Some homeopathic remedies are shown when the development of the symptoms is violent andfast. Among these are Aconitum, Belladonna, Apis.
Symptoms Progress Slowly
When the disease shows itself hesitantly, slowly over several days, then Bryonia or Gelsemium may help.
In the initial phase of throat inflamation some homeopathic remedies may stop the infection for several hours and lead to complete cure.
Sore Throat Remedies
Very often the "cold" is accompanied by throat or ear pains. In other cases everything startswith sore throat. Always remember, that throat andtonsilspains may develop into very seriousconditions. You should apply self healing with homeopathic remedies for sore throat only in thebeginning of the viral infection, and when the presenting symptoms clearly point to certainremedy. If your condition is more complicated, or you had waited or tried another treatment, donot try to heal alone, seek for help.When you have all presenting sympoms of
, but also have raspberry colour of the tongue,scarlet redness and much dryness of mucous membranes in mouth and throat, with burningpain and constant desire for swalllowing in spite of the pain, then Bell. in 200 C potency shouldhelp over 24 hours. Apply in water solution often, till the pains are present.When throat starts to ache and you
feel the pain as if you have stick or fish bone
lodged inyour throat or tonsils, then Apis or Hepar sulphur may help. Apis mellifica (Apis) is fast remedy. It has sudden beginning with red, dry shining throat, as if polished. The pain in throat are
stitching and burning
better from drinking cold water or ice
worse from warm food and drinks
. The pains are there even when you are notswallowing. The uvula is
swollen, hangs like a bag filled with water,
the tonsils are enlarged.The patient is uneasy on a physical level, manifesting motor anxiety like Rhus-t. and Acon. Theremedy works well in high potencies, over 200 C.Hepar sulphur (Hep.) If your tonsils are enlarged with pulsating pains in them, stitching pains inears on swallowing, and you
feel better from warm drinks
, Hep. may be the righthomeopathic remedy. Hep. is applicable when
suppuration process is on the way
, and thepatient often has white spots on tonsils and enlarged lymph nodes on the neck.
to least movement of air
, cannot bear cold air and aggravates from beinguncovered even for a little; very sensitive to touch and strong irritability – these are the maincharacteristics of Hep.When given in potency 30 C and higher,
Hep. will suppress suppuration
and make you wellsoon.
Sudden, Fast, Unexpected Cold
Aconitum napellus (Acon.)Sudden beginning, several hours after being disposed at
. Very fast raise of thetemperature, over 38.5 C, possibly with chilly shivers. Red face, which may alternate withpaleness. Very intense anxiety at psycho-physical level, even fear of death. The patientdesires someone to stay close to him. Intense
thirst for cold water
. Dry painful cough. Aggravates at night.