Nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs) are used to slowly wean a smoker off cigarettes, and some people want to explore a homeopathic alternatives to help curb their cravings and support their decision to quit smoking.
Homeopathic products marketed to help with common side effects that occur during nicotine withdrawal are derived from plants, minerals, and animal substances that are known for their pharmacological or biological actions. For safety, read all instructions and warnings on the product label before taking any homeopathic product and follow all dosing instructions. Products labeled as homeopathic and currently marketed in the U.S. have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety and effectiveness to diagnose, treat, cure, prevent or mitigate any diseases or conditions.
OTC homeopathic medicines for symptoms associated with nicotine withdrawal include:
- Argentum nitricum
- Cocculus indicus
- Gelsemium sempervirens
- Ignatia amara