Citrus VulgarisBitter Orange
Below are the strongest indications of Citrus Vulgaris in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Headache with nausea, vomiting and vertigo. Facial neuralgias mostly right-sided. Thoracic oppression. Frequent and irresistible yawning. Disturbed sleep.
Citrus Decumana - Grape-fruit ( Tinnitus, Head noises and ringing in ears. Sensation of pressure in the temporal region.) Aurantium-Orange (neuralgic and skin symptoms. Itching, redness and swelling of hands. Diseases of the aged with coldness and chilliness. Boiled dried Orange peel excites the intestine in a manner similar to other forms of cellulose or Agar. There is an increased flow of bile which continues for hours. It unites both a cholagogue action with a mechanical stimulus to peristalsis.) Compare: Citrus Limonum (scorbutus, sore throat and cancer pain; check excessive menstruation.) 9Citric acid. - Useful in SCURVY and chronic rheumatism and Hemorrhages. All forms of DROPSY are benefited with Citric acid and lemon juice, tablespoonful every 3-4 hours. Pain from cancer of tongue. Used as a local application and mouth wash, one dram to 8 oz. of water. For cancer pains generally, often effective.
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.