Remedies for Smoke Inhalation
Remedies for Smoke Inhalation
Poor air quality from fires
(Hom) Homeopathic Remedy (F) Flower Essence (G) Gem Essence
Agate / Botswana (G) - Aids in reoxygenation of lungs, red corpuscles, skin tissue and the ductless glands. Use this elixir as an emergency remedy when there is excessive smoke inhalation in a fire.
Arsenicum (H) - For smoke exposure with anxiety. Eyes burn and stream. Nose burns and streams. Cough is dry and worse at night. Tremendous anxiety especially about what is going to happen—and restlessness.
Bryonia (H) - Soreness in larynx and trachea. Hoarseness, Worse in open air. Dry, hacking cough from irritation in upper trachea. Cough, dry at night, must sit up. Worse after eating or drinking. Frequent desire to take long breath; must expand lungs. Difficult, quick respiration. Heaviness beneath the sternum extending towards the right shoulder. Worse going into warm room.
Calcera carbonica (H) - Tickling cough, troublesome at night. Painless hoarseness; worse in the morning. Suffocating spells; tightness, burning and soreness in chest. Chest sensitive to touch or pressure. Longing for fresh air.
Carbo Vegetabilis (H) -Wheezing, cough with burning in chest. Short of breath. Oxygen starvation. Must be fanned. Hoarseness. Cough with itching in larynx. Sore and raw chest. Rattling of mucus in chest. Exhausted, weak. Cold clammy skin, cold breath. Better: cool air. Worse: evenings, open air, warm damp weather.
Causticum (H) - Hoarseness with pain in chest. Larynx sore. Cough with raw soreness of chest. COugh with pain in hip. Better drinking cold water. Pain in chest with palpitation. Cannot lie down at night.
Eucalyptus (F) - For people who do not breathe well for any cause, individuals who almost drown and people who suffer from smoke inhalation in a fire. Eucalyptus oxygenates the system and improves the lungs.
Euphorbium officinarium (H) - Breathing oppressed, as if chest were not wide enough. Spasmodic dry cough, day and night, with asthma. Violent, fluent coryza, with burning cough. Constant cough, with stitches from pit of stomach to sides of chest. Dry, hollow cough. Warm feeling in chest.
Euphrasia (H) - For simple smoke exposure with irritation to eyes and possibly nose and no other symptoms. Eyes stream and burn—lids are red, swollen, and sensitive. Nose streams but does not burn. There may be a little daytime cough. The eyes stream on coughing.
Kali bichromicum (H) - For more serious smoke exposure with irritated sinuses and/or lungs. Nose is blocked—nasal discharge is dry or comes out in sticky or stringy “plugs.” Sinuses are sore, raw, irritated, and painful. Cough is painful, and chest is sore. Mucus is coughed up with difficulty and is scanty, sticky, or stringy.
Natrum arsenicum (H) - Great sensitivity to smoke. Useful when the indicated remedies haven’t helped much or at all. Eyes dry and painful. They stream and smart on going out into the smoky air. Sinuses feel blocked and are painful. Racking cough. Lungs feel full of smoke. Headache from the smoke.
Silica (H) - To help the body eject inhaled particles. Nose dry and blocked—no sense of smell or taste. Sinuses stuffed up and painful. Dry, irritating cough from inhaled particles. With lumpy, yellow mucus.