Top Homeopathic remedies for your First Aid kit
We all know that prevention is better than cure and Homeopathy excels in this area, but what about those times when a little emergency appears – when you need something quickly to help resolve that issue?
Then take a look at our top homeopathic remedies that everyone should have in their first aid kit!
This remedy is great for shock, such as from bad news or a from having a fall. It is also very effective for treating conditions which come on suddenly, like a sudden sore throat or headache.
This remedy is used to treat insect bites or stings, and allergic reactions which can be caused by these. Affected areas will be red, hot and swollen, and the pain will be described as stinging.
This is the classic remedy for trauma, injury and bruising. The typical arnica patient will tell you that they’re fine and avoid attention, but may well still be in shock. This is also a good one for jet-lag.
This is your go-to remedy for food-poisoning. A keynote of this remedy is anxiety, and the patient is likely to be very cold. Pains might be described as burning.
The words red, hot and swollen are keywords for this remedy. This is a great remedy for fever, sunstroke, and for a skin condition such as boils.
Calendula can be taken as a pill or as a solution to bathe wounds. This remedy can be used for cold sores, mouth ulcers, cuts or burns.
7. HEPAR SULPH
Very painful and infected wounds and abscesses respond well to this remedy.
8. NUX VOMICA
This remedy can be a life-saver in the case of hangover! It also works well for stomach upsets and headaches which were caused by overindulgence in food and / or alcohol. A keynote of this remedy is irritability.
9. RHUS TOX
This is a versatile remedy which can be used to treat bruised and sore muscles and joints. It is sometimes used to relieve the pain of arthritis. It is also sometimes used to treat skin rashes like chicken pox and shingles.
Skin conditions often respond well to this remedy. Skin may be red and unhealthy looking, and the patient may have scratched a lot. These types of skin reactions or often aggravated from the heat of being in bed.