OleanderNerium Odorum, Rose-laurel, Oleand
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Oleander may help, unprocessed Oleander is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Oleander in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Has a marked action on the skin, heart and nervous system, producing and curing paralytic conditions with cramp-like contractions of upper extremities. Hemiplegia. Difficult articulation.
Third to thirtieth potency.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Conium Mac Con.; Nat Mur Nat-m.; Rhus Tox Rhus; Causticum Caust.; Lathyrus Sativus Lathyr. Oleander contains Oleandrin and also Nerein which latter is said to be closely related if not identical with Digitalin. The pulse becomes slower, more regular, more powerful. Diuresis; palpitation, oedema and dyspnoea of valvular disease, disappear.
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Vertigo and diplopia, when looking down
Vertigo, when looking fixedly at an object, and on rising in bed≡ more ...
Dull, unable to think
Pain in brain, as if head would burst
Eruption on scalp
Corrosive itching on forehead and edge of hair; worse, heat.
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin
out-break on skin; peeling in scales
out-break on skin; scales
out-break on skin; dandruf
itching; night≡ more ...
Can see objects only when looking at them sideways
Eyes water on reading
Sensation as if eyes were drawn back into the head.≡ more ...
Pale, sunken, with blue rings around eyes ( Acid Phos Phos-ac.)
Heat; during chill
Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes≡ more ...
Oppression as from a weight; asthmatic when lying down
Palpitation, with weakness and empty feeling in chest
Obtuse stitches in chest.≡ more ...
Itching, scurfy pimples; herpes; sensitive and numb
Very sensitive skin; slightest friction causes soreness and chapping
Violent itching eruption, bleeding, oozing; want of perspiration
Pruritus, especially of scalp, which is sensitive.
Itching; gnawing, biting
Loss of feeling
Numbness; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; crusty
peeling in scales
Pain; gnawing, biting; after scratching
gnawing, biting; eating at skin
burning; after scratching≡ more ...
Stomach; Canine hunger, with hurried eating, without appetite
Throbbing in pit.
Gnawing around navel
Burning pain in anus.
Noises from abdomen; gurgling
gurgling; before stool
Vomiting of food; greenish water
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)
Borborygmus, with profuse, fetid flatus
stool passes when emitting flatus≡ more ...
Diarrhoea; hot weather
Flatulence; during diarrhoea
on passing flatulence
Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)
Yellow; normal consistency≡ more ...
Weakness of lower limbs
Paralysis of legs and feet
Want of animal heat in limbs
Constant cold feet
Swelling, burning stiffness of fingers
Veins on hands swollen
Stiffness of joints.
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
lower limbs; painless≡ more ...
Fluid build up; external
Insensitive to pain (see irritability)
Lack of irritability
Lack of reaction
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
from diarrhoea≡ more ...