In this post, I shall discuss the best homeopathic medicine for Bell’s Palsy or top homeopathic remedies for Bell’s Palsy.
Best Homeopathic Medicine for Bell’s Palsy – Bell’s Palsy Treatment in Homeopathy
What is Bell’s Palsy?
Bell’s palsy is a condition that stands for facial paralysis and affects one side of the face. It is also known as facial palsy. In Hindi or Urdu, we call it laqwa or moo ka faalij. In most of the cases, the cause is unknown.
What are the Symptoms of Bell’s Palsy?
Most of the time, the paralysis occurs on one side of the face which is unilateral. 1% of the cases are bilateral means occur on both sides of the face.
- Rapid onset of weakness to paralysis of one side – acts within hours
- Pain around the jaw
- Numbness of face on one side
- Watering from eyes
- Dryness of eyes because of inability to close eye on the affected side
- Pain behind ear
- Decrease in ability to taste
- Difficulty in making facial expressions like smiling
- Changes in the amount of tears and saliva
- Difficulty in speech and eating
What are the Causes of Bell’s Palsy?
- Chickenpox and shingles
- Cold air exposure
- Respiratory illness
- Genital Herpes
- Inflammation of the facial nerve
- Reactivation of previously acquired viral infection
- Emotional factors
- If you are pregnant
- Have diabetes
- Upper respiratory infection like flu
Homeopathy and Bell’s Palsy
Homeopathic medicines for Bell’s palsy are produced from natural substances and they are also devoid of side-effects. In addition, they give an effective treatment to cure bell’s palsy or facial paralysis. Homeopathic remedies are natural that is why facial paralysis can be cured effectively. Homeopathic treatment helps the patient to recover from bell’s palsy quickly and the recovery is complete. However, the results are different from patient to patient depends on the chronicity and the degree of facial damage.
What are the Homeopathic Medicines for Bell’s Palsy?
Top Homeopathic Remedies for Bell’s Palsy due to Cold Air Exposure
Causticum and Aconite are the best natural homeopathic remedies to cure bell’s palsy occur because of the exposure to the cold air. Aconite is prescribed when the patient is in acute condition in the very beginning when it follows from a sudden cold air exposure.
Causticum for Bell’s Palsy: Causticum is one of the most used homeopathic medicine for longstanding chronic cases of bell’s palsy where the patient has a history of cold air exposure complications before the paralytic signs. The patient needs Aconite may also feel numbness or tingling in face on the affected side. The patient of this medicine also experiences cold on the affected side.
Cadmium Sulph – Natural Homeopathic Remedy for Facial Paralysis due to Apoplexy
Apoplexy stands for the paralysis occurs from a sudden hemorrhagic condition. Cadmium Sulph works wonder to treat bell’s palsy arising due to Apoplexy. The person needing Cadmium Sulph has a distorted face. The swallowing of the food is also difficult for such patients. He/She also feels difficulty in speaking in a proper manner. Inability to close the eye on the affected side is also present in such cases.
Homeopathic Remedies for Bell’s Palsy as per Side of Face Affected
Homeopathic medicines for right sided bell’s palsy are Causticum, Belladonna and Kali Phos. To cure left-sided bell’s palsy, natural homeopathic remedies are Cadmium Sulph, Alumina and Sulphur. To choose the accurate medicine, a proper case taking needs to be done. Homeopathic medicines cannot be prescribed solely as per the side of face affected in facial paralysis. The side of the face involved only forms a part of the totality of other symptoms narrated by the affected person. So the side of the face affected should be considered among other symptoms but not be made the only indication to choose the natural homeopathic medicine.
Hypericum – Homeopathic Treatment for Facial Paralysis due to Injury to Nerve
Homeopathic medicine Hypericum is an ideal choice to treat bell’s palsy due to an injury to the nerve. It is the best homeopathic medicine for bell’s palsy occurs due to injury. Numbness, tingling or burning sensation on the affected side of the face may also present along with other symptoms. Hypericum is the top natural homeopathic medicine for nerve injuries and it also gives positive results in such cases.
Ignatia – Homeopathic Medicine for Facial Paralysis due to Grief
Ignatia is an ideal homeopathic remedy to treat a number of conditions comes out of grief. It is also an ideal medicine to treat bell’s palsy cases triggered by sadness or grief. The patient requiring Ignatia complain of frequent biting inside of cheeks while swallowing and talking with bell’s palsy. The person may also have the mouth filled with excessive saliva. Other symptoms may present including sadness, weeping and brooding.
Causticum and Bacillinum – Homeopathic Medicines for Bell’s Palsy due to Suppressed Eruptions of Face
Homeopathic remedies Bacillinum and Causticum are ideal homeopathic remedies to treat bell’s palsy because of suppressed facial eruptions. Both of the medicines can serve the patient and recover him/her from facial paralysis where the history of suppression of eruptions of face by any means is present. It is very important fact in homeopathy that any eruption that is not allowed to show complete skin expressions and suppressed with outer applications such as lotions, medicated creams and ointments are result in affecting the inner body and is more serious than the skin affections. When the suppressed skin eruptions result in paralysis of face the Bacillinum and Causticum are top homeopathic remedies in such conditions. The selection of medicine should only be made by the qualified and experienced homeopathic physician after proper case taking.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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I had accomplished D. H. M. S in 2008, I have been into practice (in Rawalpindi & Islamabad) for 11 years. During my practice, I have been treating acute as well as chronic disorders. I had also completed MHS (Masters of Human Sexuality) in 2014 from SAIHS. Dengue fever, Developmental Delay, Dengue Fever and Paralysis attract my attention, therefore, I love to solve these cases.
Apart from Homeopathy, I am M.A in English Literature from Punjab University. I have been teaching English at Post Graduate National College Rawalpindi for 5 years. So I am holding two noble professions. I have written more than 6000 articles on different subjects. To be more specific I have authored different websites as well.