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 (i.e. symptoms) of Abrotanum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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 Phosphoricum Kali-p.)
WORSE, cold air, checked secretions.
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Wrinkled, cold, dry, pale
Blue rings around dull-looking eyes
Comedones, with emaciation
Angioma of the face.≡ more ...
Eruptions come out on face; are suppressed, and the skin becomes purplish
Skin flabby and loose
Falling out of hair
Itching chilblains.≡ more ...
Dry cough following diarrhoea
Pain in lumbar region extending along spermatic cord
Pain in sacrum, with hemorrhoids.≡ more ...
Stomach; Slimy taste
Appetite good, but emaciation progresses
Food passes undigested
Pain in stomach; worse at night; cutting, gnawing pain
Stomach feels as if swimming in water; feels cold
Gnawing hunger and whining
Indigestion, with vomiting of large quantities of offensive fluid.
Hard lumps in abdomen
Alternate diarrhoea and constipation
Hemorrhoids; frequent urging; bloody stools; worse as rheumatic pains abate
Oozing from umbilicus
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Pain in shoulders, arms, WRISTS, and Ankles
Pricking and coldness in fingers and feet
LEGS greatly emaciated
Joints stiff and lame
Painful contraction of limbs ( Ammonium Muriaticum Am-m.)≡ more ...