Often referred to as the homeopathic equivalent of paracetamol. These three remedies work together to help support fevers, reduce the pain of teething and earaches, and help the immune system deal better with whatever infection or problem is causing the inflammation. ABC mix contains the remedies Aconite, Belladonna & Chamomilla
Great for the start of any illness where there is a sudden appearance of fever, maybe a cough worse from cold wind with accompanying anxiety. Can be used if symptoms come on after an emotional shock /fright.
Child wakes screaming suddenly with a high fever, red hot and throbbing pressure in ears. Outer ear may be swollen. Teething symptoms such as dribbling may be present, very common for earache, high fever and teething to be seen together with this remedy. Some kids needing this remedy have night terrors brought on by the sudden rise in their temperature, eyes wide and staring with a red face.
Child wakes screaming, inconsolable and irritable. Throws head backwards in frustration. Not happy to be held but demands to be carried around. Nappy rash, burning green diarrhoea. Will ask for something then reject it. One red cheek is often seen, maybe dribbling and a slight fever. The most common remedy for teething symptoms, and also very often used for earaches where there is a high level of irritability and low pain threshold.
General tips to consider when using homeopathic remedies
A dose is 5 drops. If one dose every 4 hours hasn’t helped after more than 6 doses it’s likely to be a different remedy that’s needed. (There are some exceptions but these must be dealt with by a professional homeopath.)