Updated: Apr 17, 2019
Raynaud’s disease leads to coldness and numbness of fingers and toes as a result of decreased blood supply to these areas. This response is triggered on exposure to cold temperature and stress. When exposed to cold temperature, the arteries supplying blood to the fingers and toes undergo vasospasm, thus limiting the blood supply. As a result, the fingers and toes turn cold and numb with color changes, first to pale white and then, blue and red.
Homeopathic Medicines which can be used for this condition are :
Ferrum Phos :
disturbed states of circulation, irritation, and relaxation of tissue.
disorders of the veins. Inflammation, induration and enlargement of blood-vessels;
The typical Ferr phos subject is not full blooded and robust, but nervous, sensitive, anæmic with the false plethora and easy flushing of Ferrum. Pros
Agaricus: is rated among the top listed Homeopathic medicines for raynaud’s disease. It is indicated when the blood flow to the fingers and toes is compromised on being exposed to the cold atmosphere. This leads to numbness, coldness, blueness in the fingers and toes. The condition may be followed by pin or needle-like pricking sensations in the fingers and toes. Apart from being one of the top rated Homeopathic medicines for raynaud’s disease, Agaricus is one of the prominently indicated Homeopathic medicines for chilblains and frostbites as well.
Carbo Veg: It is indicated for bluish, marbled cold fingers and toes followed by redness. Carbo Veg is also well indicated for gangrene of the fingers and toes. skin turns pale or red. Other symptoms include cramps in fingers or toes, and weakness or numbness. Blood seems to stagnate in the capillaries, causing blueness, coldness, and ecchymosis. Disintegration and imperfect oxidation is the keynote of this remedy. General venous stasis, bluish skin, limbs cold.
Secale Cor: The guiding symptoms for using Secale Cor are icy cold and numb fingers and toes from vasospasm. Formication, tingling in the fingers and toes are also well noted. coldness, numbness, petechiæ, mortification, gangrene are seen. It is also suitable for slow developing gangrene. Numbness. Fingers and feet bluish, shriveled, spread apart or bent backwards, numb. Violent cramps. Icy coldness of extremities. Violent pain in finger-tips, tingling in toes. All the Secale conditions are better from cold.
Arsenicum : is a homeopathic remedy which is recommended for
people who experience cold sensation, followed by burning,
itchiness and swelling. restless and do not tolerate cold very
well, Arsenicum is the best remedy.
Camphor: Pains with icy coldness, better for warmth, worse from motion and cold. Numbness, tingling and coldness.Pain better while thinking of it. Very sensitive to cold and to touch.