Influenza in the Horse

Homeopathy Treatment for Influenza in the Horse. Find the best homeopathic medicines to treat Influenza in the Horse naturally. …

General [General]

This disease is most prevalent during the spring and autumn months, and is generally ushered in by symptoms similar to those of Catarrh, with general fever; at first there is a watery discharge from the nose, but it soon becomes thick and sometimes

bloody; the eyes are partially or wholly closed and inflamed; the glands of the jaw and throat are often enlarged, rendering deglutition painful after the febrile symptoms are somewhat abated, there often succeeds a great prostration of strength, the animal reels and staggers about like a drunken man, falls down and sits upon his haunches like a dog.

REMEDIES: Aconite, Mercurius vivus, Belladonna, Arsenicum and Bryonia.

Aconite [Acon]

Aconite, is generally required to commence the treatment with, if the disease assumes an inflammatory character, and there is fever, dry cough, violent sneezing, and running from the nose.

Dose. Four drops or six globules every three hours.

Mercurius vivus [Merc-v]

Mercurius vivus, if with sore throat there is profuse secretion of saliva, the animal sweats, watering of the eyes and intolerance of light.

Dose. Six drops three times a day.

Belladonna [Bell]

Belladonna, if the head is affected, the eyes prominent and inflamed, inability to swallow, especially fluids.

Dose. The same as directed for Aconite.

Arsenicum [Ars]

Arsenicum, if there is great weakness, general heat of the body, loose evacuations, sometimes bloody, discharge of bloody matter from the nose, great thirst.

Dose. Four or six drops three times a day.

Bryonia [Bry]

Bryonia, is useful if the febrile symptoms do not give way, after using Aconite and the discharge from the nose stops, and the breathing becomes affected.

Dose. The same as directed for Aconite.

John Rush
John Rush, School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, USA. The Handbook of Veterinary Homeopathy, by John Rush, was published in 1854. Originally published in London by Jarrold and Sons. "The Homeopathic Treatment of the Horse, the Ox, the Sheep, the Dog and the Swine."