Bed wetting is a condition where a child, usually over the age of 4 or 5, cannot hold their urine overnight, or sometimes during the day. Causes can be jealousy, anger, a new baby, or family discord. Bed wetting can be a nervous condition or something more serious such as diabetes, cystitis, or urinary blockage. If the bed wetting comes on suddenly, check with the doctor to rule out any serious problems.
Medical treatment for bed wetting may include drugs to control urinary output or bladder capacity or bladder muscle control. They can be somewhat effect, although they have side effects which can cause dependency.
The natural approach to bed wetting is to assist psychologically, nurturing to the child while assessing causes such as nervousness, parasites, kidney or bladder weakness, or such. Also recommended may be dietary changes such as eliminating junk food and sodas, especially caffeinated sodas, and encouraging drinking real fruit juices and water.
Herbs for Bed Wetting
Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.
Dave’s Positive Mind Formula for nervousness and focus issues
Dr. Christopher’s Parasite Formula where there are dark circles under eyes, irritability and nose or bottom itching.
St. John’s wort – used daily is the #1 herb for bedwetting.
Lemon balm – to keep a calm child.
Marshmallow – as a soothing herb for an irritated bladder.
Cranberry juice – to prevent urinary tract infections.
Cell Salts to Help with Bed Wetting
To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.
#4 Ferr phos 6X – inflammation and exhaustion
#6 Kali phos 6X – nervousness
#11 Nat sulph 6X – to regulate the urinary system
Bed Wetting Homeopathic Remedies
Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.
Benzoic acid – bed wetting, toxic state with strong smelling urine. Yellow stains won’t wash out. Irritating.
Causticum – bed wetting before midnight; better for boys; domineering parents-history of holding urine; urinary sphincter faulty.
Cina – bedwetting before midnight, dark circles under eyes, picks nose. Parasites. Irritability.
Equisetum – bedwetting first part of night; clear copious urine, odorless; #1 remedy for kidney-bladder weakness.
Lycopodium – domineering parents, poor self confidence or shattered. Compared to siblings. Self conscious, embarrassed. Punished by fear.
Phosphorus – sensitive, fears of dark, suggestible. Thirsty for ice cold water.
Sepia – bed wetting right after sleep; sleeps too deep; weak bladder, dribbling from laughing. Dreams of urination. Sleeps better with socks on. Irritability and exhaustion.
Source: Dave's Healing Notes