Homeopathy Treatment for gout

Gout is a metabolic disease that usually occurs in phases. With gout, urine crystals collect in the joints because the bladder is not working properly. This is a kidney dysfunction that is 99% hereditary. Eighty percent of all those affected are men.

In the case of acute gout, a painful inflammation of a joint (increasingly the metatarsophalangeal joint) occurs, mainly at night, completely unexpectedly.

Homeopathic remedies are designed to relieve inflammation and pain. 

Which homeopathic remedies help?

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


Pain in swollen joints, with severe sensitivity to touch. The symptoms are aggravated by cold and movement, as well as in the evening and at night. Improved by rest and warmth. Patient often suffers from gastrointestinal complaints, feels weak and tends to circulatory collapse. Typical: kitchen smells cause strong nausea up to the urge to vomit. Prescription up to and including D3.


Pain is severe and comes in spurts. They give the feeling that the tendons are too short. Aggravation in cold, dry weather, improvement in damp weather. Patients are very empathetic, unable to hear or see anything cruel, and have a strong desire for sympathy.


Pain begins in the feet and rises from the bottom up. The pain often moves from the lower back over the right hip to the left shoulder. Pain increases with warmth, with cold it decreases.


in acute, throbbing pain, the affected areas are swollen and bright red. Pain is relieved by heat.

Acidum benzoicum

Deposition of gouty nodules on the joints. Nocturnal attacks of gout in the big toe.

Causes of Gout

The triggers for gout are divided into primary and secondary gout:

primary gout

  • congenital metabolic defect
  • Increased endogenous uric acid formation due to enzyme defects

Secondary gout

  • high-purine diet (too much meat, offal and legumes)
  • certain diseases that are associated with increased cell breakdown and remodeling (tumours, leukemia or blood cancer)
  • overweight
  • excessive alcohol consumption
  • Increased uric acid formation with simultaneous reduced uric acid excretion
  • impaired excretion of uric acid due to medication or kidney disease
  • extreme fasting and radical cures
  • chemotherapy

 Typical symptoms

  • swelling of the joint
  • overheating of the joint
  • redness of the joint
  • Fever
  • headache
  • Vomit
  • increased pulse
  • general feeling of illness
  • Metabolic syndrome (often associated with obesity, adult-onset diabetes, elevated blood pressure and elevated blood lipid levels)

Acute gout attacks can also become chronic and affect other joints in the body, but these are usually less painful.

Other typical features of gout

  • Involvement of a single joint
  • Gout attack subsides after a few days to three weeks
  • Seizures often recur with increasing pain and duration,
  • After the first acute attack of gout, it can take weeks to years before other signs of the disease appear.

More tips and advice on how to treat gout

In order to support the kidneys in their function and so that the urine crystals do not settle on the joints, you can change your diet:

  • You should avoid fish and meat as much as possible
  • Consume important proteins through dairy products.
  • Carbohydrate intake should also be reduced
  • also limit alcohol consumption, since these foods can promote a gout attack.


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