A supportive remedy for acute liver ailments e.g. ‘hangover’, overindulgence of food & alcohol, cirrhosis, hepatitis, jaundice etc.
It acts as a tonic and helps to restore the liver following general overindulgence, glandular fever, anaesthesia, and the use of drugs that damage the liver.
Remedy Symptoms covered by specific remedy
Carbo vegetabilis 12c – Known as the great reviver, this remedy is often recommended in weakened states. Eases adverse effects from alcohol intoxication of the previous day. Patient may have fullness after just a few mouthfuls of food with flatulence & cramps, aversion to meat and fatty foods.
Carduus marianus 30c – Actions centre on liver and portal system, often recommended for acute hepatitis, jaundice, sluggish liver due to abuse of alcohol especially beer. Patient may have bitter taste in mouth.
Chelidonium majus 30c – Principal liver remedy useful for biliousness, jaundice, headaches, gastric discomfort. Aversion to motion, tires from least exertion.
China officinalis 30c – Useful in hepatitis, cirrhosis and jaundice. Symptoms exacerbated by alcohol.
Natrum sulphuricum 30c – A useful liver remedy. Patient may have bilious headaches, bitter taste in mouth, indigestion, cramps & flatulence, may vomit bile.
Nux vomica 200c – This remedy fits the picture of the typical ‘type A’ personality i.e. the workaholic who also plays hard, with a ‘hangover’ and irritable mood the next day. May resort to stimulants to cope with this lifestyle e.g. coffee, ‘pep up’ chemicals & alcohol, which in excess impact heavily on the liver. Commonly have irritable nervous system with indigestion, nausea & vomiting, headaches. This remedy can help to ‘de-stress’ these individuals.
Quercus 3x – Helps to reduce craving for alcohol. Eases adverse effects of alcohol.
As a general rule, if a positive response has not been seen within 24-48 hours, please consult with your homeopathic practitioner or your General Practitioner.
One dose is 3-5 pillules sucked under the tongue in a clean mouth, this applies to adults, children and animals alike.
In acute cases, dose every hour for 3 doses then every 2 hours for 3 doses. Thereafter dose every 4-6 hours as required for 3-5 days.
If further dosing is required in helping the liver to fully recover, dose once a week for a month only.
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