Homoeopathy Tag

Sulphur This chemical element is in all living tissue. It has been subscribed over the years for such things as scabies. Homoeopaths only ever prescribe dilute doses of sulphur to treat symptoms such as irritability, intense itching, burning pains, and offensive odours. The Homoeopathic remedy is made...

Silica Silica is a trace element (only present in the body in small amounts) but is necessary for healthy bones, cartilage, skin and connective tissues. Silica’s medicinal use is limited to Homoeopathy. It is prescribed for patients with severe sweating, weakness, and sensitivity to cold. Silica, like...

Sepia Sepia is the dark liquid which spurts out of the cuttlefish when it is threatened. Cuttlefish are a mollusc that is related to the squid and octopus. Sepia can bring about painful side effects if consumed. Homoeopaths prescribe Sepia to patients with symptoms that include apathy,...

Ruta (Ruta graveolens) Ruta has been highly valued for its medicinal strengths over the years. It is reputed to cure numerous complaints, such as headaches, coughs, and croup. Ruta is toxic in large doses, but it is prescribed by Homoeopaths in minute doses to treat symptoms of weakness...

Rhus Toxicodendron Rhus Toxicodendron is commonly known as poison ivy and is well known worldwide for the rash that forms when its oil rubs on the skin. Over the centuries it has been used to aid disorders such as paralysis and rheumatism. If it is used...

Pulsatilla (Pulsatilla nigricans) The pulsatilla, or windflower as it is also known, contains a poisonous substance which results in blisters in the mouth and throat if chewed. Homoeopath will often prescribe Pulsatilla to patients with conditions accompanied by a thick discharge. Pulsatilla was made as a remedy by...

Phosphorus Phosphorus can be found in all living tissue and is vital for genetic functioning. Phosphorus can be used in toothpaste, fertiliser, and laundry detergent. Poisoning from phosphorus causes irritation of the mucous membranes and inflammation of tissue and over time, it can destroy bone. Homoeopaths may...

Nux Vomica Nux vomica is made from seeds of a tree native to India, Thailand, China, and Australia. The seeds contain strychnine which given in small doses can stimulate the appetite. If given in larger doses can decrease the appetite and cause stiffness in the arms...

Natrum Muriaticum Natrum muriaticum is simply salt, or sodium chloride. This substance is prevalent in our world in large quantities. Although salt is necessary to sustain life and is important for our health, it is highly unlikely that we would ever be deficient is this form...

Mercurius Vivus Otherwise known as quicksilver, mercury has been used in many civilisations for healing and medicine. Consuming certain mercury compounds can result in excessive perspiration and saliva and was thought in ancient times to rid the body of toxins. Undiluted mercury is toxic, however, and can...

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