Amyl NitrosumAmyl. Nit, Amylenum nitrosum, Amyl Nitrite, Amylium Nitrosum, Amylum nitrosum
Below are the strongest indications of Amyl Nitrosum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
On inhaling this drug, it rapidly dilates all arterioles and capillaries,
producing flushings of face, heat, and throbbing in the head.
- Superficial arterial hyperaemia. Palpitation of the heart
and similar conditions are readily cured by it, especially the
flushings and other discomforts at climacteric. Hiccough and yawning.
Often relieves temporarily epileptic convulsions. Seasickness.
Compare: Glonoine, Lachesis.
Antidotes: Cactus, Strychn.; Ergot.
For Palliations. In all conditions where the blood-vessels are Spasmodically contracted, as in angina pectoris, epileptic seizure, megrim, accompanied by cold, pallor, etc., also in paroxysms of
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.
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.