A homeopathic remedy for cramps and spasm including stomach cramps, baby colic, muscle cramps in the legs, restless legs and menstrual cramps.
For spastic colon or irritable bowel syndrome, this remedy taken in conjunction with the gastric plus 30C remedy can be helpful. In this case, alternate the dosing of the 2 remedies. See dosing guidelines on dosing more than one remedy.
|Remedy||Symptoms covered by specific remedy|
|Aconitum napellus 200C||Sudden onset of symptoms. Violent, painful and flatulent abdominal spasms. Anguish of mind and body, restlessness.|
|Cactus grandiflora 30C||Constrictive, spasmodic pain.|
|Colocynthis 200C||Severe abdominal spasm, causing patient to double up and apply pressure to the abdomen. Better for warmth. Worse after eating or drinking.|
|Cuprum metallicum 200C||Violent, intermittent spasm in abdomen. Painful cramping of calf muscles.|
|Magnesia phosphorica 200C||General antispasmodic remedy for muscle cramps. Sudden severe spasmodic pain, bloating, flatulence. Better for warmth and pressure, bending over and rubbing abdomen.|
|Nux vomica 200C||Flatulent distension of abdomen with spasmodic pain, desire to pass a stool but cannot, desire to vomit but cannot. Abdomen feels ‘bruised’. Cramps in calves and feet. Helpful for cramps caused by constipation.|
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 conditions, dose every 30-60 minutes for 3 doses thereafter every 2-4 hours as required for 3-5 days.
For colic in babies, dose 15 minutes before feeds and repeat after feeds if required.
See dosage guidelines for dosing infants.
If abdominal pain is severe and the abdomen is distended, hard or very tender to the touch or there is blood in the stool, seek professional medical help immediately.