What is Occicilium good for?
Oscillococcinum is a brand name homeopathic remedy used in the treatment of influenza. Taken at the first sign of flu-like symptoms, Oscillococcinum is said to help relieve symptoms and shorten the duration of the flu.
What homeopathic remedy is good for flu?
- Arsenicum album. A person who needs this remedy during flu feels chilly and exhausted, along with an anxious restlessness.
- Bryonia alba.
- Eupatorium perfoliatum.
- Ferrum phosphoricum.
- Nux vomica.
- Oscillococcinum® and Children’s Oscillococcinum®
When should I take Occicilium?
How do I take Oscillococcinum? Dissolve the entire contents of one tube under the tongue every 6 hours, up to 3 times a day. As with all homeopathic medicines, Oscillococcinum should be taken in a mouth free of strong flavors or anything that may coat the mouth.
How do you take Occicilium?
Adults and children 2 years of age and older: Dissolve entire contents of one tube in the mouth every 6 hours, up to 3 times a day.
How do you treat the flu in 24 hours?
How to treat the 24-hour flu at home
- Drink plenty of fluids to replace the fluids lost from diarrhea and vomiting.
- Eat plain or bland foods that are less likely to irritate your stomach.
- Rest up.
- Use an over-the-counter (OTC) anti-vomiting or anti-diarrheal medication.
How fast does Oscillococcinum work?
The most recent study showed that 63 percent of the patients who took Oscillococcinum at the onset of flu-like symptoms showed “clear improvement” or “complete resolution” of their symptoms after 48 hours, vs. 48 percent with a placebo.
How can I get rid of the flu quickly?
Fighting the flu at home getting lots of rest. drinking plenty of fluids, including juices and water. taking acetaminophen or other over-the-counter pain relievers to reduce fever (people with underlying health conditions should ask their doctor what medication is safest for them)
How long can a flu last?
The flu typically lasts three to seven days, according to the CDC. Serious complications of the flu, such as pneumonia, can take longer to recover from. Some symptoms, such as a cough, can persist for more than two weeks.
Should you stay in bed with flu?
General practitioners usually suggest severe cold and flu sufferers stay home and spend days in bed. Dr. Neides says when he prescribes bed rest, he is erring on the conservative side to ensure patients aren’t out and about, infecting others and contracting different strains.