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Sepia - Back symptoms

Inky Juice Of Cuttlefish, Sepia Succus, Sepia Officinalis


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HPUS label indication: Indifference

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 Sepia based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.


Better, by exercise, pressure, warmth of bed, hot applications, drawing limbs up, cold bathing, after sleep.
WORSE, forenoons and evenings; washing, laundry-work, dampness, left side, after sweat; cold air, before thunder-storm.
Relationships
Complementary: Nat-mur.; Phos. Nux intensifies action. Guaiacum often beneficial after Sepia.
Inimical: Lach.; Puls.
Compare: Lil; Murex; Silica; Sulph.; Asperata-Nacent oxygen. Distilled water charged with the gas - (leucorrhoea of young girls and uterine catarrh); Ozonum (SACRAL pain; tired feeling through pelvic viscera and perineum); Dictamnus Burning Bush - (Soothes labor pains); (metrorrhagia, leucorrhoea, and constipation; also somnambulism). Lapathum ( Leucorrhoea with constriction and expulsive effort through womb and pain in kidneys).
Dose
Twelfth, 30th and 200th potency. Should not be used too low or to be repeated too frequently. On the other hand Dr. Jousset’s unique experience is that is should be continued for some time in strong doses. 1x twice a day.

BACK

Coldness between shoulders.
Weakness in small of back
Coldness

Coldness; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Coldness; evening
Coldness; travelling down back
Coldness; travelling down back; 10 p.m.

Constriction; neck

Heat; base of spine
Heat; lumbar (lower half of back); on deep breath

Heaviness, weight
Heaviness, weight; morning; in bed
Heaviness, weight; morning; waking
Heaviness, weight; neck
Heaviness, weight; sacrum (base of spine)

Jerking in neck muscles

Pain
Pain; aching
Pain; aching; after continued writing
Pain; aching; afternoon
Pain; aching; base of spine
Pain; aching; base of spine; evening
Pain; aching; base of spine; extending into lower extremities
Pain; aching; base of spine; pressure
Pain; aching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between them
Pain; aching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between them; breathing out
Pain; aching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; under them; on exhaling
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon; 7-30 p.m., on waking
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); night
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); on movement
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); walking
Pain; aching; neck
Pain; aching; neck; after supper
Pain; aching; on coughing
Pain; aching; pressure
Pain; aching; when period is suppressed
Pain; aching; while sitting
Pain; aching; while sitting; bent over
Pain; aching; while walking
Pain; after continuous writing
Pain; after dinner
Pain; afternoon
Pain; as if broken; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; as if broken; lumbar (lower half of back); after walking
Pain; as if sprained
Pain; as if sprained; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; as if sprained; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to hips, afternoon and evening
Pain; as if sprained; neck
Pain; as if struck with a hammer
Pain; as if struck with a hammer; pressing against something hard relieves pain
Pain; bending forward
Pain; burning
Pain; burning; dorsal (shoulder level); from needle work or writing
Pain; burning; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; burning; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between them; spine
Pain; burning; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; burning; lumbar (lower half of back); extending up the spine to between shoulder blades
Pain; burning; lumbar (lower half of back); with deep breathing
Pain; burning; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; burning; spine
Pain; burping, belching
Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; cramp-like
Pain; cutting
Pain; damp weather
Pain; digging
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level)
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; bending body backward
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; during exhalation
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; during chill
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; extending to other parts; to chest
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; under
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; under; breathing out
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; on breathing in
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); spine
Pain; dragging; base of spine
Pain; dragging; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; during chill
Pain; during intermission of fever
Pain; evening
Pain; exertion
Pain; extending to other parts; down thighs
Pain; extending to other parts; feet
Pain; extending to other parts; head
Pain; extending to other parts; head; on every step
Pain; extending to other parts; heels
Pain; from lifting
Pain; from sexual excesses
Pain; gnawing, biting; after dinner
Pain; in cold air
Pain; in women; during period
Pain; in women; from when period is suppressed
Pain; jarring
Pain; labour-like
Pain; labour-like; base of spine
Pain; lower back / base of spine; extending over hips ending in cramp in womb
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); after period
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); before period
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); during chill
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); during movement
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); during period
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); evening
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); evening; 7-30 p.m., on waking from a nap
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; down the legs
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; feet
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; hip
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; thighs
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; to the left lung
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); in cold air
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); lifting
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); night
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); on rising from a seat
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); on waking
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); pressure
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); riding
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); standing
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); when coughing
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while lying down; on back
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while walking
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while walking
Pain; neck
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; down the back
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; upward
Pain; neck; on turning head
Pain; on movement
Pain; on movement
Pain; pressing
Pain; pressing; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; pressing; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Pain; pressing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; pressing; dorsal (shoulder level); spine
Pain; pressing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; pressing; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; pressing; sacrum (base of spine); pressing down
Pain; pressure
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left
Pain; pulling; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; pulling; lumbar (lower half of back); during period
Pain; pulling; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; legs
Pain; pulling; lumbar (lower half of back); lying on back
Pain; pulling; neck
Pain; pulling; neck; rheumatic
Pain; pulling; right
Pain; rising from sitting
Pain; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); evening
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); extending to other parts; down legs
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); extending to other parts; hips and thighs
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); extending to other parts; hips
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); extending to other parts; legs and feet
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); extending to other parts; thighs
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); pressure
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); sexual intercourse
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; dorsal (shoulder level)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; neck
Pain; spine; irritation
Pain; spine; irritation; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; spine; on walking
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; coccyx (bottom tip of spine); before stool
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; coughing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades; when burping, belching
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; extending to chest
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; breathing or coughing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; during rest
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; on breathing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; extending to other parts; head
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; extending to other parts; head; on every step
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); coughing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; lung (left)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; neck
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; on lifting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; striking foot
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; striking foot; stubbing toe
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; turning the body
Pain; tearing
Pain; tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; bending body backwards
Pain; tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left
Pain; tearing; during period
Pain; tearing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; tearing; pressing against something hard
Pain; tearing; sticking
Pain; travels downwards
Pain; travels upwards
Pain; travels upwards; at every step
Pain; walking
Pain; when beginning to move
Pain; when coughing
Pain; when kneeling
Pain; when stepping
Pain; when stepping; false steps
Pain; when stooping
Pain; when straightening up the back
Pain; when travelling
Pain; when turning
Pain; when turning; in bed
Pain; while lying down; on back
Pain; while lying down; on back
Pain; while lying down; on pillow.
Pain; while lying down; on something hard
Pain; while lying down; when turning in bed
Pain; while sitting
Pain; while sitting; bent
Pain; while standing
Pain; while walking
Pain; while walking; forced to walk bent
Pain; while writing
Pain; with breath

Perspiration
Perspiration; cold
Perspiration; neck
Perspiration; night
Perspiration; on walking

Pulsating
Pulsating; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pulsating; sacrum (base of spine)

Shivering

Skin; discoloration; brown spots
Skin; discoloration; skin of neck brown and greasy
Skin; itching
Skin; itching; neck
Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters
Skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters; between the shoulders
Skin; out-breaks on skin; herpes
Skin; out-breaks on skin; herpes; neck
Skin; out-breaks on skin; herpes; neck; moist
Skin; out-breaks on skin; itching
Skin; out-breaks on skin; itching; in evening; and night
Skin; out-breaks on skin; neck
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples
Skin; spots
Skin; spots; neck; red
Skin; spots; red

Stiffness
Stiffness; after stool
Stiffness; morning
Stiffness; morning; on waking
Stiffness; neck
Stiffness; neck; during headache
Stiffness; walking

Strained easily

Swelling; nape of neck

Tension
Tension; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Tension; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; evening
Tension; lumbar (lower half of back)
Tension; lying on other side
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)
Tension; right side

Twitching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Twitching; neck

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine)
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); base of spine
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); base of spine; junction of hip bones to spine
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); lumbar (lower half of back)
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); while walking

pains extend into back
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Sources
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.

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