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Homeopathy for Colic


Colic is a term used to frequent and excessive crying in infants that appear to be otherwise healthy.

Despite being very common, very little is known or understood about it. It appears to have no long term effects on the baby's health but it is unsettling for everyone involved.


Thankfully there are a number of homeopathic remedies that can help. You should always seethe advice of a licensed homeopath for help choosing the appropriate remedy, potency and frequency of dosage. Although there are many, many remedies, here a few of the more common remedies used;


Chamomilla

-intense and angry irritability

-need to be carried all the time

-abdominal distension with little gas passed


Colocynthis

-relieved by putting pressure on tummy (laying over your knee or on your shoulder


Nux-V

-tummy is tight

-spasms of pain with constipation


Lycopodium

-bloating with gurgling tummy

-flatulence

-better when laying on right side