Many homeopathic medicines are used for
headaches and all have their own particular indications. The following
are the most commonly indicated:
Belladonna 30C is indicated where the
headache is bursting and throbbing and the person's face is red and hot
with dilated pupils. Pain comes on suddenly and is worse for the least
jar, movement, stooping or lying. It is often ameliorated by firm
Bryonia 12C headaches are characterized
by being worse for the slightest movement and being better for lying
perfectly still with firm pressure on the painful part.
Gelsemium 30C is useful for headaches
which are specially located at the back of the head and are associated
with great heaviness and tiredness of the body. It is an excellent
remedy for headaches brought on by excitement and anxiety.
Dose: Hourly during a severe headache or every three hours if the
headache is milder
For other medicines see the Materia Medica for:
Aconite, Antimonium crudum, Arsenicum,
Hepar sulph, Ignatia, Mag-phos, Nat-mur, Nux-vomica, Rhus-tox, Ruta
grav, Pulsatilla, Staphisagria.
Please do not administer these homeopathic medicines yourself without
consulting a qualified health care practitioner.