SenegaSnake Wort, Senega Officinalis
HPUS label indication: Chest cold
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 Senega based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Catarrhal symptoms, especially of the respiratory tract, and distinct eye symptoms of a paralytic type, are most characteristic. Circumscribed spots in chest left after inflammations.
BETTER, from sweat; Bending head backwards.
WORSE, walking in open air, during rest.
Compare: Caust.; Phos.; Saponin; Ammon.; Calc.; Nepeta Cataria - Catnip (to break up a cold; infantile colic; hysteria).
Tincture, to thirtieth potency.
▲ ▼ EXPECTORATION (click for more)
Thick; and sticky
White; albuminous (white, thick)
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Inclined to quarrel.
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Suddenly remembers unimportant regions which he saw long ago
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Bursting pain in forehead.
Dullness, with pressure and weakness of eyes
Pain, headache; air; open (see walking in open air)
Pain, headache; warm room
Pain in temples
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Acts on the rectus superior
Blepharitis; lids dry and crusty ( Graph
.) Dryness, with sensation As if too large for orbits
Weak; while reading
Flickering; must wipe eyes frequently
Hyperphoria, better by bending head backwards
Muscular asthenopia ( Caust
.) Double vision; better only by bending head backward
Objects look shaded
Opacities of the vitreous humor
Promotes absorption of fragments of lens, after operation.
▲ ▼ VISION (click for more)
Dim; when reading
Exertion of vision
Weak (see eyes, weak); using eyes
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Coryza; much watery mucus and sneezing
Nostrils feel peppery.
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Burning vesicles in corners of mouth and lips.
Heat in face
Paralysis of left side of face
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Burning and rawness
Catarrhal inflammation of throat and fauces, with scraping hoarseness
Sensation as if membrane had been abraded.
Catarrh; in old people
Catarrh; trachea (wind pipe)
Mucus; in the air passages
Pain; burning; larynx
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; period; scanty
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Greatly diminished; loaded with shreds and mucus; scalding before and after urinating
.) Pressure on chest as though lungs were forced back to spine
Cough often ends in a sneeze
Difficult raising of tough, profuse mucus, in the aged
Exudations in pleura
Asthenic bronchitis of old people with chronic interstitial nephritis or chronic emphysema
BACK, bursting distending pain in kidney region.
Bronchial catarrh, With sore chest walls; much mucus; sensation of oppression and weight of chest
Bursting pain in back on coughing
Catarrh of larynx
Emet.) Chest oppressed on ascending
Hurts to talk
Loss of voice
Old asthmatics with congestive attacks
Thorax feels too narrow
Voice unsteady, vocal cords partially paralyzed.
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Catarrh; aged people
Heat; flushes (see congestion)
Inflammation; lung lining
Pain; breast bone; when walking fast
Pain; during a cough
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; from coughing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; left
Pain; when sitting
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Pain; pressing; internally
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm room
Warmth; warm room
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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.