Lathyrus SativusChick-pea, Lathyr, Lathyrus Sativa, Lathyrus Sativas
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 Lathyrus Sativus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Affects the lateral and anterior columns of the cord. Does not produce pain. Reflexes always increased. Paralytic affections of lower extremities; spastic paralysis; lateral sclerosis; Beriberi. Athetosis. Infantile paralysis. After influenza and wasting, exhaustive diseases where there is much weakness and heaviness, slow recovery of nerve power. Sleepy, constant yawning.
Compare: Oxytrop.; Secale; Petiveria, a South American plant ( Paralysis; paraplegia with numbness. Sensation of internal coldness.) Agrostema githago - Corn-cockle - (Burning sensation in stomach, through oesophagus into throat, in lower abdomen and anus; nausea, bitter vomiting, impaired locomotion; difficulty in remaining erect; vertigo and Headache, burning from lower jaw to vertex).
Third potency.Depressed; hypochondriacalVertigo when standing with eyes closed.Burning pain in Tip of tongue; with tingling and numbness of tongue and lips, as if scalded.Frequent, must hurry, else voided involuntarily.Increased bladder reflexCannot extend or cross legs when sittingCramps in legs worse cold, and cold feetExcessive rigidity of legs; spastic gaitGluteal muscles and lower limbs emaciatedKnees knock against each other when walkingLegs blue; swollen, if hanging downMuscles of calves very tenseMyelitis, with marked spastic symptomsPatient sits bent forward, straightens up with difficulty.Rheumatic paralysisStiffness and lameness of ankles and knees, toes do not leave the floor, heels do not touch floorTips of fingers numbsTremulous, tottering gait
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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.