Posted on Sep 09, 2009 | Comments 4
Homeopathy is a form of complementary and alternative medicine which contains few to no pharmacologically active ingredients. Essentially, Homeopathy is completely natural and organic herbal ingredients in most cases.
Homeopaths or people who administer homeopathic remedies don’t just set out to treat the ailment. Homeopaths get a detailed account of the patient’s medical, psychological and emotional history as well as current state.
Following this there is even an effort made to get to know the patient’s likes and dislikes and even some attention is paid to the patient’s body type. Understanding that all these things go into treating someone’s ailments with homeopathic remedies will help you to realize the alternative medicine really does seek to treat all the possible causes and not just the symptoms.
Most recently, homeopaths have discovered the alternative medicine can be used to treat depression and anxiety. Up until now the only treatments of depression and anxiety were thought to be anti-depressants which heavily medicate the patient such as Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac and Wellbutrin.
Of course you will first need to understand the underlying reasons causing the depression and anxiety. Have you always been a depressed or anxious person? Or maybe you have recently experienced the death of someone close to you and are feeling depressed because of your loss?
Quite possibly you have recently given birth and are experiencing post-partum depression? Whatever the reason may be it is important that you understand the underlying reasons behind your depression or anxiety.
Aconitum Napellus is used in the alternative medicine field as a form of homeopathy to treat depression and anxiety. Also referred to as Wolf’s Bane, Monk’s Blood and Monk’s Hood, Aconitum Napellus is a plant that grows in central Europe and has been used around the United States, Canada and European countries as a homeopathic remedy for depression and anxiety for years now.
If you decide you would like to try Aconitum Napellus as a homeopathic remedy for your depression or anxiety you can purchase it from any whole foods grocery store or organic grocery store. There are also many homeopathic websites that sell this.
You will need to read and follow the recommended dosage on the packaging (will vary depending on where you purchase Aconitum Napellus).
It is also very important that you remember homeopathic remedies are a very well-respected form of alternative medicine however it does not take the place of conventional medicine and if you experience thoughts of suicide or your symptoms do not persist you may want to consult with your doctor.
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