6 Effective Homeopathic Remedies for IBS
Homeopathic Remedies for IBS
Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS) effects millions of people and has various uncomfortable symptoms. Studies have shown that stress, anxiety, negative emotions, and depression can cause the symptoms of IBS.
Homeopathic remedies are a natural and effective way to relieve your physical symptoms while balancing your mental and emotional state of being.
The following homeopathic single remedies are effective in alleviating your IBS.
Argentum nitricum: This remedy helps digestive issues which arise from anxiety and nervous conditions. Symptoms include bloating, nausea, rumbling flatulence, and diarrhea.
Arsenicum Album: This remedy is indicated for gastritis, peptic ulcer, and diarrhea. There is great sensation of burning, and the symptoms can include severe nausea and vomiting. The person needing this remedy is very anxious, fastidious, and there is great restlessness. She or he tends to be a perfectionist and desires to remain in control.
Colocynthis: This remedy helps relieve deep abdominal pains and cramping. Cramps are severe and relieved by bending over or putting pressure on the abdomen. There is diarrhea and colic usually after eating fruit. A person needing this remedy is emotional, and digestive issues usually arise from anger and indignation.
Lycopodium: This remedy helps chronic digestive issues with bloating and a large amount of gas, heartburn, and stomach pain. The person needing this remedy may have stage fright, anxiety, and issues with self esteem.
Nux Vomica: The remedy helps relieve stomach pains and constipation alternating with diarrhea. There is a general aggravation of symptoms from being cold, the person tends to be chilly and get relief from warmth. The person needing this remedy tends to be a workaholic, impatient, and irritable.
Podophyllum: This remedy is indicated for severe diarrhea, colitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. The stool is watery and explosive with gas. The person needing this remedy may also have liver or ovarian conditions and stiffness in the joints and muscles.
You can take the remedy as directed by a homeopath or select the remedy that best fits your symptoms and take a dose in a 6c or 30c potency. If there is no improvement, select a different remedy. If improvement is seen, repeat the dosage as needed up to 3 times a day.