Chronic anxiety disorders can benefit by treatment from a
trained homeopath. But for short episodes of transient,
self-limited anxiety, you can use the appropriate remedies.|
Aconite is the medication of choice if your anxiety is the
result of a sudden fright or shock. If you are grief stricken
(such as when one of your loved ones die), the homeopath may
In situations such as stage fright and other anticipatory and
gelsemium is recommended. If you have anxiety accompanied by
gelsemium is the preferred choice. Other homeopathic
remedies are described
Begin with a
6x potency and take two tablets every two to four hours
depending on the severity, or acuteness, of the illness. Once
you begin to notice improvement, increase the intervals between
dosages, and when it seems that improvement is well on its way,
discontinue the treatment. If you use a remedy longer than
necessary, it might tend to cause the symptoms to recur.
Take your remedy with a clean mouth free from drink, food,
tobacco, toothpaste, or mouthwash. Allow the tablet or granules
to dissolve in your mouth rather than swallowing them with
water, and do not ingest anything except water for fifteen
minutes after taking the remedy.
for Anxiety Disorders
The following remedies may be useful to you in treating symptoms
Aconite (Aconitum napellus)
A panic attack that comes on suddenly with very strong fear
(even fear of death) may indicate this remedy. A state of
immense anxiety may be accompanied by strong palpitations,
shortness of breath, and flushing of the face.
intense ailments from fright.
Anxiety and restlessness with
Fears that do not subside.
dizziness upon waking up.
Sudden fever with one cheek red,
the other pale
Intolerance of pain.
Painful urination with
Pains followed by numbness and tingling.
Argentum nitricum (Arg-n)
This remedy is indicated when anxiety develops before a big
event. (Examples: an interview for job, an exam, a public
speech, social engagement, marriage, etc.).
Extended period of unusual or
continued mental exertion
for sweets and salt. Craving for strong flavors.
and suggestible, with a tendency toward peculiar thoughts and
Arsenicum album (Arsenicum, Ars)
This remedy is recommended for people who are deeply anxious
about their health, and extremely concerned with order and
security. Panic attacks often occur around midnight or the very
early hours of the morning. The person may feel exhausted yet
still be restless-fidgeting, pacing, and anxiously moving from
place to place. These people may also have digestive problems or
asthma attacks accompanied by anxiety. They are typically
obsessive about small details and very neat. They may feel a
desperate need to be in control of everything.
Anxiety associated with later stages of head cold, with sneezing
Asthma worse after midnight, fears suffocation while lying down
Sleepiness but insomnia
Thirsty for frequent small drinks
Weak and exhausted
Desires air but sensitive to cold
Vomiting with or without
diarrhea after eating and drinking
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