Asthma and Homeopathy
Homeopathic remedies will help a person with asthma symptoms
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Homeopathic Remedies For Asthma
Useful at the very beginning stages of onset of asthmatic
breathing. The person has anxiety, fear and restlessness with the asthma.
Used as an expectorant helping the production of
catarrh from the chest. Useful in children and in the elderly, especially where
the asthma is associated with infection and a lot of mucus. The mucus causes a
coarse, wet sounding rattling noise both on breathing in and out. The
patient feels generally better when fanned but might be irritable and
wish to be left alone. Breathlessness, which is worse from heat and
For asthma attack in an acute allergic reaction. Breath feels
tight and painful with dry wheezing. Better in open air and much
worse for heat or hot drinks.
Short, dry asthmatic cough with a wheeze.
Severe acute attacks of wheezing with significant belching and flatus.
Person feels very weak and may collapse.
For asthma brought on after a temper antrum. The person is very impatient with a
hard, dry cough during sleep. Difficult breathing is better from bending their
head backwards, being in cold air, or drinking cold water.
Asthma cough are better by taking cold drinks.
Asthma symptoms are better at night by lying.
Asthma is associated with nausea and/or vomiting . A
constant cough with gagging and vomiting. The chest may rattle.
The symptoms are worse in warm humid weather and that heat generally
makes symptoms worse. Sitting up by an open window to fresh air makes
the person better. The hands and feet are cold and perspire profusely.
Ipecac is used for childhood asthmatic crisis.
Cough worse from eating.
The person feels hysteria and panic. This panic can lead to
“over-inflation” of the lungs. Shortness of breath is out of proportion
to the wheeze. Sensation of constriction or a lump in the chest. Helpful
when an asthma attack occurs during labor. Drafts and cold or damp tend to
make the asthma worse while slow deep breathing make it better.
Rapid walking also improves the condition
Helpful in treatment of childhood asthma,
particularly where asthma and eczema are combined. The shortness of
breath that is better when the child kneels on the bed curled up with the
chest touching the knees (knee-chest position). Wet weather makes the
asthma worse. Being at the seaside improves it.
Useful for asthma in both children and adults. The
asthma may stop at puberty and reappear later from the 30's onwards.
The asthma may even appear in association with a period of grief. It
will be worse at 4 am or between 4 am to 5am. Damp weather – be it
cold or warm – makes it worse. Fog and storms make it worse. It may also be
worse before menstruation. At times, there can be rattling and
Asthma when children have fullness in the stomach, especially in
the morning or after eating. Asthma with choking, anxiety, pressure in the pit
of the belly, humming in the ears, quick pulse, and sweating. Their attack is
sometimes incited by hay fever. They feel they must loosen clothing around
Emotionally, they are more irritable than fearful.
When every infection goes to the chest with a wheeze and cough.
Worse in the morning, at twilight and especially at 10 pm.
Worse with sudden changes in temperature. Better for lying on the
This patient has both forms of asthma:
wet acute infections with greenish discharges and also allergic
asthma such as hay fever related. The person must sit up during the
asthma crisis and is better for fresh air. Even fanning may
help them feel better.
Sneezing that makes asthma attack worse or provokes an attack;
coughing causes tears.
This can be helpful in childhood asthma. The
person wakes up in the night with a frightening sensation of suffocation
and may even have blueness of the face. There can be severe
spasms of the respiratory airways so it is very frightening. Worse at
midnight or from midnight to 3 am. The asthmatic attack can occur with
marked perspiration, especially on waking.
Helpful with asthma with a dry, barking, croupy
cough. Air passages are dry, the mucus is absent, and the voice is hoarse.
Asthma worse by cold air, warm rooms, tobacco smoke, talking, lying with the
head low, drinking cold fluids or eating sweets. Worse in the early part of the
night. Warm food or drinks, even in small doses, provide some relief, as does
sitting up and leaning forward.
Tuberculinum and Bacilinum
These are useful nosodes
for asthma sufferers that helps build up the immune system to try to
prevent recurrent colds and chest infections which may come before asthma