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Not all the remedies listed are found in homeopathic remedy kits. The most important remedies are chosen for the kits and if extra remedies are needed, they can be purchased separately, either before traveling or at the time they may be needed, if available. If traveling in more remote places or where homeopathic and herbal remedies may not be found, then the most important remedies should be carried with you.

The following is a partial list of what is found in the guide.

Homeopathic remedies

Aconite monkshood

Conditions Accidents and Injury, Anxiety, Bites, Burns, Colds, Coughs, Dengue fever, Ear pain, Emergencies and Disasters, Fainting, Fever, Fright, German measles, Influenza, Malaria, Measles, Poisoning, Shock.

Key Symptoms Sudden, intense and extreme symptoms. Fever high, burning, dry and sweaty, with great restlessness and thirst. Great anxiety and anguish, terror. Ailments from anxiety, fright, shock.

Compare Belladonna, Chamomilla, Coffea, Gelsemium.

Aesculus horse chestnut

Conditions Hemorrhoids.

Key Symptoms Hemorrhoids (piles) with sharp, sticking pains in the rectum, extending up the back. Feels back could give out. Congestion and fullness in the rectal area. Internal and external piles, bleeding, worse standing and walking. Piles with constipation and a sore, full feeling in the liver.

Compare Aloe, Nux vomica.

Agaricus amanita muscarius mushroom

Conditions Chilblains, Frostbite.

Key Symptoms Specific remedy for frostbite, with burning, numbness and tingling.

Compare Lachesis.

Allium cepa onion

Conditions Allergies, Colds, Conjunctivitis, Coughs.

Key Symptoms Streaming, burning eyes, nose runs profusely, with sneezing. Dry, tearing cough from larynx, with hoarseness. Pains like needles, shooting along the lines of nerves.

Compare Euphrasia, Sabadilla.

Aloe socotrine aloes

Conditions Diarrhea.

Key SymptomsGreat insecurity in the bowel, cannot pass wind without losing stool. Emotionally a feeling of insecurity, being in unfamiliar places, not having control of situation. Stools with mucus jelly and loud flatus, sputtering and/or hot, involuntary. Pain in the back.

Compare Arsenicum album, Podophyllum, Sulphur.

Anacardium marking nut

Conditions Poison oak (ivy).

Key Symptoms Great itching, with redness and vesicles (blisters). Numbness of skin with eruptions and after scratching. Mental irritability with itching.

Compare Croton tiglium, Rhus tox.

Antimonium crudum sulphide of antimony

Conditions Impetigo.

Key Symptoms Crusty thick eruptions, both dry and moist, anywhere on the body, especially face. Mentally cross, peevish and averse to being looked at.

Compare Croton tiglium, Mezereum, Sulphur.

Antimonium tartaricum tartar emetic

Conditions Bilharzia, Coughs (bronchitis, pneumonia), Influenza.

Key Symptoms Indicated for more serious infections. Cough deep, loose, suffocating. Feels as if drowning. Fluid in lungs, respiration rattling and wheezing but little mucus raised and difficult breathing with cough. Face pale and sweating. Lungs feeling paralyzed.

Compare Arsenicum album, Ipecac.

Apis honey bee

Conditions Allergies, Bites, Cystitis (Kidney), Fever, Hives, Japanese Encephalitis.

Key Symptoms Affected area is red, swollen, puffy or hard swelling. Intense stinging, burning pains worse from warmth and better cold. Feeling of irritation, both physically and emotionally. Allergic reaction to any bite, sting. Inflammations of skin and organs with burning, stinging pains. No thirst during heat. In kidneys, pain is bursting, with fullness in bladder and burning urine.

Compare Arsenicum album, Cantharis, Ledum, Rhus tox, Urtica urens.

Arnica leopard’s bane

Conditions Accidents and Injuries, After Birth, Altitude sickness, Appendicitis, Burns, Concussion, Emergencies and Disasters, Eye Conditions, Fractures, Hemorrhage, Injuries, Jetlag, Pain, Pregnancy and Birth, Shock, Spinal injury, Sprains, Wounds.

Key Symptoms First remedy for all injuries and shock. Bruised, soreness of injured part. Head injuries, including concussion. For states of shock, says he is fine when not. After effects of any exertion – stiffness, sore, bruised. Fever, when feeling sore and bruised and the bed feels hard.

Compare Aconite, Baptisia, Hypericum, Ledum, Natrum sulph, Rhus tox.

Arsenicum album white oxide of arsenic

Conditions Allergies, Asthma, Bites, Burns, Cholera, Colds, Coughs, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Emergencies and Disasters, Fever, Food poisoning, Hiccough, Indigestion, Influenza, Leishmaniasis, Malaria, Nausea, Poison oak, Poisoning, Typhoid, Ulcers, Yellow fever.

Key Symptoms Restlessness and anxiety. Anguish and fear. Great weakness. Burning pains and discharges. Diarrhea watery, profuse, offensive. All infections of stomach and abdomen. Great nausea and vomiting and profuse watery, burning diarrhea. Acute asthma with great anxiety. Fever, with restlessness, anxiety and great chill. May have internal burning. Easily exhausted. High fever, sweats, thirst for small sips.

Compare Aconite, Camphor, Carbo veg, China, Rhus tox, Veratrum album.

Arum Tryphilum jack in the pulpit

Conditions Allergies, Throat.

Key SymptomsAllergies/hayver with rawness in the mouth and throat, desire to pick and bore at nose. Acrid and excoriating discharge from the nose. Hoarse voice worse from talking.

Compare Allium cepa, Arsenicum album, Euphrasia, Nux vomica, Sabadilla.

Baptisia wild indigo

Conditions Dysentery, Influenza, Malaria, Typhoid.

Key Symptoms Serious infectious conditions, great soreness, exhaustion and depletion. Stools dark, thin, bloody, very offensive. Distension and rumbling. Low mental state, tiredness, confusion, falls asleep easily, even when spoken to. Face is besotted and dark red. Ongoing ‘septic’ low fever.

Compare Arnica, Arsenicum album, Bryonia, Eupatorium perf, Gelsemium, Muriatic acid, Pyrogen, Rhus tox.

Belladonna deadly nightshade

Conditions Appendicitis, Bites, Boils, Breast issues, Conjunctivitis, Coughs, Cystitis, Dengue fever, Diaper rash, Ear pain, Fever, German measles, Heatstroke, Hemorrhage, Influenza, Kidney, Malaria, Measles, Pregnancy and Birth, Rabies, Sinusitis, Teething, Throat Conditions.

Key Symptoms Sudden and intense Conditions. Painsbursting, sharp, throbbing. High burning fevers, thirst for sips, lemonade. Jarring aggravates. Wild mental state with fever, pupils dilated. Delirium. Aggression in fever. Redness of affected part, great heat. Cough hard, intense, violent.

Compare Aconite, Apis, Bryonia, Drosera, Glonoinum, Stramonium, Sulphur.