Sulphur is a popular homeopathic remedy.
The homeopathic remedy sulphur is used to treat a very wide range of common conditions, such as
- skin rashes (e.g. eczema)
- scaly skin and scalp
- eye inflammation
- and many other common conditions.
Sulphur is particularly indicated when the patient finds that his or her symptoms improve with fresh air but become worse after baths and changes of weather. Other general indications of personality are said to include
- tendency to untidiness
- aversion to washing,
- being disorganized
However, sulphur should not be used in cases of a history of tuberculosis.
More about the substance used to prepare sulphur homeopathic remedy:
The sulphur used to prepare the homeopathic remedy sulphur is obtained from naturally occuring minerals that contain the chemical element sulphur. It is then ground into a fine powder before being dissolved in a solution of water and alcohol and is diluted to the desired levels.
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
For further information see also our pages of books about homeopathy.