Ideal post-birth. Heals the ‘trauma’ both physiologically and mentally. Used for bruising, bleeding, swelling and inflammation as a result of the birthing process. Ideal for post-caesarean section where a nerve rich area has been cut. Episiotomy, peri-urethral tears,lingering pain from epidural placement and/or urinary catheter insertion.
|Remedy||Symptoms covered by specific remedy|
|Apis Mel 6c||Severe ovarian & uterine pains (stinging nature) with great tenderness over the abdomen. Uterine haemorrhage. Gives great comfort post-birth. Helps avoid sepsis|
|Arnica Montana 6c||Bleeding tissue trauma – abdomen and uterus bruised. Haematoma. Bruised soreness of muscles and tissue where overstrained with shock|
|Bellis Perennis 6c||Excellent for injury to deep tissue, especially post-surgical work. Muscle soreness and nerve injury. Cervical lacerations, peri-urethral/perineal tears. Groin pain radiates down the legs. Suspected uterine rupture (especially with VBAC post-surgical/forceps birth.|
|Calendula 12c||Exhaustion from loss of blood and excessive pain endured. Post-Caesarean op.Prolapses. Sinking feeling in abdomen. Aching hips with leg weakness. Rupture of cervix & perineum during childbirth.|
|Hypericum 30c||Referred to as the ‘Arnica of the Nerves’ – thus excellent for injuries involving nerves (e.g. extremities and the spinal column–specific for coccyx injury. Shooting nerve pain from epiduralor C-Section.|
|Rhus-tox6c||Helpful where fibrous tissue is affected, e.g. ligaments, joints and tendons. Prolapses – post birth from lifting and straining. Feelings of soreness low down in pelvis.|
|RutaGrav.6c||Painful bruised, sprained and over strained conditions. Bearing down feeling with soreness and lameness. Acts on flexor tendons|
|Staphysagria 30c||Sharp shooting pains in ovary. Sensitive to pressure into thighs. Spasm in vulva/vagina. Prolapsus and sinking in the abdomen. Useful post C-section. To avoid UTI’s post catheterinsertion. Hip & leg weakness. Urinary difficulties after severe labour.|
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.
Suck 3-5 pillules on a clean mouth every half hour x3 doses,then hourly x3 doses,then every 4 hours till relief is obtained. Thereafter 3x daily till finally healed and recovered.
ALWAYS USE POST BIRTH/ SURGERY – NOT BEFORE – as could precipitate bleeding. If patient is on any ‘heparin type’ drugs, only take the Post-Natal remedy 24 hours after the last dose of blood thinning drug. (Warfarin, Clopidogrel, Heparin,etc.)