Homeopathy is a form of alternative treatment that is used to treat a number of diseases. In this article, however, we will look into its use for the treatment of pain relief.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine which has been around for 200 years and focuses on treating the patient with highly diluted substances given mainly in the form of tablets, globules and powders. Homeopathy works on the process of immunization. It gives smaller doses of medicines which will make you sick if taken in larger doses and thereby prevents and cures. Homeopathic remedies are responsible for gifting a pain-free and healthy life to a person afflicted with illness. Homeopathic medicine is used to balance the stress factors that are held responsible for the symptoms of pain. The following is a list of homeopathic remedies that are used for pain relief.
This is a herb which is mainly found in a cream base and is used as one of the most common remedies for muscle pain and in treating bruises. It is taken internally, often in globules, so that it can work for muscle pain. It improves circulation, as well as reduces emotional and physical trauma that results from an accident or some other traumatic event.
Soreness, weakness or stiffness in the muscles often gets worse due to overuse. The pain may also become worse when the weather is dry and cold. Causticum is a medicine which is used to lessen pain in the muscles.
Hypericum is used for the treatment of heal nerve pain, especially for numbness or tingling in the extremities or shifting of pain from one area to another. It is also helpful in reducing unbearable prickly pain that radiates along the nerve pathways which becomes worse with movement.
This medicine is given to patients when the limbs feel heavy, dull, and lethargic–especially when there is low-grade fever with muscle aching, similar to that of flu. It is also recommended when the symptoms worsen due to damp, cold, warm, or wet weather.
One of the most common remedy for pain, Rhus Toxicodendron is given to patients when the weather has an effect on the degree of pain. It is often used to relieve joint pains and also in the healing of ligament strains.
The remedy is indicated when a person is suffering from headaches or pain in a particular group of muscles. Another significance of this remedy is that warmth makes the pain worse, while cool applications makes it better.
Cimicifuga is prescribed when the body feels sore and bruised all over with occasional jerking and twitching of the muscles. There is quite a lot of pain especially in the back, neck and shoulders, which is due to the sensitiveness of the spine. With Cimicifuga, the patient tends to feel better with warmth and pressure, but feels worse with touch, motion and cold applications, especially women who have their menses.
Homeopathy can work for all types of functional complaints like, muscle pain, headaches, flu etc. They are low-cost treatments that make you adapt to new lifestyle changes, since you feel better and have more energy.