Homoeopathy works on a principal in which cure happen by similar medicine, means a homoeopathic professional collects all symptom of disease person, not only of disease. individualization is must for proper remedy selection.disease person’s detail case history, his physical and mental symptoms, habits, desire, aversion all noted by doctors and matched with most similar remedy, that is the reason that there is no specific remedy for specific condition, it all depends upon on collected symptom.that is the reason why homeopath take a long and detail case taking from patient.
Yet there are some common remedy for common problems that can treat at home.whenever we treat any illness at home, level of severity, progress or decline of disease must be observe carefully. as a general rule, in any acute illness medicine can be repeated frequently at short interval and as improvement occur frequency should be reduced. for ex. in case of cold in first 1-2 of illness similar medicine may be taken 5-6 time a day and after that 3-4 time a day is enough
POTENCY- usually low potency like 30c or 6x is best for at home treatment. higher potency may cause aggravation, which is difficult to treat at home.
COLDand CORYZA -alium cepa is drug of choice if nasal discharge is thin and acrid with bland discharge from eyes.arsenic album is drug when cold occur in cold season with fever and restlessne
COUGH for dry cough spongia and drosera are best drug.for wet cough ipecac is good. antim tart is used when cough associated with ghar-ghar sound and feels chest is full of phl
MINOR EYE INFECTION– for redness swelling belladonna and apis is good drug. for all other minor eye troubles euphresia is best drug.
EAR PAIN– pulsatilla is best drug for ear pain, Mullen oil can be used for external application apply 2-3 drops in painful ear for 3-4 times
VOMITING for vomiting ipecac is best drug, esp. when associated with nause
ABDOMINAL PAIN before proper diagnosis colocynthis and mag phos alternately repeat at short interval is best antispasmodic combination.
CONSTIPATION Bio chemic combination 4 for constipation is good for infantmag carb is good drug but only at early stage, be alert for sign of dehydration.
MOOD DISORDER AND ANGER– chamomilla is best drug for mood disorder and anger in all group.
MINOR INJURIES-Arnica is best drug for all kind of blow, fall and sprain and calendula is best antiseptic.
DELAYED MILESTONE-Apart from proper diagnosis and treatment calcarea carb can be given to all babies with delayed milestone.
Although these medicines are very good and work very well when symptoms match perfectly but in acute case combination products can be used. some good combinations are stodal for cough, alfa-alfa as a general tonic,