Homeopathic Centre Melbourne

Homeopathic Centre


Glen Iris Victoria 3146 

Anthony von Moger - B.Hlth Sci (Nat) A.N.T.A F805191 - Homeopath

Insect bites - Homeopathic Treatment Considerations

Most insect bites should cause few problems if you are healthy. Always clean the wound and use tweezers to extract the sting. Rub Calendula cream into the wound or apply diluted tincture (one part in ten) on a cotton pad. This acts as an antiseptic and speeds up the healing process.

Insect bites have been treated by homeopathy.

Insect bites requires detailed specific prescribing of the "right" homeopathic remedy.

Trial and error or shotgun prescribing does not work, and therefore we don't recommend self-medication. In fact, self-medication will complicate the overall symptom picture.

Below are only some of the remedies we may prescribe, please note how important the individual symptom picture is. Only when all symptoms, aggravation or amelioration are taken into consideration can a specific homeopathic remedy be selected. A further consideration is given to the potency of the remedy.

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Homeopathic Treatment Considerations:

Apis - Use Apis when the injury swells up, looks red and angry, and stings and burns like a bee sting (where the remedy comes from). However, do not use it routinely for bee stings, only if there is swelling
Arnica - Use Arnica if you have considerable bruising and soreness. 
Cantharis - When burning pains overshadow all your other symptoms, use this remedy. 
Hypericum - This remedy can be very helpful when the bite is in a very sensitive area, rich in nerves, such as the lips or finger tips. You may feel the pain shooting up the nerve tracks. 
Ledum - When the injury feels cold to touch yet is better after using a cold compresses. Apply the remedy as a cream or diluted tincture. 
NOTE: Every effort has been made to ensure that the contents of this website is accurate and current. We do not recommend self-medication, the information herein is not designed to replace the expert and individual medical advice provided by your Homeopath.

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Victoria 3146

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