Mandragora OfficinariumMandragora, Mandrake, Mandragora Officinarum
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 Mandragora Officinarium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
"A cold or attenuated Belladonna" (Julian) ( Congestive headaches (and vertigo) > cold air and cold applications; < exposure to the sun, Alcohol)
Head feels numb, poor powers of concentration.
Loss of equilibrium; faintness, fainting spells; Meniere’s-like and < from motion and walking downstairs> lying, but often dizziness < lying down, < turning over, < upon awakening.
Vertigo from emotional causes.
Headache and diarrhoea.
Eye complaints, with mydriasis; dim field of vision.
Liver, gallbladder and stomach complaints.
Heart symptoms, intestinal symptoms (meteorism, distension) > from diarrhoea.
Abdominal pains, sciatica < R; >
Mental symptoms and nausea and numbness.
Mental symptoms (especially
Paradoxical drowsiness with simultaneous intense excitement or excitability.
>: micturition, lying, rest, warm applications, continued motion