By: Dr. Anurudh Verma (Sr. Associate Editor-ICN Group)
Homeopathic medicines are deep acting and have no side effects on the body.
LUCKNOW: Jaundice, also known as icterus, is a term used to describe a yellowish tinge to the skin and sclerae (the white part of the eye) that is caused by an excess of bilirubin in the blood (hyperbilirubinemia). The color of the skin and sclerae varies depending on levels of bilirubin; mildly elevated levels display yellow skin and sclerae, while highly elevated levels display brown.
Benefit of Homeopathic Treatment
Homeopathic medicines for jaundice are natural and safe to use, especially given that the liver is affected. Homeopathy as a science takes a holistic approach to healing. Homeopathic medicines are deep acting and have no side effects on the body.
Unlike the conventional mode of medicine, Homeopathic medicines do not supress the disease and its symptoms. In fact, they attack the disorder at the root and set off the body’s own restorative processes, making it strong enough to completely eradicate the disease. Supressing the disease process makes it stubborn. Once the body’s own immune system is strengthened, it prevents further recurrence of the disease.
Digitalis:-When jaundice develops from the cardiac diseases, digitalis may be the effective remedy. In this there is no retention of bile, obstruction of the ducts. But jaundice can be due to the fact that liver does not receive from the blood the elements which will make bile. There is drowsiness, bitter taste, soreness, enlargement and feel of bruised in the area of the liver. Sepia can lead to yellow swallow face with the yellow saddle across the nose, having stools of bright yellow or ashy color. Digitalis is very effective in worst form of jaundice, since there is irregularity and intermittent in pulse, and if there is quickly prostration of the strength.
Carduus mariaanus:-This remedy is effective in treating jaundice fever, dull headache, bitter taste, white tongue with red edges, nausea and vomiting of a greenish fluid. There is uncomfortable fullness feeling in the area of the liver, the stools are bilious and urine will be golden yellow. With the help of carduus mariaanus you can easily get rid of these problems.
Phosphorus:–It is effective homeopathic remedy for jaundice which help in curing the symptoms of feeling tightness in the chest and pain in the abdomen. Patient who is suffering from jaundice requires this remedy oftenly to cure the symptoms of feeling thirst for cold water and feel weakness after bowel movement etc.
Dandelion:–It is a homeopathic remedy which is commonly used to teat the inflammation , congestion of liver and gallbladder. It is best liver tonic, and help in removing, filtering toxins and wastes from the body. It also help the body to get rid of excess amount of water that is the component of the liver disorder which regulate the production of bile in liver.
Chelidonium:–It is very effective remedy generally prescribed in the case of jaundice when other symptoms lead to pain under the right shoulder blade and itchy skin. It is used 3 times in a day, for 4 days.
Arnica Montana:–It is generally recommended for jaundice that is caused by a difficult or traumatic birth. If the baby is bruised or swollen, take this remedy. Arnica Montana is considered as the best remedy to cure the jaundice symptoms in children’s.
Lupulus:- Lupulus is one of the most effective Homeopathic medicines for jaundice in newborns, also known as neonatal jaundice. Lupulus is also a tested Homeopathic medicine for infantile jaundice. The symptoms to look out for are yellow pigmentation of the skin and a slow pulse.
Podophyllum:-The principal use of Podophyllum is in liver affections. Primarily, it induces a large flow of bile, and, secondarily, great torpidity, followed by jaundice. It is indicated in torpid or chronically congested liver, when diarrhoea is present. The liver is swollen and sensitive, the face and eyes are yellow and there is a bad taste in the mouth. The tongue is coated white or yellow and the bile may form gall stones. There is a loose watery diarrhoea, or if constipation be present the stools are clay-called.
Myrica cerifera:-Myrica is an important liver remedy. There is first despondency and also jaundice due to imperfect formation of bile in the liver, and not to any obstruction, comparing here with Digitalis. There is dull headache, worse in the morning, the eyes have a dingy, dirty, yellowish hue, the tongue is coated yellow. The headache is worse in the morning.
Phosphorus:-Phosphorus is homoeopathic to fatty degeneration of the liver, with well marked soreness and jaundice. The stools are grayish white. Cirrhosis and atrophy may also call for Phosphorus. The jaundice is indicative of organic diseases, and the remedy is a useful one in malignant diseases of the liver. Digitalis has also been recommended in acute yellow atrophy. Jaundice accompanying pneumonia may also call for Phosphorus.
Chelon:-Chelone is one of the most effective Homeopathic medicines for jaundice with pain and soreness in the liver. The pain extending downwards from the left lobe of the liver is also treated well with Homeopathic medicine Chelone.
Leptandra:-Leptandra is prescribed in jaundice cases with profuse clay coloured, fetid stool. The person experiences severe pain at the umbilicus.
Nux vomica:-Nux Vomica as the best suited among Homeopathic medicines for jaundice with diarrhoea are pale or yellowish coloured skin, a yellow tongue, incomplete and unsatisfactory stools.
China:-China is one of the most prescribed among Homeopathic medicines for jaundice with great weakness and exhaustion. Liver weakness due to alcohol or poor diet is also treated well with China.