Neuritis is a complex process involving inflammation of the
nerves, resulting in irritation that interferes with normal nerve
function and the areas served. Specifically, it affects the peripheral
nerves (those outside the brain, spinal cord, or central nervous
system), blocking sensory and motor functions, with pronounced symptoms.
Homeopathic Remedies & Homeopathy Treatment for Neuritis
In simple neuritis acute stage, caused by exposure to cold, Aconite
is the only remedy needed when applied early. The numbness, coldness,
tearing pains, nightly aggravation, with mental anguish, will indicate
This remedy seems to have a selective affinity in relieving terminal
nerve pain and the soreness and bruisedness will be the indications.
Many observers think it all sufficient in neuritis. It it fails
some resort to Bellis perennis, which is very often curative with
intense nerve pains and great soreness. O'Connor and Butler recommended
it highly. It also suits, as well as Arnica, traumatic cases.
Traumatic neuritis with sharp cutting pain, where nerves have been
lacerated and the parts exceedingly sore.
#Rhus toxicodendron. [Rhus-t]
In the traumatic occasionally, but more especially in the rheumatic
variety is Rhus curative. It has tearing, drawing and shooting pains.
Exposure neuritis --or that due to over exertion coupled with exposure
finds in it a curative remedy. It also suits the gouty form. General
Rhus symptoms such as amelioration by motion and aggravation from
coldness and dampness will prevail. Elliott finds Ferrum phosphoricum
and Kali muriaticum the best remedies in rheumatic neuritis.
Alcoholic neuritis will frequently indicate this remedy. Ledum and
Plumbum are also remedies for the alcoholic variety, and the latter
is especially indicated in cases where atrophy appears, no matter
what the variety.
is a powerful remedy in neuritis and its best field seems to be
in multiple neuritis of a severe type, with the characteristic symptoms
of burning worse at night and relief by heat. It will suit especially
the broken down constitutions, anaemic conditions and irritability
so often accompaniments of multiple neuritis. Phosphorus is also
frequently indicated and employed in the multiple variety.
#Anantherum muriaticum [Anan]
Has cured root neuritis and Thallium should be studied here. Carburetum
sulphuris has been used successfully in neuritis, especially in
the sciatic variety.