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Treating Peripheral Neuropathy with Natural Homeopathic Medicines

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that arises when the peripheral nerves malfunction or get damaged. One of the leading causes of peripheral neuropathy is diabetes mellitus, but there can be many other reasons. From a huge number of homeopathic medicines for peripheral neuropathy, some of the majorly indicated homeopathic medicines for symptomatic treatment include Kali Phos, Arsenic Album, Picric Acid, Oxalic Acid, Hypericum, Causticum and Plumbum Met.

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Homeopathic medicines for Peripheral Neuropathy.

Homeopathic Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

The homeopathic mode of treatment remains quite effective in managing peripheral neuropathy. The approach to homeopathic treatment for peripheral neuropathy is entirely symptomatic. The symptoms of the patient in a given case of peripheral neuropathy serve as the basis of homeopathic prescription. Every case of peripheral neuropathy needs to be thoroughly investigated to rule out the cause behind it. Every individual case requires a detailed case analysis to find the presenting symptoms unique to them. The homeopathic medicines for treating peripheral neuropathy are very safe to use among people of all age groups. A person should take homeopathic medicines for peripheral neuropathy under the supervision of a homeopathic physician and avoid self – medication.

Homeopathic Medicines for Peripheral Neuropathy

Kali Phos – Homeopathic Medicine for Numbness in Hands and Feet

Kali Phos is an effective, natural homeopathic medicine for numbness in hands and feet in cases of peripheral neuropathy. Kali Phos also helps in treating prickling sensation in hands and feet. Along with this a general fatigue or weakness is also present. A person needing Kali Phos tends to have a nervous, sensitive and irritable nature. Kali Phos is also indicated for cases of muscle weakness and paralysis.

Arsenic Album – Homeopathic Remedy for Burning Sensation in Hands/ Feet in Peripheral Neuropathy

Homeopathic medicine Arsenic Album is useful for treating burning sensation in the hands and feet in cases of peripheral neuropathy. The burning sensation may extend to arms and legs. Arsenic Album is also helpful for weakness and heaviness in the limbs in cases of peripheral neuropathy. Apart from the above, a tingling sensation in the fingers is also an indicating feature to use Arsenic Album.

Picric Acid – Natural Homeopathic Medicine for Pin-needle Sensation in Hand/Feet

Picric Acid is a natural homeopathic remedy used to treat a pin-needle like sensation in the hands or feet in cases of peripheral neuropathy. This sensation may be present in legs and arms. A weak, tired feeling in the limbs is also present. Exertion tends to make the complaint worse, and the limbs may get cold.

Oxalic Acid – Natural Homeopathic Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy Causing Numbness and Tingling in Limbs

Use of natural medicine Oxalic Acid is considered in cases of peripheral neuropathy where there is numbness and tingling in the limbs. Sharp and excruciating pains in the limbs also point towards the use of this medicine.

Hypericum – Effective Homeopathic Medicine for Peripheral Neuropathy Due to Nerve Injury

Hypericum is a natural medicine prepared from the fresh plant named Hypericum Perforatum or St. John’s Wort. The natural order of this plant is Hypericaceae. The main indicating features to use Hypericum are numbness, tingling in hands or feet attended with burning pains. A crawling sensation may also be present in the hands and feet in some cases.

Causticum – Effective Homeopathic Remedy for Muscle Weakness in Peripheral Neuropathy

Causticum is a well-indicated homeopathic cure for treating muscle weakness in cases of peripheral neuropathy. There is marked muscle weakness in the limbs along with a sensation of formication (like ants crawling) in the limbs. Causticum is also used in cases of paralysis.

Plumbum Met – Natural Medicine for Thinning of Muscles in Peripheral Neuropathy

Plumbum Met offers a natural cure for peripheral neuropathy in which the patient experiences wasting or thinning of the muscles of the limbs. Paralysis of limbs is also treated well with this medicine.

Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy

The nervous system in our body is divided into two major divisions – the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The central nervous system includes the spinal cord and the brain. The peripheral nervous system consists of a network of nerves that lie outside the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system connects the nerves from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body (organs, limbs, and skin). The peripheral nervous system has 43 pairs of motor and sensory nerves. Peripheral nerves are of three types – sensory, motor and autonomic. The primary functions of these nerves are as follow:
Sensory nerves are responsible for transmission of signals like pain, touch, temperature and other sensations to the brain.
Motor nerves are held responsible for control of muscles.
Autonomic nerves are responsible for regulating autonomic functions of the body such as bladder function, digestion, body temperature, and blood pressure.
The peripheral neuropathy can be a mononeuropathy (damage to a single peripheral nerve) or a polyneuropathy (malfunctioning of multiple peripheral nerves at the same time). The symptoms of this disorder depend on the type of peripheral neuropathy.
Sensory neuropathy: The symptoms of sensory neuropathy are numbness, tingling, pricking, pin/needle sensation, hypersensitivity and burning sensation in the hands and feet. The symptoms can spread up the arm and leg.
Motor neuropathy: The symptoms of motor neuropathy include muscle weakness, paralysis, twitching/cramping of muscles, wasting/thinning of muscles, impaired balance, and coordination.
Autonomic neuropathy: The symptoms of autonomic neuropathy include rapid heart rate, bowel/bladder symptoms, diarrhea/constipation, blood pressure changes, increased/decreased sweating and erectile dysfunction in men.

Other reasons for peripheral neuropathy include an injury to nerves, low levels of vitamin B12, infections like shingles, Epstein-Barr, hepatitis C, and autoimmune diseases like Guillain-Barre syndrome, lupus, and necrotizing vasculitis. Excessive alcohol intake, tumors pressing on the nerves, chronic liver/kidney disease, thyroid disorders, certain medications including phenytoin, thalidomide, toxins like arsenic, mercury, inherited disorders like Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease are some other causes of peripheral neuropathy. In some cases, there may be no identifiable cause.

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  1. Gajendra Singh says:

    i was in my village on 26/4/2019 in evening at about 6PM fell down in kitchen room in less than a minute with a little vertigo and was unable to stand up and walk whole night. in the morning some people came ,lifted me and i was brought to COSMOS hosiptal Moradabad . DrGupta, Neurosurgeon operated me for some HAEMOTOMA.
    Now I am able to walk with a stick support. Right leg feel heavy and toes and fingers do not move normally. I have no pain etc in legs or nerves i am 75 years old retired professor from GBPUAT,Pantnagar- living at Rudrapur at present

  2. Tom Everhart says:

    Dr.S harma I have diabetes type 2. I have very sensitive skin on the back of my heels and the bottom of my feet . What can i do to help aleviate this pain. I am a 68 year old white male. Thanks for any help you can recomend.

  3. John paul snehith.salagala says:

    Dear doctor I’m diabetic since 20 years and I’m on insulin from 2 years my hba1c is in good control .since two months I developed tingling and burning sensations in my legs. I consulted physician and he confirmed diabetic neuropathy .please suggest me homeo treatment for this diabetic treatment

  4. Surendra Mohan Kumar says:

    సర్ నాకు 1996 నుంచి కాళ్ళు చేతులు లో తిమ్మిర్లు రావడం, మొద్దు బారి పోవడం, టోటల్ బాడీ లో నరములు లో నెప్పులు, సూదులు గుచ్చినట్లు ఉండడం, విపరీతంగా భరించలేని నీరసం నిస్సత్తువ ఆవరించి ఉంటుంది.షుగర్ లేదు, బి పి లేదు.నాకు చిన్నప్పుడు ఫీట్స్ వచ్చాయి. నాకు 12 సంవత్సరాలు వచ్చాక తగ్గిపోయాయి. మళ్ళీ నా 18 లో ఏటా నుంచి పై చెప్పిన లక్షణాలతో బాధ పడుతున్నాను. నాకున్న లక్షణాల ఆధారంగా పెరిఫెరల్ న్యూరోపతి అనుకుంటున్నాను. మరి నా ప్రాబ్లం పేరు ఏమిటి. హోమియో మందులు దయచేసి చెప్పండి.ప్లీజ్.

  5. Respected Dr.
    My wife62 or old ,is a victim of Vasculitis Neuropathy, while undergoing Treatment for ILD with strong Antibiotics and Steroids, bedsides 2ltrs of Oxygen for nearly 3 months.
    Now she is free from Oxygen, but after effects of Steroids, She is bedridden with NUMBNESS of Hands & Souls of the feet.
    Please help her to come out of it.
    PK Pawar

  6. Geoffrey Frost says:

    Sensory Neuropathy.
    Had bunion surgery on both feet 1 year ago. Have had terrible pins and needles in the little toes on both feet and extreme soreness on pads of both feet since then whenever I walk any distance past a few blocks. No problems at all with my feet before surgery (except bunions).

    Went to a Neurologist, GP, Chiropractor…been on nerve meds, anti-inflammatories, 12-alcohol injections in the nerves, had PT…no improvement!

    Had MRI of lower lumber (no problems), complete blood work up for every known possibility…only b12 deficiency showed up…been doing many B supplements for months now. Nothing!

  7. I am a 61 year old white female with neuropathy in my arms, legs, and some down my back. I have had MRI and X-ray of neck which showed some arthritis but nothing else. My neurologist has ruled out carpal tunnel syndrome and 4 major auto immune diseases as well as testing my blood for every possible answer. The only thing that is a problem is B12 deficiency. I am taking shots weekly for this as well as sublingual B12 and a daily B vitamin made for neuropathy. It has improved drastically but I still have some random neuropathy daily. I have started having leg cramps at night mostly in my lower right leg and foot. I’m taking vitamins for that as well but it’s not improving. I seem to have some muscle deterioration in my right lateral calf. I walk 6 to 10 miles a week at 4mph and also ride a recumbent bike 1 to 2 hours a week. I have lost 40 lbs in the last 3 years on a Keto diet. I have never been diabetic. Other than the leg cramps I would say my symptoms are sensory. Can you advise me about a homeopathic remedy for this?

  8. Hi , I am experiencing peripheral neuropathy from my chemo and radiation treatments. It seems to be getting worse . I am 5 1/2 months out of treatment. Based on your article, I would put myself in the sensory category. I have a naturally high level of anxiety also . I am 64 , white man . Thank you .

  9. I am a hospice nurse who has a patient with MS and she has constant burning neuropathy in her feet, legs, and calves.. do you recommend a particular one.? she takes gabapentin at night but can’t during the day.
    Thank you, Mariah

  10. Coleen Powell says:

    I have small fiber neuropathy. How can homeopathic medicine help me?

  11. R B Shankar Rao says:

    I have been suffering from peripheral nuropathy since 2009 which started in right foot nimbs and slowly increased to knee level and subsequently stated in left leg nimbs as well and nervous pain went up to knee level and later on upto abdomen level over a period of time and subsequently extended upto top portion of the body .I have been on medication since the beginning of the problem .
    I had Hypothyroid and under control and B P ,diabetes also which is under control as well .
    Whereas , three months back I had heart attack and stunts are implanted 2 stunts in Lcx and a blockage in LAD ,needs to implant one more stunt .
    At present , I am using Pregalin 75 mg along with heart related medicines and also used Gabapin NT 400 .
    Whereas , damage of peripheral nervous system is not cured till date .
    Pl suggest medication in homeopathy for the same .

  12. Gurjendra Bedi says:

    Dr. Dharma
    I have peripheral Neuropathy effect if both feet with numbness, pain and tingling and both feet’s very cloud even in summer. It is progressing month by month

    Please advice if homeopathy can help and what details you need from my medical test and diagnosis. I do not have diabetes.

    Thank you

  13. Vijay Saxena says:

    I am diabetic since last 20 years. On insulin since last 9 years. Have 2 major problems –
    1) Insomnia since last 9 years. Taking Tablet for sleep since last 8 years.
    2) Severe Constipation and gas formation. No precautions or earlier medicines working now. Liver test always normal.


  14. anil singal says:

    Dear Sir,

    I live in Indonesia & I have symptoms of peripheral Neuropathy for 1.5 years. I’ve done nerve simulation test & also detailed MRI. Both results are ok.

    I’ve burning feeling in my back & also feet (both sides of feet) & hand numbness while sleeping. Doctor has put me on Gabapin NT 400 based on symptomatic treatment.

    There is improvement in numbness but burning. Continues. I read on your website that Homeopathy offers an excellent long term solution for such problems. Kindly help me out as I’m really fed up with this irritating problem.

    Anil Singal

    • Hello… I’m facing the same problem .. did you get any
      Relief from any medicine because this burning sensation in feet
      Is quite annoying.

    • My uncle has severe diabetic neuropathy in legs numbness burning sensation drop foot pain thickening of skin loss muscle and now moving to hands please advice effective medicne of pain relieve and revival of nerves

  15. Sara Roselle says:

    Can you tell me what type of doctor or practitioner to see for a holistic approach to neuropathy that began several months ago. In 2015 I broke ankle and leg in a fall that bent/compressed my foot for at least 5 minutes before help came. Minor intermittent numbness in two small toes persisted after healing those injuries. Then, 11 months ago both of my feet were badly sunburned during an hour walking in sand at a beach. They were very red, hot, and painful but did not blister. This alternately burning and cold hyper-sensitivity has been expanding in recent months, climbing up to my calves. A back doctor wants to do a MRI. A foot doctor wants to do an MRI. They say insurance won’t let me do both at the same time and each is a specialist who does not address the area of the other. Can you help?

  16. Judy Bass says:

    Dr.Sharma, I have diabetes and chronic kidney disorder and hypertension and overactive bladder…etc. I have terrible tingling and pain in my feet and sometimes the tingling is.starting to going up my legs. Can you suggest what I should do. For relief? Sincerely, Judy Bass

  17. Bhagirath Chandra Sarkar says:

    I have suffering from Bilateral Tibial Demyelinating neuropathy.
    1.Numbness in feet,
    2.Im balance in head when standing only.
    3.problems in computer operation.
    4.A gentle cramp in lower portion of Scapula after spondylosis

    Pl help me

  18. Best medication for shingles neuropathy effecting the sciatic nerve Thank you.

    • NC Banik says:

      Dear sir, my wife recently undergone NCS and diagnosed as Sensorimotor Neuropathy in both limbs .
      Please do advice some medicines for the same.
      Thank you .

  19. Hi Sir,

    I recently met with an accident and suffered brachial plexus injury,from that time onwards i have unbearable neuropathy pain in my right arm,i take pregabalin 75mg when pain becomes unbearable and find little relief ,kindly let me know about treatment options in homeopathy,can i have permanent cure from this,would like you to share frankly about my situation.
    thanking you in advance

  20. Shirsha Mondal says:

    My grandfather is suffering from peripheral neuropathy from last two years. The symptoms are burning in legs, feet, anus and inside the belly. Numbness in head and left hand is also present. We have applied lots of allopathy medicines. Nothing is working after few days of application. My grandfather has a Spinal injury. According to the MRI report, the abnormally curved spine is the reason for this neuropathy. Doctors are suggesting to operate the spine. Although considering the age of him (76 years) it is not wise to think about operation. Can you please help me in this situation? Which homeopathy medicines will be best for him?

    Will be pleased to hear from you. Eagerly waiting.


    • sambasiva Rao says:

      doctor ji,
      iam suffering from diabities type 2 and presently using insilin 30 unitsand metformin 1gm twice a day.. i had neuropathy since about one year and not controled with usage of gabapentene etc. legs are painful,tiredness neuropathy inceases at nights no sufficient sleep at nights. legs burninh,painful and numbness and some times feeling of ants crawling inside feet.
      please suggest me. iam at 62, 95 kgs wt, and height 6’2”.

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