Drosera rotundifolia is a well-known homeopathic remedy that is also known simply as 'Drosera'.
The homeopathic remedy drosera rotundifolia is believed to affect the respiratory system and is particularly associated with treating coughs.
For example, drosera rotundifolia may be used in some cases of:
- chest infections
- severe coughs
- coughing fits
- hacking coughs
- coughs so severe that they lead to retching or vomiting
- prolonged and incessent coughs
- spasmodic coughs
- sore throats
- breathing difficulties
More about the substance used to prepare drosera rotundifolia homeopathic remedy:
This homeopathic remedy is derived from an unusual insectivorous plant called a sundew. The overall shape of this plant together with a sketch of its flower is shown belowon the left.
The remedy is prepared using the whole fresh plant while it is in bloom.
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.
There are very many (over 2,000) homeopathic remedies, some of which are available from chemists and health food shops. These pages feature some of the most popular homeopathic remedies and are for general interest only: This is not medical advice. Consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner for advice about use of this and any other homeopathic remedy. Bear in mind that homeopathic remedies are very dilute; even if a homeopathic remedy is beneficial, the substance from which it is derived may be harmful.
More about Homeopathy:
- Introduction to Homeopathy
- List of pages about specific Homeopathic Remedies
- Bach Flower Remedies, including a list of the Bach Flower Remedies and the Latin names of the Bach Flower Remedies
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