Dr.Kamini Silvarajan MD/AAAM

Editorial Board: Kamini Silvarajan MD/AAAM

Rheumatic Heart Disease Homeopathic Treatment

Rheumatic heart disease is a cardiovascular problem which is caused by rheumatic fever. The heart valves are damaged due to streptococcal infection (usually, triggered by an untreated sore throat). 

The main goal for treating rheumatic heart disease is to reduce the occurrence of its signs and symptoms. Additionally, the treatment plans are prescribed to prevent the complications and correct the imbalances of the cardiac functioning. 

Homeopathic therapy is a form of a treatment plan that is used to replace pharmaceutical medications. This therapy was established to people who have allergic reactions to the medications and to supply the needs of unfortunate patients (people who can’t afford to buy medicines for rheumatic heart disease). 

The most common and effective homeopathic treatment is the herbal formulation. This natural treatment plan is composed of natural herbs that are proven effective for treating rheumatic heart disease. 


There are two types of ginseng. The mountain ginseng is commonly found in rainforests (dense forests) is the most effective ginseng. The cultivated ginseng is the garden ginseng. It has the same natural compound with the mountain ginseng but it has less quantity. It has a slightly bitter and sweet taste. This herb is clinically proven to treat problems of heart, spleen, and lungs. 

Honeysuckle Flower

It is commonly found in the cold places. It has a sweet flavor and contains an active compound that is used to treat problems in the kidney, large intestines, and heart. It is also used to treat a sleeping disorder such as insomnia (difficulty in initiating and maintaining sleep) and hypersomnia (oversleeping). It promotes proper blood circulation that supplies oxygen to the heart muscle. Thus, it improves the condition of the heart. It soothes the brain, as well. 

Large Leaf Gentian Root

Gentiana. Long Dan Cao

This herb has a bitter taste. It is pungent and found in neutral places (both warm and cold areas). It composed of active component (Gentiopicroside) that therapeutically acts on problems of the gallbladder, liver, heart, large intestine, and stomach. 

Cassia Twig

Cinnamon sticks and powder

This herb is a dried young branch of the cassia tree. It is pungent and tastes sweet. It is found in neutral places. Its active compound produces several therapeutic effects to the lungs, urinary bladder, heart, and kidney. Streptococcal infection which causes rheumatic heart disease can penetrate to the kidneys. There are several cases of Strep infection that accumulate to the renal system which may cause glomerulonephritis (inflammation of the glomerulus). 


This herb tastes sweet. It is found in neutral places. The active compound found in this herb distributes therapeutic effect to the large intestine, heart, and kidney. This sweet herb is also used as a moisturizer. 

Turmeric Root

The Turmeric root is a dried root of Curcuma herb. It has a bitter flavor and commonly found in cold places. Its effect primarily attributed to treating heart, lung, and liver problems. It helps stabilize the heart’s normal conduction. 

These natural treatment used for rheumatic heart disease are safe. It has no underlying side effects. It is considered practical and effective. The advantage of using these herbs is to prevent the users from damaging their liver. 

As we all know, liver detoxifies toxic which is commonly found in the chemical drugs. The goal for homeopathic therapy is to provide an alternative option for people who are not comfortable with using pharmaceutical drugs – By Edter