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Posts Tagged ‘homeopathic medicine’


Posted by terrepruitt on March 31, 2011

The doctor in my Nia Class had given me the homeopathic medicine, Trauma.  I really liked it so I asked for more.  She said that she likes Traumeel, so I agreed to try it.  Both of them say they relieve the same things (muscular pain, sprains, pulls, and bruises).  The first ingredient in the Traumeel is Calendula officinalis, which is the fourth ingredient in Trauma and it shows “Garden Marigold” in parenthesis.  This ointment has a lot of the same ingredients as Trauma but they are in a different order.  So this ointment is very similar to the Trauma.

It is a bit greasy and has a slight odor.  I just put some of it on along with some Trauma for comparison.  After I put the Traumeel on I had to wash my hand.  It is not extremely greasy but just greasy enough that I can’t just rub it into my hand.  I am actually not convinced it works as well as the Truama.  It actually smells like medicine, somewhat like a band-aid, it is not a strong odor, but compared to the Trauma it is strong because Trauma has absolutely NO odor at all.

When I was talking to my Nia student about Traumeel she mentioned that they have an oral medicine that can be taken.  My Nia friend mentioned it too, in the comments of the post regarding Trauma.  I was able to find informatnoi on the internet,  Trauma has an oral medicine too.  I have not taken either medicine orally.

Posting about these products is my way of getting information to people.  I am sharing my opinion on the products so that you can learn something about them and then decide for yourself which one you might be interested in using yourself if you are interested in homeopathic medicine.  I also welcome my readers sharing what they know.  Having readers comment and share is the best part.

I have concluded that I like the Trauma better.  I feel it works, whereas I don’t get the same sense from the Traumeel.  As stated in this post, I put them both on.  I put the Traumeel on my knee (which gets tired from my odd gait) and I put the Trauma on my toe (foot and a few other toes).  My toes and foot feel nice, but my knee feels the same.  The Traumeel is a bit greasy, whereas I think the Trauma is more of a soft cream that actually moisturized the area I have used it on.  I smell a slight odor with the Traumeel but nothing with the Trauma.

Have any of you tried them both?  Any of you tried either?  What are your thoughts?

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Posted by terrepruitt on March 22, 2011

I’ve mentioned that one day after Nia Class I learned one of my students is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor.  How I learned that, she told me to try the Wet Sock Treatment.  She also gave me a homeopathic medicine called Trauma.  The box says it is for temporary relief of pain and inflammation from injuries, muscle sprains and pulls, bruises and trauma.  I said I would try it even though I am a fan of Zheng Gu Shui.  I have been wanting to post about this since I got it because it is pretty awesome.  I am a fan of it too.

It is so nice because unlike Zheng Gu Shui it does not have a scent.  It also does not stain anything.  It also is not drying.  I think it actually moisturizes.  It is a cream so it is much easier to apply than Zheng Gu Shui which is a liquid.  It is so scent free and residue free that I would often put it on after I got in bed and would just go right to sleep without even bother to wash my hands.

It has arnica in it and I have been told that arnica is great for bruises and it helps with inflammation.  It has many other flowers and herbs, including witch hazel, chamomile, and echinacea.  I would recommend people try it if they have the need for an ointment of this type.

This “problem” with it is according to the package and the website it is only “available through licensed providers and pharmacists”.  Maybe that means you can actually get it at a pharmacy.  I didn’t even think to look.  Well, if you are interested in trying a homeopathic medicine that has no scent yet gives great relief maybe you can check.

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