The common cold is the most common viral infection of your nose and throat. It is usually harmless in nature but feels tough to endure. Different types of viruses cause common cold and cough.
Symptoms of the common cold are:
- Runny nose
- Body ache
- Mild headache
Causes of the common cold:
Common cold and cough spread through many viruses but rhinoviruses is the most common cause. A virus enters your body through your eyes, mouth or nose. They may be present in the droplets in the air when a sick person coughs, sneezes or talks.
Col’s virus also spreads through hand to hand contact with someone carrying the virus. It also spreads when you use contaminated utensils, towels, phone, toys, etc. If you touch your eyes or nose with hands after such contact, then you may get exposed to the virus.
Homeopathic remedies for allergic cough and cold
Here is what you use in homeopathy for allergic cough and cold:
- Arsenicum Album
This is given to patients who have frequent colds, sore throats, and chest problems. They also have burning pains and feelings of weakness, restlessness, and anxiety. Their head may be warm and the whole body cold at the same time.
This is given to patients who complain of sudden onset of high fever with lots of sweating.
This is given to patients who have red, watery and irritated eyes, along with frequent sneezing and lots of nasal discharge.
- Natrum Muriaticum:
Given to patients who have a cold and have an egg-white like nasal discharge. They also have a mild headache with a diminished sense of smell.
- Nux Vomica
This is given to patients who have lots of sneezing in the morning with a dry nose during the night.