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Wild fire, Smoke, and homeopathy, flower remedies....

Some common symptoms of wildfire smoke exposure include:

  • Runny nose

  • Phlegm

  • Stinging eyes

  • Cough

  • Wheezing

  • Trouble breathing

  • Scratchy throat

  • Sinus irritation

  • Chest pain

  • Headaches

  • Tiredness

  • Fast heartbeat

  • Asthma attack

When dealing with symptoms related to wildfire smoke exposure, homeopathy can offer some relief. Here are a few homeopathic remedies that are commonly used for such symptoms:

Eyes symptoms-

  1. Allium cepa: Allium cepa, mentioned earlier, may be useful for symptoms of nasal discharge and watering of the eyes caused by smoke exposure. The discharge is typically watery and irritating, leading to redness and burning of the skin.

  2. Euphrasia: Euphrasia, also known as Eyebright, is useful when there are eye symptoms caused by smoke exposure. These symptoms may include redness, itching, burning, watery discharge from the eyes, and sensitivity to light.

  3. Ranunculus Bulbous: Itching in eyes. Aching in eyeballs. Burning, soreness, and smarting in lids. Mist before eyes.

Respiratory Symptoms-

  1. Kali carb: is often indicated for respiratory conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, and pneumonia. The person may experience a sensation of weight and pressure in the chest, difficulty breathing, and a cough that is worse at night. The cough may be deep and rattling, with thick, yellowish or greenish expectoration.

  2. Natrum arsenicosum: is often indicated for respiratory conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, and chronic coughs. People requiring this remedy may experience wheezing, difficulty breathing, and tightness in the chest. There may be a sensation of suffocation, especially at night. The cough is often worse in the morning and may be accompanied by a yellowish or greenish expectoration.

  3. Silicea: Nose dry and blocked–no sense of smell or taste. Sinuses stuffed up and painful. Dry, irritating cough from inhaled particles. With lumpy, yellow mucus. There’s a strange feeling of something (a hair or dust) stuck at the back of the tongue.

  4. Arsenicum album: This remedy is often indicated when individuals experience respiratory symptoms such as a burning sensation in the throat, coughing, and difficulty breathing due to exposure to smoke. They may also have anxiety, restlessness, and a desire for warmth.

  5. Natrum sulphuricum: This remedy is typically prescribed when there are respiratory symptoms following exposure to damp environments or moldy conditions exacerbated by smoke. Symptoms may include a cough with yellow or greenish phlegm, difficulty breathing, and a sense of heaviness in the chest.

  6. Baryta Carb: This is not just remedy for slow learning; this is an excellent remedy for Dry, suffocative cough, especially in old people, full of mucus but lacking strength to expectorate, Stitches in chest; worse on inspiration.

  7. Drosera: Spasmodic, dry irritative cough, like whooping-cough, the paroxysms following each other very rapidly; can scarcely breathe; chokes. Cough very deep and hoarse; Harassing and titillating cough in children.

Emotional support-

Aconite:For sudden shock with trembling and fear, anxiety and restlessness. Something bad happened and people feel shook up and can’t calm down.

Ignatia: is a great remedy for grief and helps the mind to calm down and console. People feel sad but may have difficulty crying and/or they may have crying jags or even hysterical outbursts.

Flower remedies for emotional support:

  • Star of Bethlehem is an obvious and necessary choice, since it processes shock and trauma.

  • Cherry Plum is another important remedy, since it helps people maintain composure when they are on the edge of losing control .

  • Honeysuckle helps people who are haunted by memories of the past. It brings them into the present so they can live in the moment.

  • Aspen helps people who are on edge with generalized anxiety, expecting something bad to happen.

  • Rock Rose helps balance terror, restoring a sense of calm.

  • White Chestnut quiets the mind, stopping mental chatter and racing or repetitive thoughts.

  • Impatiens helps people who are keyed up and impatient, feeling a sense of urgency.

  • Sweet Chestnut helps process grief and mental anguish.


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