Baptisia TinctoriaWild Indigo, Indigo Naturalis, Baptis, Baptisia, Baptisa
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 Baptisia Tinctoria based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The symptoms of this drug are of an asthenic type, simulating low fevers, Septic conditions of the blood, malarial poisoning, and extreme prostration. Indescribable sick feeling. Great muscular soreness and putrid phenomena always are present. All the secretions are offensive - breath, stool, urine, sweat, etc. Epidemic influenza. Chronic intestinal toxaemia of children with fetid stools and eructations.
Baptisia Tinctoria in low dilutions produces a form of anti-bodies to the Bac. typhosus, viz., the agglutinins ( Mellon.) Thus it raises the natural bodily resistance to the invasion of the bacillary intoxication, which produces the typhoid syndrome. Typhoid carriers. After inoculation with anti-typhoid serum. Intermittent pulse, especially in the aged.
Worse; humid heat; fog; indoors.
Compare: Bryonia and Arsenic may be needed to complete the favorable reaction. Ailanthus differs, being more painful. Baptisia Tinctoria more painless. Rhus; Muriat. Acid; Arsenic; Bryon.; Arnica; Echinac. Pyrogen.
Baptisia Tinctoria confusia ( Pain in right jaw and oppression in left hypochondrium, producing dyspnoea and necessity to assume erect position.)Thinks he is broken or double, and tosses about the bed trying to get pieces together ( Cajeput.) Delirium, wandering, mutteringFalls asleep while being spoken toIdeas confusedIllusion of divided personalityInability to thinkMelancholia, with stupor.Mental confusionmind; aversions, dislikes; aversion to mental work;mind; aversions, dislikes; open air;mind; dazed;mind; delirium; night;mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; as if intoxicated;mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish;mind; restlessness, nervousness;Perfect indifferenceWild, wandering feelingvertigo, dizziness;Soreness of eyeballsBrain feels soreConfused, swimming feelingEarly deafness in typhoid conditionsEyelids heavy.Feels too large, Heavy, numbSkin of forehead feels tight; seems drawn to back of headStupor; falls asleep while spoken toVertigo; pressure at root of nosenose; nose bleed; during fever; typhoid;nose; sense of fullness;Dark redBesotted lookface; expression; besotted;face; skin; discoloration; bluish;face; skin; discoloration; dark;face; skin; discoloration; red;face; skin; discoloration; red; dark red;Muscles of jaw rigid.Pain at root of noseBreath fetidCan swallow liquids only; least solid food gags.Dry and brown in center, with dry and glistening edges; surface cracked and soremouth; discoloration; gums; redness; dark;mouth; discoloration; tongue; brown;mouth; growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; tongue;mouth; teeth; deposits on teeth during illness (see mucus);mouth; thrush (whitish flakes);Taste flat, bitterTeeth and gums sore, ulceratedtongue feels burned; yellowish-brown; edges red and shiningConstriction, contraction of oesophagus ( Cajeput.) Great difficulty in swallowing solid foodContraction at cardiac orifice.Painless sore throat, and offensive dischargeDark redness of tonsils and soft palatethroat; discoloration; redness; dark red;throat; discoloration; redness; dark red;throat; discoloration; redness; uvula (lobe at back of mouth);throat; inflammation; painless;throat; inflammation; tonsils; painless;throat; pain;throat; pain; sore;throat; spasms, convulsions etc.; closing gullet;throat; spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet;throat; spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet; can only swallow liquids;throat; spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet; on swallowing;throat; swallowing; difficult; solids;throat; swelling; tonsils;throat; ulcers; throat at back of mouth;Right side markedly affectedPain in epigastric regionSoreness of abdomen, in region of liverSinking feeling at stomachabdomen; pain; sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.;Constant desire for waterDistended and rumblingDysentery of old people.Feeling of hard substance ( Abies Nig.) All symptoms worse from beer ( Kali-bich.) Cardiac orifice contracted convulsively and ulcerative inflammation of stomach and bowels.Gastric feverNo appetiteSoreness over region of gall-bladder, with diarrhoeaStomach; Can swallow only liquids, vomiting due to spasm of oesophagusStools very Offensive, thin, dark, bloodyrectum; diarrhoea; painless;stool; copious;stool; odour; offensive;stool; odour; putrid;urine; alkaline;urine; odour; offensive;Female; Threatened miscarriage from mental depression, shock, watching, low feversgenitals; male; inflammation; testes;Lochia acrid, fetidMenses too early, too profusePuerperal fever.Back and Extremities.Neck tiredConstriction of chest.Decubitus.Sore and bruisedFears going to sleep on account of nightmare and Sense of suffocationLungs feel compressed, breathing difficult; seeks open windowPain in sacrum, around hips and legsStiffness and pain, aching and drawing in arms and legschest; pain; sore, bruised; breast; nipples;extremities, limbs; pain; sore, bruised;Cannot get herself together, feels scattered about bedFalls asleep while answering a question.Nightmare and frightful dreamssleep; comatose;sleep; deep;sleep; falling asleep; when answering;sleep; sleepiness, tiredness;Sleepless and restlesschill; in the open air;Typhus feverAdynamic feversChill about 11 a.mChill, with rheumatic pains and soreness all over bodyfever; continued fever;fever; continued fever; dazed from fever;fever; continued fever; night;fever; fever without chill; night;fever; infectious fevers;fever; night;fever; septic fever (see infectious, continued, from childbirth, etc.);Heat all over, with occasional chillsShipboard fever.Burning and heat in skin ( Arsenic) Putrid ulcers with stupor, low delirium and prostration.Livid spots all over body and limbsskin; abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive;generalities; aversion to open air;generalities; pain; sore, bruised; externally;generalities; pain; sore, bruised; internally;generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; right;generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
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