Homeopathic remedies for high uric acid provide an excellent cure. Treatment of elevated uric acid levels with homeopathic remedies not only lowers the levels but also treats body’s defective tendency to hold excess of uric acid. Homeopathic remedies also treat the body’s metabolic process which handles purines ( kind of protein which ends up as uric acid after the body processes it. These are the top five homeopathic medicines for elevated uric acid levels that I have found to be very effective.
COLCHICUM :- amongst the top 5 Homoeopathic remedies for high Uric acid ,Colchicum is one of the most indicated remedy in raised uric acid levels. This is specially indicated in cases where high uric acid levels give rise to onset of gout. There may be a sharp pain in the great toe. The affected parts may be swollen and very hot to touch. There could be great sensitivity to touch on account of extreme pain. The pains could be more intense in the evening and night. Colchicum may be indicated almost as a specific medicine in most cases of high uric acid levels. Slightest effort to move the legs gives rise to a sharp, shooting and unbearable pain in the toe. There may be difficulty to walk on account of pain.
LEDUM PAL :- Homoeopathic medicine ledum pal one of the most indicated remedies in treating cases of high uric acid levels. The main feature of these cases is that, the pains shift from downwards to upwards. Ledum pal is indicated when the high levels of uric acid in blood may result in its crystals being deposited in the joint spaces. The first attack of pain could be triggered after the person has partied the previous night, especially after consuming meat and alcohol. This is a typical presenting feature after which the investigations reveal that indeed the uric acid levels are higher than normal.
GUAIACUM :- Homoeopathic medicine guaiacum is also a well indicated remedy in treating high uric acid levels. It is more suited in chronic cases where the deformities and contractures set in. Guaiacum is very well indicated when there is intolerance to heat in any form. The affected joints may be extremely hot to touch. Guaiacum may be given when there is a bad smell from the body. In some cases, it could be given in very acute cases as well. The affected limb is painful, stiff and immobile.
LITHIUM CARB :- Homoeopathic medicine lithium carb is a good remedy in treating raised uric acid levels. The high levels of uric acid give rise to an unusual stiffness all over the body. Another peculiar feature is itching all over the skin of the joints. The pains are relieved by pouring hot water. Uric acid may get deposited in the joint spaces to give rise to nodosities which can be felt externally also. The nodes may also be felt in the finger joints and in some severe cases, they may be felt in the ear pinna.
BENZOIC ACID :- I think all the discussions about raised uric acid levels would be incomplete if I will not mention the role of the homoeopathic medicine benzoic acid. This medicine is more indicated when the urinary symptoms are more marked. The uric acid crystals may be deposited in the kidneys or the urinary tract giving rise to stones. On examination, the urine may show very high levels of uric acid. The color of urine may also keep changing from dark brown to pale yellow. Benzoic acid may also be indicated when there are joint complaints as well. There may be a crackling sensation in the joints. The great toe may be swollen and may give rise to difficulty in walking or even moving the limb. Benzoic acid may be indicated as the specific medicine in all cases of raised uric acid levels.