7 homeopathic remedies you need in your kitchen cupboard
Homeopathy is now a trusted form of treatment with over 15% of the British population and is used to treat a wide range of conditions. The practice is based on the use of highly diluted substances which work to help to naturally heal the body. Pills containing a tiny amount of the active ingredient are added to water to dilute them further to be drunk throughout the day, to treat ailments.
We’ve rounded up 7 of the most useful homeopathic remedies that you should always have in your cupboard, just in case.
Apis Mellifica aka Poison of Honey Bee
Used to treat bee, wasp, hornet and other insect bites and sting, Poison of Honey Bee, is used to reduce the pain, redness, puffiness, and shiny, hot swellings caused by bee, wasp, hornet and other insect stings, Poison of Honey Bee in a quick, effective and non-drowsy way.
Arnica Montana aka Leopards Ban
This is one you might have already heard of or may have even already used in a cream form. Arnica, used can be taken after injuries such as falls to help ease concussions and aid in the healing of bumps, bruises and contusions.
Arsenicum Album aka White Oxide of Arsenicum
Perfect for ridding you of a stubborn cold, stuffy head, and irritation in the throat, and even food poisoning Arsenicum Album is our go-to remedy for a much-needed immunity boost.
Belladonna aka Deadly Nightshade
If you’re suffering from a high fever or sore throat then grab yourself some Deadly Nightshade. It’s also great for treating sickness, nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramping.
Calendula Officinalis aka Marigold
An inoffensive treatment to aid the healing of wounds and cuts, Marigold is an anti-infective and antiseptic remedy.
Cantharis aka Spanish Fly
Spanish Fly works to heal burns and scalds, to first or second degree, or sunburn. It can also be used to treat UTI’s and other urinary complaints.
Nux Vom aka Poison nut
As well as being great for a hangover, Poison Nut may also help you reduce the gas and tummy distension.
We always recommend that you consult a qualified homeopath before using any homeopathic remedies, as you would with a doctor or GP before taking any medications.