Below are the strongest indications of Asclepias Tuberosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Its action on the chest muscles is most marked and has been verified. Sick headache, with flatulence in stomach and bowels. Dyspepsia. Bronchitis and pleurisy come within its range. Catarrhal states from cold and damp weather. Irritation of larynx with huskiness; grip, with pleuritic pain.
Compare: Asclepias Incarnata - Swamp Milk Weed ( Chronic gastric Catarrh and leucorrhoea ( Dropsy with dyspnoea.) Periploca graeca - One of the Asclepiades - (Cardiac tonic, acts on circulation and respiratory center, accelerating respiration in a ratio disproportionate to pulse.) Bryonia; Dulc.
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.