Diphtheria is the infective disease that affects throat, nose, skin and tonsils. Diphtheria is caused by bacteria. Infected person pass this disease to healthy person coughing, sneezing, or laughing. Also, disease can be pass to healthy person if drinks from infected person’s glass or if takes used tissues. Symptoms of diphtheria are fever, swollen glands in the neck and swollen, red and painful skin lesions. In some severe cases of diphtheria symptoms can be double vision, difficult breathing and swallowing, or even shock.
Home remedies for diphtheria are: apis mellifica, diphtherinum, mercurius cyanatus, arsenicum, nitric acid, muriatic acid, lachesis, lycopodium, kali muriaticum, kali bichromicum, kali permaganicum, phytolacca, bromine.
Apis mellifica is used for oedema, sore blistered tongue, stinging pains, glossy-red throat. Tonsils are tough and look dirty. Oedema is when throat is swollen; skin is dry and hot and causes restlessness.
Dyphtherinum is very successful remedy for diphtheria and paralyses after diphtheria.
Mercurius cyanatus is one of the best remedies for diphtheria. This remedy is used for very high pulse and sudden and great prostration, extreme weakness. People with diphtheria have exudation in the throat and when it turns into dark, can become gangrenous. Also, people with diphtheria have loss of appetite, blackish tongue, nose bleeding, foetid breath.
Arsenicum is used for symptoms of diphtheria such as prostration, thirst, foetid breath, low fever, restlessness. But this remedy is more helpful in latest stages of diphtheria when other remedies do not work, when person gets worse and worse. Arsenci iodide can help to treat conditions after diphtheria such hoarseness and septic conditions.
Nitric acid is good remedy for symptoms of diphtheria such as very upset stomach, vomiting of any food you eat, prostration. This remedy is very good for nasal diphtheria. Symptoms are sensitive ulcerative conditions, sticking pain in nose, deposit in nose, foetid odour, swallowing.
Muriatic acid is used for extreme weakness, nose bleeding (dark and putrid blood), yellow-gray deposit on tonsils, uvula, fauces, foetid and odour. Also, people with diphtheria have dry lips and tongue. Also, this remedy is good for poisoned blood. Sometimes people with diphtheria have poisoned blood.
Lachesis is the most frequent used remedy for diphtheria. This is a good remedy to treat sensitive throat that spreads to the right, swallowing, great foetid, odour and harsh prostration. Also, this remedy can help with gangrene.
Lycopodium is good for sensitive throat that spreads to the left, opposite from Lachesis. This remedy helps in treating symptoms such as difficult breathing through nose, person feel worse after sleeping, fan of the nose.
Kali muriaticum is the most excellent remedy for diphtheria. Symptoms that this remedy treats are swallowing pain and white deposit in throat, foetid breath, prostration. These symptoms completely vanish after using this remedy.
Kali bichromicum is used for dry and red or yellow tongue, tough exudation and pain from neck to shoulders. This remedy is very useful in latest stages of diphtheria.
Kali permaganicum is used for ulceration, gangrene and foetid breath. Also, it is good for swollen throat.
Phytolacca is remedy that cures throat which has high inflammation, general prostration and aching, pain in limbs and back, weak, high and rapid pulse, foetid odor, swollen glands, very swollen throat, strong pain in ears.
Bromine is used for throat conditions. It makes pseudo-membranes. This remedy is also good for rattling of mucus in the throat. Bromine treats croupy, hoarse and suffocating cough.