Actaea SpicataBane Berry, Actea Spicata
HPUS label indication: Minor joint pain
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 Actaea Spicata based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Is a rheumatic remedy, especially of the Small joints; tearing, tingling pains characterize it. Wrist-rheumatism. Pulsations over whole body, especially liver and renal region. Cardiovascular spasm. Pains worse from touch and motion.
Compare: Cimic.; Caul.; Led.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Ebullition of blood to head excited by drinking Coffee
Fearful, starts easily; confused
Itching of scalp alternating with heat; nose red at tip, fluent coryza.
Vertigo, tearing headache, better in open air, throbbing in brain, pain from crown to between eyebrows; heat in forehead, pain in left frontal eminence as if bone were crushed
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Perspiration on face and head.
Violent pain in upper jaw, running from teeth through malar bones to temples
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Cramp-like pains in stomach and epigastrium, with difficult breathing; sense of suffocation
Sticking pain and distension of hypogastrium.
Stomach; Tearing, darting pains in epigastric region, with vomiting
Sudden lassitude after eating.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Short, irregular breathing at night, while lying
shortness of breath on exposure to fresh air.
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Rheumatic pains in small joints, wrist, (Ulmus) fingers, ankles, toes
Swelling in joints from slight fatigue
Pain; fingers; first finger; joints of
Lame feeling in arms
Pain in knee
Paralytic weakness in the hands
Sudden lassitude after talking or eating.
Tearing pains in loins
wrist swollen, red, worse any motion
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Swelling; of affected parts
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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.