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Homeopathic medicines are a very safe and gentle way to help with the symptoms of gout. The medicines are suited to someone's unique set of symptoms rather than a disease name. However, here are a few common remedies and their indicating symptoms.

Benzoic Acid is a remedy that has arthritic joints that tend to be gouty and deformed. They feel better when urinating and may have crystals in the urine. These types tend to have gout in the knees, ankles, toes, and hands. The fingers and wrists may be deformed from gout. The right big toe is a target in types that need this remedy.

Colchicum is a very common remedy in gout cases. The joint is quite swollen, hot and cannot be touched or moved. These types feel worse at night and with slight motion. The pain may wander and go from left to right. 

Ledum is a great remedy that helps with pains that are ameliorated by cold bathing or compresses. This remedy is also good for gout symptoms that are worse at night, in bed, from heat and better for cold.

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There are quite a few good herbs that help to reduce the incidence of gouty flare ups. People that suffer from metabolic syndrome, kidney disease, diabetes and hypertension may suffer from gout more often. Also some medications such as high blood pressure medications can cause gout. Removing the underlying cause is the best course of action. Avoiding rich in purines like foods like organ meats, red meat, anchovies and sardines can help. Certain herbs have been sound to be beneficial in treating high uric acid, such as tart cherry juice, nettles, colchicum autumnale and juniper berries. Homeopathic remedies that are useful in the symptoms of gout are as follows:

  • Ledum is useful in gout that effects the big toe or the ankle. There is a painful red swelling of the joint similar to a sprain.
  • Nux Vomica is useful in cases of gout from alcoholism or over indulging in fast or rich foods. These types may tend to be sedentary workaholic types.
  • Pulsatilla is good for gout that flies from joint to joint. These types tend to like cold open air and dislike stuffy room.

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