Studied Homeopathic Remedies
- Natrum Sulph
Injury to the head is one of the most feared complications of car and bicycle accidents and other forms of trauma, because it can lead to temporary or permanent impairment of brain function. In many cases, complete recovery does occur, but only after many months or even years. In other cases, deficits continue for the rest of the injured person’s life, despite intensive therapy.
Note: In no case should homeopathic remedies be relied upon as the sole treatment for head injury. Physician evaluation is essential.
Scientific Evaluations of Homeopathic Remedies for Head Injury
A 4-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled
The investigators recruited the participants from a clinic that specializes in treatment of head injuries. All participants were evaluated according to
Traditional Homeopathic Treatments for Head Injury
In classical homeopathy, there are many possible homeopathic treatments for head injury, to be chosen based on various specific details of the person seeking treatment.
The homeopathic remedy Arnica is commonly utilized for any form of trauma, including concussion and head injury.
Natrum Sulph may be used when head injury is accompanied by difficulty breathing.
For a thorough explanation of homeopathy, including dilution of therapies, see the Homeopathy Overview .
1. Chapman EH, Weintraub RJ, Milburn MA, et al. Homeopathic treatment of mild traumatic brain injury: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. J Head Trauma Rehabil . 1999;14:521–542.
Last reviewed April 2009 by EBSCO CAM Review Board
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