SarsaparillaSmilax, Sarsaparilla Officinalis, Sarsap
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.Despondent, sensitive, easily offended, ill humored and taciturn.mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood;mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; changeable, variable mood;Moist eruption on scalpShooting pain from above right temporal regionWords reverberate in ear to the root of noseEruptions on face and upper lipPains cause depressionCrusta lactea beginning in face.head; pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; left;head; pain, headache; sides; one side;head; skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead;InfluenzaPains From occiput to eyesPeriosteal pains due to venereal diseaseScalp sensitiveear; pain;ear; pain; pressing;face; skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema;Fetid breath.mouth; pain; tearing; gums;mouth; teeth; pain; tearing;Tongue white; Aphthae; salivation; metallic taste; no thirstUrinary Organs.Urine scanty, slimy, flaky, sandy, BloodyBladder distended and tenderGravelMuch flatus; cholera infantum.Sand on diaperTenesmus of bladder; urine passes in thin, feeble streamChild screams before and while passing urineColic and backache at the same timePain from right kidney downwardSevere pain at conclusion of urinationabdomen; bladder; gall stones;abdomen; bladder; inflammation;abdomen; bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual;abdomen; bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful; in children; child cries;abdomen; bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; flows better while standing; can only pass urine while standing;abdomen; bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow);abdomen; bladder; urination; frequent; exposure to cold and wet;abdomen; bladder; urination; painful or difficult urination; painful; child cries before urine starts;abdomen; kidneys; pain;abdomen; kidneys; pain; cutting; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder);Pain at meatus.Renal colicRenal colic and dysuria in infantsRumbling and fermentationurine dribbles while sittingurine; colour; pale;urine; scanty;urine; sediment;urine; sediment; fluffy, woolly;urine; sediment; kidney stones;urine; sediment; mucous;urine; sediment; sand;urine; sediment; sand; gravel (small stones forming in body);urine; sediment; white;Female; Nipples small, withered, RetractedMenses late and scantybefore menstruation, itching and humid eruption of foreheadgenitals; urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; while urinating; at close of urination;Herpetic eruption on genitalsIntolerable stench on genitalsItching on scrotum and perineumMale; Bloody, seminal emissionsMoist eruption in right groin before menses.Syphilis; squamous eruption and bone pains.chest; breast; nipples; retraction of nipples;Burning on sides of fingers and toesDeep rhagades on fingers and toes; burn under nailsextremities, limbs; hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness);extremities, limbs; pain; rheumatic;extremities, limbs; pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury;extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; feet;extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers;extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping);Onychia, ulceration around ends of fingers, cutting sensation under nailsParalytic, tearing painsRheumatism, bone pains; worse at nightTetter on hands; ulceration around ends of fingers ( Psorin.) Cutting sensation under nails ( Petrol.) Rheumatic pains after gonorrhoea.Trembling of hands and feetHerpetic eruptions; ulcersRash from exposure to open air; dry, itching; Comes on in spring; becomes crustyRhagades; skin cracked on hands and feetSkin hard, induratedskin; abnormal growths; ulcers; coming and going quickly;skin; chapping;skin; cracks;Summer cutaneous affections.generalities; pain; sudden, sharp; bones;generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; right;generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side;
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.