Homeopathic treatment for vertigo

Homeopathy can effectively treat any kind of vertigo. Vertigo is a feeling of imbalance in space. The patient loses balance when walking, they have the impression that everything revolves around them or that they revolve around everything.

Vertigo can be accompanied by nausea and vomiting. Vertigo with a feeling of rotation relates to problems in the inner ear.

We must differentiate them from feelings of instability and unrest linked to emotional or circulatory problems that may improve with homeopathy.

Vertigo can be peripheral if the labyrinth of the middle ear is affected or it may be central if it affects the cranial nerve or brain nuclei, Meniere’s disease, due to cervical osteoarthritis, or post-traumatic vertigo.

Vertigo is a symptom that requires a clinical examination and a study to determine its origin.

The cause of the vertigo can be varied: unknown, infections of the middle or inner ear, due to head trauma, medication, lack of blood supply, viruses, or tumours of the acoustic nerve.

Homeopathic remedies for vertigo

Some homeopathic medicines used to treat the symptoms of vertigo are:

Bryonia alba

Vertigo in a Bryonia alba individual gets worse by movement of the head or rising sharply.

Five granules of Bryonia alba 9C is recommended three times daily or on demand if there is a crisis of vertigo.

Cocculus indicus

Cocculus indicus is prescribed when the vertigo is accompanied by nausea, vomiting and a feeling of collapsing that does not improve outdoors.

It is worse with fatigue or moving car. The dosage is the same as above.

Conium maculatum

Conium maculatum is prescribed when the subject has vertigo while lying down and improves with closing their eyes.

The vertigo is worse when turning the head. Use the same dosage as above.

Argentum nitricum

Argentum nitricum is prescribed in vertigo of heights. The vertigo arises in a context of stirring, of height phobia.

Headache and tremors may appear. It is prescribed from 9 to 15C.

Baryta carbonica

Baryta carbonica is especially prescribed in dizziness that appears in older people. The symptoms are dizziness, clumsiness, poor coordination, and high blood pressure.

The person is intellectually slow and with little memory.


Phosphorus is recommended for older people with vertigo due to a disorder of cerebral circulation.

It worsens with changes of position. Phosphorus and Baryta carbonica are both prescribed at a dilution of 9 to 30C between once a day and once a week.

Some background medications that act on the general condition of the patient may be Natrum muriaticum, Sulphur, Sepia, and Lycopodium

The one that is closest to the patient has to be chosen according to their general behaviour and typology.

In any case consult your doctor, therapist, pharmacist or health professional who can advise you. 

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