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Sanguinaria Canadensis
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Sanguinaria Canadensis

Blood Root

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HPUS label indication: Headache

Below are the strongest indications of Sanguinaria Canadensis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Is a right-sided remedy pre-eminently, and affects chiefly the mucous membranes, especially of the respiratory tract. It has marked vasomotor disturbances, as seen in the circumscribed redness of the cheeks, flashes of heat, determination of blood to head and chest, distention of temporal veins, burning in palms and soles, and has been found very applicable to climacteric disorders. BURNING sensations, like from hot water. Influenzal coughs. Phthisis. Sudden stopping of catarrh of respiratory tract followed by diarrhoea. burning in various parts is characteristic.
Better, acids, sleep, darkness.
WORSE, sweets, right side, motion, touch.
Complementary: Tart. Em.
Compare: Justicia (bronchial catarrh, coryza, hoarseness; oversensitive). Digitalis (Migraine). Bell.; Iris; Meli.; Lach.; Ferr.; Op.
Tincture in headaches; sixth potency in rheumatism.

    EXPECTORATION (click for more)


Noticeable smell; offensive smell

    VERTIGO, DIZZINESS (click for more)

    HEAD (click for more)

Pain better lying down and sleep
Burning in eyes
Congestion (see pulsation)

Hot; flashes of heat; after chilliness

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; eyes
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; above right
Pain, headache; recurring headache
Pain, headache; sudden pain or sudden increase of pain
Pain, headache; with stomach complaints


Headaches return at climacteric; every seventh day ( Sulph.; Sabad.) Pain in small spot over upper left parietal bone

Like a flash of lightning."

Periodical sick headache; pain begins in occiput, spreads upwards, and Settles over eyes, especially right

veins and temples are distended

Worse RIGHT side, sun headache

    EYE (click for more)

Pain; daytime only
Pain; right

    EAR (click for more)

Aural polypus.

Burning in ears

Noises in ear

Pain; burning

Earache with headache

Humming and roaring

    NOSE (click for more)

Coryza, followed by diarrhoea

Nasal polypi

Chronic rhinitis; membrane DRY and congested.


Skin or lining of nose; polyp (growth up nose)


Ozaena, with profuse, offensive yellowish discharges

    FACE (click for more)

Fullness and tenderness behind angle of jaws.

Redness and burning of cheeks

Skin; discoloration; red
Skin; discoloration; red; during cough


hectic flush

Neuralgia; pain extends in all directions from upper jaw

    MOUTH (click for more)

Pain; burning, raw and smarting

    THROAT (click for more)

Dry and constricted

Swollen; worse, right side

Catarrh; larynx
Catarrh; trachea (wind pipe)


Irritation; larynx
Irritation; throat-pit
Irritation; trachea (wind pipe)

Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)

Pain; burning
Pain; burning; gullet

Tickling in the air passages
Tickling in the air passages; evening; in bed
Tickling in the air passages; in throat-pit
Tickling in the air passages; in trachea (wind pipe)
Tickling in the air passages; larynx

Tongue white; feels scalded


Ulceration of mouth and fauces, with dry, burning sensation

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Diarrhoea as coryza improves

Stomach; burping, belching
Stomach; burping, belching; after coughing
Stomach; burping, belching; empty; after cough
Stomach; nausea; during headache
Stomach; vomiting; bile; with headache
Stomach; vomiting; bitter
Stomach; vomiting; during headache
Stomach; vomiting; strong and sharp (acrid)
Stomach; vomiting; worms

Burning, vomiting

Craving for piquant things

Diarrhoea; bilious, liquid, gushing stool ( Nat-sulph.; Lycop.) Cancer of rectum.

Nausea, with salivation

Pain over region of liver

Sinking, faint all-gone feeling ( Phos.; Sep.) Spitting up of bile; gastroduodenal catarrh.

Stomach; Aversion to butter

Unquenchable thirst

    RECTUM (click for more)


    GENITALS (click for more)

Before menses, itching of axillae

Climacteric disorders.

Female; Leucorrhoea fetid, corrosive

Menses offensive, profuse

Soreness of breasts

Uterine polypi

    RESPIRATION (click for more)

Cough returns with every fresh cold

Cough of gastric origin; relieved by eructation

Severe dyspnoea and constriction of chest


Asthma with stomach disorders ( Nux.) Valvular disease with lung development, phosphates in urine and loss of flesh

Burning in chest as of hot steam from chest to abdomen

Burning soreness in right chest, through to right shoulder

Cough, with burning pain in chest; worse, right side

Fibroid phthisis

Heat and tension behind the sternum

Hemoptysis from suppressed menses

Must sit up in bed

Oedema of larynx

Offensive breath and purulent expectoration

Pneumonia; better, lying on back

Severe soreness under right nipple

Spasmodic cough after influenza and After whooping-cough

Sputum tough, Rust-colored, offensive, almost impossible to raise

Sudden stoppage of catarrh of air passages brings on diarrhoea.

Tickling behind sternum, causes a constant hacking cough; worse at night on lying down

Trachea sore

    COUGH (click for more)

Burping, belching

Dry cough; evening; lying down
Dry cough; flatulence
Dry cough; must sit up


Hacking cough
Hacking cough; afternoon
Hacking cough; evening
Hacking cough; evening; after lying down
Hacking cough; from dryness in larynx
Hacking cough; while lying down

Intermittent; after whooping cough

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); dryness from coughing; larynx
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in throat-pit
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); sensation of crawling; throat-pit
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); sensation of foreign body in throat; in wind pipe

Tickling; in throat-pit
Tickling; in wind pipe

While lying down
While lying down; evening
While lying down; evening; must sit up
While lying down; night

    CHEST (click for more)


Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)

Lungs; tuberculosis; full of mucus
Lungs; tuberculosis; last stage

Pain; breast bone; behind

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Rheumatic pains in places least covered by flesh; not in joints

Burning in soles and palms

Movements and positions; lameness; upper limbs; right

Pain; rheumatic
Pain; shoulder
Pain; shoulder; night
Pain; shoulder; night; turning in bed
Pain; shoulder; raising the arm
Pain; shoulder; right
Pain; upper arm; deltoid region (by top muscle of arm)
Pain; upper arm; rheumatic
Pain; upper limbs; night
Pain; upper limbs; rheumatic
Pain; upper limbs; right

Rheumatism of right shoulder, left hip-joint and nape of neck

Right-sided neuritis; better touching the part.

Toes and soles of feet burn

    FEVER (click for more)

Hectic fever

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat

    SKIN (click for more)

Red, blotchy eruptions; worse in spring

Acne, with scanty menses

Antidotes: Rhus Poisoning

Burning and itching; worse by heat

Circumscribed red spots over malar bones.

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

Formication (like insects crawling around); internally

Lethargic, tired

Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying in bed

Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; pressing; internally
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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.