Breathing difficulties – Laurocerasus 200c or Tungsten 30c – Prices from £4.00.
Gasping for breath , may be given as required until response is seen.
Collapse – Carbo Veg 200c – Prices from £4.00.
Dose every 10 minutes until a response is seen.
Reviver – Rescue Remedy – Prices from £4.00.
Although not strictly homeopathic it is useful as a general reviver for sick puppies / kittens. Also the mother. This remedy may be given as often as needed.
Lactation and Mastitis
Acute Mastitis (first stage) – Belladonna 30c – Prices from £4.00.
Sudden onset of acute mastitis with bright red overheated teats which are very sensitive to touch or jarring movement. Dose 2 hourly until a response is observed . Bryonia could be included here if there is more hardness early on and if any movement caused pain.
Mastitis (second stage) – Phytolacca 30c – Prices from £4.00.
Mastitis where tissues are hardening and milk curdling. A knotty hardness in the breast which is acutely inflamed and sensitive to touch.. Dose 4 times daily until response. If hardening progresses go to Silica.
Chronic Mastitis (third stage) – Silica 30c – Prices from £4.00.
The inflammation has been replaced by hardening and the milk is obviously bad. Dose 3 times a day. if the milk smells like cheese follow with Hepar sulph 30c.
Promotes milk secretion – Alfalfa 30c – Prices from £4.00.
Where demand is great and supply is low or absent. Use in single doses where urtica has failed.
Getting milk flow started/drying up.
Lac Caninum 30c (pups) Lac Felinum 30c (kittens) – Prices from £4.00.
Use after labour to start the milk if other remedies fail. After weaning Lac Caninum / Lac Felinum will dry up the milk if this is required. Single daily doses for lactation or if using for Mastitus with pain from slightest jarring motion dose 3 times a day.
Promotes milk secretion if milk fails to appear – Urtica Urens 30c – Prices from £4.00.
Give only sufficient single doses to establish the flow.