Homeopathic flu remedies have produced decades of good clinical results. Using homeopathic flu remedies provides quick relief of symptoms and often, faster healing times. Some homeopathic remedies treat the early stages of the flu, some are good for lingering symptoms, and some of the remedies are for specific symptoms, such as sore throats, runny nose, or fever. Use the right homeopathic flu remedy for quick relief and healing. For treating the flu, use 30c potency or 6c.
Homeopathic flu remedies for the first stages of the flu
Ferrum phos can be used at the first sign of the flu. Natrum sulf can be alternated with Ferrum phos, if the symptoms match.
For the stomach flu, consider Baptisia, especially in the early stages of a flu. The person needing Baptisia can feel very weak as well as sore and listless.
Oscillococcinum has been shown to have great results as a homeopathic flu remedy, especially when taken at the onset of the flu.
Homeopathic remedy for flu with fever
Dulcamara is the flu remedy to consider at the onset of a high fever. Along with a fever, those needing Dulcamara can have a cough that causes muscular soreness. The flu that responds to Dulcamara is often triggered by cold, damp weather.
Another good flu remedy is Arsenicum. The Arsenicum fever is burning and is accompanied with chills, restlessness and anxiety. The person needing Arsenicum is very anxious and feels thirsty but will only sip small quantities when liquids are offered. They can also experience burning pains in other parts of the body.
Gelsemium is a good flu and fever remedy when the person has a low-grade fever. The person may shiver and will likely feel weak. Gelsemium can also be used as a homeopathic remedy for flu that lingers, and for those who say they are not well since they had the flu.
The person needing Nux vomica treats a flu with chills and pains in bones and joints. The irritability and chills are very marked.
A high fever indicated the homeopathic remedy Belladonna. Belladonna fevers usually appear suddenly. The person can also have redness and heat, such as a red, hot face.
Homeopathic flu remedies for flu with pain
Rhus tox flu is the homeopathic remedy of choice for a sensation of aching bones and restlessness along with the fever. The restlessness is a strong indicator for Rhus tox. The person may also have a red on the tip of their tongue. Rhus tox is also useful when the flu starts during cold damp weather
When the person feels pain on any type of movement, such as rolling over or sitting up, consider Bryonia. Other indicators for Bryonia are thirst and a dry mouth. The person needing Bryonia as a homeopathic flu remedy can also be irritable, hence the expression, Bryonia Bear.
Another remedy had has great pain with the flu is Eupatorium perfoliatum. Eupatorium feels pain in the bones that can be very strong, and they are also very thirsty.
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Melanie Grimes, CCH, is a writer, health educator and homeopath. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists. She has taught at Bastyr University and lectured internationally. Follow her blog at MelanieGrimes.com. To order professional quality vitamins, visit her online vitamin shop at https://www.healthwavehq.com/welcome/mgrimes.