Homeopathy for Schizophrenia

Homeopathic psychiatry is one of the most promising medical fields today. Homeopathic medicine is employed as an important part of therapy for severe mental illness including schizophrenia and others like anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, phobias, memory disorders etc. Homeopathy is a system of medicine which stimulates the body to heal itself. When homeopathic medicines are prescribed properly, they work quickly to alleviate symptoms and improve overall health both mental and physical.

Advantages of homeopathic medicines are:

  • Safe
  • No side effects
  • Quick acting
  • Helps in both acute attacks and long term relief
  • Helps in both positive and negative symptoms

The homeopathic medicines person specific and are selected after a full individualizing case analysis, which includes the medical history of the patient and physical and mental symptoms.. Homeopathic medicines are selected on the basis of symptoms, cause, family history and other conditions of the person affected. Homeopathic treatment does not end with prescription of medicine. Doctor will have careful watch on case and will change medicine based on condition.

Medicines useful if depression and suicidal tendencies are prominent:

  • Ars-alb
  • Aurum-met
  • Aurum-mur
  • Calc-carb
  • Cimicifuga
  • Natrum-sulph
  • Psorinum

Medicines useful in sudden onset and acute crisis of schizophrenia

  • Aconite
  • Belladona
  • Cannabis-indica
  • Helleborus
  • Hyoscyamus
  • Stramonium

Medicines useful if ‘flat-effect’ is marked

  • Causticum,
  • Kali-brom
  • Lachesis
  • Lycopodium
  • Rhus-tox
  • Sulphur