Astragalus MollissmusLoco-weed, Purple Loco-weed, Woolly Loco-weed
Below are the strongest indications of Astragalus Mollissmus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Affects animals like effects of Alcohol, tobacco and Morphine in man. First stage, period of hallucination or mania with defective eye sight during which the animal performs all sorts of antics. After acquiring a taste for the plant it refuses every other kind of food. Second stage brings emaciation, sunken eyeballs, lusterless hair and feeble movements-after a few months dies as from starvation (U. S. Dept. Agriculture). Irregularities in gait-paralytic affections. Loss of muscular coordination.
Compare: Aragallus Lamberti-White Loco-Weed-Rattleweed; Baryta; Oxytropis.
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.