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 based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
"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
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.