IndigoIndigo-dye-stuff, Indigo Tinctoria
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 Indigo based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
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.ConvulsionsGloomy; cries at nightHair feels pulled from vertexHead feels frozen.Sensation as if brain were frozenSensation of a band around foreheadUndulating sensation through whole headVertigo with nauseaPressure and roaring.Excessive sneezing and bleeding from nose.BloatingEructationsAnorexiaFlushes of heat rising from stomach to head.Stomach; Metallic tasteConstant desire to urinateUrinary Organs.Aroused at night with horrible itching at anus.Catarrh of bladder.Falling of rectumUrine turbidPain from middle of thigh to kneePain in limbs worse after every meal.SciaticaBoring pain in knee-joint; better, walkingAura from a painful spot between shouldersEpilepsy; flashes of heat from abdomen to head; fit begins with dizzinessExcessive nervous irritationgeneralities; convulsions; from fright;Nerves; Hysterical symptoms where pain predominatesReflex spasms from worms.
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.