The change of weather from the heat of summer to the coolness of autumn can bring challenges to the immune system. Cold viruses start to circulate,and they can be difficult to avoid if you have to travel on public transport or you have primary school age children. Little ones tend to pick up every bug going. The best remedy for the start of a cold is Aconite 30, 3 times daily for 2 to 3 days. Stop as soon as you feel better.
If a cold persists and you have a sore throat, take Hepar Sulph 30, 3 times daily for 3 days. If you're left with a snotty, blocked up nose or painful sinuses , then Pulsatilla 30, 3 times daily for 3 days should sort it out and return you to good health
Homeopathic Remedies for Christmas Hangovers We are all prone to eating and drinking too much at Christmas, and our bodies need help to cope with the consequences. Nux Vomica 30 is a great remedy to have in your First Aid box at this time. It's a cleansing remedy that has an affinity with the liver and the head. One dose of Nux Vomica every hour for 3-4 hours will help clear the awful headache, dizziness and nausea that go with a hangover. Remember to re-hydrate with plenty of water, and get your blood sugar up again after the alcohol. Toast and honey is always good! And a nice cup of tea. Chills If you get caught out in the wind at a cold bus-stop, and then start a sore throat, sneezing or coughing when you get home, your body needs a remedy to help it cope with the impact of being chilled. Aconite 30 will get your immune system on top again and help to prevent a nasty cold. Take one dose every hour for 3-4 hours, and get into a nice warm bed.