IndigoIndigo-dye-stuff, Indigo Tinctoria
Below are the strongest indications of Indigo in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Marked action on the nervous system, and of undoubted benefit in the treatment of epilepsy with great sadness. Excited mood and desire to be busy. Neurasthenia and hysteria. Pure powdered Indigo placed on the wound cures snake and spider poison ( Kali-permang.; golondrina; Cedron.) Stricture of oesophagus; blue color ( Cupr.)
BETTER, pressure, rubbing, motion.
WORSE, during rest and sitting.
Compare: Cuprum; Oestrus cameli, an Indian medicine for epilepsy.
Third to thirtieth potency.
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.