Below are the strongest indications of Santoninum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Is the active principle of Santonica, the unexpanded flower heads of Artemisia Maritima-Cina..
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.
Compare: Cina; Teucr; Napth; Nat Phos; Spigel.
Second to third trituration. Lower preparations are often toxic. Do not give to a child with fever or constipation.
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.