disasters and groundless fears of financial loss. In case of persistent thoughts where the person is haunted by unpleasant issues and dwells on disagreeable occurrences of the past at night, Graphites has shown the best results. In case of bad dreams about losing power, Lycopodium is one of the most reliable Homeopathic medicines for nightmares.

Arsenic Album, Kreosotum and Kali Nitricum – Best Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of being poisoned

The most effective Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of being poisoned are Arsenic Album, Kreosotum and Kali Nitricum. Where a person has persistent fear of disease, germs, viruses, of being harmed by poisoning, Arsenic Album will heal best. Kreosotum is one of the most wonderful Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of being poisoned, feeling pain in the limbs and sleeplessness which gets worse before midnight.  Kali Nitricum works extremely well in case of nightmares where the constant dreaming is interrupted by episodes of waking up. The person is chased by uneasy dreams of being poisoned or being in dangerous situations.

Cenchris contortix, Sepia and Staphisgaria – Most effective Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of sexual abuse

The best indicated Homeopathic medicines for nightmares of sexual abuse are Cenchris Contortix, Sepia and Staphisgaria. Homeopathic medicine Cenchris Contortix is prescribed for nightmares of sexual abuse and rape. It shows great recovery in persons having constant nightmares of committing rape as well. Nightmares of rape, of being pursued, chased by a knife and waking with screams at night from frightful dreams are treated well with Sepia. Staphysagria is one of the best Homeopathic medicines for nightmares where the persons wakes up extremely frightened, pushes things away, wants everyone to leave his room and often calls for his mother.


– Avoid use of caffeine, alcohol and nicotine, especially during bed time

– Practice yoga and meditation as these have the power to relax the body and mind

– Maintain a healthy and regular waking-sleep schedule


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  1. DAVID COHEN says:

    What homeopathy can help with nightmares of horrible things happening to him eg being blind and falling into animal muck, or people chasing him

  2. rai saab says:

    Hello respectful dr.sharma i am facing a problem about before a 1 month. Whenever i sleep i am starting watching dreams but after waking up not remember everything and this is also occurs with me during in day also when i m trying to sleep. Sir plzz give us a solution for it

  3. Iqbal Feroze says:

    Dear sir
    I am 74 year old and sometime during sleeping i feel that somebody is rushed in my home and i am crying to go him out I cry in a very terreble way and my wife help me to take me back in normal position ‘ some time i fight that man or which may be and cry and when somebody push me to take this postion back i pretend it is the same who fighting with me and i start fighting with him. normal way i sleep in a very light postion and if somebody lit the light i awaked ‘ but in that conditon i were in deep sleep and a person has to take effort to take me in normal posrtuon

  4. Hello dr good night
    Mujhe raat me sone ke baad rishtedaro ke marne ke sapne aate h ghabrahat hoti h please madicene bataiye

  5. Lisa Fischer says:

    Hello, my husband who has Parkinsons disease and is a retired police officer who is having night terrors.
    He sleeps about 3 hours a night before he gets up angry (because his terrors of dead people are none stop).
    He has tried RX medication to no avail, I’m wondering if you could PLEASE tell me what you’d suggest for him and the dosage.

  6. My 4 year old grandson has night terrors
    Cannot wake him up , she in the night night
    I’m the morning has no recollection
    Please help

  7. Question,
    Which homeopathic would be most suitable for someone who has recurrent nightmares in the early morning. My daughter-in-law chronically dreams of being abandoned.
    Thank you

  8. Sadaf Ashraf says:

    My son who is 19 years old is suffering from disturb sleep , he often wake up with loud screaming and complain about that he saw a big spider or some horrifying creature in his dream or someone is starring at him.He is a very sensitive and responsible kid , iam very worried about kindly reply me and suggest some medicine, I shall be highly thankful to you

  9. jayalakshmi sivaramakrishnan says:

    My grand daughter aged 10 years gets nightmare n shouts in sleep, cries, but when gets up in the morning, denies having got up n cried in sleep.
    She also reads lots of story books, all in English, age appropriate only from the library.
    She does not tell what sort of nightmare she got.
    What medicine do you suggest, please.

    • Pranab acharjee says:

      Give sepia 100 or sepia 30
      Daily at morning an night one drop.
      Whether breakfast or dinner must have 30 min gap
      After or before.

  10. IqbalFeroze says:

    Dear Sir
    I am a senior citizen and cry in dream specialy at middle night.I feel that some stranger enter in my home and want to commita crime i cry use indecent language and worn him to go out. when somebody try to take me out from this situation like my wife or other i treat it the same culprit and try to fab
    Beat him .I need madicine and advise please help and oblige

  11. Dr. Sharma sir,
    I have been suffering from nightmares for 10 months.
    I am taking homoeo medicines also but i did not find any improvement.
    my symptoms are upsetting dream with racing heart, sweating and shaking

  12. Dr. Anil Kumar says:

    Dr. Sahib , I am a retired govt. officer. I have been suffering from Insomnia for the last ten years. I am taking Allopathic medicines but I did not get any permanent relief. I want treatment by homeopathy . I cant sleep without taking Allopathic medicines. During the sleep , I see dreams continuously and forget when awake . The dreams comes in the form of incidents past or sometimes entirely new theory. Sleep is restless and unsatisfactory. Kindly guide me.

    • D p Ghosh says:

      Dr Sharma ji,
      Namaskar,my wife aged 58 is suffering from fritning dreams,such as some body snaching her chain and speaks loudly also and other types she does not remember and after that she becomes restless
      Kindly guide me about homio medicins.

  13. Kln manohar says:

    Dear Sir my name is kln manohar , retired dgm, bsnl, Hyderabad , now a days I am not getting proper sleep, while sleeping some times heart beating is more , my age is 60 yrs , I am having bp taking bp medicine also , olmin 10 mg daily one once in night , just 3 yrs back I got ecilepsy and taking Levipil 10 mg , PL prescribe me good medicine to get proper sleep

  14. Dr. SABARINATHAN says:

    Calcarea carbonica will be the best choice

  15. Wendy Jorgensen says:

    My 40 year old son suffers nightmares and he sleep walks, what can u suggest please

  16. Jessica says:

    Hello, I’m wondering if you can help me with a remedy for my son who is very bothered by the nightmares he has so often. He is 5. Every morning he wakes up and runs to my bedroom while screaming. His nightmares are usually about monsters and scary noises. He doesn’t sleep enough every night, less than ten hours, but I can’t get him to sleep any longer, and his fear of nightmares bleeds into the day and he’s scared of the entire level of the house that his bedroom is on. Please advise me how to help. Thank you.

  17. Kim Greenrod says:

    Hi, Im new to Homeopathy, my husband has bad dreams shortly after falling asleep, strikes out sometimes hitting me. This breaks his heart. How can I help him. He wears cpap because of severe snoring

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