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 Santoninum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The eye symptoms and those of the urinary tract are most prominent. It is of unquestioned value in the treatment of worm diseases, as gastro-intestinal irritation, itching of nose, restless sleep, twitching of muscles. Ascaris lumbricoides, and thread worms, but not tapeworms. Night cough of children. Chronic cystitis. Laryngeal crises and lightning pains of tabes.≡ show all authors ...
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Delirium; during sleep
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; creatures and animals
visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; figures; sees figures≡ show all authors ...
Itching of nose
Bores into nostrils.
Sensation of water; warm water in head
Occipital headache, with chromatic hallucinations
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; over eyes≡ show all authors ...
Sudden dimness of sight
Color blindness; Xanthopsia
Strabismus due to worms
Dark rings about eyes.
Movement of eyeballs; rolling
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; green
colours; green; yellow-green
Wavering≡ show all authors ...
Convulsions, spasms; beginning in face
extending to limbs
Skin; discoloration; pale
Twitching≡ show all authors ...
Fetid breath, depraved appetite; thirsty
Nausea; better after eating
Gums and teeth
Grinding of teeth
Teeth; grinding; during sleep
Tongue deep-red≡ show all authors ...
Interrupted; during convulsions
Rattling≡ show all authors ...
Bladder; urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary
Stomach; appetite; reduced≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urine greenish if acid and reddish purple if alkaline
Incontinence and dysuria
Feeling of fullness of bladder
Cloudy; when passed
Colour; greenish; dark
Sediment; sand; yellow≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Movements and positions; convulsion
convulsion; convulsive movement
convulsion; fingers (see clenching)
twitching; upper limbs
Pain; gnawing, biting; fingers
gnawing, biting; fingers; during convulsions≡ show all authors ...
Sleep and dreams
Convulsions; night; midnight
begin in the face≡ show all authors ...
Second to third trituration. Lower preparations are often toxic. Do not give to a child with fever or constipation.≡ more ...