A stomach ache refers to discomfort or pain in the abdominal area, typically caused by digestive issues, indigestion, gas or stomach infections. Homeopathic remedies can help alleviate the symptoms of a stomach ache and promote healing.
Homeopathy is a holistic system of medicine that works on the principle of "like cures like." It uses highly diluted substances to stimulate the body's own healing mechanisms. Homeopathic remedies can be effective in addressing anxiety by addressing the underlying causes and promoting overall wellbeing.
Here are seven commonly used homeopathic remedies for stomach ache:
1. Nux vomica (Nux-v.)
This remedy is indicated for stomach aches caused by overeating, spicy or rich foods or excessive alcohol consumption. The person may experience a feeling of fullness and bloating and may have an irritable temperament. Read more...
2. Colocynthis (Coloc.)
Useful for stomach aches characterised by cramping, cutting or colicky pains. The person may feel better when doubling over or applying pressure to the abdomen. Read more...
3. Arsenicum album (Ars.)
Indicated for burning pain and restlessness associated with stomach aches. The person may experience nausea and vomiting and may be anxious or fearful. Read more...
4. Carbo vegetabilis (Carb-v.)
This remedy is beneficial for stomach aches accompanied by bloating, excessive gas and a feeling of heaviness in the stomach. The person may experience relief from belching. Read more...
5. Lycopodium clavatum (Lyc.)
Indicated for stomach aches with bloating and a sensation of fullness even after eating a small amount. The person may experience flatulence and cravings for sweets. Read more...
6. Pulsatilla nigricans (Puls.)
This remedy is helpful for stomach aches that are worse after eating fatty or rich foods. The person may experience a loss of appetite, nausea and a desire for fresh air. Read more...
7. Chamomilla (Cham.)
Indicated for stomach aches in infants or children who are irritable and restless. The pain may be accompanied by greenish diarrhoea and may be worse at night. Read more...
Please note that the choice of remedy should be based on the individual's specific symptoms and constitution. It is recommended that you consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner for personalised advice.
In addition to homeopathic remedies, here are some natural ways to help relieve a stomach ache:
1. Peppermint tea: Sip warm peppermint tea, which can help soothe the stomach and relieve digestive discomfort.
2. Ginger: Drink ginger tea or chew on a small piece of fresh ginger to ease nausea and aid digestion.
3. Fennel seeds: Chew on a teaspoon of fennel seeds to relieve bloating, gas and stomach discomfort.
4. Warm compress: Apply a warm compress or heating pad to the stomach area to help relax the muscles and reduce pain.
5. Probiotics: Incorporate probiotic-rich foods like yogurt or take probiotic supplements to support a healthy gut and aid digestion.
6. Avoid trigger foods: Identify and avoid foods that tend to trigger stomach aches or worsen your symptoms, such as spicy, greasy or acidic foods.
7. Hydration: Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and promote healthy digestion.
If your symptoms persist or worsen, it is advisable to seek medical attention for a proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
If you need help why not contact us to arrange to speak to one of our homeopaths or complete the form below. We offer both in-person clinic appointments in Stroud or online consultations anywhere in the world.
More time to talk to a health professional
When you see a homeopath you are given the time to talk about all the symptoms you are experiencing. The first appointment usually lasts 90mins, with follow-up appointments lasting 45mins. Questions about your lifestyle, eating habits and preferences, temperament, personality, sleep patterns and medical history help the homeopath to form a complete picture of your health.
Call now to book an appointment at the Clinic.
01453 766 556
This clinic creates a beacon for homeopathy in Stroud; it brings homeopaths together; it acts as an international teaching facility for the School and it offers patients the highest quality of homeopathic treatment and care.
Mani Norland, Principal