Homeopathic Remedies for Stubborn Colds And Flu

homeopathic remedies for colds

Stubborn or tough colds can be managed very well with homeopathic remedies. Influenza is an infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract with fever and muscular aches, which is transmitted by a virus and can occur in epidemics. The influenza virus is spread by droplets of moisture in the air, so the disease can be spread by coughing or sneezing.

Influenza also known as Flu has symptoms of:

  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • General aches and pains

In uncomplicated cases, the acute symptoms usually last for only a few days.  Influenza can be quite mild, but viral strains occur from time to time can weaken the person so much that he or she becomes susceptible to pneumonia and other more serious infections.   

Homeopathic Remedies for Stubborn Colds And Flu

If you come down with flu, use these remedies according to the symptoms mentioned with each medicine that best match your symptoms. 


  • The patient is tired, weak and aching throughout the body
  • Constant chilliness and patient will look for warm places
  • Moderate fever will be present
  • Hard and Painful Cough
  • Sneezing with discharge

Eupatorium Perfoliatum

  • Soreness and aching of the entire body
  • Hoarseness and cough
  • Soreness of the larynx and Upper Respiratory Tract
  • Catarrh with thirst
  • Drinking liquids will cause vomiting
  • Cough is such that hurts the head and chest


  • Sneezing is the main symptom. Excessive sneezing which shakes the whole body
  • Sneezing with tears on going into the open air
  • Swollen throat with pain that is worse on empty swallowing
  • Shuddering with chills going upwards
  • Frontal Headache
  • Dryness of mouth without thirst and cough

Arsenicum Album

  • It will shorten the flu attack when there is Rhinitis along with a runny nose and excessive nasal discharge
  • Will best work in the early stages when the infection is in the upper part of the respiratory tract
  • Burning, dryness and watery nasal secretions
  • Extreme weakness and tiredness


  • The best remedy for an acute attack of flu
  • Eyes are suffused
  • Sore throat
  • Cough that hurts because of the sore muscles
  • If flu comes on by a damp or cold change in the weather

Rhus Toxicodendron

  • Flu with severe aching in the bones
  • Sneezing and coughing
  • Cough is worst in the evenings and is caused by a tickling behind the sternum
  • Excessive weakness along with depression
  • Burning tongue, Stupor and Delirium

Allium Cepa

  • Profuse catarrh and coryza
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Irritable cough
  • Inflamation and Swelling of the Face

Sticta Pulmonaria

  • Phlegm and Mucus stuck in the nasal and airway cavities
  • Frontal Headache with thirst
  • Water coming out from the eyes
  • Stuffy nose in which no discharge or secretion is present
  • Hoarseness of voice
  • Cough


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