Homeopathic management of injuries

Any damage to your body is an injury. Injuries can be caused by accidents, hits, falls, chemicals, weapons and more. It can be due to impact from blunt objects or from objects that penetrate the body.

Common types of injury

  • Cuts and wounds
  • Bruises
  • Scrapes
  • Animal bites
  • Electrical injuries
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Burns
  • Strains and sprain

Homeopathic remedies

  1. Bellis perennis
  • Useful for injuries to the trunk and deeper tissues as from falls, car accidents, surgery, etc.
  • Especially if a feeling of stiffness or coldness develops in the injured area.
  1. Hypericum perforatum
  • This remedy relieves sharp pain that seems to follow the nerve’s path.
  • Indicated for treating a fracture of the skull, and for open wounds with weakness due to blood loss.
  • Helps to treat injury to coccyx due to fall.
  1. Aconitum napellus
  • This remedy can be helpful when a person feels extremely fearful or agitated after being injured.
  • It may help to soothe anxiety and panic and reduce the chance of shock.
  1. Arnica montana
  • This remedy relieves pain, bruising and swelling associated with trauma, surgery or overexertion.
  • Arnica ointment works well in treating stretch marks, especially caused during pregnancy.
  1. Calcarea phosphorica
  • This remedy is useful for bone bruises, old or slow-healing fractures, or any injury that leads to soreness in the bones, especially if the area feels cold or numb and improves with warmth.
  • The muscles near the injury may ache or stiffen.
  1. Calendula Ointment
  • This remedy can be applied to disinfected cuts, chapping, burns and scrapes.
  • Helpful in deep cut or tears in scalp, open wounds and eye injuries which form pus.
  1. Ipecacuanha
  • This remedy can be helpful as first aid if heavy bleeding occurs after an injury, with a feeling of nausea and weakness.
  1. Ledum palustre
  • It is used to treat punctured wounds due to bites or sharp pointed objects, especially the wounded areas feel cold.
  • Helps to treat bruises in eyes and lacerating wounds.
  1. Millefolium
  • Contusions or sprains that involve small broken blood-vessels and lead to bruise like bleeding beneath the skin suggest the use of this remedy.
  • It is often also useful for nosebleeds after injury, and for bleeding in other parts of the body (for instance, after childbirth or surgery).
  1. Phosphorus
  • This remedy helpful when small wounds bleed easily, or a person has a tendency to bruise from minor injuries.
  • It is also useful for nosebleeds.
  1. Ruta graveolens
  • This remedy relieves strained ligaments and tendons.
  • There are sore, aching bruised pains
  1. Symphytum
  • It is used as a prime remedy in homeopathy to aid healing of fractured bone. It boosts the activity of fibroblasts cells to help union of fractured bone speedily.
  • Indicated for cases of fracture to resolve pain that remains at fracture site even after complete bone healing.
  • It is valuable if blunt injury occurs to the eyeball (from a rock, a stick, a flying object, etc.)
  1. Rhus tox
  • Pains tearing in tendons, ligaments, and fascia.
  • Cases of sprain and injury to the ligament of the knee are treated well with Rhus Tox.
  • Motion helps to relieve the pain.
  1. Hamamelis
  • It helps treat traumatic wounds, contusions, scalds and wounds that bleeds profusely.


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