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Treating ENT disorders with Badiaga

Badiaga is produced from the sponge, an asexual animal composed entirely of endoderm and ectoderm. It feeds exclusively on plankton and bacteria from its surrounding aquatic environment.

Presentation of the remedy

Badiaga is a homeopathic remedy of animal origin. Indeed, the stock comes from two species of freshwater sponge, namely Ephydatia L. mulleri and Spongila lacunstris L. These species are particularly rich in silica, iodine and silicate. Their skeleton is made up of sponging fiber and elastin.

To obtain the remedy, samples are extracted from the dried animal. Badiaga is used in homeopathy for of its therapeutic virtues, especially regarding the treatment of ENT disorders. It comes in several forms, mainly granules and drops.

Main indications in ENT

Badiaga is prescribed to treat muscle spasms or eye twitching. This disorder often affects the left eye and causes involuntary closing of the eyelid. It can be caused by nervousness and is sometimes accompanied by spasms of the orbicular muscles, a condition known as the Meige syndrome. Badiaga is also used to treat eye pain felt behind the eyeballs.

Furthermore, Badiaga is recommended for the treatment of coryza, which is triggered by an allergy or a cold left untreated. Coryza can lead to lacrimation, nasal discharge and inflammation. The patient sometimes feels nasal irritation and congestion. He or she can also suffer from asthma attacks.

Badiaga is also prescribed for the treatment of ear problems. These are manifested by hearing very low sounds, which gradually increase until they become unbearable. It is also prescribed to treat sore throat and very painful swollen tonsils. Sometimes, ganglions appear in the neck and the mucus becomes sanguineous.

Further information

Badiaga is also recommended for reducing skin cracks located near the nose or mouth. These conditions, which have the aspect of a scar, are caused by bacteria or syphilis. It is also prescribed to relieve scalp irritation and is a remedy for dandruff. Badiaga can also alleviate headaches located on the temples and forehead. The pain sometimes extends to the eyes, which become loose and swollen.

Dosage recommendations

To treat acute and local disorders in the ENT area, it is advisable to take three capsules of Badiaga at a low dilution (4 CH or 5 CH), three times a day until the patient’s condition improves. For chronic diseases, take Badiaga at a higher dilution (15 CH 30CH). Intakes should be spaced out.

Sore throat combined with asthma and spasmodic coughing can be relieved with Badiaga 5 CH. Dilutions of the remedy, as well as its dosage, can alternate depending on the symptoms. It is the therapist’s decision to prescribe the most suitable treatment depending on the patient’s condition and symptoms.

Treatments and pathologies linked to “badiaga”

Associated treatments

  • Allium Cepa
  • Ammonium Muriaticum
  • Arsenicum Album
  • Hepar Sulfuris Calcareum
  • Kalium Bichromicum
  • Kalium Iodatum
  • Nux Vomica

Associated diseases

  • Rhinitis
  • Cough

Good to know: Badiaga is also used to treat respiratory diseases such as spasmodic cough associated with sneezing. It also helps one to have a clear and sharp mind.

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Pathology and homeopathy are two fields of scientific research that go hand in hand. As a matter of fact, homeopathic research on a disease is always accompanied by a pathological study of that disease. Pathology is the scientific field that studies diseases, while homeopathy is a gentle method for treating diseases. Homeopathic treatment follows the principles of similarity (Similia similibus curentur or "likes are cured by likes") and comprehensiveness. There is no universal treatment for a given disease; it must be adapted to each patient.