Homeopathic Remedies To Treat Colds, Coughs and Flu
Posted Oct 02 2009 10:00pm
Homeopathy is seen by many to be very effective in fighting the colds, coughs and flu. Homeopathy offers a wide range of remedies to help fight flu like conditions. These remedies have no side effects and help many people get rid of flu like symptoms quicker than just normally fighting off the flu.
The remedies used to fight the common cold include Ferrum Phos, Nux Vomica, Natrum Muriaticum and Pulsatilla. Ferrum Phos are used to combat colds that come on slowly. Mild fever may occur as well a sore throat. Nux Vomica is used to fight colds that results in chills, runny nose and blocked nose. Sneezing, watery eyes and sore throat also may occur. Natrium Muriaticum is used to fight colds with constant sneezing and thin discharge of mucus. Pulsatilla is used for colds that cause an headache abover the eyes. Can not smell anything because the nose is so stuffed up. This cold causes the person not to want to drink liquid .
Three remedies to deal with coughs are Aconite, Bryonia and Pulsatilla. Aconite is used to treat coughs that are dry. These type of cough comes very quickly. This cough causes extreme thirst. The person with this cough is usually very sensitive to smoke. Bryonia is used to treat coughs that cause chest pain. These coughs are accompanied by headaches and fever. The cough generally feels better by drinking something warm like hot tea. Pulsatilla is used to treat cough that causes mucus to be coughed up. This type of cough causes a poor appetite and lack of thirst. Tongue may have a white coating.
The homeopathic remedies to treat the flu are aconite, belladonna, Gelsemium and Bryonia. Aconite is used to treat the flu that causes restlessness. This type of flu may cause a high fever quickly and sore throat. Fresh air usually makes the person with this type of flu feel better. Belladonna is used to treat flu with a high fever. The fever comes on suddenly. Face is flushed with a sore throat. The person may have loss of balance and possible confusion. Gelsemium are used to treat flus that cause chills and weakness. This flu causes chills all over the body. Little thirst even though there is a fever. The person will experience a splitting headache along with fatigue. Byronia is used to treat the flu with a severe throbbing headache. This flu causes an extremely painful headache which is worsen by coughing. This flu causes extreme dehydration. Sleep and rest definitely help make this type of flu better. Another remedy to try to fight the flu is Anas Barbariae. This remedy is for general use of the flu. If you do not feel like symptom matching your flu, this remedy is the way to go. This remedy is mass produced by Boiron. Boiron calls the remedy oscillococcinum.
You can see that there are a wide range of homeopathic remedies to fight the cold, cough and flu. Find the remedies that match closest to the symptoms that you are experencing. Start the remedies in a 6X dosage and drink plenty of water to help fight these ailments.