Hello, I’m Dr. Vikas Sharma, MD. Today we will talk about Nasal Polyps What are nasal polyps, and how homeopathy can help treat the problem. Nasal polyps is often a recurring problem, one polyp grows, and then another. People get them removed surgically, but the polyps re-appear. Let us understand why surgery is not the solution for nasal polyps, and how homeopathy is the only option that offers a long-lasting solution. We shall start by understanding why nasal polyps develop in the first place. Our nose has a mucus lining which produces wetness in the nose. The nose continuously produces a small amount of mucus, When the mucus membrane is continuously irritated for months or years, the lower layers of the mucus membrane start overgrowing. This is a physiological function wherein the body overstimulates the production of protective tissue wherein the body overstimulates the production of protective tissue at the site of injury. This is a protective mechanism of the human body. In the case of polyps, the same growth occurs, which further blocks the airway inside the nose. Polyps develop due to the presence of an allergy. Polyps develop due to the presence of an allergy. Till the time we do not treat the allergy, the polyps keep recurring, Cutting the polyps is not the answer because Till the time we do not treat the allergy, Till the time we do not treat the allergy, or the body’s tendency to develop allergies or polyps, polyps cannot be fixed. Homeopathy offers a two-way treatment approach First is to take the suitable medicines for polyps followed by using medicines for the particular allergies. It’s been noted that in many cases, those who have nasal polyps also tend to have allergic rhinitis causing symptoms like sneezing, runny nose etc,. There may also be a history of sinusitis or asthma. Let us now talk about the homeopathic medicines that treat polyps permanently that treat polyps permanently as well as allergies – simultaneously The first medicine is Lemna Minor. This is my go-to remedy Before I discuss the indications for Lemna Minor Before I discuss the indications for Lemna Minor I would like to mention the use of steroidal drops for nasal congestion Lemna Minor is the one medicine that can help you counter your dependency on such drops Lemna Minor as a medicine is to be ingested, Lemna Minor as a medicine is to be ingested, and not used topically. Lemna Minor is indicated for almost every case of nasal polyps. is indicated for almost every case of nasal polyps. The main indicating symptom The main indicating symptom is a congestion in the nose like a stopped sensation. The second important symptom The second important symptom may not happen in every case, is the presence of abundant discharge In some cases there may be the formation of thick crusts. The third indication is anosmia, or the loss of smell. In cases where the nose gets irritated, the function of the olfactory cells decreases. Another indication is PND or posterior nasal droppings. where the mucus falls into the throat. Lemna Minor can be taken in the mother tincture, 5 drops, twice a day, morning and evening 5 drops, twice a day, morning and evening 5-7 drops of the tincture can be taken in half a cup of water. The next medicine is Teucrium, which is different form Lemna Minor by one symptom, which is different form Lemna Minor by one symptom, that is sneezing and runny nose. The next medicine is Sanguinaria which works for right-sided polyps. I tend to use it where I don’t get effective results from Lemna Minor and Teucrium. Calcarea Carb is another important medicine where there is tendency to catch a cold. The last medicine is Kali Bichrome It works well in cases where the nasal discharge is thick and sticky. is thick and sticky. For any further queries or questions, you can email me at [email protected] Please subscribe!