Jaborandi (Pilocarpus)Pilocarpus, Jaborandi, Jaborandi
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 Jaborandi (Pilocarpus) based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Jaborandi (Pilocarpus) is a powerful glandular stimulant and the most efficient diaphoretic. Its most important effects are diaphoresis, salivation and myosis. Hot flushes, nausea, salivation and profuse perspiration. The face, ears and neck become in a few minutes after a dose of Jaborandi (Pilocarpus) deeply flushed, and drops of perspiration break out all over the body while at the same time the mouth waters and saliva pours out in an almost continuous stream. Other secretions, lachrymal, nasal, bronchial and intestinal also but in less degree. The sweat and saliva produced by a single dose is often enormous in quantity, not infrequently half a pint.
Is homeopathic to Abnormal sweats, and has achieved great success in Night-sweats of consumptives. Acts upon the thyroid and its sudorific action may possibly be due to it. Exophthalmic goitre, with increased heart’s action and pulsation of arteries; tremors and nervousness; heat and sweating; bronchial irritation. A valuable remedy in limiting the duration of mumps.
Chiefly as a powerful and rapid diaphoretic. It is of most service in renal disease, especially with uraemia, eliminating both water, and urea. Scarlatinal dropsy. Contraindicated in HEART FAILURE, AND IN POST-PUERPERAL URAEMIA, and in senile cases.
Compare: Amyl. Nit.; Atrop.; physos.; Lycop; Ruta. Pilocarpin mur., (Meniere’s disease, rapidly progressive phthisis, with free hemorrhages, profuse sweating, 2x trit.) Atropine is the antagonist to Pilocarpin, in dose of one one-hundredth grain for one-sixth of Pilocarpin.
Third potency.Vertigo and nausea after using eyesEye strain from whatever causeNear-sightedPupils contracted; do not react to lightWhite spots before eyesAtrophic choroiditisEverything at a distance appears hazy; vision becomes indistinct every few momentsEyes easily tire from slightest useHeadache; smarting and pain in globe on useHeat and burning in eyes on useIrritability of the ciliary muscleIrritation from electric or other artificial lightLids twitchRetinal images retained long after using eyessmarting pain in eyesSpasm of the accommodation while reading.Staring eyesSerous exudation into the tympanitic cavitiesTinnitus ( Pilocarpin 2x.)DrynessFree salivation, With profuse sweating.Saliva viscid, like white of eggDiarrhoea, painless; during day with flushed face and profuse sweat.Scanty; pain over pubes with much urging.Urinary Organs.Stomach; Nausea on looking at objects moving; vomiting; pressure and pain in stomach.Bronchial mucous membrane inflamedFoamy sputaMuch inclination to cough and difficult breathingOedema of lungsProfuse, thin, serous expectorationSlow, sighing respiration.Cyanosis; collapseHeart; Pulse irregular, dicroticNervous cardiac affections.Oppression of chestPersistent dryness of skinExcessive perspiration from all parts of the bodyChilliness with sweat.Dry eczemaSemi-lateral sweats
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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.