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Natural Homeopathic Remedies for Body Pains and Aches

Homeopathic Medicines for Body pains

Homeopathy Remedies are very effective in treating general body pains and aches. These body pains can be general body pains caused by exertion etc or caused by more specific reason like fevers or joint inflammation. As homeopathy is a more symptom-based system of medicine ( this means that symptoms are given more preference over pathological condition while choosing the right remedy ) the medicine set remains quite same for general as well as specific reasons for causing body pains. Homeopathic medicines for body pains are a natural substitute for painkillers. The best feature while using medicine for treating body pains is that they are totally side effect free and are made from naturally occurring plants and substances.

Homeopathic Medicines for Body Pains and Aches

Rhus Toxicodendron, Arnica Montana, Bryonia Alba, Magnesium Phosphorica, Ruta Graveolens, Gelsemium Sempervirens, Causticum, and Colchicum Autumnale are the top medicines for body pains and aches.

1. Rhus Toxicodendron

Rhus Toxicodendron is a natural medicine that occupies the highest rank in treating general body pains and aches. This medicine is prescribed for patients in whom the body aches are worse in resting position and are better by walking. The body pains are accompanied by anxiety and restlessness. The patient feels a need to constantly move to get relief. The body aches are worse on starting to walk after rest but as the patient walks by the aching goes on decreasing gradually. Marked stiffness always accompanies the body aches. This medicine is almost specific if the body pains start after getting wet in rain. Its use is highly recommended in those body pains that are a result of overstraining or overstretching of muscles.

 2. Arnica Montana

Arnica Montana is also an excellent medicine for body aches. This medicine is used where excessive sore bruised aching of body is present. The whole body feels sore as if beaten. The patient requiring arnica finds it difficult to lie down calmly in bed. The bed feels hard on which he lies, which makes him constantly changes. The whole body feels lame. Arnica can very effectively treat the soreness and body aches due to overexertion. This medicine has the great ability to reduce body aches which occur due to injuries either recent or old. Even the joint pains that result out of injury can be treated with this remedy.

3. Bryonia Alba

Bryonia Alba is yet another natural medicine used in homeopathy for treating the general body aches and pains. This medicine gives marvellous results when body pains result from either muscular or joint involvement. The prominent symptom guiding the use of this medicine is –  worsening of the body Pains on the slight motion. The body pains are better on absolute rest. Every part of the body is painful to touch. An increased thirst for large quantity of water is always present in patients requiring this medicine.

4. Magnesium Phosphorica

Magnesium Phosphorica is used for a wide range of body pains and aches. Main Indications for its use are  – severe body pains that are shooting, cutting or stitching in nature.; The severity of  pains are almost unbearable making the person mad. The pains are worse by cold air exposure. Warm application gives relief in body aches. Patient feels better by applying pressure to the parts of body.

5. Ruta Graveolens

This medicine is used for body aches where the whole body feels painful and bruised. The main indications for its use are – All those parts of body on which patient lies are tender.  Extreme weakness is always present with body pains. Patient has a great difficulty on rising from a chair. The lower limbs lack strength. Back pain is more prominent. Patient feels relief in backache by pressure.

6. Gelsemium Sempervirens

Gelsemium Sempervirens is a wonderful natural medicine for treating body aches that are accompanied by dullness and drowsiness.Other main indications for its use are – The whole body feels tired with excessive muscle weakness. Mostly used where pain is present in neck, back and lower limbs. The body pains are attended with weakness from slight exertion. This medicine can also help in relieving the neck and shoulder pain with headache.

7. Eupatorium Perfoliatum, Arnica Montana, Chamomilla and Rhus Toxicodendron – Natural Remedies for Body Pains and Aches during Fever

Eupatorium Perfoliatum is the best natural medicine for treating body pains that occur during fever. This is mainly given where the severe and general bone pains predominate. This medicine gives quick relief in the body aches during fever like malaria or influenza. The patient feels as if the whole body is broken down. Arnica Montana is used for sore and bruised type of body aches in fever. Whole body feels lame. Patient feels worse on lying down. The bed feels hard on which the patient lies. Body aches are worse from touch. Chamomilla is an important medicine used for unbearable body aches in fever. Patients requiring Chamomilla are very sensitive to cold air. Such patient turns irritable or violent due to pains. Rhus Toxicodendron is used for body aches in fever that are better by walking and worse at rest.

8. Arnica Montana, Rhus Toxicodendron and Bryonia Alba for Treating Body Aches due to Exertion

The first medicine Arnica Montana is used where the person feels excessive soreness over whole body due to exertion. The body is very sensitive to touch. The bed on which person lies feels hard. Body aches are felt as if someone has beaten the body. The next two medicines Rhus Toxicodendron and Bryonia Alba are both natural remedies for the treatment of body aches due to exertion. The main indicating feature for selecting the medicine out of these two for body aches – Rhus Toxicodendron is prescribed when the body aches are better by walking and worse at rest whereas Bryonia Alba is given when the body aches are worse by walking and are better by absolute rest.

9. Remedies for Painful Joints

The medicines Causticum, Bryonia Alba and Colchicum Autumnale are natural joint pain remedies for the treatment of body aches due to acute inflammation of joints as in Rheumatoid arthritis. Causticum is mainly used where the joints are inflammed and very stiff leading to body aches. The aches are worse by slight exposure to cold air. Warm applications give relief to the patient. The second medicine Bryonia Alba is prescribed when the body aches occur due to swelling and intense pain in joints. The worsening of aches by slightest motion and relief by rest are strong indicating features for using this medicine. The last mentioned medicine Colchicum Autumnale is mainly given when the body aches are a  result of intensely swollen, stiffened and painful joints. Here the body aches are worse by slightest touch and at night time.                               

10. For Body Aches due to Muscle Soreness

The natural medicines for body pains due to excessive muscle pains are Rhus Toxicodendron and Magnesium Phosphorica. Rhus Toxicodendron is the best medicine for body aches due to muscle soreness. The muscle soreness can be the result from over-exertion, over-stretching, over-straining. The patient requiring Rhus Toxicodendron will complain of relief in the body aches by motion and worsening by rest. The second medicine Magnesium Phoshorica is well suited to persons who have body aches that are better by warm applications and by pressure

11. For Nerve Pain

Nerve pains can also lead to severe pain in the parts of the body eg sciatica, trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral neuropathy in feet etc. Hypericum, Mag Phos are natural pain remedies for conditions arising out of afflictions to Nerve.

12. For Joint Pains with Ulcerative Colitis

Joint pains can occur secondary to other disorders such as Ulcerative colitis. Rhus Tox is wonderful medicine for treating joint pains in ulcerative colitis. Read the detailed feature on medicines for ulcerative colitis.

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  1. Subhashchawla says:

    I am suffering from joint pains.

  2. Muhammad naseem khan says:

    I’m Muhammad naseem khan
    I’m I’ll 13 years ago i have muscles pain and muscle weakness please help me for reducing my pain all body brain in foot very effect


    Remedy for full body pain, in elderly.(at,61years)

  4. Dear docter
    I am suffering from migrain head ache and right side body pain since from two years .Pls will u have medicine for this

    With regards
    Rahul achar

  5. D.m.Bhattacharya says:

    Dear Doctor,
    I am suffering from pain in my finger joints of both hands.I am seventy three years old.Will you please suggest me a medicine?
    With regards.

  6. Shailendra Dubey says:

    I had fever 20days before.
    I had taken allopathic medicine. Now l have no fever. Now a days I have a pain iñ joints. My fever was started with pain in anklet. I have a calcaneal spur in both legs and causes​ pain also.please suggest medicine with its potency and way to take.

  7. How many time’s can take Annika Montana re.
    In body aches.

  8. Dear Dr. Sharma, Namaskar
    I am 63 yrs , diabetic for more than 8 years but in control;

    I have pain/tiredness in legs while walking. I feel too week to walk. Legs remain painful.

    Numbness in feet, burning sensation in feet at night. Massage is helpful to some extent.

    Kindly advise suitable treatment. I shall be grateful.

    • Maggie porter says:

      Dear Dr Sharma I am 67 yrs I have bad kneck pain when I move my head I read a lot and hold my tablet in front of me so my head is always bent slightly my posture is not good either so I have a lot to address .ca you please advise me with thanks

  9. Myself Kaushalya ,28 for the last 4 years suffering from swollen body on right side from top to bottom now moving towards left. Total body pains and expands while touching no pain. If massage done then relief . Please tell me the right instructions sir only remedy I use to massage mustard oil on the body back as well.please suggest to get relief from body pain swilling.

  10. Manju Kher says:

    Hello Dr,
    I have thyroid from last 15 years and have a pain in my body, backge, and legs. I’m suffering from gas and getting weight so sir please tell me what is best homeopathic medicine for me

    • I have thyroid from last 15 years and have a pain in my body, backge, and legs. I’m suffering from gas and getting weight so sir please tell me what is best homeopathic medicine for me

  11. My daughter is getting fever on and off from past three weeks . She has been already under gone Dangoue test and the results were negative. She has been taking paracetamol on SOS. Could you please suggest any medicine in Heomeothay. I am placed in Bangalore and i can visit any homeopathy hospital if u suggest.


    Extreme pain due to fall on right side. Rib cage to hip. Any recommendations would be helpful.

  13. Kerry Scott says:

    I was wondering if you could tell me of a remedy for pain due to a tattoo given, as customer came into health shop inquiring. All that we could think of was rescue remedy.
    Thanks for your time


  14. Amrita Kapur says:


    Please advise for below bad health condition of mine:

    My problem started after I got 4th anti rabies injection.. after that I get horrible muscle spasms on legs n arms and back.. I should say whole body..the injection reacted in my body.
    and also my arms at times behave as if I have some neurological dis order too.
    Please advise wat homeopathic medicine I should take for recovering my acute muscle spasms and nerves disorder.. also bcoz of injection my cervical has also increased…im living with constant pain,…its been 2 months now n im still suffering.

    Please guide me with correct medication and how long will it take me to cure myself??

  15. Narendr Singh Yadav says:

    Dear Dr. Sharma,
    I am suffering from thyroid since 2012, body pain whole body back ,legs arms etc, bit of coldish feeling while getting up, perspiration, tongue cracks, short breath while exhale, digestion weak, heavy gas, heavy mucus and phelgum, asthamatic since 1977. date of bith 1970

    Narendr Yadav

  16. S Prem Sagar says:

    Dear Dr Sharma,
    Shoulders’ pain, thighs, knees legs feet and toes, lower back very painful – bbruising pain. Knee joints shooting pains. Feet ankles swollen and painful. After rising from chair painful to walk.. Walking very painful. Thirst normal and appetite normal. Pl indicate medicine with potency and duration.

    S. Prem Sagar

  17. M Aslam says:

    Sir I have pain in my leg and hip from last 10 years. I tried already many treatment but helpless. So please tell me best medicine for it.

  18. Charan Singh says:

    Sir , Please advice that I am facing problem during the summer. when I sleep in front of fan then the next day or same time pain start on feet, legs and hand, joint as well and these are heated a lot.

  19. samrat Sk says:

    respected sir
    I am samrat Sk I am an electrical engineer, my problem is all right side pain specialy two fingers of end right hand and lage. lower back pain which is soooooo much and lage Muscular senseless. I take medicine sanganiria 30, belladonna, rustox, bronia, arnica,, bt problem is not solve still now. this pain is not new before three years I am suffering this problem.please do something for me.

  20. Ranjeeit Patil says:

    I had pains in left eye only when acidity level increased, I suffer from the acidity weekly now before it once in month, impact of acidity increase affect to my only left eye get painful for two days, meantime as part of practice, i use to omit in morning. My age is 38 working in office administration 10- 6, I really get fed up of this situation.I had tried Homeopath, aurvedic, allopathy, but nobody can help me from this disease since 2004. I want any painkiller which can help me from the pains which i get in my left eye within half or one hour after consuming the medicine. I do not want ay medicine for acidity but for the pains which I cannot survive for two days in week. Please help me if you can.

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