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Homeopathy Cures Croup as Easy as 1-2-3

This last winter and even recently, I’ve received calls from students and clients regarding their children’s coughs. I wrote on the subject two years ago, but I thought it warranted another run since so many could benefit. Here is the same article and the most succinct method I know for treating croup at home, without drugs, without angst and often without a return performance.

Croup is a respiratory infection accompanied by a harsh, barking cough. Most common in very young children, croup frightens parents because it sounds as if the child can’t catch his breath. This viral infection leads to swelling that constricts the respiratory passages causing very loud breathing sounds. Croup should be carefully watched, and emergency care sought if breathing is too labored, but a parent armed with a little homeopathic know-how and common horse sense can successfully treat croup at home.

First, bring your child into the bathroom and place him next to the running shower where he will be exposed to the steam. You should see a modicum of improvement in his breathing after half an hour or so of being exposed to this warm, moist air. The breathing passages will relax and the cough will often soften a bit.

Meanwhile, select the best fit from the following three homeopathic remedies.

When choosing croup remedies, our main focus is the time at which it presents.

1)  If the cough begins just after midnight and your little one is fearful, then the remedy is Aconitum napellus, 30C.

As always, Aconitum is most useful at the beginning stages of an illness and for symptoms that come on suddenly. So, if your child has had croup for over 24 hours, it’s unlikely that Aconitum will be of value.

2)  If instead, it’s closer to 2 a.m. or the cough sounds like a saw grinding through wood, then use Spongia tosta 30C.
Cold drinks and talking make the cough worse when Spongia is the correct remedy.

3)  A croup cough that begins at 3 a.m. generally calls for Hepar sulphuris calcareum 30C. 

The child is irritable and the cough rattling. Coldness and drafts make the cough worse.

Once you’ve chosen your remedy, administer it every 30 minutes if the cough is severe and every 3 hours if it’s a milder version. As soon as improvement ensues, stop the remedy. One of the clearest signs that the baby is improving is if he falls asleep.

If on waking the cough returns, resume treatment.

There you have it! You’ve just learned how to treat a cough that has terrorized parents and baffled emergency room personnel for years. In just 3 minutes, you’ve become an expert.

So, spread the word about homeopathy and this blog too; It’s like a breath of fresh air.

Hint: Never wait until your child gets sick before having the remedies on hand.  Consider owning  a homeopathy kit for ease and cost effectiveness.


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I am a homeopath with a worldwide practice working with families and individuals via Zoom. I'm also a teacher and most importantly, a mom who raised my now-adult children depending on homeopathy over the last 31 years. I lived decades of my life with food intolerances, allergies, and chemical sensitivities until I was cured with homeopathy, so I understand pain, anxiety, and suffering. You may feel that your issues are more severe or different than anyone else’s, but I have seen it all in my practice and in my work in India. My opinion is that nothing has come close to the reproducible, safe and effective results that my clients, students and I have achieved with homeopathy.

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Joette is not a physician and the relationship between Joette and her clients is not of prescriber and patient, but as educator and client. It is fully the client's choice whether or not to take advantage of the information Joette presents. Homeopathy doesn't "treat" an illness; it addresses the entire person as a matter of wholeness that is an educational process, not a medical one. Joette believes that the advice and diagnosis of a physician is often in order.

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