Aconite is an excellent remedy for sudden illness, aches, colds, coughs, sore throat, flu, chills and fever. Aconite is listed for allergy symptoms including watery nasal discharge, headaches, congestion in sinuses and ears, and burning sore throat.
Keep Aconite on hand for quick recovery after becoming ill following exposure to weather changes, such as very cold or very hot weather, exposure to dry winds or inclement weather.
Aconite helps with symptoms from sudden shock, fear, fright.
Aconite is often used during the early stages of an illness, but can also be used for past trauma to rebalance.
Aconite indications include feeling apprehensive, agitation, fear, restlessness.
An Aconite cold or headache won't creep up on you. Aconite's keynote is the child who's playing one minute and then very sick the next moment.
Suddenly red face. Face pales when rising; Sudden sneezing; Croupy coughing; Restlessness, person appears anxious & frightened.
Whether treating with Aconite for acute or chronic illness, look to a sudden cause.
Aconite's Mini Materia Medica:
Cold: Beneficial for the first stages of common cold, sneezing, runny drippy nose, clear, hot, watery nasal discharge. Burning, sensitive throat. Throbbing headaches. Roaring in ears.
Cough: Constant short, dry cough. Sudden onset during night, after exposure to cold, dry winds, awake after midnight with anxiety & croupy, barking cough
Dental Problems: Helpful for fear of treatment
Earache: Useful for external earache, red, and hot. Sensitivity to noise.
Eye: Helpful for first-aid for eye injury to diminish inflammation and relieve pain. Scratch on cornea. Eyes feel dry, hot & sandy. Adverse to light. Eyes red, inflamed, watery
Fever: Useful for fever with sudden violent onset, after exposure to cold, dry wind. Restlessness.
Headache: Useful for heavy, throbbing, bursting pain in the head.
Sensation of fullness in forehead. Sensation of band around head. Feels as if hair were pulled or stood on end. Dizziness, worse on rising.
Urinary Problems: Painful urination. Anxiety at start of urination. Urine scanty, hot, red. Sudden retention of urine from chill or fright.
Aconite may also go under the names Aconitum Napellus or Aconite Nap. Abbreviate Acon. Aconite is from the plant Monkshood. Homeopathy is unique in turning toxic substances by dilution into safe medicines.
SUGGESTED DOSE: 3 pellets as 1 dose. Repeat 1 to 3 times a day. Use with less frequency as improvement is made.