Us Irish like to celebrate our Irish-ness!!!

With St Patrick’s day fast approaching, the following homeopathic remedies may come in handy for over indulgence in drink and/or food…

Nux Vomica is the top remedy for over indulgence of both food and alcohol. Commonly prescribed to workaholic types, those who work hard and play hard. They are very driven and natural leaders.

Sensitivity to light, odours or noise
Nausea and vomiting
Waking between 3-4am and unable to go back to sleep
Very irritable
Undigested food sitting like a rock in the stomach
Tired after eating with no desire to do anything

Carbo Vegetabilis – Carbo Veg. is known as the Corpse Reviver (way too much celebrating)

Extreme debility/collapse
Coldness with an aversion to heat
Difficulty in breathing, air hunger and desire to be fanned
Extreme bloating, indigestion and belching

Lycopodium – for those with a very sweet tooth, bloating with flatulence and burping. Lacks confidence but may appear very confident on the outside

Ravenous appetites that increase upon eating
Digestive complaints with bloated abdomens
Waking between 3-4am
Stool turns to diarrhea at the end

Pulsatilla – For those who like to over-indulge are needy and just want to be loved

Desire for butter, cream, ice-cream or cheese
Abdominal bloating or nausea
Dislike stuffy rooms, wants the windows open
Weep easily

Bryonia – When pain is aggravated by movement, so movement is avoided where possible

Excruciating headache in morning when waking, gradually getting worse, motion of eyelids increase the pain
Thirsty (drinks in large gulps as doesn’t want to have to move again)
Wants to be left alone
Feels better for fresh air, or in a quiet dark room
Constipation or diarrhea

Arsenicum: Can be used for food poisoning

Stomach pains
Anxiety (Can feel like they are going to die)

happy st patricks day

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