Homeopathy Remedies for Ague Chills

Anshutz gives a useful therapeutic differential diagnosis of the condition Ague Chills, with the most useful homeopathic remedies. Therapeutic byways by E.P. Anshutz, published in 1900….

Bellis perennis [Bell-p]

      Dr. J. Compton Burnett London regarded the English daisy, or Bellis perennis, as a sovereign remedy for sudden chills, as from falling in water and its after effects. To be taken internally in the tincture 5 drops to the 3rd potency. This is not for Chills and fever but for the effects of sudden chills.

Natrum muriaticum [Nat-m]

      Dr. J.C. Burnett’s Calorifacient-cases without the chills and fever, but who shivered with cold even in a warm bed, or elsewhere, when there was no apparent reason. The 6th or 30th potency, generally the latter, is best.

Verbena hastata [Verbe-h]

      This intensely bitter plant is one of popular remedies for ague. Dosage, drop doses of the tincture or the 1x.

Shucks [Shucks]

      A decoction of corn husks was a very successful remedy among the western and southern pioneers for chills and fever. Take in teaspoonful doses. This is still used in parts of the southwest.

Natrum muriaticum [Nat-m]

      This drug in the 30th potency is the remedy for old cases of chills, and fever, or intermittent fever. Take a dose, a dozen pellets, after each attack. Those who know say that a few doses will cure if taken this way.

Cedron [Cedr]

      When the attacks come on with clock-like regularity i.e. the chill, or fever, then cedron 1x or drop doses of the tincture is indicated.

Chelone glabra [Chelo]

      This drug has repute among herbalists for dumb ague. Generally used in from 5 to 10 drops doses of the tincture.

E.P. Anshutz
Edward Pollock Anshutz – 1846-1918. Editor - Homeopathic Recorder and author of New Old and Forgotten Remedies. Held an Hon. Doctor of Medicine from Hering Medical College.