Traumatic births - forceps, vacuum
and c-sections all have an effect on the baby. Simple
remedies like Arnica and Aconite are incredibly effective for
soothing head trauma, bruising, shock and fear.
Breastfeeding challenges homeopathy
will address milk flow issues, mastitis, latching difficulties and
failure to thrive in babes.
Skin ailments use homeopathy to ease
the way through diaper rashes, eczema and cradle cap.
Discharge from the eyes - breast milk
is the most amazing medicine you have right at hand for this but
if you need a little extra support then homeopathy works
beautifully to help babies move mucus from their eyes, out through
Using homeopathy from the
beginning keeps your baby clear on how capable their bodies
are. Babies respond quickly and easily to homeopathic
remedies, they are easy to administer and it is magical to watch
the effect. There are no side effects and you can feel good
about addressing not only physical aspects of your babe but
supporting them mentally/emotionally from the
It is sometimes confusing to hear
the two terms abortion and miscarriage used interchangeably. In
Homeopathy the spontaneous abortion of the pregnancy is referred to
as abortion. In medical terms any spontaneous termination of a
pregnancy before the 24th week is called miscarriage. After 24 weeks
of pregnancy the delivery of a deed fetus that is called a
An induced abortion is an intentionally
induced medical abortion either by drugs or surgery. This can be to
end an unwanted pregnancy or to stop a pregnancy because of medical
reason to protect the mother.
A threatened abortion is when there is
bleeding or cramping in the first 24 weeks of pregnancy that
threatens the pregnancy and indicates that the fetus may be
A complete abortion occurs when the fetus
and the placenta have been completely expelled.
An incomplete abortion happens when there
is only pert expulsion of the contents of the uterus and often refers to when the placenta remains behind
Miscarriage is more common than generally appreciated and
amounts to about 15% of all pregnancies of which some 85% occur in
the first 12 weeks. Most miscarriages happen because of genetic
abnormalities. Other causes include structural abnormalities in the
women, under active thyroid, diabetes, drug or alcohol abuse, or
infection. In roughly one third of all miscarriages there is no
for miscarriage are usually cramping, spotting, bleeding and/ or a
discharge from the vagina. In the early stages of pregnancy the
discharge or spotting may be mild. but as pregnancy advances there
can be severe bleeding and cramping resulting eventually in the
expulsion of the fetus.
2b Abortion/ Miscarriage/
All the homeopathic
remedies given below can be given at a potency of 12 or 30c, these
can be taken as frequently as possible when the threat of a
miscarriage exist-the preferred dosage is once every hour. The
dosage of the remedies can be reduced to one to thrice daily as the
situation improves or in less severe cases-the remedies can be used
whenever necessary or when the threat of a miscarriage suddenly
Caulophyllum is to be used
in the homeopathic treatment of women who have a tendency to suffer
from miscarriages and in whom there is a weakening of the uterine
tissues. This remedy is for use in women who have habitually
miscarried or who are under constant threat of recurring
miscarriages, all kinds of bleeding from the uterus, and heaviness
in the abdominal area when pregnant. Physical symptoms evident
during the condition include the presence of severe uterine spasms
passing all over the body, the development of an excruciating pain
that seems to radiate in all directions within the body, a trembling
physical weakness in the body aswell as the occasional exudation of
a profuse to thin and extremely acrid vaginal discharge.
is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of women suffering from
the threat of a miscarriage during the third month of pregnancy. The
physical symptoms which are commonly observed include the presence
of extreme and cramping pains that seem to fill the abdomen across
from side to side, and tend to radiate left to right, or down to the
thighs. These symptoms are often accompanied by physical sensations
such as nausea, and spells of fainting ordizziness. The woman may be
so troubled by the symptomsof an ensuing backache that she
doubles up from its extremely painful sensations and often cries out
in agony.Psychological symptoms include the presence of a deep and
persistent depression along with a feeling of constant dread about
her surroundings and life in general.
Secale is to
be used in the homeopathic treatment of women suffering from the
constant threat of a miscarriage during the third month of a
pregnancy. These symptoms are often accompanied by extremely heavy
flows of a black, and offensive smelling, watery looking or oozing
blood during the menstrual period. Physical symptoms include the
development of extremely cold and almost blue skin with
cramping in the fingers withl feebleness and exhaustion.there is a
griping pain forcing the woman to bear or bend down.The presence of
one or more of these symptoms requires the immediate use of Secale
as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of the
Sepia is to be
used as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of women who have a
tendency to get miscarriages during the fifth to the seventh month
of a term of pregnancy. Physical symptoms can include the presence
of persistent morning sickness together with the sensation of
a ball like structure within the uterus. The painful sensations are
so severe that the woman may be forced to bear or bend down with the
pain. Additionally the woman finds that any motions performed by the
developing fetus to be intolerable and extremely uncomfortable. The
woman may also suffer from uterine fibroids, exude a yellow
colored discharge and suffer from extreme and severe itching
sensations in the vulva which can trigger the miscarriage. The woman
is also emotionally very weary and worn out from fatigue.
Psychological symptoms include the presence of depression, and
indifference to most things including
Phos-ac 200C twice
daily for 7 days and
Ferr-p 6X twice daily for 28
Grief and sadness are
common for the parents of any miscarried child. Problem
sharing is to be encouraged by talking with the doctor, family,
friends or support group.
Gel 1M repeated as
Cantharis 200C creates an expulsive action which can
also be used for miscarriage when there are no contractions,
bleeding or movement to expel the baby.
If you experience the symptoms of a
miscarriage then these two remedies will really support your
Phos-ac 200C 2 pellets twice a day for 7
Fer-p 6X twice a daily for 28 days
This is one of the most searched
for topics on the web with women constantly seeking ways to avoid
medical induction and start labour naturally. Homeopathic
remedies are extremely effective in doing just this. The right
homeopathic remedy will initiate labour, just as if you had started
labour on your own. It is a gentle, non-invasive way to
encourage your body to go into labour.
The main reason women go overdue is NOT
because their bodies are not capable of knowing the correct time but
because of FEAR on their part. The most effective way of addressing
induction is to be able to identify what particular fear assails the
mother to be. Is she most afraid of giving birth or of postpartum or
of breastfeeding or of motherhood etc?
weeks is the point at which some gentle assistance should be
given the mind and emotions in order to kick start the
physical side of child bearing The process will start as soon
as the mother lets go the tensions within her stopping the process
41 weeks is an ideal time to start
using remedies to directly impact the process. At this stage the
body has had time to begin labour on its own and if there is
something physical blocking (ie not mental or emotional) it usually
starts to become quite clear as the next few days go by.
24 hours is the amount of time it takes a
remedy to work. Thus within a 24 hour period of administering a
mind/ emotion remedy an easement of the condition should be
noticeable (ie loose stool, cramping, contractions, rupture of
membranes, bloody show etc.) These changes will be gentle and occur
at the natural pace of the body. If this is not the case than the
incorrect remedy has been applied. Analyse the case again and
Cimicifuga and Caulophyllum 15C
is for when labour is enough to keep you awake but not intense
enough to really get the ball rolling? They should be used after
labour has begun in order to augment the process. Both remedies will
make things happen. Take 1 dose of each every 15min.
Gelsemium 200C is for
when labor had been moving beautifully but a stage arrives when
everything slows down. Its as if youve get stage fright. This is for
when the midwives arrives, you go to the hospital, people are
watching and expecting something but alas everything slows down.
Gelsemium will kick one back into action.
R.S. Hom. (N.A), C.T.Hom.,
Birthing - Surgical
Homeopathy can be very good in
helping others through the trauma of surgery. When we know
that someone is going to have anesthesia and surgery there are very
good methods of preparing that person for the trauma they are about
to experience. I have found that this protocol is very useful. It
helps with excessive bleeding and recovery from anesthesia when
applied correctly. I have used this protocol with many people and
the usual response is, my doctor said that he has never seen anyone
recover so quickly.
This is one of the few times that I ever
apply homeopathy with a more allopathic intent. Remember that we
always prescribe a remedy based on the symptoms of the individual
and never in a routine way. Let the person guide you to the remedy.
But with surgery that is planned it is a known event that the body
will be experiencing trauma. By following the protocol recovery can
be improved tremendously.
Arnica is one of the best remedies for
any trauma. It also is a very good remedy for recovery from
anesthesia. Follow the protocol below;
Three days pre-op take one dose of Arnica 30C
pre-op take Arnica 30C two times per day
One day pre-op take
Arnica 30C three times per day
Day of surgery take Arnica 4 times
before surgery commences.
Post surgery take Arnica 30C every 15
minutes as soon as possible in recovery during the first
After the first hour repeat Arnica 30C every hour for the
duration of the day.
One day post-op take Arnica 30C every four
hours for the duration of the day.
Day two post-op take Arnica
30C four times per day.
Day three post-op take Arnica 30C
three times per day.
Day four post-op take Arnica 30C two times
Day five post-op take Arnica 30C one time per day and
continue until full recovery.
As you can see the protocol
increases the frequency of repetition of doses leading up to
the surgery. Just after surgery the repetition increases a lot then
starts to decrease as the body heals. I use this protocol for people
that I am not able to manage directly.
If I am treating a client and have more
direct access to them and know how they are responding I may change
or add a remedy to the post-op protocol depending on how they are
responding. Other remedies that I find are helpful are:
4b. Surgical Intervention
This remedy is for cuts.
The person may be feeling violated in some way after the
does not respond to the Arnica.
3. Nux Vomica
Indicated for nausea and vomiting after
4. Acetic Acid
Also for the
ill effects of anesthesia.
Good for anesthesia and vomiting especially if anything
swallowed is immediately vomited.
good for the tearing of tissues associated to the
surgery and for the healing and antiseptic qualities for healing the
7. Hamamelis Viginica
hemorrhage from surgery.
excessive painful response to the surgery or nerve
9. Bellis Perennis
well and especially useful to trauma of the abdomen.
Any of these remedies when given in the
30C potency at regular intervals appropriate for the case should
provide relief for your client. If it is necessary to give the
remedy very often to maintain a healing response then possibly a
higher potency will work better. Try the 200C or 1M
Keep in mind that homeopathic remedies
are energetic in nature and even though they are a medicine there
are no contraindications or compatibility issues with standard
allopathic medications. The remedies are not of the physical realm
and will not interfere with any other drug. They can be used with
great safety in addition to allopathic medications for pain or
Keep these remedies in mind when someone
you know is scheduled for surgery and you may be able to help them
more than any other way. Be respectful of the physicians that are
also working for the patient. They many times do not know about
homeopathy and will resist any other medication that is offered to
their patient. This is when being educated about homeopathy and
being able to have family administer the remedies according to the
protocol can still benefit the person.
Comment by Prabhat
4b. Surgical Intervention
Thanks for the
informative post ! There are few others along with above mentioned
10. Rhus Tox
corresponds especially to
injuries of the ligaments; it is probably our best remedy in sprains
due to over-exertion. Sprains of single muscles or groups of
muscles, from lifting weights, stretching arms up high to reach
things call for Rhus.
and bruises of glands, especially of the mammary
Long-lasting black and blue spots
with soreness, occurring in weakened cachectic
13. Aranea diadema
after gunshot wounds.
wounds, also wounds of parts where the cellular tissue is wanting.
It has proved useful in mosquito bites, bites of insects and stings.
It seems to supply the gap left by
15. Arnica, Calendula, Staphisagria and
Thus Arnica for contused
wounds, Hypericum and Calendula for lacerated
wounds Staphisagria for incised wounds, while
Ledum is most useful for the punctured variety, as
from nails,awl, eatc. It has proved useful in severe felons caused
by a prick of a needle, and in bites of small animals as rats. Nash
remarks that for a black eye from a blow of the fist no remedy
equals Ledum in the 200th
It is to tendons, bursae
and joints what Arnica is to muscles and soft parts. Inflamed
ganglia on wrists, strains of tendons with weakness loss of motion
and aggravation by change of weather, and by damp weather rare
bone, such as a bruises of bones or fractures indicate this remedy.
It greatly favors the formation of callus, and always allays the
irritability often found at the points of fracture preventing the
knitting of the bones.Traumatic injuries to bone and periosteum
about orbit call for Symphytum.& last not least is the
Since last one year I
have relied on Rescue on number of occassions & it never failed
me Though its not a homeopathic medicine, its a bach flower with a
combination of cherry plum, clematis, impatients, rock rose, star of
bethlehem . Its an all purpose emergency mixture for shock, terror,
panic, emotional upsets, stage frights, examinations, dentistry
& other emergencies. The main advantage of bach flowers are that
they can be combined with any indicated homeopathic medicine with
absolutely no interactions .
5a. Separation/ at birth/
Birthing - Separation
The casualness which hospitals exhibit
towards routine separation of mother and baby in
the first few hours of life is a problem. It does impact people and
create distress which can have both physical and mental/emotional
outcomes. One may be conditioned to accept maternity protocols
and rules but it doesnt make them right. The disconnect between
mother and new born is a feeling (loss, deprivation, humiliation,
sorrow, grief etc) that can stay both with both the mother as well
as the babe throughout their life.
Adults often regard separation/ adoption
as a blessing but for the children it is often a deep wound. Older
children with separation anxiety (of being unwanted, disowned,
rejected etc) have inevitably been separation at the birth. With
separated/ adopted children who are acting up or are unusually
withdrawn consideration needs to be given to what they felt
in-vitro. Were they feeling the stress of an unwanted pregnancy? Was
there talk between the parents of terminating the pregnancy? Did
they have their existence threatened?
5b Separation/ at birth/ adoption
1. Anacardium -
Adoption is a split, both
emotionally and genetically. The child is split from the original
family and identity and graphed onto a new family and identity. The
Anacardium child has a divided will, not sure if they are a devil or
an angel. The Anacardium state can be caused by isolation and
separation at birth, or after, leading to an extreme lack of
confidence and a feeling of powerlessness. To compensate for this
feeling, the person becomes aggressive and cruel. A keynote of the
Anacardium state is a cold, hardhearted stare, which can be quite
disconcerting to parents. The child's behavior may appear very
normal except in their drawings, which may have violent themes, and
they may be attracted to playing with matches. The child's dreams
may also be violent, but they will rarely share their dreams with
Calendula is reprehensive of a deep wound
penetrating to the deepest emotions of the individual in which two
sides of tissue have torn apart and separated For an exhaustive
discussion on this remedy please refer the link
The Gallic acid state can be caused by the shock of
a sudden separation from a primary caretaker. From that time onward,
the child does everything possible to prevent being left alone. This
child feels abandoned and reacts with manipulation and even violence
in seeking protection from further abandonment. The child insists on
being watched constantly and wakes up frequently at night to check
that the parents are still nearby. This child won't stay alone for
even a minute and is rude and abusive to those around them, even to
friends. The child can be extremely jealous and threatening to
siblings. Gallic acid children are often hyperactive and cannot
focus on their tasks, or schoolwork.
the condition of feeling unwanted and abandoned by one's nearest
relatives, or friends. The child will feel that she doesn't belong,
doesn't fit in. In addition, Hura children feel that they are
disgusting as though they have leprosy and are, therefore, outcasts.
Some Hura children will compensate for the feeling of being despised
by showing contempt for others. The child will often have a skin
disorder, such as eczema, or joint problems such as juvenile
Lac maternum is a remedy made from human
breast milk. The child who needs it will feel completely alone, as
if nobody is there for them. This is the experience of many adopted
children who never receive bonding from the birthmother and who were
never breastfed. The child feels a sense of isolation, even a sense
of not inhabiting her own body. Others easily take advantage of her
because she tends to their needs before her own.
J. T. Kent wrote in his Lectures on
Homeopathic Materia Medica: I once had in charge an orphanage, where
we had sixty to one hundred babies on hand all the time. The puzzle
of my life was to find remedies for the cases that were going into
marasmus (wasting away). A large number of them were clandestine
babies. It was sort of Sheltering Arms for these little ones. The
whole year elapsed, and we were losing babies every week from this
gradual decline, until I saw the image of these babies in Magnesia
carbonicum and after that many of them were cured. Because of Kent's
work, this is usually the first remedy thought of for adoptive
children, or orphans.
The Magnesium muriaticum child is a
peacemaker. It's a good remedy for children whose parents are
arguing or divorcing, or whose family members are engaged in
conflict. The Magnesium muriaticum child wants everyone to be happy
and harmonious. An adopted child who needs Magnesium muriaticum will
be frightened whenever her parents argue, fearing that they will
break-up and she will be abandoned, just as her birthmother had
Like the Anacardium state, the Natrum
muriaticum state can be caused by isolation and separation at birth.
It is a well-known remedy for babies who have been taken from their
mothers and placed in an incubator at birth. The Natrum muriaticum
child is easily hurt and protects herself with emotional reserve.
There is an inner grief due to being left alone without adequate
nurturing. These children are so closed it's hard to get to know
them. They say little and reveal nothing about what is really going
on in their lives. They are easily offended, and remember any insult
for a long time - sometimes forever.
The Pulsatilla state can be caused by
rejection of the child by the mother, or separation from the mother
at an early age. The child feels unloved and unwanted. In her
struggle to get enough love, the child will be clingy, weepy and
manipulative. She has an insatiable desire for attention and
reassurance, often asking, Do you love me?
A remedy for those who did not receive
enough love, or nurturing, in their early life. The child will
usually have an extreme craving for sweets and may have a sugar
imbalance problem such as hypoglycemia. She may also have extreme
thirst. The child will compensate for lack of nurturing with two
types of behaviors: firstly, she may constantly seek closeness with
the parents, especially the mother, always wanting cuddles and
wanting to sleep in the parent's bed. And secondly, the child may
have behavior problems such as kicking and hitting other children,
sibling jealousy, defiant behavior, or hyperactivity. Some children
will compensate for a lack of nurturing by refusing any form of
affection. These children have the same desperate need for love, but
will refuse contact with the parents.
6a. Breast Feeding
Birthing - Breast
There is strong evidence that bnreast feeding
increases the natural immunity status as well as the maternal bond.
Dr. Robert Mendelsohn, a well known pediatrician and author, feels
that breastfeeding is so important that physicians and others should
do all they can to encourage it. Dr. Mendelsohn counters those
people who say it is disgusting to breastfeed in public by claiming
it is more disgusting to bottlefeed in
Benefits of breastfeeding for babies includes
reduced risk of
Coughs and colds
Asthma and eczema
Obesity (being very
High blood pressure later in
Breastfed babies also
Better mouth formation and straighter
Health benefits of breastfeeding
for mothers include:
Less risk of breast
Less risk of ovarian
Less risk of bone thinning
(osteoporosis) in later life
Stronger bones in later
Faster return to pre-pregnancy
6a. i) Mastitis
It creates a special bond
between mother and baby,
It is cheaper because less equipment
is needed, and
It saves you time because you do not
have to prepare bottles.
One of the most
common breast problems is mastitis Women with mastitis, inflammation
of the breast, need to be treated as soon as possible so that they
can continue breastfeeding. Conventional treatment for this
condition is simply antibiotics. Although these drugs work
reasonably well, it certainly would be worthwhile to try an
alternative treatment that is safe and effective, since the baby
will end up receiving trace amounts of antibiotics through
Women who need
Belladonna will have a high fever, congestion in the head, throbbing
headache, and flushed face. The breasts are red hot and
when the breast are stony hard and sensitive to motion or jarring.
Unlike Balladonna the breast are not red but they are hot and
swollen. Additionally the mother may have dry lips, thirst and
need this remedy have stony-hard and very painful breasts which are
discharging pus. The nipples are so sensitive that nursing produces
intense suffering that radiates all over the body.
needing this remedy has breasts which are painful, sensitive to
motion or the slightest jar (even inspiration) symptoms which
diminishes if the breasts are supported.
Excessive lactation means that more milk is
produced than is necessary. It is characterised by swelling and
discomfort of the breast, sore nipples and usually occurs a few days
after birth when milk supply peaks.
Breasts red, hot, swollen and
Breasts are painful whenever
there is movement.
profuse but thin and has an off flovour. Baby refuses to
6a. iii) Lactation
If there is a tendency for
inverted nipples wear breast shield during pregnancy.
Make sure you wear a comfortable
Manually express some
If the baby fails to suckle give your
milk on a spoon
Dry the milk on the breast with a
hair dryeron low
Apply hot packs before
Apply cold packs after
Limiting access to only one breast/
feed can reduce milk volume.
This situation becomes applicable
the mother does not wish or is unable to breast feed
because of the sudden loss of the infant or
6b. iii) Lactation
Calc-c, Lac-can, Puls, Salv
6a. iv) Inadequate Milk
The most serious result of this condition
is failure to thrive.
6b. iv) Inadequate Milk
My milk stopped flowing
following a cold.
My milk is
drying up early after only three months
My breasts are shrinking and my milk is
Unable to produce
enough milk. Baby is hungry>
cry every time I nurse my child.
nipples are inverted
hives and my milk is drying up.
7a Babies that only want to nurse
Birthing - One side
Most women find that they can nurse their
babes on one breast more easily than the other. This can lead
to some discomfort if the quieter breast is not great or the milk is
not being fully accessed from that side. One of the most
common reasons this can occur is due to birth. Babies
experience quite a bit of strain and stress on their neck, head and
jaw during the birth process and this varies according to how much
force and intervention was used during the birth. If there was
a case of forceps, vacuum, some physical manipulation or a cesarean
birth then there is a high possibility of cranial/ cervical stress
affectation. Such a condition can be diagnosed if if it is painful
for the infant to turn their head in one particular direction or
open their jaw fully. In particular such a condition can result in
the favouring of one particular breast and a predisposition towards
laying the head to one side. These are all typical signs of cranial/
7b.Une side nursing
Homeopathics enhance the
physical treatments by stimulating repair and healing.
Other remedies to consider all of
the modality worse on motion
Bell, Caust, Chel, Colch, Guac, Kalm, Lyc, Phyt, Sil
Structural alignment has a well documented
track record in rehabilitating acute and chronic cervical problems.
Cranial sacral therapy is a good option if there is a specialist
practitioner handy. Chiropractic for babies is powerful. They
benefit greatly by being seen very soon (like in the first week)
after their birth. This supports great breastfeeding,
gastrointestinal ease and helps to clear any trauma that may have
occurred during their birth experience.
8a. Sore Nipples
Birthing - Sore
Breastfeeding may make your nipples sore.
But cracked and
bleeding nipples are not a normal side effect of
Nursing isn't meant to be painful in fact, pain
is a warning sign
that you have a problem that needs
What causes the
The main cause of cracked or bleeding nipples
positioning of the baby at the breast. This also
nipple pain. If your baby has thrush, you may get
and shooting pains in the breast during or after
a feeding. Thrush
is a yeast infection of the mouth that results
when yeast naturally
present in the body grows and spreads out
Your nipples could also crack or bleed because of
severe dry skin,
or if you have eczema. You can get an
eczema-like condition on
the nipples or breasts.
Will the condition affect my
Babies are generally unfazed by cracked or
nipples. Blood in the milk doesn't hurt them,
and breastfeeding can
continue. The main concern here is to
correct the problem and
allow the nipple to heal, so that
nursing is once again a
pleasurable experience for both you and
Can I still
Yes. Nothing in the world is more wonderful than
your baby but convincing a mother with cracked,
nipples of this is near impossible.
What else should I
If your nipples bleed or
crack, try the following:
Check your baby's
A poor latch-on technique is the most
common reason for
this condition. Your baby should face
your nipple, tummy to
tummy with you. Your baby
needs to open wide to take in a
good mouthful of both the
nipple and the areola. The best
latch-on position is
off-centered, with more of the areola
below the nipple in your
baby's mouth. Line up babys nose
with your nipple so that his
bottom gum is far away from the
base of your nipple when he
opens. Your nipple should be
far back in your baby's
Change positions at every
This focuses the pressure of the baby's gums on
area of the breast each time.
Nurse more frequently, but for
Remember, the longer you go between
hungrier your baby will be and the harder he will
Don't use soap, alcohol, lotions,
or perfumes on the nipples.
with clear water keeps your breasts and nipples
Prevention and Home Remedies for
Application of cool compress
to your nipples, before nursing can help in alleviating sore
nipple problem. Let the child suckle the nipple which is less sore
as the first suckle is the most active. Keep switching sides with
each feeding, thus avoiding pressure from the baby's mouth on the
same part of the breast.
Do not discontinue nursing; they heal
by frequent nursing with the passage of time.
Exposure of nipples and breasts to
air prevents growth of thrush. Avoid wearing bra for long hours of
the day instead wear nursing bras with flaps. Expose your breasts
and nipples to sunlight for minimum 30 seconds and gradually
increase it to three minutes.
To prevent cracks, tears and chapping
of nipples apply Olive oil, or Sweet almond oil, or Lanolin or
Comfrey ointment. Use this throughout the latter part of the
pregnancy and beginning weeks of nursing.
Do not use soap, cologne, deodorant
and powder on your nipples or breasts. Avoid washing nipples with
soap as it leads to chaps or cracks.
Application of Comfrey
ointment softens and strengthens the nipples. It is useful for
sensitive nipples. Use of Yarrow leaf poultices - or Yarrow
infused oil provides instant relief from cracked, sore and chapped
For relief rub the nipples with resin
of Balsam fir. Phytolacca Decandra is also very useful in cases of
breast infection, mastitis and cracked nipples.
Calendula cream or ointment is useful
in treating cracked nipples, abscess or any other breast injury.
Apply it right after nursing and clean it before next feeding. By
cutting an Aloe Vera leaf, apply fresh gel to heal sore and
cracked nipples. One should check for local senstivities and
allergies before applying any of the above or better consult the
8b. Sore Nipples
following medicines may be of great help in the case of cracked,
sore and fissured Nipples.
racks: intensely sensitive nipples.
pains, like a splinter.
chilly: hates fuss: craves salt and
Nipples inflamed and very
-Can hardly bear the the pain of nursing.
intolerant of pain: "cannot bear it!"
Nipples very sore to touch.
runs round to scapula.
Radiating pain runs round intercostal
Sore, fissures, covered with scurf.
from ducts: child draws blood from nipples, and seems to be vomiting
Itching, mealy covering of
Nipples sore and fissured.
on putting child to breast.
Pain starts from nipple and radiates
all over body.
Breast feels like a brick, lumpy and
Weeps as often as she has to nurse.
extends to chest, neck, down back.
Changes from place to
Deep sore cracks across crown of
In the the Sepia
Pains when the the
milk begins to flow.
Nursing almost impossible.
upset with partial suppression.
Broods on old injuries, or her past
Least word seems wrong and hurts very much.
After nursing, nipple
smarts and burns: chaps badly.
Breast looks unwashed.
Sul patient:feels the heat: sinking at 11 a.m.; puts feet out
of bed:; loves fat:; hungr;: gets hot at night and
What should I do
experience of Hering and his fellow-provers has shown this to be
highly useful remedy in cracked and ulcerated
Cracks in nipples with
few of striking mental symptoms these are :Sensitive, easily
overturned with stress. +
Closed person with apprehension and
Anxiety about members of the family.
Sore nipples with dry hard
deep cracks on it.
Dry itching and crusty
Causticum,Cundurango, Graphites, Merc cor,
Sepia, Silicea,Paeonia, Hydrastis, fluor acid
remedies are also found to be very effective.
Contact Dr. Peter
Darashah and discuss your concerns with him.
treatment be advisable a consultation can be readily arranged
in person or through
Ph.D.,M.Sc (Lond), B.Sc., DIHom
Consultant & Homeopathic
Dervish Holistic Cebtre, 50