Homeopathy for Flu


The flu can come on suddenly and stop you in your tracks - but there are many homeopathic remedies that can help bring relief and shorten the duration of the flu.

The following are some remedies that can bring relief during the flu:

Aconite:

feel fearful or agitated

C/F Sudden shock

This remedy is very commonly given for the initial stages of FLU, croup, bronchitis, pleurisy, and pneumonia.

dry, hoarse, croupy cough

develop a cold or cough during dry cold weather. Along with their dry cough, they will have a dry mouth.

Worse at night, being cold, drinking cold water

restless and anxious and very thirsty.

Arsenic album:

feels chilly and exhausted/ Great exhaustion after the slightest exertion.

anxious restlessness /

nightly aggravation

Burning pains. Unquenchable thirst

Unable to lie down; fears suffocation

Cough worse after midnight

Expectoration scanty, frothy

burning heat all over

a watery, runny nose with sneezing paroxysms and a dry or wheezing cough

Belladonna:

No thirst, anxiety or fear. Belladonna stands for violence of attack and suddenness of onset

Heat, redness, throbbing and burning WITH HIGH FEVER

Dryness of all mucous membranes; nose, fauces, larynx, and trachea with aversion to water

Barking cough, whooping cough

Larynx very painful; feels as if a foreign body were in it, with cough

restless, drowsy, and have wild dreams.

worse at night

Redness is remarkable

very red sore throat, a pounding headache,

Ferrum Phos:

Fever, initial stage of infection, when not many signs of flu are seen , or general sick feeling.

Headache; General dull headache; sensitive to cold air, noise, and any jar

Rosy cheeks

A feeling of weariness

Sensitive eyes

A short hard cough

Strong thirst

Vomiting after eating

Cough better at night.

This remedy is also prescribed in early stages of flu or fever, even if symptoms are not especially clear.

Baptisia:

terrible flus that come on suddenly. People feel sore and bruised all over, and the body and the limbs feel as if they are “scattered and all in bits.

There’s profuse sweating with a high fever and an intense thirst.

“stuporous ” look— dazed and sluggish to the point of falling asleep while they are talking to someone