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
head; 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;
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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face; heat; during chill; ;
face; 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.
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;
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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rectum; diarrhoea; hot weather; ;
rectum; flatulence; during diarrhoea; ;
rectum; flatulence; during stool; ;
rectum; involuntary stool;
rectum; involuntary stool; on passing flatulence; ;
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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; yellow;
stool; 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
extremities, limbs; coldness; upper limbs; hands; ;
extremities, limbs; paralysis; lower limbs; painless;
extremities, limbs; paralysis; painless;
Stiffness of joints.
Swelling, burning stiffness of fingers
Veins on hands swollen
Want of animal heat in limbs
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chill; external; ;
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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.
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; ;
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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; swelling; puffy;
generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; left; ;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
generalities; 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.