5 Most Effective Homeopathic Remedies For UTI
Urinary tract infection or uti is very common infection of the urinary tract . Recurrence of UTI is the most troublesome part . It tends to recur quite frequently in some individuals ; so much so that people may have multiple attacks ( up to 6-7 ) in one year. E coli is a very bacteria and tends to the most common causative bacteria for Recurrent UTI.
Homeopathic remedies for Uti has a great role to play in curing the infection and also in stopping their recurrence. Moreover homeopathic medicines are very safe . They use body’s own defenses to fight the infection. Once treated with homeopathic medicines recurrence of Urinary Tract Infection greatly reduces and eventually stops.
The top five homeopathic remedies for treating UTI are Cantharis ,Merc Cor ,Sulphur , Clematis , Coli Bacillinum
I would rank Cantharis as the number one Homeopathic remedy for uti when the symptoms agree to it.Cantharis has been a very helpful homoeopathic medicine in treating cases of UTIs in people who have recently had an attack of streptococcal infections . This medicine can also be used in treating cases where there is recurrence, which means that people suffer from repeated attacks of these infections. It is Indicated when the patient experiences a burning pain while passing urine. The patients get a feeling that they have to pass urine very often, but can pass very less urine at a time. Each time while passing urine, the patient experiences a very bad intense pain in the lower abdomen which extends upwards till the belly button. There is a feeling that the urine was not completely expelled and they feel that still more urine is yet to come out. The pain is more while walking and so the patients prefer to be in sitting posture just to avoid the unbearable pain. Another important symptom that indicates the use of Cantharis is that there is pain in the back on both sides of the spine. This region is very sensitive touch, hardly allows the patient to move. At times, the pain radiates down the urinary tract . The patient passes urine mixed with blood and sometimes they may pass frank blood. The urine is turbid and full of fragments . The patient feels very restless and uneasy . They also have an itching sensation in the urethra after passing urine.
Merc Cor is another good homeopathic Remedy for UTI. This is very effective in treating acute cases of UTIs. This medicine can be thought of in cases where the patient is unable to pass urine or has to put in a lot of effort for the same. The urine is very little and most often the patient passes dark flesh like pieces of mucus in the urine. The urine is very hot and passes drop by drop and with great pain. Another feature of a merc cor patient is that he/she experiences a lot of sweating immediately after passing urine. This usually happens because the patient has to strain a lot to pass urine. This medicine can also be expected to give good results in recurrent UTIs in advanced stages of pregnancy.
Homeopathic Medicine Sulphur ranks the top grade medicine when treating chronic UTI .Perhaps no other medicine in Homoeopathy works as well as sulphur in chronic infections. The patient has an unusual desire to pass urine at night. The patient passes large quantities of colorless urine. There is a sharp pain in the urethra while passing urine. At times the urine is loaded with thick sediments with rose colored and bad smell. The most Characteristic Symptom that indicates the use of Sulphur is the great burning sensation while passing urine.
Homeopathic medicine Clemetis Erecta is very effective for UTI in Patients who have suffered from Sexual transmitted disesaes . It is indicated when the symptoms are – Frequent scanty urine with burning at the orifice of urethra. Again here, as seen in most cases of UTIs, the patient has an unusual desire to pass urine , urine is passed drop by drop , dribbling of urine even after passing of urine.
Homeopathic Medicine Coli Bacillinum is a Near specific medicine for treating e-coli infection. It helps in treating the recurrence of E coli Infection
Some of the most common remedies used for urinary incontinence are listed below. Usually, the dose is 3 - 5 pellets of a 12X to 30C remedy every 1 - 4 hours until your symptoms get better.
Causticum for stress incontinence, especially with retention from holding the urine and frequent urges to urinate
Natrum muriaticum for stress incontinence, vaginal dryness, and pain during sex, especially with a history of grief
Pareira for retention of urine from an enlarged prostate
Sepia for stress incontinence with sudden urge to urinate, especially with prolapsed uterus and vaginitis
Zincum for stress incontinence, urinary retention from prostate problems, and the inability to urinate while standing
Aconite This is prescribed if the symptoms come on very suddenly and without any warning, often after a fright or exposure to cold. Diving into icy water may bring on cystitis. There is a lot of fear and this may lead to retention of urine. There is a sensation of pressure in the bladder and burning before urination.
Arnica montana Arnica is useful for treating cystitis that follows bruising injuries of the perineum. It is therefore suitable for urinary problems following childbirth. There may be trouble emptying the bladder and some involuntary dribbling.
Cantharis This will help if you suffer from agonising pain before, during and after urination. Each drop of urine will feel like scalding acid and there may be blood in it. Beside yourself with pain you will avoid drinking so you won’t have to pass urine. Cantharis was well known to the Marquis de Sade and his followers.
Nux vomica This medicine is given when there is intense chilliness and the person feels very irritable with the cystitis. There is a constant urge to urinate and a sense that the bladder is full although tiny amounts of urine are passed. Nux vomica is ideal when frequency is the predominate symptom. A constitutional Nux vomica is the typical Type A personality – driven, ambitious and very competitive, with a short fuse.
Pulsatilla This is often prescribed for highly emotional and changeable shy young females. As their fluid intake is small they are more prone to urinary tract infections. This remedy is also prescribed for older women who are soft and yielding in character. They have a tendency to cry while telling their tale and evoke sympathy in the listener. For them the pain is worse when urination is delayed, and after urination. The symptoms are changeable and the urine tends to spurt out.
Sarsaparilla This medicine is used for infection when the pain comes on after urination. There may be some blood in the urine and severe symptoms of cystitis. Sufferers usually find it is easier to pass urine while standing up and there is tendency to urinary retention.
Sepia Sepia is suitable for recurrent urinary tract infections, especially when there is a history of lots of antibiotic use and thrush. The woman often loses her libido, because sex is painful and she fears cystitis may result. The patient is often worn out by the recurrent infections, so exhausted by the struggle to keep going that she cries when expressing herself. Genital herpes may be also be present.
Staphysagria Honeymoon cystitis responds well to this remedy, as do urinary tract infections that come on after pelvic examination, operation or labour. It is prescribed where there is suppressed anger and grief. The anger is hidden, the person appears mild tempered and gentle, yet there is often a history of abuse or deep sorrow. Cystitis occurs after sex and the pain is felt during and after urination.