Best Homeopathic Medicine for Pneumonia – Remedies, Treatment in Homeopathy
What is Pneumonia?
Inflammation of the alveoli of the lungs because of different infections is known as pneumonia. The infections can be viral, bacterial and fungal but bacterial pneumonia is the most common type found in adults. Pneumonia occurs when an infectious agent crosses the defense mechanism of the upper respiratory system and the alveolar macrophages, leads to the lungs and produces inflammation. Pneumonia that affects the whole lobe of a lung is called lobar Pneumonia. If Pneumonia affects the small areas in many lobes of the lungs is known as bronchopneumonia.
What are the Symptoms of Pneumonia?
- Cough that produces phlegm
- Chest pain on taking deep breaths or while coughing
- Shortness of breath
- Difficulty in breathing
- Phlegm of rust color
- Blood stained phlegm
- Purulent, yellowish or greenish phlegm
- Confusion in elderly people
- Body temperature lower than normal
What are the Causes of Pneumonia?
- Micro organisms such as virus, bacteria and fungi
- Streptococcus pneumoniae, hemophilus influenza and klebsiella are the common bacterias
- Influenza virus
- Candida albicans, apergillus fumigates and histoplasma capsulatum are the fungi that cause pneumonia
- Cigarette smoking
- Weak immune system
- Liver disease
- COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Heart disease
Who is at Risk of Pneumonia?
- Infants from birth to 2 years of age
- Individual who are 65 years old or older
- Weakened immune system
- Drink excessive alcohol
- People who suffer from Diabetes, asthma or heart failure.
Homeopathic Treatment for Pneumonia
Homeopathic mode of treatment has the ability to cure pneumonia patients with ease. In homeopathy, homeopathic remedies give symptomatic improvement from the disease and resolve the inflammation of alveoli of the lung. In every case of pneumonia, homeopathic medicines are taken into consideration after going through the individual symptoms.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed after the prominent symptoms of the patient and they have the ability to provide complete recovery from pneumonia. Top rated homeopathic medicines for pneumonia are Arsenicum Album, Bryonia, Antimonium Tart, Hepar Sulph, Phosphorus, Ipecac, Senega and Carbo Veg.
Homeopathic Medicine for Pneumonia
Antimonium Tart – Homeopathic Remedy for Pneumonia with Rattling Mucus in the Chest
Homeopathic medicine Antim Tart works well in cases of Pneumonia when it is accompanied by rattling mucus in the chest. Lungs are replete with mucus and are not expectorated. Difficulty in breathing and shortness of breath are also present with rattling of the mucus. Antim Tart also acts well in the last stages of Pneumonia. It is also prescribed in cases of Pneumonia when it occurs with Jaundice.
Hepar Sulph – Homeopathic Treatment for Pneumonia with Purulent Sputa
Homeopathic medicine Hepar Sulph is a top rated homeopathic remedy to cure Pneumonia when sputa contain pus. The pus can be offensive in nature. It is prescribed for Pneumonia in the suppurative stage. Cough is also present with a rattling of mucus. The patient of this medicine may experience fever with chills associated with the above symptoms.
Ipecac – Top Rated Homeopathic Remedy for Pneumonia Associated with Nausea and Vomiting
Ipecac is an ideal homeopathic medicine for Pneumonia when the symptoms of vomiting and nausea are also present with other respiratory symptoms. Respiratory symptoms are shortness of breath, constriction in the chest and suffocating loose cough without expectoration. The cough is spasmodic and often results in vomiting. Bubbling rales in the chest also occur with the above symptoms. Bloody sputa may also present.
Bryonia Alba – Best Homeopathic Medicine for Pneumonia along with Chest Pain
Homeopathic remedy Bryonia is the best homeopathic cure for Pneumonia. It is indicated when chest pain is also present with Pneumonia. The nature of the pain is stitching. Deep breath and coughing make the condition worse. The person experiences intense pain while coughing that is why he needs to hold the chest. Expectoration of brick or rust colored sputa is another symptom of this medicine. Difficulty in breathing and fever associated with chills may also present with the above symptoms.
Arsenicum Album – Homeopathic Cure for Pneumonia with Difficulty in Breathing
Arsenic Album is also beneficial in cases of Pneumonia when there is difficulty in breathing and shortness of breath are present. Cough with scanty phlegm is also present with these features. Homeopathic medicine Arsenic Album acts well to treat Pneumonia from having chilled food items. Pain is present specifically in the upper third of the right lung which is another indicating feature of this medicine. Along with this, the feeling of suffocation that gets worse on lying down or while sleeping.
Phosphorus for Pneumonia – With Chest Oppression
Phosphorus is an effective homeopathic medicine for Pneumonia. It is prescribed for Pneumonia when it is associated with chest oppression. The person also experiences heaviness in the chest and respiration is also quickened. Dry and hard cough is also present. Purulent or bloody sputa may also present with these symptoms. It is an ideal medicine for Pneumonia of the left lower lung. Lying on the left side makes the condition worse.
Homeopathic Remedies for Pneumonia in Children and Infants
Top rated and wonderful homeopathic medicines for Pneumonia in infants and children are Ipecac, Antim Tart, and Bryonia. Ipecac is prescribed when bubbling rales in the chest are present with cough. The child becomes stiff and blue. Vomiting with cough may also occur. Antim Tart is prescribed when there is an excessive rattling of mucus in the chest is present. Rapid breathing also occurs with this. The pulse rate is also weak and rapid in nature. Bryonia is suggested when there is a cough with rust colored sputa.
Homeopathic Medicine for Pneumonia in Older People
Top homeopathic remedies for Pneumonia in old people are Carbo Veg, Phosphorus and Senega. Carbo Veg acts well in Pneumonia when there is a cough and quick, short and labored breathing. Sticky and yellow expectoration may also occur. There is a burning sensation in the chest also occur with the above symptoms. Phosphorus is indicated when there is a cough with oppressed breathing and bloody sputa. It is also suggested for threatened paralysis of the lung from Pneumonia in old people. Senega is beneficial when the chest of the patient feels sore with coughing. The sputa are expectorated with the utmost difficulty.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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