Spigelia AnthelmiaPink Root, Spigelia, Spigel
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 Spigelia Anthelmia in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Spigelia Anthelmia is an important remedy in pericarditis and other diseases of the heart, because the provings were conducted with the greatest regard for objective symptoms and the subjective symptoms are by innumerable confirmations proved to be correct (C. Hering).
Has marked elective affinity for the eye, heart, and nervous system. Neuralgia of the fifth nerve is very prominent in its effects. Is especially adapted to anaemic, debilitated, rheumatic, and scrofulous subjects. Stabbing pains. Heart affections and neuralgia. Very sensitive to touch. parts feel chilly; send shudder through frame. a remedy for stitches due to the presence of worms. Child refers to the navel as the most painful part ( granat.; Nux Mosch.)
Sixth to thirtieth potency for neuralgic symptoms; second to third potency for inflammatory symptoms.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, from touch, motion, noise, turning, washing, concussion.
BETTER, lying on right side with head high; inspiring.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Spigelia Marylandica (maniacal excitement, paroxysmal laughing and crying, loud, disconnected talking, vertigo, dilated pupils, congestions); Acon.; Cact.; Cimicif.; Arnica (Spigelia Anthelmia is a chronic Arnica); Cannab ( Supraorbital pain); Naja; Spong ( Heart); Sabad.; Teucr.; Cina (worm symptoms).≡ show all authors ...
Tendency to fall over; on looking down
From looking at...; with eyes turned
with eyes turned downward
looking steadily≡ more ...
Pain from beneath frontal eminence and temples, extending to eyes ( Onos.) Semi-lateral, involving left eye; pain violent, throbbing; worse, making a false step
Brain; brain feels loose
brain feels loose; on stepping
brain feels loose; when turning the head
brain feels loose; while walking
Pain, headache; from certain movements; from stooping
above eyes; above left
back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; eyes
sides; one side
sides; on movement
sides; on stepping
sides; during stool
in open air
burning; forehead; right
burning; forehead; sides of forehead
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward
pressing (see bursting, pulling); sides
shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead
stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; above eyebrows
a false step
forehead; while sitting
forehead; while standing
forehead; above eyebrows
forehead; above eyebrows; right
forehead; above eyebrows; left; just above eyebrow
forehead; above eyebrows; left; just above eyebrow; extending to eyes≡ more ...
Feel too large; Pressive pain on turning them
Pupils dilated; photophobia; rheumatic ophthalmia
Severe pain in and around eyes, extending deep into socket
Ciliary neuralgia, a true neuritis.
Sensation of enlargement
Movement of eyeballs; turned
on movement of eyes; sideways
extending to other parts; to frontal sinus (lower forehead)
around the eyes
stitching, sudden, sharp
pain radiating from the eyes
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; fiery≡ more ...
Forepart of nose always dry; Discharge through posterior nares
chronic catarrh, with post-nasal dropping of bland mucus.≡ more ...
Prosopalgia, involving eye, zygoma, cheek, teeth, temple, worse, stooping, touch, from morning until sunset.
affected by movement (for better or worse); movement
tearing; jaw; lower; extending to ear≡ more ...
Tongue fissured, painful
Tearing toothache; worse, after eating and cold
Foul odor from mouth
Discoloration; tongue; white
Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue; burning
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; tongue
Teeth; pain; when smoking tobacco≡ more ...
Heart; Violent palpitation
Precordial pain and great worse from movement
Frequent attacks of palpitation, especially with foul odor from mouth
Pulse weak and irregular
Pericarditis, with sticking pains, palpitation, dyspnoea
Neuralgia extending to arm or both arms
Craving for hot water which relieves
Rheumatic carditis, trembling pulse; whole left side sore
Dyspnoea; must lie on right side with head high.
bending chest forward
when breathing in deeply
on movement; slightest
Movements in and of chest; trembling
trembling; heart (see fluttering)
Oppressed feeling; on breathing in
lying on left side
while lying down; on side; left
while lying down; can only lie on right side
when lying down; on left side
pulling; in the heart
stitching, sudden, sharp
while lying down; on the side; on the left side
lying on the right side
heart; can only lie on the right side
heart; can only lie on the right side; with the head high
heart; pain in time with beat of heart≡ more ...
Itching and crawling
Frequent ineffectual urging to stool
resembling an earthworm≡ more ...
Pain; joints; rheumatic
stitching, sudden, sharp; joints
tearing≡ more ...
Dread of bathing
Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Knotted sensation internally (see ball, sensation of)
Movement; movement of affected part
burning externally; internally
digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
sudden, sharp; externally
sudden, sharp; internally
sudden, sharp; outward
sudden, sharp; muscles
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
On first sitting down
Swelling; swollen sensation
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
after becoming cold
Walking≡ more ...