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8 Homeopathic Medicines for Numbness in Hands and Fingers

Homeopathic Medicines for Numbness in Hands and Fingers

Numbness of the hands and fingers mainly arises from irritation, compression or damage to the nerves that supply the hands and fingers. It can be one-sided or both sided and can arise due to various reasons. The main causes of numbness in hands and fingers include carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), cervical spondylosis/radiculopathy, cubital tunnel syndrome, brachial plexus injury, peripheral neuropathy and ganglion cyst that may press upon the nerve. Homeopathic medicines for numbness in hands and fingers help treat the problem from the root.

Other reasons include Vitamin B12 deficiency, long-standing/uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, multiple sclerosis, Raynaud’s disease, Lyme disease, alcohol use disorder, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and spinal cord injury.

Symptoms of Numbness

Numbness in hands and fingers can by other symptoms like tingling, pricking, pin-needle sensation or burning in hands and fingers. Clumsiness or lack of strength/weakness may also be felt in the arm, hand or fingers along with above-mentioned symptoms.

Homeopathic Medicines for Numbness in Hands and Fingers

There are excellent medicines in homeopathy to treat numbness of hands and fingers in an effective manner. These medicines are selected individually for every case of numbness in hands/fingers. The reason behind numbness and attending symptoms like tingling, pin needle sensation, pricking, and weak muscles are taken into consideration to finalize the prescription. The top remedies for treating numbness in hands and fingers include Causticum, Hypericum, Kali Phos, Paris Quadrifolia and Phosphorus.

1. Causticum – Top Grade Medicine for Numbness

Causticum is a top-listed medicine for treating numbness in hand and fingers. Excessive weakness and a paralytic feeling in hand is prominently present with numbness. Hands and fingers feel icy cold. Sweat on the hands may also be present. In some cases drawing pains in the hands attend. Pain in the thumb and index finger is also there. Causticum is one of the leading medicines to treat numbness in the fingers arising in cases of carpal tunnel syndrome (due to pinching of the median nerve).

2. Hypericum – For Numbness in Hands/Fingers from Nerve Injury

Hypericum is prepared from a plant Hypericum Perforatum commonly known by the name of St. John’s Wort. The natural order of this plant is Hypericaceae. It is highly useful in cases of numbness of hands/fingers arising from nerve damage or injury. Along with numbness complaint of tingling and crawling sensation in hands/fingers may be present. A burning sensation may also be complained of in hands and fingers.

3. Kali Phos – Indicated for Numbness in Fingertips

Kali Phos is a remedy of great value to treat a number of nervous complaints. It is well indicated for treating cases where numbness in the fingertips is prominent. Prickling in hands is also noted in cases needing Kali Phos. General debility and weakness is present mostly with the above complaints. Persons requiring Kali Phos often have a nervous and sensitive constitution. Neuralgic pains that are better by gentle exercise also point towards its use.

4. Paris Quadrifolia – For Numbness in Fingers in Cervical Spondylosis

Paris Quadrifolia is prepared from a plant named One-berry. This plant belongs to natural order Trilliaceae. Paris Quadrifolia is highly beneficial to treat numbness in fingers in cases of cervical spondylosis. Fingers feel and cold alternately with numbness. Tearing, drawing or shooting pain in fingers assist sometimes. Along with this pain in nape of neck and shoulders is marked. The pain from the neck often radiates down to the fingers. Exertion worsens the pain. Weight and weariness in the nape of the neck is also felt. The neck is tensed and stiff. Swelling of the neck may also accompany the above symptoms.

5. Phosphorus – For Hand Numbness in the Morning

Phosphorus is a suitable medicine to manage hand numbness arising mainly in the morning. Hands feel numb and insensible on waking in the morning. Burning sensation in the palms may be there. Hands are weak and its movements are also clumsy. The heaviness of the hands is also there. Numb, insensible fingertips accompanied with crawling sensation is another key feature to use Phosphorus.

6. Silicea – For Numbness of Hands at Night

Silicea is an excellent medicine to manage numbness of hands at night time. There is also a weakness of hands where Silicea is indicated. Hands start to feel lame after slight exertion or while writing sometimes. Tingling in fingers and burning sensation in the ends of fingers is also characteristic of using Silicea. Profuse sweat on hands is noted most times with the above symptoms. Silicea is also helpful to relieve hand numbness in case a ganglion cyst is compressing the nerve and causing numbness. In addition to the above, Silicea is useful in cases of numbness in arms. In such cases, the arms feel heavy and there may be a pricking and pin-needle sensation.

7. Calcarea Carb – For Numbness upon Grasping

Calcarea Carb is very effective to manage numbness of hand/finger while grasping anything. There is also tingling in the fingers as if they are asleep. Weakness in the fingers is present. Fingers feel heavy on movement. Hands may be cold. Excessive sweat on hands is also marked. Fingers may feel stiff in the morning. Sometimes hands feel cramped, especially in the morning. Hands may be swollen and may have nervous tingling.

8. Natrum Mur – For Numbness and Tingling in Hands/fingers

Natrum Mur is significant medicine to treat numbness attended with tingling in hands and fingers. Rubbing the hands often help to relieve numbness where Natrum Mur is indicated. Burning sensation in the hands, especially in the palms, is well noted. Cramping is also present in the hands and fingers in a few of the cases requiring this medicine.

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  1. Rajeev Kashyap says:

    Sir, due to my M R I report,
    * Changes of cervical spondylosis in the form of loss of lordosis,anterior and uncoertebral oteophytes,
    modic type II endplate changes, multilevel disc desiccations and disc herniations. There is compression of
    multiple nerve roots along with focal myelomalacia at C3 – C4 level.
    *Lumbosacral transitional vertebra. There is partial sacralization of the L5 vertebra.
    *Early changes of lumber spondylosis in the form of loss of lordosis, posterior disc herniation at L3-L4 and
    L4-L5 levels along with ligamentum flavum hypertrophy, causing mild impingement of thetraversing
    nerve roots at these levels.

  2. Ramni Kapur. says:

    Sir, I am 53 .On getting up in the morning I feel numbness in my right side of my body beginning from the head including neck.I am slightly hypertensive.

  3. B.B.Rath says:

    I the patient writing. 75 years. I have servical and lumbar spondylitis. Now there is ntinuos pain from left side shoulder point to left hand elbow for last fifteen days. Tingling from left shoulder to left hand fingers. Pease advise .education.

  4. Bilal Farooq says:

    So nice of you Dr. Sharma : many many thanks for this detailed, comprehensive and prolific guide for ailing humanity: best wishes !

  5. avaneessh chandra says:

    We Feel sensation in palms of both hand continually, last two month,

  6. Asha uberoy says:

    I had breast cancer which was removed two years ago. I am 80 years old now. Borderline diabetes. No other complication. Six months ago my fingers went numb. Pain. And burning. I am taking anastrazole cancer medicine. Which can cause this. But I cannot stop it. There is no cervical the morning my hands are dead. Takes 5 to 10 minutes for blood to flow and I can move them. Please advise

  7. Sheikh azam says:

    Dear Doctor,

    I am feeling of numbness in two fingers ( lady and ring finger ) of left hand. It is diagnosed as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Kindly suggest medicines.

  8. Patient aged 54 years female… having problem of numbness ang tingling on right hand and arm at night and some times on both right and left….what treatment you suggested pl to get rid of these

  9. Tapan Kumar Chakraborty says:

    Dear Doctor,

    My wife has feeling of numbness in three fingers of left hand. It is diagnosed as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Kindly suggest medicines. She has the feeling of burning sensation also

  10. Harkiran Kaur says:

    I had pins and needles at night time in my arms and hands ….so some doctor told me Benfomit plus but it was a strong medicine and I suffered adverse side effect of blurred vision so stopped it
    Have this problem only at night pins and needles and numbness in hands

    Request u to please help me out
    Allopathic medicines have side effects

    Earlier I was taking 2 tabs of Neurobion forte but one day I didn’t take it and had a severe pins and needles and numbness episode in d middle of the night . Next day I visited my orthopedic who wrote mild CTS ( carpel tunnel) and give Benfomit forte
    Since then my nightmare began
    After 5 days I have stopped Benfomit and regained my vision after 2 days

    Pl help me

  11. Tejinder Singh says:

    Sir, I had colon cancer and after chemotherapy there is tingling of hands and heavy ness in feet. Is there homeopathy medicines for treatment, please advise

  12. Hello Doctor!

    I feel a severe numbness in fingers of the right hand alongwith a pain in thumb of the same hand.It usually occurs during the night hours or while holding something for long in the same hand!

    This happens to me only during winters and is subsided once summer season starts.

    Kindly help with the medicine.

    Thanks and regards

  13. Kartikeswar Senapati says:

    Doctor, while sleeping, if I rest my head on the palm and lower arm, I get numbness, due to which my sleep gets disturbed. Is there any homeo medicines for this problem?


    I am feeling numbness in my first finger and thumb of my left hand,please advice me which medicine I will take and how much doses.

  15. Dear Dr Sharma,
    My brothers wife, 70 yrs old, had fractured her left wrist, operated successfully and healed in about 2 yrs. Now, her left thumb has become very weak, bends backwards more than usual and cannot grab anything. All other fingers in left hand are functioning normally. Complains about not being able to hold anything with anything that requires grip with left hand thumb. She has no pain in Left thumb. All medical tests (X-ray, mri etc.) are normal. Can you suggest Homeo remedies? She is in the USA.

  16. Dr.sharma,
    I have to suffering since from 18 months, I am used so many homeo medicines for tingling on legs & hands,but. No result found,please solve the problem

    • melody l feldman says:

      Hi doctor sharma I have done natural medicine all my life and alternative in the last 6 months to a year but especially the last 4 weeks I have tried every kind of acupuncture Chiropractic sharkyra brackdeck you name it and nobody can figure out it’s really bad numbness and heaviness my index ring and my dumb finger on my right side heaviness I’d heaviness feels like blood is stuck in there A little bit on my left hand as well I wake up many times with burning all night and tingling could you recommend which outdo recommend which of those medicines would be best for me I so appreciate it

  17. Virender Kumar Bansal age 62 years says:

    I have problems of numbness in hand and feet. I was taken chemotherapy treatment 3 year ago. After taking the treatment I am suffering from this problem. Dr.said that this is side effect of chemotherapy treatment and will remain. If any treatment in homeopathy, please suggest.

  18. I am facing an issue of laziness ,weak bones, hands joints and knees makes noise .
    My diet is good but still feeling weakness all the time , every morning need to go washroom 3 times atleast

    Please advice the treatment

  19. Amandeep says:

    Good Day Dr.
    I am Amandeep working in construction company . I have numbness in my middle , index finger and thumb of both hands . I have this problem from a month . Could you advise me which medicine best for me . I appreciate your assistance. Thanks

  20. K srinivasa rao says:

    Doctor sir, i am k.srinivasa rao working in pvt sector as accountant in June 2019 i effected by thalmic bleed now my left side of body movements ok but numbness burning stiffness going on. Pl suggest medicine i am 52 years age

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