Studied Homeopathic Remedies
- Homeopathic Remedy, containing Arnica, Caulophyllum, Actea racemosa, Pulsatilla, and Gelsemium
- Arnica montana
Medical advances have made the process of childbirth safer, but it remains a painful and difficult experience for most women. Homeopathy has shown some promise for alleviating the challenges of giving birth.
Scientific Evaluations of Homeopathic Remedies for Childbirth Support
However, a double-blind pilot study of 161 women that evaluated the effectiveness of
D6 alone versus placebo failed to find benefit.
Traditional Homeopathic Treatments for Childbirth Support
is a common homeopathic remedy in childbirth. (
is made from the toxic herb blue cohosh, but it is safe when given at homeopathic potencies.) The
Belladonna is traditionally used for women in labor exhibiting delirious agitation, confusion, flushing, and fever.
The classic symptom picture of Cimicifuga includes painful spasms that travel a long distance, deep sighs, and gloominess expressed by statements to the effect that labor will be impossible to complete.
Last reviewed April 2009 by EBSCO CAM Review Board
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