HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
Trigeminal neuralgia also known as prosopalgia is a neuropathic disorder characterized by episodes of intense pain in the face. It has been described as among the most painful conditions know The pain originates from a variety of different locations on the face and may be felt in front of the ear, eye, lips, nose, scalp, forehead, cheeks, mouth, or jaw and side of the face.
The pain of trigeminal neuralgia is from the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve is a paired cranial nerve that has three major branches: theophthalmic nerve(V1), the maxillary nerve (V2), and the mandibular nerve (V3). One, two, or all three branches of the nerve may be affected. 1–6% of cases occur on both sides of the face but extremely rare for both to be affected at the same time Trigeminal neuralgia most commonly involves the middle branch (the maxillary nerve or V2) and lower branch (mandibular nerve or V3) of the trigeminal nerve
Homeopathic Remedies for Trigeminal Neuralgia have a great role to play in the reducing the recurrence of attacks ; Not only do they relieve the pain associated with this Nerve disorder but a well prescribed homeopathic medicine also makes sure that the recurrence of the attacks also wither away slowly .
MAGNESIUM PHOSPHORICUM 30-Magnesium phosphoricum is a very useful homeopathic medicine for trigeminal neuralgia of right side of the face . The main indicating symptom for its use is that the right side is affected , pain is better by applying warm applications and pressure.
KALIUM PHOSPHORICUM 30- Kalium phoshphoricum is also for right sided facial pains of trigeminal neuralgia. For this medicine to be used trigeminal neuralgia pains get better by cold applications.
SPIGELIA 30-Spigelia is a one of the most effective homeopathic remedies for Trigeminal Neuralgia when facial pain is on left side. The pain is very severe and is worse from touch
LACHESIS 200- Another medicine for left sided condition is Lachesis when much heat in face and head are present along with the pain.
CHAMOMOLLA 30-Chamomilla is a wonderful medicine for facial pain with numbness. The person feels that one side of face is red and hot other side being pale and cold.
VERBASCUM THAPSUS 30- Verbascum Thapsus when left side is involved.Pain with numbness The condition gets worse by slightest change in temperature.
MEZEREUM 200-Mezereum affects right side of face . The main indication towards this medicine being worse from eating.
BELLADONNA 200-Belladona is very well indicated medicine for this condition when the face is very red hot and swollen.
AGARICUS MUSCARICUS 30- Agaricus Muscarius is a medicine when there is sensation of icy cold needles piercing through the face.
ALLIUM CEPA 30- Trigeminal neuralgia due to injury . Left side is affected-
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM 200- Due to injury. Trigeminal neuralgia on the right side .
COFFEA CRUDA 200-If Trigeminal Neuralgia is triggered by emotional excitement , Coffea cruda is the best choice.
ACONITUM NAPELLUS 30- DULCAMERA 30-If the complaint begins from cold exposure two medicines Aconitum napellus and Dulcamara can be used. The differentiating point between the above medicines is that the former is used after dry cold wind exposure and the latter after wet cold wind exposure.