Asclepias Cornuti (Syriaca)Silk Weed, Asclepias Cornuti
Below are the strongest indications of Asclepias Cornuti (Syriaca) in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Seems to act especially on nervous system and urinary organs. A remedy for dropsy, hepatic, renal or cardiac and post-scarlatinal; causes diaphoresis and augments the urinary secretion. Acute rheumatic inflammation of large joints. Intermittent, pressing-down uterine pains.
Compare: Asclepias Vincetoxicum. - Swallow-wart - Cynanchum - (A gastro-intestinal irritant, producing vomiting and purgation. - (Useful in dropsy, diabetes, great thirst, profuse urination.
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.