SarsaparillaSmilax, Sarsaparilla Officinalis, Sarsap
HPUS label indication: Flatulence
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 of Sarsaparilla based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Renal colic; marasmus and periosteal pains due to venereal disease. Eruptions following hot weather and vaccinations; boils, and eczema. Urinary symptoms well marked.
WORSE, dampness at night, after urinating, when yawning, in spring, before menses.
Complementary: Merc.; Sep.
Compare: Berb.; Lycop.; Nat-m.; Petrol.; Sassafras; saururus - Lizard’s tail - (Irritation of kidneys, bladder, prostate and urinary passages. Painful and difficult micturition; cystitis with strangury). Cucurbita citrullus - Watermelon. Infusion of the seed acts promptly in painful urination with constriction and backache, relieves pain and stimulates flow.
First to sixth potency.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Despondent, sensitive, easily offended, ill humored and taciturn.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; changeable, variable mood
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Moist eruption on scalp
Shooting pain from above right temporal region
Words reverberate in ear to the root of nose
Eruptions on face and upper lip
Pains cause depression
Crusta lactea beginning in face.
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; left
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead
Pains From occiput to eyes
Periosteal pains due to venereal disease
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▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema
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Pain; tearing; gums
Teeth; pain; tearing
Tongue white; Aphthae; salivation; metallic taste; no thirst
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Urine scanty, slimy, flaky, sandy, Bloody
Bladder distended and tender
Much flatus; cholera infantum.
Sand on diaper
Tenesmus of bladder; urine passes in thin, feeble stream
Child screams before and while passing urine
Colic and backache at the same time
Pain from right kidney downward
Severe pain at conclusion of urination
Bladder; gall stones
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful; in children; child cries
Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; flows better while standing; can only pass urine while standing
Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow)
Bladder; urination; frequent; exposure to cold and wet
Bladder; urination; painful or difficult urination; painful; child cries before urine starts
Kidneys; pain; cutting; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder)
Pain at meatus.
Renal colic and dysuria in infants
Rumbling and fermentation
urine dribbles while sitting
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Sediment; fluffy, woolly
Sediment; kidney stones
Sediment; sand; gravel (small stones forming in body)
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Female; Nipples small, withered, Retracted
Menses late and scanty
before menstruation, itching and humid eruption of forehead
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; while urinating; at close of urination
Herpetic eruption on genitals
Intolerable stench on genitals
Itching on scrotum and perineum
Male; Bloody, seminal emissions
Moist eruption in right groin before menses.
Syphilis; squamous eruption and bone pains.
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Breast; nipples; retraction of nipples
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Burning on sides of fingers and toes
Deep rhagades on fingers and toes; burn under nails
Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)
Pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; feet
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)
Onychia, ulceration around ends of fingers, cutting sensation under nails
Paralytic, tearing pains
Rheumatism, bone pains; worse at night
Tetter on hands; ulceration around ends of fingers ( Psorin
.) Cutting sensation under nails ( Petrol.
) Rheumatic pains after gonorrhoea.
Trembling of hands and feet
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Emaciated, shriveled, lies in folds (Abrot
.), dry, flabby
Herpetic eruptions; ulcers
Rash from exposure to open air; dry, itching; Comes on in spring; becomes crusty
Rhagades; skin cracked on hands and feet
Skin hard, indurated
Abnormal growths; ulcers; coming and going quickly
Summer cutaneous affections.
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Pain; sudden, sharp; bones
Symptoms not symmetrical; right
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
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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.