Sanguinaria CanadensisBlood Root
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 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.
Tincture in headaches; sixth potency in rheumatism.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, sweets, right side, motion, touch.
Better, acids, sleep, darkness.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Justicia Adhatoda Justicia (bronchial catarrh, coryza, hoarseness; oversensitive). Digitalis Purpurea Digitalis (Migraine). Belladonna Bell.; Iris Versicolor Iris; Melilotus Officinalis Meli.; Lachesis Lach.; Ferrum Met Ferr.; Op N/A .
Complementary: Antimonium Tartaricum Tart. Em.≡ Show reverse lookup of relationships
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Worse RIGHT side, sun headache
Periodical sick headache; pain begins in occiput, spreads upwards, and Settles over eyes, especially right
veins and temples are distended
Pain better lying down and sleep
Burning in eyes
Like a flash of lightning."
Congestion (see pulsation)
Hot; flashes of heat; after chilliness
Pain, headache; with stomach complaints
sudden pain or sudden increase of pain
in forehead; above eyes; above right
back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; eyes
back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pulsating≡ more ...
Burning in ears
Earache with headache
Humming and roaring
Noises in ear
Pain; burning≡ more ...
Ozaena, with profuse, offensive yellowish discharges
Coryza, followed by diarrhoea
Chronic rhinitis; membrane DRY and congested.
Skin or lining of nose; polyp (growth up nose)
Sneezing≡ more ...
Neuralgia; pain extends in all directions from upper jaw
Redness and burning of cheeks
Fullness and tenderness behind angle of jaws.
Skin; discoloration; red
discoloration; red; during cough≡ more ...
Red, blotchy eruptions; worse in spring
Burning and itching; worse by heat
Acne, with scanty menses
Circumscribed red spots over malar bones.≡ more ...
Swollen; worse, right side
Dry and constricted
Ulceration of mouth and fauces, with dry, burning sensation
Tongue white; feels scalded
trachea (wind pipe)
trachea (wind pipe)
Mucus; trachea (wind pipe)
Tickling in the air passages
evening; in bed
in trachea (wind pipe)≡ more ...
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)
Lungs; tuberculosis; last stage
tuberculosis; full of mucus
Pain; breast bone; behind≡ more ...
Dry cough; evening; lying down
must sit up
after lying down
from dryness in larynx
while lying down
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); sensation of crawling; throat-pit
dryness from coughing; larynx
from irritation in air passages; in throat-pit
sensation of foreign body in throat; in wind pipe
While lying down
must sit up
Intermittent; after whooping cough
in wind pipe≡ more ...
Oedema of larynx
Heat and tension behind the sternum
Cough of gastric origin; relieved by eructation
Cough, with burning pain in chest; worse, right side
Sputum tough, Rust-colored, offensive, almost impossible to raise
Spasmodic cough after influenza and After whooping-cough
Cough returns with every fresh cold
Tickling behind sternum, causes a constant hacking cough; worse at night on lying down
Must sit up in bed
Burning soreness in right chest, through to right shoulder
Severe soreness under right nipple
Hemoptysis from suppressed menses
Severe dyspnoea and constriction of chest
Offensive breath and purulent expectoration
Burning in chest as of hot steam from chest to abdomen
Pneumonia; better, lying on back
Asthma with stomach disorders ( Nux Vomica Nux.) Valvular disease with lung development, phosphates in urine and loss of flesh
Sudden stoppage of catarrh of air passages brings on diarrhoea.≡ more ...
Stomach; Aversion to butter
Craving for piquant things
Nausea, with salivation
Diarrhoea as coryza improves
Pain over region of liver
Stomach; burping, belching
burping, belching; after coughing
burping, belching; empty; after cough
nausea; during headache
vomiting; during headache
vomiting; strong and sharp (acrid)
vomiting; bile; with headache
vomiting; worms≡ more ...
Female; Leucorrhoea fetid, corrosive
Menses offensive, profuse
Soreness of breasts
Before menses, itching of axillae
Climacteric disorders.≡ more ...
Rheumatism of right shoulder, left hip-joint and nape of neck
Burning in soles and palms
Rheumatic pains in places least covered by flesh; not in joints
Toes and soles of feet burn
Right-sided neuritis; better touching the part.
Movements and positions; lameness; upper limbs; right
upper limbs; right
upper limbs; night
upper limbs; rheumatic
night; turning in bed
raising the arm
upper arm; rheumatic
upper arm; deltoid region (by top muscle of arm)≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat≡ more ...
Formication (like insects crawling around); internally
Lying down; lying down
lying in bed
Pain; burning externally; internally
pressing; internally≡ more ...