A general calmative that helps to take the edge off stressful situations, allowing one to focus and cope.
This remedy is useful when giving speeches, writing exams or before performances and in hyperactivity.
It may also be used for more severe anxiety e.g. panic attacks.
This remedy is non-habit forming, won’t cause drowsiness and is safe for use in children.
|Remedy||Symptoms covered by specific remedy|
|Avena sativa 30c||Calms the nervous system. Acts as a tonic for the debility of nervous exhaustion. Useful in alcoholic, tobacco and drug addiction where nervousness, sleeplessness and delirium tremens occur. Also good in nerve tremors of old age.|
|Chamomilla 30c||Known as the “opium of homeopathy”, it calms nervous excitement and helps with both mental and emotional aspects. Useful especially in children e.g. whining, irritability, restlessness, overly sensitive children who cry a lot and want to be carried.|
|Kali phosphoricum 30c||Good nerve remedy for mental and physical depression from overwork, excitement, worry and anxiety. Nervous person who is easily startled. Irritability, hysteria, nightmares, despondency.|
|Lupulus humulus 6c||Nervous conditions with dizziness, twitching and nervous tremor. Sleeplessness, startles from sleep, over-excitability & fear of flying.|
|Passiflora incarnata 30c||Has a quietening effect on the nervous system. Useful for insomnia from mental exhaustion, worry and over-work.|
|Scutellaria lateriflora 30c||Nervous fear with an uneasy stomach, tension in jaw and face. Lump in throat, hiccoughs. Muscle twitching, person prefers to move about. Difficulty in concentrating. Restless sleep with dreaming. Helpful in cases of overexcitement and overwork.|
|Sumbul 30c||For hysterical and nervous symptoms. Irritability, sleeplessness, weeping alternating with laughter; inability to focus mentally, nervous palpitations. The patient may be emotional and fidgety.|
|Valeriana officinalis 30c||Hysteria, over-sensitivity, restlessness and obsessive behaviour. Sudden changes in mental and physical disposition.|
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.
Dose every hour for 3 doses thereafter 2-4 hourly as required for 3-5 days.
In very acute conditions e.g. panic attacks, dose every 15 mins for 3 doses then half hourly until relief is obtained.
Thereafter dose 2-4 hourly as required for 3-5 days.
See Dosing Guidelines for further details.
For those taking blood-thinning agents (e.g. warfarin, clopidogrel, heparin etc.) together with this remedy, there is a low risk of affecting the clotting process in sensitive individuals.
See last paragraph under dosing guidelines called ‘blood-thinning agents’.