Depression-Wisconsin-Urgent-CareLife is full of ups and downs. But there are certain circumstances in life that truly gets us down to the point where depression, despair and doubts set in so firmly that life seems not worth living anymore. The death of a loved one, the failure of a business, and the end of a marriage – these are just a few examples of these instances.

But before you let these circumstances get the best of your life, here are a few effective homeopathic remedies that you can use.

Ignatia Amara, which is also known as St. Ignatius bean, is used in the treatment of emotional conditions including depression, grief and anxiety as well as stress. As such, it is also useful in the treatment of the physical symptoms of these emotional conditions. You will usually take St. Ignatius bean in an oral manner but keep in mind that the potency and dosage recommendations will vary depending on your physical and mental symptoms.

Pulsatilla is used to alleviate symptoms of emotional distress such as weeping and wailing. It has also been used for other physical symptoms that can cause emotional distress, said physical afflictions of which include sweeling of the testicles, menstrual cramps, and tension headaches. For example, if you are suffering from severe headaches caused by your grief over the death of a loved one, you can take pulsatilla to ease your physical symptoms.

Rescue Remedy” is a commercial product made from 5 flowers including rock rose, star of Bethlehem, and cherry plum. You should experience relief from your symptoms of irritation, impatience, inattentiveness, and emotional distress. Take it as recommended for best results.

Aurum Metallicum is used to alleviate the symptoms of strong grief, crippling sadness, and intense despair but it is not a substitute for proper healthcare in case you have suicidal thoughts. You should experience a general uplift in your spirits soon after taking it with your sense of grief and rage lessening in turn.

Gelsemium is usually used to alleviate anxiety over public speaking and public appearances. If you are experiencing trembling, dizziness, heavy limbs, frequent urination, and full-body weakness at just the thought of speaking in public, then you will benefit from it.

Keep in mind that these remedies will not make your sadness, anger and anxiety go away – these are not miracle drugs. But you will get relief from your physical symptoms, thus, allowing you to function better.