Paullinia SorbilisGuarana, Paullinia Sorbilis (guarana), Paulinia sorbilis, guarana
Below are the strongest indications of Paullinia Sorbilis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Contains a large percentage of Caffeine, which may explain its uses as a remedy for certain forms of sick headache. (Also called Guarana).
Intellectual excitement. Sick headache in persons who have used tea and coffee in excess. Throbbing headache after use of liquor.
Stools profuse, bloody, bright green; flakes intermixed; odorless. Cholera infantum.
Chloasmata on temples and arms. Urticaria. (DULC.; APIS; CHLORAL.)
Uncontrollable sleepiness and heaviness of head, with flushed face after eating.
Must be given in material doses — fifteen to sixty grains of the powder.
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.
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.