Grindelia RobustaRosin-wood, Grind, Grindelia, Grindelia Robusta
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 Grindelia Robusta based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Both Grindelia Robusta and Grindelia Robusta squarrosa have been used for the symptoms here recorded. There is practically no difference in their action, although the G. Squarrosa is credited with more SPLENIC symptoms, dull pains and fullness in left hypochondrium; chronic malaria; gastric pains associated with splenic congestion. Induces paralysis, beginning in extremities. Its action is shown on the heart first quickening, then retarding it.
Acts on the cardiopulmonary distribution of the pneumo gastric in dry catarrh (tart Emetic in muco-purulent). Produces a paresis of the pneumo-gastric, interfering with respiration. Smothering after falling asleep. Asthmatic conditions, chronic bronchitis. Bronchorrhea with tough mucus, difficult to detach. Raises the blood pressure. Nausea and retching of gastric ulcer. Sugar in urine An effective antidote to Rhus-poisoning, locally and internally; also for burns, blisters, vaginal catarrh and herpes zoster. Hyperchlorhydria when attended with asthmatic and other neurotic symptoms. Hyperaemia of gastric mucous membrane with difficult respiration.
Compare: Tart-emet. Eriodictyon; Lach.; Sanguinar.
Tincture in 1 to 15 drop doses, also lower potencies.Pain in eyeballs, running back to brain; worse, moving eyesFeels full, as from quininePupils dilatedPurulent ophthalmia and iritis.Cutting pain in region of spleen, extending to hipsPertussis, with profuse mucous secretion ( Coccus.) Bronchorrhea, with tough, whitish, mucous expectorationCannot breathe when lying downStops breathing when falling asleep; wakes with a start, and gasps for breathActs on the pulmonary circulationAn efficacious remedy for wheezing and oppression in bronchitis patientsAsthma, with profuse tenacious expectoration, which relievesCannot breathe lying downCheyne-Stokes respiration.Must sit up to breatherespiration; difficult (dyspnea); during sleep; when falling asleep;respiration; difficult (dyspnea); waking with difficulty breathing;respiration; interrupted; during sleep (apnea);respiration; interrupted; on going to sleep;Sibilant ralesThe sibilant rales are disseminated with foamy mucus, very difficult to detachWeak heart and respirationPoison oak (locally as a wash)Herpes zosterItching and burningRash, like roseola, with severe burning and itchingUlcers, with swollen, purplish skin.Vesicular and papular eruptions
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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.