Heal Naturally.

LYMPHDIARAL® promotes natural healing for you and your family. It’s the perfect complement for your first aid kit, medicine cabinet or gym bag.

LYMPHDIARAL® is a homeopathic remedy used to relieve symptoms of swelling, inflammation and infection, such as pain, fever, and swollen lymph nodes due to recurrent conditions including otitis media, tonsillitis, and sinusitis.


A strong lymphatic system is a prerequisite for fast relief from injuries. If tissue drainage is not functioning properly, congestion with swelling and pain results. Inflammation and pain that are already present may be much slower to resolve.

LYMPHDIARAL® is a German-made homeopathic remedy with more than 50 years of clinical experience used to relieve symptoms of swelling, inflammation and infection.

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    Frequently Asked Questions.

    Q:What sort of symptoms can LYMPHDIARAL® help with?

    A:Any type of acute pain, bruising, tear, sprain, pull and inflammation can benefit from LYMPHDIARAL® Cream. It also helps in chronic inflammation, pain, or lingering effects from a previous injury. In clinical study they observed pain, restricted movement, and swelling, for injuries ranging from bruising to sprains, fractures to dislocation.
    Q:How can LYMPHDIARAL® Cream help in acute injuries?

    A:It’s estimated that every minute of lost time in treatment after an injury means an additional day to heal (up to 10 minutes). A quick, effective treatment can reduce pain.

    Swelling: LYMPHDIARAL® Cream can be used in all swellings. There is nothing better out there.

    Bruising: LYMPHDIARAL® Cream is well-known to reduce bruising significantly. The sooner it is applied, the less likelihood of heavy discoloration, pain and tenderness. Treat as soon as possible then repeat throughout the day as needed.

    Sprains/Pulls: R(Rest)I(Ice)C(Compression) E(Elevation) treatment plus LYMPHDIARAL® Cream, add LYMPHDIARAL® drops for faster healing and greater results.

    Wounds: Don’t put right on the wound (it will seal it), but it is really great around the wound for reducing inflammation and possibility of infection. If possibility of infection is great, ensure the LYMPHDIARAL® Drops are also used.
    Q:What is the difference between LYMPHDIARAL® Drainage-Cream and Sensitive Cream?

    A:LYMPHDIARAL® Sensitive Cream has no petroleum and colchicum, and the Stibium is in 2x potency.

    LYMPHDIARAL® Sensitive Cream is especially useful for sensitive patients or delicate arears of the body such as the face.

    Consult your healthcare practitioner before using LYMPHDIARAL® Sensitive Cream in pregnancy or breastfeeding.
    Q:Why choose LYMPHDIARAL® Drainage-Cream?

    A:LYMPHDIARAL® Drainage-Cream is a well-established homeopathic agent for pain, swelling and inflammation. Made in Germany with 50 years of excellence.
    Q:Who can use LYMPHDIARAL® Cream?

    A:LYMPHDIARAL® Drainage-Cream can be used in adults and children 1 year old and up.

    LYMPHDIARAL® Sensitive Cream can be used in adults and children 2 years old and up. Consult your healthcare practitioner before using in pregnancy or breastfeeding.
    Q:Is LYMPHDIARAL® Cream registered in Canada and where to buy it?

    Yes. LYMPHDIARAL® Cream is fully registered with Health Canada.

    You can find LYMPHDIARAL® cream available in most health food stores, some pharmacies, as well as most healthcare practitioners. Find a store near you, click here.

    Still need more information?

    Ask a Naturopath:
    Dr Rigo Kefferputz, ND
    Pain Management

    Q:What causes my pain?
    A:Pain is a very individual experience and may vary from person to person which makes pain impossible to measure objectively. Scientifically, pain results from a signal sent from your nerves to your brain that acts as an alarm or warning. There are many different types of pain including, shooting, burning; throbbing and radiating. Its characteristics entirely depend on its origin. Consider pain similar to the dashboard of a car where a symbol lights up to inform you that there is something that is not working properly. This signal can be short or long lasting depending on the cause.
    Q:Do pain medications cause side effects?
    A:Many pain medications have side effects that you should be aware of. Commonly, Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) are prescribed for pain relief, this includes Naproxen, Advil and Aspirin to name a few. They can irritate the lining of the stomach and intestines, which may induce constipation, nausea, vomiting, or dizziness. Tylenol and its generic version Acetaminophen are known to cause hepatic damage and chronic abuse may lead to liver failure. These types of pain relievers may not be appropriate for you, so consult with your doctor to know which medications are best suited for you in addressing your pain.
    Q:Should I take pain medication only when I have a lot of pain?
    A:Not necessarily, but it is important not to play catch up with pain. Just because you may not feel it for the present moment, doesn’t mean it won’t come. Pain will beat you every time so it’s important to stay ahead of it. You might even notice that at certain times of the day you may have more pain than usual. This can be as a result of certain activities or a lack of sleep. Sometimes you may consider taking the medication prior to the activity to help prevent the pain from occurring in the first place. As always, be sure to follow your doctor's instructions.
    Q:Why do I need to keep taking more of my medicine to have the same effect?
    A:This occurs when your body starts developing tolerance towards a drug. It is a normal response whereby the initial dose of the medication loses its effectiveness over time. Changing the dose often solves the problem but it is also dangerous because many people become victims of overdose. This is especially true for opioid medications such as Percocet’s, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone and Vicodin. It is important for you to become educated on the facts that you need to know in order to stay safe. This may mean adjusting the dose, or switching to a different type of pain medicine.
    Q:Should I tell my medical provider that I am having pain?
    A:Anybody with frequent pain, even mild, should consider visiting their doctor. This is especially true if the pain is restricting your activities and interfering with your quality of life. Your doctor needs to thoroughly assess your pain in order to discover its origin. By knowing the root cause of your pain, your doctor can determine how to appropriately treat it. What starts as occasional discomfort, over the years, may become serious and chronically debilitating.
    Q:What Is Chronic Pain?
    A:Chronic pain has become an enormous problem worldwide. Estimates suggest that 1 out of 10 people are diagnosed with chronic pain every single year. Never ignore pain for it will ruin you, whatever the intensity might be, it hangs over you and wears you down for days, weeks, months or even years. It is ubiquitous and multifaceted; it can affect all populations, regardless of age, sex, income, race or ethnicity. For millions of people, pain is an escapable reality of life. It physically, mentally and emotionally exhausts you so it is important for individuals living with pain to find treatment and support.
    Q:Will lifestyle Modifications help with my pain?
    A: Every single day, the lifestyle choices you make, will impact all aspects of your physical and mental wellbeing. In essence, how you live will affect your life. For example, mind-body techniques such as yoga have shown to improve mood and ease pain. Also, you are what you eat which means that if you are consuming copious amounts of fatty meats, alcohol, sugar and dairy products, than you are increasing the inflammation in your body which will drastically worsen your pain symptoms. Exercise is one of the best prescriptions for chronic pain as it release endorphins, which is the body’s natural painkiller.
    Q:Does stress impact my pain?
    A: Stress and pain are more closely linked that you might’ve originally thought. They create a vicious cycle that feeds itself, therefore, getting a handle on everyday stress can help you better manage your pain. Stress clouds your judgment, weakens your resolve, ruins relationships, burdens your sleep and hardens your soul. What we cannot cope with in our life, our bodies cope with internally and stress that’s left unchecked can contribute to many health problems, including pain. As such it is important to find balance, relax, and seek support in order to get a better handle on stress.
    Q:Are there alternative treatments that can ease my pain?
    A: There are many therapies available to ease pain. One of them is Acupuncture, an age-old healing practice of China, which is now becoming recognized by conventional medical care as an effective treatment for relieving pain. It involves the placement of thing needles at specific points in the body to release the flow of the body’s vital energy or “chi”. There are also supplements, which have shown to help ease pain; this includes turmeric, devil’s claw root and glucosamine chondroitin. Regardless of its origin, pain is inflammatory and therefore any targeted supplement that serves to curb inflammation, reduce swelling and improve cellular function has a therapeutic benefit.
    Q:How do I best manage my pain?
    A: Medication is only one aspect, of effective pain management. The best would be for you to utilize everything that Naturopathic medicine has to offer, as many of the therapies are synergistic in providing pain relief. This may include breathing exercises, relaxation techniques, massage, counseling, dietary interventions, intravenous therapies and herbal medicine. There are plenty of online resources available for you to connect with other individuals suffering from a similar type of pain, which may help you in the long run in learning how to manage yours.
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    Ask a Naturopath:
    Dr Nadine Cyr, ND
    Understanding & Treating Inflammation

    Q:What is “inflammation”?
    A:Inflammation is a natural, protective response of the body when it is damaged or injured. This protective response involves the immune system and blood vessels. An injured area becomes red, swollen, hot and painful as the body attempts to remove damaged tissue and begin tissue repair. Medical terms ending in “itis” refer to inflammation.
    Q:What’s the difference between Acute and Chronic inflammation?
    A:Acute inflammation occurs when the body has been injured- for example a cut, an ankle sprain, exercise, etc. The affected area becomes red, swollen, warm and painful and there’s loss of movement and function for a few days while the body is repairing the area. Once the injury is repaired, the inflammatory response stops. Chronic inflammation occurs when the inflammatory response continues past the acute inflammation stage. When the body is in sub-optimally condition, a shift in the types of immune cells present at the site of injury occurs, causing both healing and destruction of tissue.
    Q:What causes chronic inflammation?
    A:Anything that can compromise the body’s physiology can predispose someone to chronic inflammation. Some of the major contributors to chronic inflammation include chronic stress, poor diet, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, immune system deficiencies, sleep deprivation and lack of, or excessive exercise. Other key risk factors, that are also indicators of chronic inflammation, include: high blood pressure, high insulin levels and auto-immune diseases.
    Q:What are the symptoms of chronic inflammation?
    A:Common symptoms of chronic inflammation include chronic aches and pain, muscle stiffness, fatigue, difficulty focusing, poor memory, and a general sense of feeling unwell. It is common for those suffering from chronic pain and inflammation for many years to experience lack of drive, loss of motivation and eventually depression.
    Q:Who is at risk of chronic inflammation?
    A:Anyone who is chronically stressed, is sleep-deprived, eats poorly, is overweight or obese, has uncontrolled blood sugar, leads a sedentary lifestyle, smokes, exercises excessively is at increased risk of inflammation.
    Q: Is chronic inflammation dangerous / What can chronic inflammation lead to?
    A:Chronic inflammation is considered the underlying cause of many diseases, including cancer, obesity, heart disease, insulin resistance and auto-immune disorders such as psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease.
    Q:What’s the best way to treat acute inflammation?
    A:In addition to RICE (rest/ice/compression/elevation), it’s important to help support the body’s ability to heal. This can be done by taking the necessary time to rest, eating fresh, whole foods, avoiding sugar and processed foods, keeping the lymphatic system healthy, getting extra sleep, and staying hydrated.
    Q:Can chronic inflammation be treated without the use of strong medications?
    A: There are many natural substances that have been shown to decrease the inflammatory response (ie. curcumin, omega 3, vitamin D). It is also extremely important to keep the body’s toxic burden low through detoxification and to maintain a healthy gut flora. This will not only help decrease the symptoms of inflammation but play a major role in preventing it from starting in the first place.
    Q:Can I have inflammation and not realize it?
    A: While acute inflammation occurs as a result of injury, the pain is often sudden and intense, preventing us from using the injured body part. Chronic inflammation on the other hand, is low-grade and systemic, often silently damaging our tissues.
    Q:How is inflammation measured?
    A:There are some inflammatory markers that can be measured in blood. The most important ones include C-Reactive Protein, Fasting Insulin, ESR and Homocysteine. The higher these levels, the higher the inflammatory process.
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    Ask a Naturopath:
    Dr Rebecca Sagan, ND
    A Primer on Swelling

    Q:What are the causes of swelling?
    A:Swelling is the accumulation of fluid in the body, it can be localized or general. Swelling occurs in many conditions: trauma (injuries, bruising, bursitis), insect bites, allergic reactions, infections (abscess, cellulitis, swollen glands), inactivity (sitting or standing for a prolonged time), hot and humid weather, pregnancy (especially in the third trimester), autoimmune diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma), lymphedema, kidney disease and heart failure.
    Q:Can swelling be dangerous?
    A:Generally, swelling is a transient and treatable condition, but if you experience a rapid increase in swelling, see red streaking from the area, feel short of breath, develop a fever or notice a decrease in urination then you should seek urgent care.
    Q:How can you prevent swelling?
    A:In hot weather, be sure to stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water, aim for two glasses more than what you might usually drink. Adding Lymphdiaral to your water or simply take 20 drops twice a day when the weather is warm can work wonders to stop those puffy feet and ankles. When flying on an airplane, be sure to wear compression stockings on flights over two hours and try to get up and move every one to two hours. Dry skin brushing with a loofa sponge is another great way to promote lymphatic circulation. Starting at the fingers and toes, use gently strokes upward toward the heart. Take two to three minutes to brush your whole body, then follow with Lymphdiaral cream applied to neck, chest and groin.
    Q:What can you do to naturally treat swelling?
    A:If you've had a injury, be sure to rest and protect the painful area. Compression can help to contain the swelling, support stockings and tensor bandages aid in the movement of fluid away from the area. Be sure to elevate the affected area above the heart when lying down. If possible, stay active, even slow walking, swimming, biking or my favorite, rebounding, can all help keep fluid moving up against gravity. Monitor your sodium intake, high salt diets can increase water retention. Drink plenty of water, this may seem redundant, but as the saying goes, “the solution to pollution is dilution.” Consider food triggers; alcohol, caffeine, sugar, dairy, wheat and other food allergens can increase fluid retention. Massage both lymphatic and therapeutic can help enhance fluid movement. The Lymphdiaral remedies both oral and cream can have a great affect on local and systemic conditions to help reduce swelling, and can be used acutely and long term. Taking extra B vitamins, magnesium and potassium can also enhance fluid balance in the body. For more suggestions on your specific situation, consult your Naturopathic Doctor.
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    Ask a Sports Injury Expert:
    Mark Bruno, President, Game Ready (Canada)
    Treating Common Sports Injuries

    Q:What causes a pulled muscle?
    A:Also known as a muscle strain, a pulled muscle happens when you overstretch (and sometimes tear) a muscle. It can happen from overuse, not warming up properly, or moving the muscle in a way that it does not typically move.
    Q:What has actually happened when I get an ankle sprain?
    A:An ankle sprain occurs when you roll or twist the joint awkwardly. Inside the joint, the ligaments are forced to stretch, sometimes to the point of tearing.
    Q:What do I need to know about knee injuries?
    A:Like many other sports injuries, damage to the knee often occurs when your body moves in a way that it shouldn’t. The knee joint is designed to move in only two directions; when it’s forced to move in other ways, either from an impact to the side or by pivoting and twisting, the tissues inside become damaged.
    Q:How long does it take to recover from a sprained knee?
    A:If you have a minor sprain, the ACL recovery timeline can range from two to four weeks. During that time, your doctor will likely recommend: cold and compression therapy to help reduce pain and swelling, using a knee brace to stabilize the knee joint, using crutches to keep weight off the knee, and participating in physical therapy to maintain range of motion and strengthen the leg muscles that surround the knee joint.
    Q:What causes shin splints?
    A:Pain along the shin bone can be caused from overuse, not stretching before and after activity, over-pronation, or trying to do more than your body has trained for. This type of injury is most common in sports that require a lot of running or jumping, which over time creates micro-tears in the muscles surrounding the shin bone.
    Q:What causes most shoulder injuries?
    A:Repetitive motions can cause inflammation in the joint, which if not treated, can lead to more serious sports injuries like bursitis or damage to the rotator cuff.
    Q:How important are rest and elevation?
    A:Resting the injured area for the appropriate amount of time, which can sometimes be weeks and not days, is crucial for achieving a full recovery. If you return to activity too quickly after an injury, you risk further damage and a potentially much longer recovery. Elevating the injured area helps reduce swelling by limiting the ability of excess fluids to flow to the area. It doesn’t take much effort and gravity does all of the work for you.
    Q:What are the benefits of Ice and Compression?
    A: Cold therapy is proven to help damaged tissues heal faster. Combining cold therapy with compression produces even better results. You can use ice packs, gel packs or ice baths to deliver cold, and elastic bandages for compression. You can also use a cold therapy machine to deliver therapeutic cold and active compression at the same time. This is an excellent option if you are looking for a convenient, effective treatment method during your recovery.
    Q:What role does physical therapy play?
    A: After an injury, physical therapy helps you regain range of motion and builds strength and flexibility in the surrounding muscles. In addition to helping you recover faster, physical therapy can also help prevent future injuries. Many athletes struggle with trying to do too much too soon, so follow your therapist’s recommendations, even if you think you can do more.
    Q:What is the best way to avoid injuries in the first place?
    A: Professional trainers and physical therapists know that the best way to treat an injury is to avoid it in the first place. Doing exercises to strengthen the surrounding muscles and using proper form can help prevent a pulled muscle in the future.
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    Ask A Naturopath:
    Dr Kaylee Alton, ND
    Inflammation and Your Lifestyle

    Q:Can inflammation be heritable?
    A:Yes. Males tend to have a genetic predisposition to creating more pro-inflammatory prostaglandins than anti-inflammatory.
    Q:What lifestyle changes should I make if I feel my legs are always in pain and are inflamed?
    A:You can improve heart and liver function by avoiding alcohol, drinking lots of water and electrolyte fluids, working on venous return by improving calf-muscle strength and consulting a doctor and naturopath to assess your cardiovascular system, nutrient deficiencies and neurologic function.
    Q:Does Diet make a difference – and are there ingredients that cause inflammation?
    A:Yes diet makes a huge difference. Systemic inflammation usually starts and is sustained by the diet, typically a high glycemic diet. Poor digestion causes inflammation. For instance, there are foods that are harder on digestion but not every food is the same for everyone. A person’s stress, genetics and other system functions contribute to whether or not they can break down that food. Foods that are easier to break down are whole foods, less meat and small portions eaten with food hygiene in mind.
    Q:Is there an anti-inflammatory diet?
    A:There are principles to eating that can reduce inflammation. We use these catch phrases to help a patient understand the goal of why they are eating a certain way. An anti-inflammatory diet is a diet that focuses on an individual supporting their digestion and improving their nutrient content in order to help immune function and promote healing.
    Q:If I eat well, exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight, could my inflammation be caused by a bacterial or viral infection?
    A:Yes. Naturally an inflammatory reaction occurs to fight bacteria and viruses.
    Q:Once the inflammation is gone can there be any side effects? And on a related note: how do I get rid of my side effects?
    A:Side effects as a result of inflammation are generally damaged epitheliums, particularly arterial. Sustaining an "anti-inflammatory diet" and supplementing with vitamins, minerals, nutrients that support healing will help get rid of the side effects.
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