Homeopathy Remedies for Deafness Earache

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

Pulsatilla [Puls]

      Deafness resulting from colds has been cured by a few doses of Pulsatilla 3., or higher, followed by Sulphur 30., where other treatments had failed.

Mullein oil This was introduced into medicine by Dr. A.M. Cushing. It was an old country remedy, sun distilled from the bloom of the mullein. A few drops in the ear has cured cases of deafness, also deafness from water in the ear, and also earache. Put direct or saturate a pledget of cotton and insert.

Elaps corallinus [Elaps]

      In Mure’s Materia Medica a marked symptom of this drug is Constant deafness. Ringing in the ears. Also loss of breath in ascending stairs. Better use 30th potency.

Calendula [Calen]

      Dr. R.T. Cooper lauded the old herbal remedy, Calendula, 5 drops of the tincture, diluted in water, as a remedy for deafness, especially if from bathing or sickness.

Cheiranthus [Cheir]

      was one of Dr. R.T. Cooper’s remedies for deafness. Given internally, infrequently. It is a tincture of the dark wall- flower. Dose, two drops 0.

Thiosinamine [Thiosin]

      3x trituration has been successfully used in noises in the ears- ringing, hissing etc. It is not a specific, but, as said, has been successful in some cases.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

      A case is recorded where a woman who became stone deaf had her hearing restored under Pulsatilla. Potency not given. Some say that this drug acts best in the 30th potency, while others prefer the tincture.

Thuja Thuj]

      Polypus, growths in the ears, discharges, have been cured with Thuja 30. Dose, once a day.

Graphites [Graph]

      A case of deafness following scarlet fever of long standing was cured by Graphites 30. Give once a day. Perhaps the 200th or 500th potency would be more effective.

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.