Homeopathic Urtica urens
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- Plant: Urtica urens, also known as Stinging Nettle
- Short Form: Urt-u
- Burns of various types. Sunburn, scalds, first degree burns with intense burning, itching, crawling, stinging, prickling heat. Reddened skin. Small, clear, fluid-filled blisters, skin peeling afterwards.
- Hives with much itching, burning, prickling and stinging pains. Red raised blotches with white centre. Hives due to allergies to fish or shellfish. Recurs annually.
- Triggers: allergies, fish, shellfish, hot weather, exertion, parasites
- General: skin conditions
- Worse: cool, moist, or snowy air; cool bathing
- Psychological: restless, nervous
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on homeopathic principles and after a detailed case taking. The prescription recommendations below are provided only as a guide. It is always recommended to consult with a naturopathic doctor or homeopathic practitioner prior to taking any homeopathic remedies, especially if your health is compromised or if your symptoms do not resolve in a timely fashion. The general recommendations for Urtica urens include:
- Compare: Medusa, Natrum muriaticum, Lac caninum, Ricin (diminished mammary secretion), Bombyx, Rhus toxicodendron, Apis mellifica, Chloral., Astacus fluviatilis, Pulsatilla (urticaria), Boletus luridus and Anacard. (urticaria tuberosa), Lycopodium and Hedeoma (uric acid conditions), Formica
- Morrison Roger (1993) Desktop Guide, to Keynote and Confirmatory Symptoms Hahnmann Clinic Publishing.
- Hershoff Asa (1999) Homeopathic Remedies: a quick and easy guide to common disorders and their homeopathic treatments Avery Publishing Group, New York.
- Ullman Robert, Reichenberg-Ullman Judyth (1997) Homeopathic Self-Care, the quick and easy guide for the whole family. Prima Publishing.
- Boericke W (1997) Pocket Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica and Repertory, a Chapter on Rare and Uncommon Remedies, B. Jain Publishers, India.