OleanderNerium Odorum, Rose-laurel, Oleand
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.Melancholy, with obstinate constipation.Memory weak; slow perceptionHumid, fetid spots Behind ears ( Graph.; Petrol.) and occiput, with red, rough, herpetic spots in frontCorrosive itching on forehead and edge of hair; worse, heat.Eruption on scalpDull, unable to thinkhead; skin and scalp; itching; daytime;head; skin and scalp; itching; night;head; skin and scalp; out-break on skin;head; skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dandruf;head; skin and scalp; out-break on skin; peeling in scales;head; skin and scalp; out-break on skin; scales;IndolenceNumb feelingPain in brain, as if head would burstVertigo and diplopia, when looking downVertigo, when looking fixedly at an object, and on rising in bedSensation as if eyes were drawn back into the head.Can see objects only when looking at them sidewaysDouble visionEyes water on readingface; heat; during chill;face; skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes;Pale, sunken, with blue rings around eyes ( Phos-ac.)Borborygmus, with profuse, fetid flatusBurning pain in anus.Undigested fecesabdomen; emptiness;abdomen; noises from abdomen; gurgling;abdomen; noises from abdomen; gurgling; before stool;abdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food);abdomen; stomach; indigestion;Empty belchingGnawing around navelIneffectual urgingStomach; Canine hunger, with hurried eating, without appetitestool passes when emitting flatusThirstThrobbing in pit.Vomiting of food; greenish waterrectum; diarrhoea; hot weather;rectum; flatulence; during diarrhoea;rectum; flatulence; during stool;rectum; involuntary stool;rectum; involuntary stool; on passing flatulence;stool; copious;stool; food appears to be passed undigested (lientery);stool; odour; putrid;stool; thin, liquid;stool; thin, liquid; normal consistency;stool; thin, liquid; pouring out;stool; thin, liquid; yellow;stool; watery;stool; watery; yellow;stool; yellow; normal consistency;Palpitation, with weakness and empty feeling in chestDyspnoeaObtuse stitches in chest.Oppression as from a weight; asthmatic when lying downParalysis of legs and feetWeakness of lower limbsCold feetConstant cold feetextremities, limbs; coldness; upper limbs; hands;extremities, limbs; paralysis; lower limbs; painless;extremities, limbs; paralysis; painless;OedemaPainless paralysisStiffness of joints.Swelling, burning stiffness of fingersVeins on hands swollenWant of animal heat in limbschill; external;Very sensitive skin; slightest friction causes soreness and chappingViolent itching eruption, bleeding, oozing; want of perspirationItching, scurfy pimples; herpes; sensitive and numbNocturnal burningPruritus, especially of scalp, which is sensitive.skin; dry;skin; itching; gnawing, biting;skin; loss of feeling;skin; numbness; after scratching;skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty;skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema;skin; out-breaks on skin; peeling in scales;skin; pain; burning; after scratching;skin; pain; gnawing, biting; after scratching;skin; pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin;skin; pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin; after scratching;generalities; fluid build up; external;generalities; insensitive to pain (see irritability);generalities; lack of irritability;generalities; lack of reaction;generalities; numbness; externally;generalities; pain; benumbing;generalities; paralysis; painless;generalities; pulsation;generalities; swelling; puffy;generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; left;generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea;
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.