OleanderNerium Odorum, Rose-laurel, Oleand
HPUS label indication: Lightheadedness
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 Oleander based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
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.
WORSE, undressing, rest, friction of clothes.
Compare: Con.; Nat-m.; Rhus; Caust.; 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.
Antidotes: Camph.; Sulph.
Third to thirtieth potency.
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Melancholy, with obstinate constipation.
Memory weak; slow perception
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Humid, fetid spots Behind ears ( Graph
) and occiput, with red, rough, herpetic spots in front
Corrosive itching on forehead and edge of hair; worse, heat.
Eruption on scalp
Dull, unable to think
Skin and scalp; itching; daytime
Skin and scalp; itching; night
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dandruf
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; peeling in scales
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; scales
Pain in brain, as if head would burst
Vertigo and diplopia, when looking down
Vertigo, when looking fixedly at an object, and on rising in bed
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Sensation as if eyes were drawn back into the head.
Can see objects only when looking at them sideways
Eyes water on reading
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Heat; during chill
Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes
Pale, sunken, with blue rings around eyes ( Phos-ac
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Borborygmus, with profuse, fetid flatus
Burning pain in anus.
Noises from abdomen; gurgling
Noises from abdomen; gurgling; before stool
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)
Gnawing around navel
Stomach; Canine hunger, with hurried eating, without appetite
stool passes when emitting flatus
Throbbing in pit.
Vomiting of food; greenish water
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Diarrhoea; hot weather
Flatulence; during diarrhoea
Flatulence; during stool
Involuntary stool; on passing flatulence
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Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)
Thin, liquid; normal consistency
Thin, liquid; pouring out
Thin, liquid; yellow
Yellow; normal consistency
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Palpitation, with weakness and empty feeling in chest
Obtuse stitches in chest.
Oppression as from a weight; asthmatic when lying down
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Paralysis of legs and feet
Weakness of lower limbs
Constant cold feet
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
Paralysis; lower limbs; painless
Stiffness of joints.
Swelling, burning stiffness of fingers
Veins on hands swollen
Want of animal heat in limbs
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Very sensitive skin; slightest friction causes soreness and chapping
Violent itching eruption, bleeding, oozing; want of perspiration
Itching, scurfy pimples; herpes; sensitive and numb
Pruritus, especially of scalp, which is sensitive.
Itching; gnawing, biting
Loss of feeling
Numbness; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; crusty
Out-breaks on skin; eczema
Out-breaks on skin; peeling in scales
Pain; burning; after scratching
Pain; gnawing, biting; after scratching
Pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin
Pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin; after scratching
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Fluid build up; external
Insensitive to pain (see irritability)
Lack of irritability
Lack of reaction
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea
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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.