Homeopathy Treatment for Abnormally increased Thirst

Polydipsia is the medical term for abnormally increased thirst. Affected people have a permanent need to drink fluids. Basically, the body’s water balance is regulated in the diencephalon. If the brain receives the information that blood and tissue fluid are in danger of drying out, this center is activated and the desire for fluid increases.

Homeopathic remedies have proven themselves in the accompanying treatment of the underlying disease. 

Which homeopathic remedies help?

Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for thirst, large, that best suits your situation.


great thirst, especially for cold drinks, with high fever.


mucous membranes often associated with a bitter taste. Thirst for cold things drunk in large drafts.

Arsenicum album

to warm drinks, taken in small sips. The mouth feels dry.

Sodium chlorate

the thirst is often triggered by too salty food and can hardly be quenched.

Rhus toxicodendron

intense thirst, especially for milk.


Great thirst for cold drinks, but then tendency to vomit.


The feeling of thirst is accompanied by chills, you feel weak and powerless. There may be a short-term increase in body temperature.

Causes of abnormal thirst

  • Diabetes insipidus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • kidney diseases
  • disease of the parathyroid gland
  • Drainage medications (diuretics)
  • side effect of medication
  • increased alcohol consumption
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea

Further tips and information on treatment

When does thirst arise? Under normal circumstances, humans need between 1 and 2 liters of water every day. If, for example, he sweats during sports or in the sauna, or if he eats very salty food, the water level in the body sings extremely. Then the fluid balance must be replenished by drinking more. In principle, people not only absorb liquid through drinking, but also through food.


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