Cold-Cough, Sinusitis, Nasal & Respiratory Problems
Runny nose, sore throat, and headaches are some of the common symptoms of cough and cold. This nasty cold and cough can knock anyone off of their feet for several days and trust us, nobody likes it. While there are several alternatives available to treat this condition, homeopathy is also believed to be quite effective. Homeopathy medicines are made from natural substances and have almost no side effects. Here are some of the common medicines used in treating common cold in cough:
Aconite: This medicine is prescribed in the early stages of cold and cough after exposure to cold or dry weather. It is usually given in the first 24 hours of high fever and restlessness.
Allium cepa: Allium cepa is for treating streaming cold accompanied by sneezing and watery eyes. This medicine is effective in treating cold when the person’s eyes are not burning, but the discharge from the nose is.
Arsenicum Album: If you are frequently sneezing, your nose is irritating and tickling, then the homeopath may prescribe you Arsenicum Album. This medicine is also effective in treating throbbing frontal headache, burning chest pain, restless, and fearful.
Euphrasia: Euphrasia is prescribed for treating burning discharge from eyes. This can help to cure swollen eyelids and cough that intensifies during day time.
Ferrum phosphoricum: This homeopathy medicine is effective in treating the beginning stages of all inflammatory problems, red burning eyes, restless sleep, weakness, and excessive thirst.
Gelsemium: Gelsemium is prescribed for a cold with flu-like symptoms e.g. body ache, heaviness throughout the body, fatigue, restlessness, and chills.
Kali bichromicum: This medicine is used during later stages of cold and nasal discharge. It is also effective on other symptoms of cold and cough like stubborn congestion, swollen eyelids or sticky discharge from the nose.
Mercurius Solubilis: Mercurius Solubilis is excellent for treating creeping chilliness, frequent sneezing, sore throat, heavy salivation, bad mouth odour, and ear pain.
Phosphorus: This homeopathy medicine is provided to people suffering from dry cough, which increases in the morning or evening or when talking, eating, laughing, or breathing cold air.
Your homeopath will prescribe you dosage based on the severity of your condition. If you do not notice any improvement after 3-4 doses, meet your homeopath.
DISCLAIMER: The views expressed in this article should not be considered as a substitute for physician’s advice. Please consult your treating physician for more details.