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Ignatia Amara - Sleep 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.


Dreams continuing a long time; troubling him.

Insomnia from grief, cares, with itching of arms and violent yawning

Jerking of limbs on going to sleep

Comatose; between convulsions

Deep; after convulsions
Deep; between convulsions
Deep; during heat

Disturbed; by dreams
Disturbed; by hunger
Disturbed; by visions


Dreams; affecting the mind
Dreams; amorous
Dreams; anxious
Dreams; being buried alive
Dreams; busy
Dreams; confused
Dreams; continuation of former ideas
Dreams; continued after waking
Dreams; disappointments
Dreams; disease; sick people
Dreams; drowning
Dreams; excelling in mental work
Dreams; fixed upon one subject
Dreams; frightful
Dreams; ghosts, spectres
Dreams; humiliation
Dreams; hunger
Dreams; long
Dreams; many
Dreams; mental exertion
Dreams; murder
Dreams; nightmare
Dreams; of being murdered
Dreams; of falling
Dreams; of falling; into water
Dreams; of misfortune
Dreams; pleasant
Dreams; repeating dreams
Dreams; sad
Dreams; unsuccessful; efforts to do various things
Dreams; vexatious, stressful
Dreams; vivid
Dreams; water
Dreams; water; falling into water
Dreams; while awake (daydreams)

Falling asleep; during heat
Falling asleep; from the least mental exertion
Falling asleep; sitting
Falling asleep; while reading

Not refreshing

Position; arms under head
Position; head tilted backwards
Position; on back
Position; on front



Sleep between heat of fever


Sleepiness, tiredness
Sleepiness, tiredness; after dinner
Sleepiness, tiredness; after sad news
Sleepiness, tiredness; afternoon; 2 p.m.
Sleepiness, tiredness; afternoon; 2 to 4 p.m.
Sleepiness, tiredness; during headache
Sleepiness, tiredness; during the heat
Sleepiness, tiredness; while reading
Sleepiness, tiredness; while sitting
Sleepiness, tiredness; with cough; after coughing

Sleeplessness, insomnia
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; after mental exertion
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; during period
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from before midnight
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from grief
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from hunger
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from thoughts; from activity of mind
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; twitching of the limbs
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; with bubbling sensation in blood

Waking; early
Waking; frequent
Waking; late

While perspiring (see perspiration during sleep)

Yawning; after eating
Yawning; afternoon
Yawning; before chill
Yawning; frequent
Yawning; ineffectual
Yawning; intense
Yawning; morning
Yawning; noon
Yawning; spasmodic
Yawning; spasmodic; evening
Yawning; spasmodic; morning
Yawning; without sleepiness

Very light
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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.