TOP HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR ALLERGIC RHINITIS
ALLERGIC RHINITIS OR HAY FEVER is an allergic disorder causing inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal cavity. This inflammation occurs when one comes in contact with something that one is allergic to. This could be pollens or moulds or dust or smoke or any strong odour. This problem occurs more often in the autumn and spring season as the pollens are widespread at this time.
The common symptoms of allergic rhinitis are sneezing, running nose and watery discharge from the eyes. There is irritation in the nose which causes sneezing to start and then watery discharge from the nose begins. There is discharge from the posterior nares that drains into the throat. This is called post nasal drip. One tends to lose the sense of smell. In chronic cases, the nose stuffs up or gets blocked. One cannot breathe through the nose easily. Such patients are forced to breathe through their mouth and keep their mouth open. Night time is the most difficult for such patients as they find it difficult to sleep. Mouth dries up as they breathe through the mouth instead of the nose. Sometimes, ears also tend to get blocked.
Allium Cepa- One of the best Homeopathic medicines for Allergic Rhinitis with watery eyes
When there is watery discharge from the eyes along with running nose, Allium Cepa is one of the best Homeopathic medicines for Allergic Rhinitis. The watery discharge from the nose is thin and acrid. At the same time, the discharge from the eyes is bland. The eyes become red and are sensitive to light. There is burning in the nose and eyes as from the cutting of onions. This medicine is in fact made from onions and it mimics the symptoms that occur when one cuts onions. The patient feels better in the open air.
Arsenic Album- One of the best Homeopathic medicines for Allergic Rhinitis with intense thirst
In cases where there is intense thirst and the patient feels worse in open air, Arsenic Album is one of the best Homeopathic medicines for Allergic Rhinitis. There is copiuos watery and excoriating discharge from the nose.
Natrum Mur- One of the best Homeopathic medicines for Allergic Rhinitis with sneezing
In cases where there is a lot of sneezing and in fact, the symptoms start with sneezing only, Natrum Mur does wonders. There is intense dryness of the mouth and the mucous membranes. The discharge from the nose is thin and watery and resmbles the white of an egg.
Merc Sol- One of the best Homeopathic medicines for Allergic Rhinitis with sensitivity to heat and cold
When there is increased sensitivity to both heat and cold and the patient cannot tolerate either, Merc Sol is very effective. There is a lot of sneezing and watery discharge from the nose. The patient is worse even in damp or wet weather.
Arundo- One of the best Homeopathic medicines for Allergic Rhinitis with intense itching
When the episode begins with intense itching in the palate and the nose, Arundo is very much suited to the case. There is a lot of burning and itching in the nose, the eyes and the roof of the mouth. Sense of smell becomes diminished.
Phleum pratensis 30 – A specific remedy