Sambucus NigraPink Elder, Sambucus
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HPUS label indication: Profuse sweat
Below are the strongest indications of Sambucus Nigra in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Acts especially on the respiratory organs. Dry coryza of infants, snuffles, edematous swellings. Profuse sweat accompanies many affections.
BETTER, sitting up in bed, motion. Relationship.
Compare: Ipec.; Meph.; Opium; Sambucus Nigra Canadensis (great value in dropsies, large doses required - fluid extract, 1/4 to 1 teaspoonful three times daily). Antidotes: Ars.; Camph.
WORSE, sleep, during rest, after eating fruit.
Tincture, to sixth potency.
▲ ▼ EXPECTORATION (click for more)
Thick; and sticky
Thick; like jelly
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Very easily frightened
Fright followed by suffocative attacks.
Sees images when shutting eyes
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; except the head
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked
Running or blocked nose (coryza); dry
Snuffles (see obstruction)
Snuffles (see obstruction); in new-born infants
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Heat and perspiration of face.
Red, burning spots on cheeks
Turns blue with cough
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Voice; hoarseness; mucus in larynx
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Colic, with nausea and flatulence; frequent watery, slimy stools.
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Acute nephritis; dropsical symptoms, with vomiting.
Frequent micturition, with scanty urine
Profuse urine with dry heat of skin
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Child awakes suddenly, nearly suffocating, sits up, turns blue
Sniffles of infants; nose dry and obstructed
cannot expire ( Meph
.) Miller’s asthma.
Chest oppressed with pressure in stomach, and nausea
Hoarseness with tenacious mucus in larynx
Loose choking cough
Paroxysmal, Suffocative cough, coming on about midnight, with crying and dyspnoea
Asthma attack; in children
Asthma attack; night; after midnight
Asthma attack; night; after midnight; must spring out of bed
Difficult (dyspnea); breathing in difficult
Difficult (dyspnea); breathing out
Difficult (dyspnea); night
Difficult (dyspnea); night; after midnight
Difficult (dyspnea); night; after midnight; 3 a.m.
Difficult (dyspnea); night; after midnight; frequent attacks until 4 a.m.
Rough; crowing (see croup)
When nursing child must let go of nipple, nose blocked up, cannot breathe
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Suffocating; night; midnight
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Debilitating night-sweats ( Salvia; Acet-ac
Edematous swelling in legs, insteps, and feet
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; with heat elsewhere; with heat of body during sleep
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
Swollen; foot; fluid accumulation
Swollen; lower limbs; fluid in tissues
Feet icy cold
Hands turn blue
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Falling asleep; during heat
Sleep between heat of fever
Sleepiness, tiredness; during the heat
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Dry, deep cough precedes the fever paroxysm.
Dry heat while sleeping
Aversion to uncovering
Burning heat; during sleep
Chilliness from uncovering; uncovering during any stage of attack
Dry heat; night; during sleep
Dry heat; night; on going to sleep
Heat comes on during sleep
Heat comes on during sleep; cold feet and sweat on waking
profuse sweat over entire body during waking hours
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After waking from sleep
Aversion to uncovering
Daytime; while awake
Dry heat while sleeping, perspiration on waking
Evening; 7 p.m.; to 1 a.m.
General sweat everywhere except the head
Morning; after waking
On going to sleep
Only while awake
Profuse; debilitating; not offensive smelling
Profuse; evening; 7 p.m., lasting till 1 a.m. dry heat returns on going to sleep
Profuse; on waking
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Bloated and swollen; general dropsy; Profuse sweat on waking.
Dry heat of skin during sleep
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; lying down
Movement; continued movement
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration; while awake, dry, burning heat while sleeping
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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.