Aconitum napellus is a homeopathic
remedy that is sometimes known simply as 'Aconite'.
Aconitum napellus may be helpful in cases of fevers, especially if accompanied by thirst and sweating. It is also used to
ease violent dry coughs.
Other indications for this remedy include the symptoms manifesting themselves
suddenly, often at night or following a chill (severe drop in temperature)
or a frightening experience. Whatever the symptoms, if they are accompanied
by extreme fear and anxiety, then aconitum napellus is a remedy to consider.
Aconitum napellus is thought to be
most effective at the beginning of an illness of dis-ease.
More about the substance used to prepare aconitum napellus homeopathic remedy:
Aconitum napellus homeopathic remedy is produced from the whole fresh plant as it comes into flower. Be warned that this is a highly poisonous plant.
A sketch of aconitum napellus in flower is shown belowon the left.
Homeopathic preparations are usually supplied in either liquid or pill form. Regardless of the physical form in which the remedy is taken, its preparation will have involved a series of dilutions during which the original substance was repeatedly diluted and succussed (shaken) in a solvent such as water and/or alcohol.