An addiction can be described as a craving for or dependence on a substance, usually alcohol, nicotine or drugs. Addictions to physical substances should always be treated by a registered practitioner. This article examines some of the natural, alternative remedies that may be prescribed by a homeopathic or naturopathic practitioner.
Homeopathic treatments for addictions
Homeopathic treatment is constitutional, or tailored, to specific needs. Some treatments a homeopath may prescribe include:
Nux vomica helps to overcome a craving for cigarettes.
Kali phos, said to strengthen the nervous system, makes it easier for a person to give up an addiction.
Arsenicum is usually given for anxiety, restlessness and fears.
Absinthium is sometimes given to addicts who are depressed, Continue reading