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Top Homeopathic Remedies for Pain in Hands and Fingers

Homeopathic remedies for pain in fingers and hands are very effective in treating all conditions that lead to pain in these parts of the body. Homeopathic remedies are natural medicines and use bod’s own innate restorative powers to cure the disorders causing pain in fingers, hands, and thumb. Homeopathic remedies for pain are very safe and cause no side effects.

This pain in fingers and hands can be caused by these  conditions 

Homeopathic Remedies for Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis as an autoimmune inflammatory disease affecting joints leading to pain, swelling, stiffness in joints of hands. In long standing cases of rheumatoid arthritis the affected joints of hands and fingers are damaged leading to varying degrees of deformity.

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome:  Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that results from pressure on the median nerve of wrist. The resulting symptoms include pain in wrist, palm, thumb and fingers (index finger, middle finger and sometimes ring finger) and the pain is usually worse at night than day time. The pain from wrist can sometimes travel up to the arms and in some cases even up to shoulders. Other symptoms of Carpel tunnel syndrome include weakness, numbness and tingling in hands and fingers. The weakness  of hands lead to difficulty in gripping objects leading to dropping of things out of hand .

De Quervain’s Tendinitis/Tenosynovitis: De Quervain’s tendinitis is a condition that arises due to swelling in tendons of thumb side of wrist leading to pain in wrist. Repetitive activities and overuse of hands are responsible for the onset of this condition. The pain in wrist is worse on making fist, grasping/holding objects, turning wrist like in wringing the clothes. Sometimes the wrist pain can extend to thumb and forearm.

Writer’s cramp: Writer’s cramp refers to sudden, involuntary contraction of muscle of hands or fingers leading to severe pain in hands/fingers. Jerking and trembling of hands while writing may also be present. This condition arises due to over use of hands and fingers in writing or typing.

Ganglion cyst: Ganglion cyst is a small fluid filled cavity/lump that form near a joint or tendons mainly on the wrist on back of hand. This can cause  pain in hand if a nerve gets pressed under this cyst.

Injury to hand and fingers: Pain in hand and fingers can occur due to Injury to hand because of varied reasons like a fall on hand, due to a blow, due to hand getting blocked in between window of a car or a door of house etc leading to sprains, fractures etc.

Homeopathic Remedies For pain in Hands and Finger

1. For Pain due to Rheumatoid Arthritis

Antimonium crudum is an excellent medicine for pain in fingers due to rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms that guide towards using this medicine in pain of fingers in rheumatoid arthritis are that the pain in fingers is aggravated in cold weather and washing hands in cold water and better by hot applications on fingers. Another very prominent symptom that guides towards usage of this medicine is that the arthritic pains alternate with stomach complaints and the tongue of affected patient is thick white coated. The arthritic pains of fingers that are worse from taking wine can also be relieved by using this medicine.

Actea Spicata is a wonderful homeopathic medicine used in treatment of pain in wrist and fingers of a patient suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Tearing and tingling type of pains in fingers and wrist that are worse from touch and motion can be tackled by this medicine usage. This medicine also gives good results for excessive swelling and redness in wrist and fingers that come from slight exertion/fatigue. The next Natural medicine that comes into play for treating pains and stiffness of wrist and fingers in rheumatoid arthritis is Caulophyllum. This homeopathic remedy Caulophyllum can give good results where the pain in wrist and fingers constantly shifts from one part to another with much stiffness. Viola odorata is yet another homeopathic medicine to be utilized in patients in cases of pain in hand and wrist where the right hand is more predominantly involved.

2. For Pain in Fingers due to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Hypericum perforatum is an excellent remedy for pain in fingers and hands due to carpal tunnel syndrome where pains are of tingling and burning in character. The numbness and crawling in hands along with pain is another useful symptom for application of this medicine. Another great homeopathic medicine Causticum is equally effective medicine for tearing type of pains in hand and fingers with numbness. Causticum can be given in those cases where pain is worse in cold air and better from warm applications on hand. Next medicine Plumbum metallicum is used in homeopathic treatment of pain in hand and finger when along with numbness and tingling there is weakness in the hand , making it impossible for the hand to lift or grasp anything medicine Ruta graveolans is excellent for treating pain in hand and wrist due to carpal tunnel syndrome where the condition arises due to swelling of tendons in the wrist leading to pressure on median nerve . This causes symptoms of pain and numbness in hands and fingers .

3. For pain due to De Quervain’s Tendinitis

The medicines that are used in treatment of pain in hands and fingers due to De Quervain’s tendinitis are Ruta graveolans, Phytolacca decandra, Bryonia alba and Rhus toxicodendron. Ruta graveolans is a medicine for pain in hand, thumb and wrist due to De Quervain’s tendinitis and can be utilized with great results where the pain is worse by cold and condition has raised due to overstraining/overexertion of hands. The second medicine Phytolacca decandra is used in pain of wrist due to inflammed tendons where the character of pain is electric or shooting type and shifts rapidly from one point to another. Next two mentioned medicines Bryonia alba and Rhus toxicodendron are also used in the pains of thumb, wrist and hand due to tendinitis but the main differentiating feature that is to be taken into account while using them is that the for patients requiring Bryoinia alba complains of pain in wrist are worse by motion and  relief in pain is by rest ; while the patient requiring Rhus toxicodendron complain of pain that is worse during rest and is much better by movement of affected hand.

4. For Pain in due to Writer’s Cramp

Magnesium phosphoricum is a wonderful medicine for pain in hands and fingers caused by writer’s cramp.  Cramps and pains in hands in fingers due to excessive use in writing which are better by hot application and pressure can be treated very effectively by this medicine. For patient’s who complain of pain numbness and weakness along with involuntary shaking of affected hand can be given this medicine. Stanum metallicum is yet another well indicated medicine that is of immense use in the treatment of pain in hands and fingers due to writer’s cramp.  For this medicine to be used the main indications are pain and cramp in fingers with weakness of hands  , causing  the pen or  the held objects to fall down . Conium maculatum can be given to those patients who get cramps with numbness of fingers. Another marked feature where this medicine can be given is excessive perspiration and trembling of hands with pain in hands . Gelsemium sempervirens is an excellent choice when along with pains and cramps in hands there is excessive trembling and weakness .

5. For Pain due to Ganglion Cyst

Calcarea fluorica is an excellent  medicine for pain in hand and fingers which occur due to ganglion cyst, especially when the ganglion is formed on back of wrist. It is very effective when the ganglion is causing a nerve compression. It can ease out the pain . For dissolving ganglion homeopathic medicine Ruta is an excellent choice .

6. For Pain due to Injury

Arnica montana is an excellent medicine for pain in hands and fingers when the injury is the cause. If the pain in hands and fingers occurs due to injury by sharp pointed objects, two medicines Hypericum perforatum and Ledum Palustre can be used. Homeopathic medicines Ruta graveolens and Rhus toxicodendron  are equally marvellous medicines for homeopathic treatment of pain in hands and fingers when muscles and tendons are injured.

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  1. Barry Saxe says:

    I have gouty like pain in my fingers aggravated by hot water, mostly in the left hand, Burning type pain worse in the evening. Worse in the thumb and middle finger

  2. RADHADEVI says:

    నమస్తే డాక్టర్ గారు. నా చేతి వేళ్ళు ము డ తకు రావు. బాగా నొప్పిగా ఉంటాయి


    left hand small finger do not vent and pain during work .last 1month ago. artharites problem.

  4. Dear Dr. Sharma
    I am suffering from severe pain in my hands, fingers, elbow, leg and shoulder joints due to arthritis. Currently using R11 since one week time but not feeling any relief. Please suggest me some good homeopathic medicine.
    From Rawalpindi

  5. Mrs Tracey A Pepper says:

    Hello, my pain is in my fingers, they are swollen first fore joints due to hairdressing for 35 years. Can you help?

  6. Sandra Upright says:

    Dear Dr, Sharma, I have Renaud’s Disease and osteoarthritis in my fingers. They are misshapen and swollen. There is no pain. Renaud’s bothers me when it is cold outside or when I am in shops or restaurant, due to air conditioning. I live in Florida. I read that curcmin would help but due to acid reflux, curcumin is difficult to take. I take no medicines other than acid reducer, 20 mg/day. I am a vegan for 2 years and otherwise in good health.

    I would greatly appreciate any suggestions.

  7. Kalyan chaudhuri says:

    Homeopathic medicine for upper middle finger pain when bending pressing it also swelling

    • Sandra Upright says:

      Dear Dr, Sharma, I have Renaud’s Disease and osteoarthritis in my fingers. They are misshapen and swollen. There is no pain. Renaud’s bothers me when it is cold outside or when I am in shops or restaurant, due to air conditioning. I live in Florida. I read that curcmin would help but due to acid reflux, curcumin is difficult to take. I take no medicines other than acid reducer, 20 mg/day. I am a vegan for 2 years and otherwise in good health.

      I would greatly appreciate any suggestions.

  8. My maid has developed pain in the entire right arm with a weird sensation as if there was vibration in themobile, although none is seen. She is hardly 50-52. What do I give her.

  9. Mohamed Mustaa says:


    My left hand thumb is getting pain since last 4 months and able to fold now. Also getting pain in the joint of same finger at pam

  10. C.S.JUVEKAR says:

    I am 61. I was diagnosed with osteoporosis in the last year. I also have cirvical spondilysis. No BP, no diabetes. Since last few months top 1/3 portion of my index finger and middle finger of my left hand are swollen at joint and bent by say 10 degree s. Some of my activities like tying a knot etc. are restricted. The swollen portion pains if pressed, otherwise no pain. Is there any remedy ?

  11. SABA PARVEEN says:

    Hello and Good evening Dr. Sb,

    My Son will be 9 years old on 5th November’2021. He was a premature baby with 1 kg weight only. Though He is quite intelligent and sharp, but when it comes to holding a pen, pencil or crayons for his writing work, he started making excuses. When I asked today only that what you feel, why you don’t want to write. His answer was I feel pain in my fingers after writing that’s why I don’t want to write. Please suggest some medicines for him.

    Thanks and regards
    Saba Parveen

  12. S.B.Venkateshwar Rao says:

    Sir My daughter Shivani is 23 years and she is having swan neck fingers in Right Hand. She is left hander, where she writes with left hand and uses maximum left hand to do work. Her Right Hand fingers are week and cannot open the cap of a bottle with her right hand. She did not complaint any pain in fingers. Her Right hand fingers will become stiff while she try to take food to mouth.
    Sir, please suggest any suitable Homeopathic medicine.

  13. Arvind Prasad Sinha says:

    It started with frozen shoulders,one by one.Slowly it recovered by exercise and massage.Then there was spelling of mein in both the palma along the ring fingers.Now thee is pain in thumb,fore,middle and ring finger when I bend them(right hand) when I try to bend them.Also there is pain in the wrist and it’s movement has been bit restricted.

  14. Srinivas Ayyangar says:

    Skin disease are cured but reappear again. Please suggest relevant homeopathy remedies

  15. Sanjay Punia says:

    Hi I have pain thumb wrist joint endpoint go to upper side shoulder. When move thumb some priculer direction or some little pressure give to thumb too much pain in wrist.

    • Mohamed Mustaa says:


      My left hand thumb is getting pain since last 4 months and able to fold now. Also getting pain in the joint of same finger at pam

  16. JP GARYALI says:

    Hi , I have pain in right hand little finger joint and I cannot bend this finger, since about 3 months
    Now I am experiencing pain in the left hand middle finger base node. I feel a nodule there, which is very painfull
    Please recommend suitable Homo medicines for this problems. MY AGE IS 78 YEARS

  17. Ganga Prasad Lakhotia says:

    thanks for medicines for pains in hand & fingers , i had used Ledum pol 200 which had given good results in small joints

  18. Sibdas Kotal says:

    I have been suffering from thumb pain for last 6 months please help me with medicine.

    • Sadia asif says:

      Sir my husband hv pain and stifness in thumb joint what is this he cant able to do anything with thumb

  19. KNVS MURTHY says:

    Sir, I developed right hand middle finger and small finger small joints pain 3 months back. It was almost suddenly felt on Nov 15 and I did not have any injury not hit the hand hard. There is swelling around the joint only and gives pain while doing any work and also by stretching and bending. I am giving hot water therapy on my own and managing. It has not worsened and continues that bad. Aged 76. Free from sugar and BP. No pains in legs or joints or wrist or other joints. While I am typing this it is paining. But goes if I keep quiet. Taking some calcium and multivit&mineral Tablets. Kindly help me by prescribing medicines and potency.

  20. My son 28yrs is suffering from a problem with freequent sneezing. It is observed the nasal bone is having a little bent. After sneezing he feels discomfort in breathing and requires taking inhaler. Could you please help with suggesting some homeo medicine

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