What must-have remedies do you actually need?
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Here’s the next 10 remedies you should include in your remedy stock. My Getting Started blog lists out 6 remedies which I’m not including here, but are just as important – they are Arnica, Belladonna, Chamomilla, Hepar-sulph, Nux Vomica and Pulsatilla – see the blog HERE for info on each remedy. The Build Your Remedy Stock blog includes the remedies Apis, Arg-nit, Calendula, Cantharis, Drosera, Hypericum, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Merc-viv, Sepia – see the blog HERE for info on each remedy.
Here’s the 10 essentials to include in your remedy stock –
- Calc Carb
Shock & fright. Ailments from shock. Anxiety & panic attacks. Fearful of dark, death and anything spooky – midnight is an aggravating time. Fever, dry cough, croup, sore throat – typically starts after shock or being out in cold windy weather. Quick onset of symptoms.
Lot of anxiety and restlessness when anxious. Does not like to be alone. Very fearful. Burning pains (burning is characteristic to Arsenicum). Burning discharges – eyes, nose, stool. Food poisoning & tummy bugs. Vomiting & diarrhoea. Headaches & hayfever with burning symptoms (eg. eyes watering which burns the surrounding skin). Flu remedy. 1am is aggravating time. Feels cold. Thirsty for sips of water.
Dry cough, dry lips, dry sense of humour. Cough is painful and person will hold their chest to cough. Headaches & migraines. Pains are stitching. Very irritable, wants to be alone, any movement aggravates and makes them feel worse.
Calc Carb 30c
Common childhood remedy. Constipation with no urge or desire to go. Picks up colds easily, earaches, coughs. Teething issues and can be slow to teeth. Thick yellow discharges. Sensitive to reproach. Sour clammy sweat. Tires easily.
Flu remedy with weakness, heaviness and sore aching muscles. Fatigue & weakness. Eyes heavy. Trembling & jittery. Ailments from bad news or fright. Fear of upcoming event, stage fright. Wants to urinate when nervous. Gradual onset of complaints.
Nausea & vomiting. Tummy bug. Nausea NOT relieved by vomiting. Hangover. Morning sickness. Cough which sounds loose with gagging/retching. Headache with severe nausea. Tongue is clean despite nausea. Thirstless.
Sinus remedy. Sinus complaints, blocked nose, sinus headache, post-nasal drip. Symptoms will include pain or pressure at bridge of nose or around the eyebrows. Thick yellow stringy mucous from nose. Nasal sound to voice.
Cramps and cramping pain. Period pains, teething pains, growing pains, back pain. Any pain which is cramping. Restless legs. Better for heat and pressure (eg. hot water bottle on tummy with period pain).
Nat Mur 30c
Grief remedy. Ailments from and since grief. Likes to be alone and deal with their emotions privately. Doesn’t like to cry in front of others. Runny watery nose, headcolds. Hayfever with constant runny nose, clear discharge. Sneezing with runny nose. Migraines & headaches. Cracked lips and coldsores. May crave salt and savoury food.
Coughs, laryngitis & hoarseness. Colds which go to the chest. Nosebleeds and blood interspersed in mucous. Vomiting bug – vomits drinks as soon as they hit the tummy. Worse from change of weather, particularly from warm to cold. Thirsty for cold drinks. Full of energy, then weak and lethargic. Likes having company.
Do read up more on these remedies. The ‘remedy picture’ for all remedies is so vast. I’ve just listed the main points here for getting you started.
Also check the Free Info section here on the website with lots of tips and info on common remedies for various complaints.
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