Homeopathic Medicine for Paralysis


Homeopathic Medicine for Paralysis: Paralysis is a loss or impairment of voluntary movement in parts of the body. It’s usually due to damage or disruption of the nervous system. This loss of muscle function can be partial or complete and may involve a single limb or a larger portion of the body, depending on the extent and location of the injury or condition causing it.

Paralysis can be caused by various factors:

  1. Traumatic Injury: Injuries to the spinal cord or brain due to accidents or trauma can lead to paralysis. For instance, a severe spinal cord injury resulting from a car accident or a fall can cause paralysis.
  2. Stroke: A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted, leading to damage to brain cells. Paralysis can result from a stroke, often affecting one side of the body.
  3. Neurological Conditions: Conditions like multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and others can cause paralysis due to their impact on the nervous system.
  4. Infections and Diseases: Certain infections or diseases, such as polio or transverse myelitis, can result in paralysis by affecting the nervous system.
  5. Congenital Conditions: Paralysis can also be congenital, meaning it is present from birth. Conditions like spina bifida or cerebral palsy are examples of congenital conditions that may lead to paralysis.

The effects of paralysis can range from mild impairment of movement to complete loss of sensation and function. It can affect different parts of the body, including limbs, facial muscles, or the entire body below the neck, depending on the underlying cause and its location.

Treatment and management of paralysis focus on addressing the underlying cause, rehabilitation, physical therapy, assistive devices, and other supportive measures to help individuals adapt to and cope with their condition. Additionally, ongoing research and medical advancements continue to offer hope for improved treatments and therapies for individuals living with paralysis.

(A) Starting from the lower body and going upwards

(1) Conium mac 30 – This is a useful medicine in this type of paralysis which progresses from lower to upper limbs. One of its strange symptoms is that the patient starts sweating as soon as he closes his eyes. He gets dizzy by turning his head here or there.

(2) Gelsemium 30 – The main symptoms of this medicine are fatigue, overall weakness, heaviness, muscle weakness, numbness etc.

(B) Paralysis of legs

(1) Manganum 3x – Sometimes a person feels that if he does not speed up his walking speed, he will fall, his legs will give way, hence while walking he starts walking fast, leans forward, If he falls, he may fall forward, if he tries to walk by bending backwards, he will fall. It is suitable in such paralysis.

(2) Arnica, 200, 1M – If paralysis of legs has occurred due to injury, then this medicine should be used. Dr. Clarke writes that in case of paralysis due to injury, after giving Arnica, its liniment should be rubbed on the injured area twice in the morning and evening for 8-10 minutes. To prepare arnica-liniment, one dram of Arnica 1x should be mixed with one ounce of spirit and 3 ounces of decanted water, and the injured area should be rubbed with this. Many doctors have experienced that in case of injury, giving Aconite 200 first and then Arnica 1M after an hour is especially beneficial.

(3) Hypericum, 30 – If there is no benefit from the above medicine, then Hypericum 30 should be given and its liniment should be applied on the injured area. To make its liniment, 1 dram of Hypericum root extract should be mixed with 1 ounce of spirit and 3 ounces of decanted water and the injured area should be rubbed with this. Arnica and Hypericum can cause paralysis due to injury.

(4) Gelsemium 30 – After giving any of the two medicines mentioned above – Arnica and Hypericum – it is better to give some quantity of this medicine. This has a special effect on paralysis which we have mentioned above. It is also useful in case of paralysis of legs after diphtheria.

(5) Lathyrus 30 – Excessive rigidity of legs, knees hit each other while walking, there is stiffness in the legs, while sitting, the patient cannot spread the legs nor keep them crossing each other. If possible, give it. Dr. Clarke writes that after this medicine, give secale cor 1 potency every 4 hours, it will be beneficial.

(6) Rhus Tox, 30 – If due to rheumatism there is paralysis of legs, restlessness, the patient keeps moving, cannot sit peacefully, then this medicine comes into its scope.

(7) kali Iod, 3 grains every 4 hours – If the patient has suffered from syphilis and has subsequently suffered from paralysis of the legs, then this medicine is suitable.

(c) Self-tremorous paralysis of the entire body, hands, arms etc. (TREMOR)

(1) Gelsemium, 30 – ‘Tremor’ is the main symptom of this medicine. The patient stumbles on his feet. The whole body becomes heavy. Drowsiness and laziness remain in the eyes. The patient does not feel thirsty. Paralysis occurs in the muscles of eyes, throat, chest, larynx, hands and legs etc. Useful in paralysis following diphtheria. Many diseases occur due to cold or dampness, the patient is cold prone.

(2) Argentum Nitricum 30 – This also trembles like Gelsemium. Weakness causes tremors. Calves become stiff, extreme weakness is felt in the calves. If no one is watching, he stumbles. The arms become numb, also given in paralysis after diphtheria or after sensual life. Is fond of sweets. It is complementary to Gelsemium. Even though the symptoms of paralysis and tremors are similar in both, Gelsemium is chilly, Argentum Nitricum is hot, Argentum Nitricum can be given after Gelsemium.

(3) Agaricus 200 – This is also for tremors. The part where the disease occurs, itches as if the part is frozen due to cold. The whole body becomes stiff. Putting the legs on each other becomes numb.

(4) Physostigma, 30 – As soon as one sleeps, one feels a shock, throbbing is felt in the whole body, heartbeat is heard in the chest and head, heart movement is also felt in the throat.

(5) Merc Vivas 30 – If the cause of tremor in paralysis is suppressed gonorrhea toxin, or the disease starts due to suppressed sweat, then give this. The patient cannot tolerate either cold or heat.

(6) Strychninum 30 – Limbs become stiff, there are tremendous jerks, they keep twisting, they tremble.


Paralysis accompanied with coldness, numbness and tingling, from exposure to dry, cold winds, especially in acute cases.


Paralysis caused by cold, damp weather or by sudden changes from hot to cold weather or caused by lying on the damp ground.

Not so suitable to chronic cases.


It is especially useful in the paralysis brought on by getting wet or exposure to dampness in any form. Also useful in paralysis caused by intermittent fever or typhoid.

Lameness in extremities and joints with stiffness, worse on rising after having been seated for a long time.

It suits particularly chronic cases.


Paralysis caused by cold air, after typhoid, diphtheria etc.

Paralysis of single part face, tongue, pharynx, eyelid.

Right sided paralysis.

Paralysis of single nerve.

It is suited more when the paralysis has become chronic and refuses to yield to Aconite.


It is indicated in paralysis which spread from below upwards.

Paralysis of the aged.


Trembling rank the highest in this remedy.

Paralysis with constant tremors of muscles.

Complete relaxation of entire muscular system.

Sensation of heaviness in limbs.

Muscles weak and unable to obey the will.

It is one of the best remedies in post-diphtheritic and in infantile paralysis of the larynx.

The onset of the paralysis is gradual.


It is, especially indicated in paralysis of face, tongue and of pharynx, so that he has to speak slowly and has difficulty in swallowing.

It is especially indicated in the beginning of the trouble.

It is especially indicated when the lumbar region of the spine is affected.


Paralysis with atrophy.

Paralysis associated with tremor.

There is excessive and rapid emaciation of the affected parts.


Paralysis of upper and lower limbs.

Sense of weariness and weakness all down the spine.

Violent pain in paralyzed parts.


Painful drawing in face. Inability to close the eyes.

Distortion of mouth to one side.

Difficulty in talking and swallowing.


Paralysis following apoplexy in old people.

Paralysis of tongue of upper and lower extremities.

Weariness, constant inclination to lie down.


Paralysis of the left side of the body; later extending to right side.

Trembling of the hands in drunkards.

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