Homeopathic remedies for colds
There are many homeopathic remedies that can be taken to help speed up the treatment of colds. These remedies are extremely safe and can be taken by the whole family, even young babies. This is especially useful for children as they usually pick up colds at nursery or school. These homeopathic remedies can also be taken alongside other conventional medicines without interfering with their action.
The remedies below should be taken in 30c potency up to four times a day for up to one week.
Pulsatilla is an effective natural remedy for colds that are accompanied with thick greenish yellow mucus, sneezing and a loss of smell and taste. They person may also crave sympathy and have a cough, which is loose in the morning and dry at night. The cold symptoms for this homeopathic remedy are generally better for open air.
Allium Cepa is the main remedy for the common cold which has a lot of discharge from the nose and eyes. The nasal discharge may burn the upper lip. These symptoms are usually improved in the open air for this remedy.
Arsen Alb should be considered for colds that have a watery discharge from the nose that causes burning and itching. The person may also sneeze without any relief and be thirsty for sips of cold water. This homeopathic remedy should be given if the person also feels anxious, nervous and restless.
Belladonna should be given at the earliest stage of cold that is accompanied with a fever and sore throat that mainly affects the right side. The person may also be very thirsty.
Aconite is the homeopathic remedy of choice for cold that start suddenly after exposure to cold dry wind. This remedy should be given at the earliest possible time to be of maximum benefit. The cold symptoms may also be accompanied with a high fever.
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