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 (i.e. symptoms) of Rhamnus Frangula in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Rhamnus frangula N/A , Linn.
Natural order, Rhamnaceae.
Preparation, Tincture (and triturations) of the bark, gathered in spring from the younger branches.≡ show all authors ...
Burning scraping taste and irritation along the throat, for several days,≡ show all authors ...
Distension of the abdomen,
Rumbling in the abdomen,
Increased sensitiveness of the abdomen,
Increased peristaltic movements in the intestines,
Sensation of warmth in the abdomen,
Aversion to food,
Profuse emission of flatus,
Nausea, with increased salivation,
Eructations and efforts to vomit,
Frequent vomiting instead of diarrhoea, so that the fresh bark cannot be recommended as a cathartic,
Constant inclination to vomit,≡ show all authors ...
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Thin pasty stools,
Fifteen thin stools, with violent rumbling and gurgling, especially in the ileo-caecal region and along the transverse colon, followed by distension of the abdomen, thirst, coated tongue, bitter taste, and weakness,
Stools without great urging, thick, pasty, of a dark-green color, copious (after five or six hours),
Evacuations hard and scanty,
Constipation at first, followed by diarrhoea,≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Slight burning in the urethra, while urinating,
Frequent micturition,≡ show all authors ...
1, All. Zeit. f. Hom., 2, 139, 1850, effects of 20 to 50 grains of the bruised berries; 2, same, effects of the bark of the root; 3, Gumprecht, Casp. Woch., 1850 (S. J., 67, 175), effects of the green bark; 4, Binswanger, Buckner's Repert., 1850 (S. J. 68, 30), effects of 1 ounce of the juice of the ripe berries; 5, Bernhard and Loeffler's Zeit, 1850 (S. J., 70, 10).≡ show all authors ...