The most common medicines which serve as FIRST AID are :
Ferrum phos : First stage of inflammation, fever, cold.
Arnica (topical) : The above use of Arnica is for internal consumption, usually in pill or pellet form. Another way to use Arnica is in a topical external application in a gels, ointment, or spray form. This application of Arnica is great for healing sprains and strains as well as black and blue bruising (without broken skin).
Chamomilla (chamomille) : Many parents owe their sleep to homeopathy, not because it helps them directly, but because it is so good for their infant. Chamomilla is THE remedy for the irritable infant, especially from teething or colic. The infant cries incessantly, and nothing seems to provide any relief, except carrying them, and even then, the crying begins recurs as soon as the parent puts the child down.
Hypericum (St. John’s wort) : This remedy is the first medicine to consider for injuries to the nerves or to parts of the body rich with them, including the fingers, toes, and back. Any injury with shooting pains should be given this remedy.
Ignatia (St. Ignatius bean) : One day this remedy will be used by the majority of psychiatrists. It is one of the leading homeopathic medicines for acute grief, anxiety, and depression, especially after a death or separation from a loved one. The person sighs frequently, has a lump in the throat, and may tremble.
Magnesia phosphorica (phosphate of magnesia) : This is the most effective remedy for cramps, including menstrual cramps. It has helped prevent many women turn from Dr. Jekkyl into Ms. Hyde as a result of menstrual cramps. It is particularly indicated when a woman’s cramps cause her to bend over and when they experience some relief from warm applications.
Nux vomica (poison nut) : This is the premier medicine for ailments exacerbated by conventional or recreational drugs. It is also a common remedy for treating symptoms of overeating or from drinking too much alcohol. Considering how many people have these vices, this is an all too frequent medicine today.
Rhus toxicodendron( poison ivy) : This medicine is the most common remedy for sprains and strains. It is especially indicated when a person experiences a “rusty gate” syndrome, that is, pain on initial motion which is reduced the more the person continues to move. It is also often given to people with the flu or arthritis.