Homeopathy By Remedy

We suggest seeking guidance from some of the excellent reference books and websites that are generally available if you wish to know more about homeopathy. To assist in accessing those resources a list of brief descriptions of UK homeopathic practitioners common uses of traditional homeopathic remedies based on Traditional Use Only for a number of the milder conditions is listed below. Additionally we recommend contacting NHS24 or your Doctor before proceeding on a course of self-treatment to ensure this is suitable for your circumstances.

View homeopathic remedies by ailment.

Homeopathic RemedyTraditional Use by Homeopaths in UK based on Traditional Use OnlyNotes


Symptoms are sudden, violent brief – anxiety, fear, restlessness, grief. High temperature with great thirst. Insomnia. 
Apis melInsect stings. Burning, stinging pains. Swelling of lower eyelids. Absence of thirst. 
Argent nitColic. Headache. Dizziness. 
ArnicaUse after any injury. Bruises. Sprains. Physical exhaustion. Insomnia due to over tiredness. Muscles ache all over.Arnica is also a very popular herbal remedy.
Arsen albUpset stomach. Vomiting. Diarrhoea (as from food poisoning). Cramps in calves. 
BelladonnaBrightly flushed face. Swollen joints. Vertigo. Facial neuralgia. Severe throbbing headache. Dry hacking cough. Acne. 
BryoniaIrritability. Dryness. Dry painful cough. Dry lips. Thirst – especially for cold drinks. 
Calc carbCracked skin in the winter. Period pains. Itching skin. Premenstrual tension. Toothache. Vertigo. Insomnia. 
Calc fluorHead colds with thick greenish-yellow discharge. Catarrh. Croup. Toothache. 

Burns and scalds before blisters form; sunburn. 
Carbo vegIndigestion with excessive flatulence. Hoarseness. Loss of voice. Tinnitus with nausea and vertigo. 
ChamomillaTeething. Irritability and restlessness. Colic. Green slimy diarrhea. 
CocculusTravel sickness. Nausea with hollow sensation in stomach. Nausea during pregnancy. 
ColocynthisColic. Stomach pains. Flatulence. Cramp. Stitching pain. 
EuphrasiaCold with watery eyes and streaming nose. Hayfever. 
GelsemiumInfluenza. Sneezing. Sore throat. Symptoms of flushing, aching, trembling. Weary with heavy aching muscles. Runny nose. Vertigo.Gelsemium is still used in herb form by professional medical herbalist but is only available over the counter in homeopathic form.
GraphitesUnhealthy skin. Cracked finger tips. Constipation. Tinnitus. Earache. Sinus trouble. Dandruff 
Hepar sulphSkin highly sensitive. Acne. Croup. Earache. 
HypericumPainful cuts and wounds. Lacerated wounds involving nerve endings. AFTER SEEING A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL.Hypericum is also known as St John’s Wort.
IgnatiaFright. Prolonged grief. Sore throat. Piercing headache. Insomnia. 
Kali phosMental tiredness from overwork. Nervous exhaustion. Nervous indigestion. Loss of voice. Hoarseness. Giddiness from exhaustion and weakness. 
LycopdiumIrritability. Fear of failure. Period pain. Premenstrual tension. Hiccough with acidity. 
Mixed PollenHayfever when triggered by pollen. 
Nat murSneezy cold. Runny nose. Vertigo. Premenstrual tension. Housemaid’s knee. 
Nux vomFor over indulgence in food and alcohol. Itching piles. Stuffy colds. Vertigo. Constipation. Raw throat. 
PhosphorousDry cough. Hypersensitivity. Night sweats. 
PulsatillaPremenstrual tension. Catarrh. Styes. Menopause. Acne. Tinnitus. 
Rhus toxRheumatic aches and pains. Over-exertion. Pain in ligaments. Tickling cough. 
Ruta gravInjuries to bones. Fractures, dislocations. Sprains of wrists and ankles. Eye strain. Urticaria (Hives). 
SilicaPhysical and mental debility due to exertion. Boils, abscesses, acne. Bunions. Chronic headaches. Sinus trouble. 
SulphurUnhealthy looking skin. Tendency to skin disease. Itching skin. Acne. Insomnia. Tinnitus. Lack of energy. 
ThujaWarty growths. Morning headaches.Thuja herbal tincture is used for its anti-viral properties to treat warts and can be prescribed by a qualified medical herbalist.

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