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Ignatia Amara - Face symptoms

St. Ignatius Bean, Ignat, Ignatia, Iamara

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HPUS label indication: Sadness

Below are the strongest indications of Ignatia Amara in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

BETTER, while eating, change of position.
WORSE, in the morning, open air, after meals, Coffee, smoking, liquids, external warmth.
Compare: Zinc.; Kali-phos.; Sep.; Cimicif. Panacea arvensis - Poor man’s Mercury - (Sensitiveness over gastric region with hunger but an aversion to food).
Complementary: Coffea; Nux; Tab Ac.
Antidotes: Puls.; Cham.; Cocc.
Sixth to 200th potency.


Twitching of muscles of face and lips
Changes color when at rest.
Abnormal grin from contraction of facial muscles

Coldness; during sleep

Congestion (see heat)
Congestion (see heat); while hurrying

Convulsions, spasms
Convulsions, spasms; beginning in face
Convulsions, spasms; during chill
Convulsions, spasms; jaws
Convulsions, spasms; mouth

Distortion; mouth
Distortion; on speaking

Expression; changed

Heat; burning
Heat; one-sided
Heat; with cold elsewhere; feet
Heat; with cold elsewhere; hands

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); right

Lips; bleeding
Lips; cracked lips
Lips; dryness
Lips; out-breaks on lips

Motions of jaw; chewing motion of the jaw (see grinding teeth)
Motions of jaw; clenched jaw
Motions of jaw; lockjaw

Pain; affected by movement (for better or worse); movement of lower jaw
Pain; as from a splinter; lips
Pain; boring
Pain; during pregnancy
Pain; evening
Pain; from tobacco
Pain; jaw; joint; yawning
Pain; lips; as from a splinter
Pain; lying on affected side
Pain; mental exertion
Pain; night; 10 a.m.
Pain; profuse urination
Pain; pulling
Pain; pulling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; submaxillary gland (gland by neck, under jaw)
Pain; sudden pain
Pain; sudden, sharp
Pain; sudden, sharp; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Pain; sudden, sharp; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe); when swallowing
Pain; while lying down
Pain; yawning

Perspiration; afternoon
Perspiration; only face
Perspiration; while eating

Skin; discoloration; bluish
Skin; discoloration; changing colour
Skin; discoloration; earthy
Skin; discoloration; iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration)
Skin; discoloration; pale
Skin; discoloration; pale; during chill
Skin; discoloration; pale; during period
Skin; discoloration; pale; one-sided
Skin; discoloration; pale; with headache
Skin; discoloration; red
Skin; discoloration; red; alternating with paleness
Skin; discoloration; red; bluish red
Skin; discoloration; red; during chill
Skin; discoloration; red; during headache
Skin; discoloration; red; evening
Skin; discoloration; red; from contradiction
Skin; discoloration; red; one-sided
Skin; drawn, pulled
Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; powdery flaking skin; corners of mouth
Skin; out-breaks on skin; powdery flaking skin; lips
Skin; ulcers; corners of mouth


Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Swelling; submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)

Twitching; around mouth
Twitching; corners of mouth
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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.