Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Abrotanum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
A very useful remedy in Marasmus, especially of lower extremities only, yet with good appetite. Metastasis. Rheumatism following checked diarrhoea. Ill effects of suppressed conditions especially in gouty subjects. Tuberculous peritonitis. Exudative pleurisy and other exudative processes. After operation upon the chest for hydrothorax or empyema, a pressing sensation remains. worse of hemorrhoids when rheumatism improves. Nosebleed and hydrocele in boys.
Great weakness after influenza (Kali-p.)
WORSE, cold air, checked secretions.
Compare: Scrophularia; Bryonia; Stellaria; Benzoic Acid, in gout. Iodine, Nat-m. in marasmus.Cross, irritable, anxious, depressed.Angioma of the face.Blue rings around dull-looking eyesComedones, with emaciationNosebleedWrinkled, cold, dry, paleHard lumps in abdomenAlternate diarrhoea and constipationDistendedAppetite good, but emaciation progressesAscaridesFood passes undigestedGnawing hunger and whiningHemorrhoids; frequent urging; bloody stools; worse as rheumatic pains abateIndigestion, with vomiting of large quantities of offensive fluid.Oozing from umbilicusPain in stomach; worse at night; cutting, gnawing painSensation as if bowels were sinking down.Stomach feels as if swimming in water; feels coldStomach; Slimy tasteDry cough following diarrhoeaImpeded respirationPain in lumbar region extending along spermatic cordPain in sacrum, with hemorrhoids.Raw feelingPricking and coldness in fingers and feetJoints stiff and lameLEGS greatly emaciatedPain in shoulders, arms, WRISTS, and AnklesPainful contraction of limbs ( Am-m.)Eruptions come out on face; are suppressed, and the skin becomes purplishFalling out of hairFurunclesItching chilblains.Skin flabby and loosegeneralities; emaciated (extremely thin);generalities; spread of malignant tumour;
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.