Studied Homeopathic Remedies
- Homeopathic Remedies Given in Succession: Opium, Arnica, and Raphanus
- Homeopathic Remedy Containing China regia, Raphanus sativus niger, and Arnica
- Aconitum napellus
- Bellis perennis
- Carbo vegetabilis
- Acetic acid
Scientific Evaluations of Homeopathic Remedies for Surgery Support
Recovery of Digestive Function Following Surgery
Reducing Pain After Surgery
Restlessness and Agitation After Surgery
Bruising after Surgery
Traditional Homeopathic Treatments for Surgery Support
Other Natural Options
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14 Seeley BM, Denton AB, Ahn MS et al. Effect of Homeopathic Arnica montana on Bruising in Face-lifts: Results of a Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Arch Facial Plast Surg . 2006;8:54-9.
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 08/22/2013 -