Top 10 Homeopathy Medicines For Children
If you are a mom, it is quite possible that you are spending a good part of your day hunting down home remedies for your little one. As a mother myself, there was a time when I could not sleep a wink for nights due to my daughter’s cold and flu. Her congestion would make her throw up all through the night. However, she would be quite fine throughout the day. My trips to the pediatrician’s office the next morning was pretty much useless other than being told things that I already knew, like too much over the counter cough syrup can never help or may be having a humidifier in my little one’s room might help.
If you can relate to my condition and is a co passenger in the same boat, read on.
I was introduced to the world of homeopathy by a friend. And today it is one thing which has made my life a lot easier. Conventional medicine has certain limitations especially when children are concerned. A little tummy ache in the mornings may be not serious enough to warrant any conventional medication but it is what might make your little one miss school two consecutive days. This is where, alternative medicine may come to your rescue.
Homeopathy is a branch of alternative medicine that has been around for more than 200 years. It is based on the principle of the “the law of similar” and it was propounded by a German physician of conventional medicine by the name of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann. In homeopathy, highly diluted preparations of antigens obtained from everyday substances like plants, animals, minerals and even dead tissue are used to invoke similar symptoms from the patient as would be exhibited by himm in a diseased condition. The antigen would act as a trigger for the protective mechanism or the immune system of the body to be kicked into action. The activation of the immune system brings about complete healing without the side effects of conventional medicine.
Top 10 Holistic Homeopathy Medicines for Children
1. Arnica 6 /30
This medicine works very well against sudden muscular and superficial injuries like nicks, cuts, sprains and burns. Below 10 years, children should be administered 3-4 globules of size 30 at intervals of 3-4 hours.
2. Belladona 30
If your child is complaining of body ache, ear ache and is generally restless and feverish, the said medicine may bring in relief. Bacterial skin infections or boils also respond well to this medicine. 5-6 globules of size 30 should be administered three to four times a day.
3. Aconite 30
Runny nose, sore throat and a rise in body temperature are conditions which are treated with this medicine. The perfect dose for your little one would be 3-4 globules (size 30) within an interval of 3-4 hours, 3-4 times a day.
4. Nuxvom 30
This medicine is used in instances of indigestion, lack of appetite, bloating etc and is very effective in bringing about immediate relief. In fact, it also helps the child sleep better. 3-4 times a day 5-6 globules of size 30 would be the recommended dose.
5. Colocynth 30
Colic pain is an extremely common ailment in kids. In fact, this medicine can be administered to manage intense pain. The dose would be 5-6 globules of size 30 in every hour until the pain subsides.
6. Pulsalla 30
Food poisoning, stomach flu with symptoms of incessant vomiting and ensuing dehydration warrants the use of this medication. 3-4 globules of size 30 in every three hours should be the ideal dose.
7. Cantharis 30
Early signs of urinary tract infection like frequent urination, burning sensation while urinating; pain in the lower abdomen etc is best treated with this medicine. It is extremely effective and provides quick relief. Again a dose of 3-4 globules every 3-4 hours would suffice.
8. Ledumpal 30
If your little one steps on a nail accidentally or gets scraped by a sharp metal object, then this is the medicine you should opt for. It prevents the wound from getting infected and also helps in decreasing the intensity of the pain.
In case of diarrhea or loose watery stools, the said medicine works almost instantly. 3-4 globules 2 times a day would be the prescribed dose.
10. Medorrhinum 200
This medicine is especially effective against nocturnal enuresis or bed wetting in older children. A single dose of 3-4 globules every day helps in getting rid of this disorder.
Homeopathy treatment is generally fuss free and do not come with riders. But the single most important thing to remember is that the medicine should be administered having a 15 minute time span prior to or post to having something to eat. Homeopathy treatment is extremely effective but it requires consistency on the part of the patient as far as being regular with the dose is concerned.
The above 10 medicines can be your go to pharmacy in times of need. Try stocking on these and you will be a truly equipped mom as far as your child’s health is concerned.
However, if symptoms do not improve, do not delay and get immediate medical advice from a conventional doctor.