Top homeopathic medicines for allergies in dogs by Elaine Cebuliak

There is no single way to eliminate allergies, but when good people come together and commit to cooperative efforts, many allergy patients can be helped. Using a balanced approach of supportive and symptom controlling treatments including environmental control, mowing the grasses weekly, ridding the ground of allergenic weeds, washing the pollens off, washing the dog regularly and using antihistamines, occasional cortisone, Chinese herbs and diet changes, you can achieve maximum results.

Here are some homeopathic solutions:

1. Apis Mellifica: Apis mellifica is a homeopathic medicine that holds a prime position to treat the hives or urticarial rash due to allergic reactions. This medicine can be utilised in all cases of allergic hives that result in violent itching with burning and stinging sensations. The patient may be relieved by cold applications. The skin is sensitive to touch and swelling also is present. Slight betterment in the skin symptoms in open air is another prominent factor which, if present, confirms that this medicine should be used.

2. Arsenic Album: Homeopathic medicine Arsenic Album is a frequently used medicine for treating nasal allergy. The symptom in gist that points towards this medicine’s implication is fluent and burning discharge from the nose with much sneezing. This may be accompanied by watering from eyes with burning.

3. Natrum Mur: Natrum Mur is suitable medicine for both nasal and skin allergies. The important pointers for using Natrum Mur in nasal allergy are running nose with sneezing and breathing difficulties; and in skin allergies, it is used mainly when excessive itching is present that mainly gets worse in warm room and better in open air. Craving for salt is usually noted in all the patients requiring Natrum Mur.

4. Sulphur: When it comes to skin allergies, sulphur is the foremost and an infallible homeopathic medicine for allergies. This can be employed in all those cases of skin allergy where excessive itching with extreme burning sensation is present. The skin usually remains dry and the patient scratches the skin and gets relief. These are all the local skin symptoms for using this medicine. The constitutional symptoms used for selecting this medicine for chronic treatment include an aversion to bathing, unhealthy, dirty looking skin, craving for sweets and an utmost heat in the whole body.

Our Vets can make your pet an individualised homeopathic which may help animals recover from their allergic condition.

To book an appointment please phone: 0457 491 110

Dr Elaine Cebuliak

Dr Elaine is a highly experienced holistic vet and pioneer of Animal Wellness in Brisbane. She also assists with many charitable projects in Australia and in Bali.

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