A - E

ANXIETY

Sudden panic attacks. Aconite

 

Prolonged periodic panic attacks. Arsen alb.

 

With fainting spells. Sulphur


 

APPETITE

Feeling of emptiness even after meals. Calc. carb.

 

Variable appetite. Ferrum phos.

 

Excessive appetite which is easily satisfied. Lycopodium

 

Aversion to food. Hunger prevents sleep. Ignatia

 

Continual craving with loss of appetite. Arsen. alb.

 


BEREAVEMENT

Where the death is sudden and the shock severe. Aconite

 

Cannot get over the loss. Prolonged bereavement. Ignatia

 


BITES

Seek medical treatment. Immediately take Aconite.

 

Horsefly bites. Hypericum.

 

Insect stings, general. Apis mel.

 

Pain from puncture wounds by small sharp objects. Ledum.

 

Crushed/puncture wounds. Hypericum / Calendula Ointment. Also known as Hypercal

 


BODY ODOUR

Profuse sticky sweat all day. Skin sensitive to touch. Hepar Sulph.

 

Perspiration which stains clothes yellow. Merc.sol.

 

Unhealthy looking skin. Feet particular problem. Sulphur.

 

Sweats in uncovered parts. Thuja.

 


BOILS

With redness, heat and throbbing. Belladonna.

 

Patient chilly, boil cold. Silicea.

 

 

 

BRONCHITIS

With rattling mucous in bronchial tubes. Ipecac.

 

With loss of voice/hoarseness. Phosphorus.


BURNS & SCALDS

General for burns and scalds. After a day in the sun when reaction is expected. Cantharis.

 

Sunburn with redness, heat and throbbing. Belladonna.

 

Stinging burns and scalds. Urticaria. Urtica urens.

 

 

 

CATARRH

Profuse watery discharge with sneezing and burning of nose and lip area. Allium cepa.

 

Copious burning and clear watery discharge, chilliness, craving for heat, great exhaustion, watery eyes. Arsen. alb.

 

Catarrh lying on chest which feels tight. Inability to expectorate. Bryonia

 

Thick, greenish yellow discharge in tiny lumps. Symptoms worse after rest and from damp weather. Calc. fluor.

 

Bland, nasal catarrh with watering of the eyes. Euphrasia.

 

Thick yellow infected discharge with sore throat, hoarseness and tough stringy mucous. Kali. bich.

 

Variable, intermittent, flowing catarrh, with much sneezing, especially in morning. Nat. mur.

 

For early stages of cold with accompanying, often dry nasal catarrh. Nose blocked at night. Nux vom.

 

Catarrh is variable in frequency and intensity with a clear, yellow or green discharge, worse at night. Pulsatilla.

 

Catarrh in sinuses causing headaches and obstinate nasal obstruction with sneezing in morning. Silicea..

 

 

 

CHESTINESS

With dry painful cough. Bryonia 

 

Hoarseness and loss of voice. Phosphorus

People who catch cold readily, often in the chest. Sulphur


 

COLDS

Beginning of colds. Sudden onset from exposure to cold. Aconite

 

Common cold with much sneezing, watering of eyes and profuse acrid nasal discharge. Accompanying temperature. Allium cepa.

 

Common cold with pronounced sneezing and watering eyes. Euphrasia

 

Feverishness, stuffiness and sneezing at onset of cold. Ferrum phos.

 

Hot & cold shivering flu symptoms. Sore throat, runny nose, headache and aching limbs. Gelsemium

 

Watery cold with general feeling of discomfort and headache. Loss of taste and smell. Nat. mur.

 

Slow onset and recovery, with sinusitis and headache. Silicea

 


 

COUGHS

Hoarse, dry, loud, spasmodic, hard, ringing cough. Usually no expectoration and worse at night. Aconite 

 

Restless and anxious with wheezy respiration and burning sensation in chest. Thin, watery discharge in great quantity. Arsen. alb.  

 

Dry, tickling cough with spasmodic barking, giving rise to violent coughing fits, ending in sneezing. Belladonna
  

Hard dry cough with soreness and/or stitches in chest and headache. Worse in cold, dry weather and for movement. Bryonia
  

Tickling cough with yellow, sour and offensive sputum. Head and neck apt to sweat at night. Calc.carb.
  

Hard, racking cough with pain in chest bringing exhaustion; Inability to bring up phlegm. Causticum
  

Persistent, irritating cough coming from deep down in chest, occasionally leading to vomiting. Drosera
 

Hoarse cough with roughness and scraping sensation in throat. Worse in cold, dry weather. Better for cover. Hepar sulph.
 

Spasmodic, suffocative cough wheezing and loss of breath, either leading to vomiting without nausea, or intense nausea unrelieved by vomiting. Ipecac
 

Cough with stringy sputum. Cough originating from tickling in pit of stomach with bursting pain in head. Kali. bich
 

Dry, tearing, spasmodic cough with great soreness of chest and retching. Oppressed breathing and feverishness. Nat. Mur. 

 

Violent, hard, dry, exhausting, tight or racking cough with yellow sputum. Sore, hot throat and thirst. Phosphorous

 

Cough dry in the evening, loose in morning with thick, bland yellow green discharge and tickling in larynx. Pulsatilla

 


 

CUTS AND WOUNDS

Use a calendula ointment in conjunction with I
 

Painful cuts & wounds, particularly where nerves are involved. Hypericum / Calendula Ointment ( Also known as Hypercal Ointment )

  


DEPRESSION

With confusion and despondency. Actaea rac.
 

Especially women who are easily depressed. Sepia
 

Sleeplessness due to mental activity. Tension. Agitation. Coffea

 


ECZEMA

Skin cracked and weeping. Graphites
 

Excessive itching, uncontrollable urge to scratch which results in burning and smarting. Sulphur

 

 

EYES/  EARS / MOUTH

Abscesses slow to mature. Hepar Sulph. 

 

Mouth abscesses sensitive to touch. Merc. sol.   

 

When pus has formed and is slow to clear. Silicea  

 

Bad breath with a bitter taste in the mouth. Kali. Phos.  

 

Bad breath with a metallic taste in the mouth ulcers on the gums. Merc. sol.  

 

Conjunctivitis with headaches. Argent. nit.  

 

Inability to bear bright light. Eyes inflamed burning, watering. Euphrasia  

 

Aid to reduce pain & assist healing after tooth extractions. Arnica  

 

Earache with redness, heat and throbbing. Belladonna. 

  

Eyelids swollen. Apis mel.  

 

Early stages of styes. Pulsatilla  

 

Toothache worse from hot & cold. Merc. sol.  

 

Ulceration of mouth and throat. Phytolacca\par

 


 



 

 F - W

FEAR 

Following an accident. Aconite

 

Fear to the point of terror. Arsen. alb.

 

Fear of crowds, death, impending misfortune. Ferr. phos.

 

Fear of appearing before an audience. Argent. nit.

 

Examination nerves. Fear of failure. Gelsemium

 

 

 

HAYFEVER

General remedy where condition is allergic response to pollen. Mixed pollen

 

Nose and eyes stream. Sneezing severe and frequent. Worse in morning, indoors. Allium cepa

 

Nose tickles violently. Sneezing violent and painful with a watery burning discharge. Arsen. alb.

 

Eyes burn, itch and water. Heavy sneezing, sore throat and hard dry cough. Euphrasia

 

Violent sneezing, nose tingles and streams, particularly in morning. Face hot. Gelsemium

 

Copious catarrh and sneezing, often accompanied by cold sores or mouth ulcers. Worse in open air. Nat. mur.

 

Irritation of nose, eyes, face and throat with prolonged bouts of sneezing. Nux.vom.

 

Copious thick catarrh and sneezing. Relieved by open air. Pulsatilla

 

Sinusitis with blocked, stuffy nose. Symptoms worse on waking. Silicea


 

 

HEADACHE/MIGRAINE

With painful watering of eyes. Euphrasia

 

Lessened by bending head backwards. Hypericum

 

With humming in ears. Kali. phos.

 

Hammering headache. Migraine with zig-zag lights. Nat. mur.

 

Migraine beginning in the neck, travelling over the head and ending in one eye. Silicea

 

Blurred vision before headache. Kali. bich.

 

 

 

INDEGESTION ; DIARRHOEA; VOMITING

When food lies like a stone in the stomach. Bryonia

 

Bloated after light meal. Much flatulence. Lycopodium
  

Flatulence and colic after eating. Overeating. Ineffectual urging. Early morning liverishness. Nux. vom.
  

From nervous anticipation of coming events. Argent. nit.
  

Mild food poisoning. Nausea with burning pains. Arsen. alb.
  

Chronic, yellow, offensive, urgent stool. Sulphur
  

Excessive flatulence. Carbo veg.

 

Morning sickness, worse from lying down. Constant nausea. Ipecac.
  

With vomiting after drinking alcohol. Kali. bich.
  

Worms. Itchiness of nose and anus. Nausea with white diarrhoea. Cina

   

Travel sickness. Nausea with hollow sensation in stomach. Nausea during pregnancy. Cocculus

 

Colic. Stomach pains. Flatulence. Cramp. Colocynthis


 

 

 

INFLUENZA

For the early stages of flu where there is a fever and/or chill. Aconite
  

Restlessness despite feeling of exhaustion with a burning nasal discharge and sneezing. Arsen. alb.
  

For the early stages of flu where there is a temperature accompanied by weakness and tiredness and aching. Gelsemium
  

General aches and pains, often with nausea. Desire for warmth despite sweating. Nux. vom.

 


LARYNGITIS

With barking cough and tickling dry throat. Drosera
  

With hard dry cough and loss of voice. Phosphorus

 

 

 

MENOPAUSE/PREMENSTRUAL TENSION -

PERIOD PROBLEMS

Change of life in fair blue eyed women. Periods delayed, scanty but protracted. Pulsatilla
  

Change of life in dark haired women. Periods delayed. Sepia

 

If symptoms vary between the two above then a combination of Sepia & Pulsatilla is suggested
 

Periods too early and excessive. Calc. phos.
 

Cystitis. Painful urination or constant desire to urinate. Cantharis
 

Fluid retention, heaviness of breasts relieved by flow. Flushes and depression during menopause. Lachesis

 

Symptoms of wind and bloated feeling. Irritability and melancholia. Lycopodium
 

Extreme irritability. Nux. vom.
 

Melancholia and weepiness. Ignatia
 

Tenderness of breasts. Periods profuse, early or too long. Calc.carb.

 


 

PAINS/SPRAINS/BRUISES/RHEUMATISM

Bone fracture slow to heal, bones refuse to knit. Calc. phos.
 

General remedy for all kinds of bone injury sprains of wrists or ankles. Ruta grav 

 

General treatment of sprains, bruises & muscular soreness. Rheumatism with a fear of being touched. Arnica
 

Where skin is unbroken use in conjunction with Arnica Ointment.
 

Cramp in fingers, legs & toes. Poor circulation. Cold extremities. Cuprum met.
 

Painful joints & ligaments. Rheumatism worse on beginning to move but improves with continued movement. Rhus tox.
 

Muscular soreness after violent exercise, stiff neck. Actaea rac.

Burning pains as a result of insect bites. Apis mel.
 

Burning pains when passing water. Cantharis
 

Topical application for rheumatic pains and stiffness of joints, tendons, ligaments and strains from overlifting. Rhus tox. Ointment

 

Topical application for bruised bones, dislocations, sprains and sciatic pain. Ruta Ointment
 

Rheumatism aggravated by movement. Better for pressure; worse for warmth. Bryonia
 

Rheumatic conditions which begin in the lower back and ascend. Ledum
 

Rheumatism resulting from earlier broken bones. Symphytum

Lumbago. Bruises. Bellis Perennis

 


PILES

Bleeding, protruding and itching piles. Calc. fluor.
 

Ooze dark blood. Hamamelis
 

Protruding piles with stitching pains. Ignatia
 

Itching piles. Nux. vom.

 


 

PSORIASIS

In cautious indecisive individuals. Graphites
 

In oversensitive individuals. Hepar sulph.
 

In deepthinking individuals. Sulphur

 

 

 

 

SHOCK

Immediately following an accident. Aconite


 

To reduce prolonged effects of shock. Before operations, dental visits etc. Arnica

 


SKIN PROBLEMS

General improvement of skin, hair and nails. Silicea

 


SORE THROAT

Following exposure to dry winds. Aconite
 

Burning dry throat. Arsen. alb.
 

Excessive saliva. Merc. sol.
 

Swollen throat, absence of thirst. Apis mel.
 

Sore throat. Stiff neck with Inability to swallow. Phytolacca

 


WARTS

General wart treatment. Thuja

 

Molluscum Contagiosum . Thuja Ø topically. Thuja. Moluscum Contageosum Nosode

 

 

 

WORMS

 tcy anus, driven to scratch, very bad tempered. Cina

 

Itchy anus, without marked change of mood. Teucrium mar 

 

With Colicky pains. Natrum phos 

 

Frequent episodes. Carcinocin