Calotropis GiganteaMadar Bark, Calotropis
Below are the strongest indications of Calotropis Gigantea in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Has been used with marked success in the treatment of Syphilis following Mercury; also, in elephantiasis, leprosy, and acute dysentery. Pneumonic phthisis. Tuberculosis.
Increases the circulation of the skin; has powerful effects as a sudorific. In the secondary symptoms of syphilis, where Mercury has been used but cannot be pushed safely any farther, it rapidly recruits the constitution, heals the ulcers and blotches from the skin, and perfects the cure. Primary anaemia of syphilis. heat in stomach is a good guiding symptom. Obesity, while flesh decreases, muscles become harder and firmer.
Compare: Merc.; Potass. Iod.; Berb Aqui.; Sarsap; Ipecac.
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.