Does your child have ADHD?
Dr Sheetal Bhatia
Domlur, Bengaluru Feb 9, 2017
Homeopathy for ADHD
ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic disorder wherein the affected child has difficulty in paying attention, is hyperactive, and out of control. The symptoms appear before a person is 12 years old, and shows for more than six months.
Symptoms of ADHD
ADHD is very difficult to diagnose because almost every healthy child behaves in such hyperactive manner. So here are some common symptoms of ADHD that can help with diagnosis.
Doesn’t follow directions
Doesn’t pay attention
Makes careless mistakes
Can’t sit still for a long time
Often loses things
Is a daydreamer
Homeopathy for ADHD
Given below are popular homeopathic remedies for ADHD. Note that you must consult your homeopath for the right remedy and correct dosage.
Cina is the homeopathic remedy for ill-tempered children. It calms them down and also helps them stop grinding their teeth when irritated. This medicine works best for the hyperactive and inattentive children.
Stramonium is one of most effective remedies for ADHD. Datura stramonium is obtained from the soft leaves, fragrant flowers and seeds of an annual herb called Datura stramonium. The alkaloids, scopolamine, and hyoscyamine in the plant are responsible for reducing hyperactivity and hallucination in children and also adults.
Tuberculinum is prepared from the microorganism Tuberculinum bacillus. Don’t worry it is safe. This homeopathic treatment is recommended for agitated/restless children. It helps in dropping their disparaging behavior, irritability, and feeling of dissatisfaction.
This medicine is derived from a perennial plant belonging to the Lily family. Verta alb is used to calm the nerves, soothe the nerve impulse, increase concentration and focus, and decrease irritability and temper tantrums. This is also an alternative treatment for behavioral disorders in children.