StramoniumThorn-apple, Stramonium. Datura Stramonium, Stamonium
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 Stramonium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The entire force of this drug seems to be expended on the brain, though the skin and throat show some disturbance. Suppressed secretions and excretions. Sensation as if limbs were separated from body. Delirium tremens. Absence of pain and muscular mobility especially of muscles of expression and of locomotion. Gyratory and graceful motions. Parkinsonism.
Thirtieth potency and lower.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, in dark room, when alone, looking at bright or shining objects, after sleep, on swallowing.
BETTER, from bright light, company, warmth.≡ show all authors ...
Compare especially: Hyoscy. and Bell. It has less fever than BELL., but more than Hyos. It causes more functional excitement of the brain, but never approaches the true inflammatory condition of BELL.
Antidotes: Bell.; Tabac.; Nux.
Devout, earnest, beseeching and ceaseless talking
Loquacious, garrulous, laughing, singing, swearing, praying, rhyming
Sees ghosts, hears voices, talks with spirits
Rapid changes from joy to sadness
Violent and lewd
Delusions about his identity; thinks himself tall, double, a part missing
Cannot bear solitude or darkness; Must have light and company
Sight of water or anything glittering brings on spasms
Behaviour; foolish behaviour
Behaviour; makes gestures; of hands; grasping or reaching at something
Behaviour; makes gestures; picks at bedclothes
Behaviour; jumping; out of bed
Behaviour; runs about (see escape)
Behaviour; tears things; himself
Behaviour; tears things; pillow, with teeth
Delirium; talks a lot
Delirium; raging, raving
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; creatures and animals; dogs; attacking him
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; objects appear different; bright
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; black
Desires, wants; company; night
Desires, wants; desire for light (see dark)
As if in a dream
Excitement; from hearing water poured out
Fantasies; of exaltation
Fantasies; of exaltation; frightful
Fantasies; of exaltation; vivid
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.; does not complain
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.; to suffering
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; malicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); with headache
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; suspicious
Hurry; in movements
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; imbecility
Insanity; mania, madness
Insanity; mania, madness; from drinking (delirium tremors)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; from noise; of rushing water
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of being alone (see company); night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; dark
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of being injured
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; from noise; rushing water
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; hydrophobia (fear of water)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of water
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; from fright
Talking, conversation; muttering (see delirium)
Talking, conversation; speech; incoherent
Talking, conversation; speech; unintelligible
Talking, conversation; speech; wandering
Talking, conversation; talkative≡ more ...
Raises head frequently from the pillow
Pain in forehead and over eyebrows, beginning at 9 A.M.; worse until noon
Boring pain, preceded by obscure vision
Rush of blood to head; staggers, with tendency to fall forward and to the left
Movements of head; jerking of the head; while lying on the back; the head jerks clear of the pillow
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; to head
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); sides
Pulsating; back of head (occiput); on moving≡ more ...
Seem prominent, Staring wide open; pupils dilated
Loss of vision; complains that it is dark, And calls for light
small objects look large
Parts of the body seem enormously swollen
All objects look black.
Lids; eyes open; with delirium
Lids; spasmodic opening of eyes
Paralysis; optic nerve, total blindness, without eye damage (amaurosis)
Photomania (must be in light)
Intolerance of light (photophobia); when angry
Staring; during headache
Dim; distant objects
Lost vision, blindness
Lost vision, blindness; daytime
Merging together; letters≡ more ...
Hot, red; circumscribed redness of cheeks
Blood rushes to face; distorted
Expression of terror
Congestion (see heat)
Distortion; with maniacal rage
Heat; with cold elsewhere; feet
Heat; with cold elsewhere; hands
Lips; deposits from illness on the lips
Skin; discoloration; bluish; during chill
Skin; discoloration; pale; around mouth
Skin; discoloration; red
Skin; discoloration; red; during chill
Skin; drawn, pulled
Skin; wrinkled; forehead; with brain symptoms
Skin; wrinkled; forehead; in headache≡ more ...
Dry; dribbling of viscid saliva
Aversion to water
Cannot swallow on account of spasm
Speech; stammering; must exert a long time before uttering a word
Speech; unintelligible≡ more ...
Shining red flash
Effects of suppressed eruption in scarlatina, with delirium, etc.
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular)
Out-breaks on skin; suppressed
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash; nodular; rosy (erythema)≡ more ...
Spasms, convulsions etc.
Spasms, convulsions etc.; on swallowing
Swallowing; difficult; liquids
Swallowing; impossible; from paralysis
External throat; constriction≡ more ...
Coldness; travelling down back
Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)≡ more ...
Stomach; Food tastes like straw
Vomiting of mucus and GREEN bile.
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual
Kidneys; suppression of urine
Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; water
Stomach; hiccup; violent
Stomach; thirst; while perspiring≡ more ...
Male; Sexual erethism, with indecent speech and action
Hands constantly kept on genitals.
Female; Metrorrhagia, with Loquacity, singing, praying
Puerperal mania, with characteristic mental symptoms and profuse sweatings
Convulsions after labor.
Male; sexual passion; increased; excessive
Female; period; copious≡ more ...
Graceful, rhythmic motions
Convulsions of upper extremities and of isolated groups of muscles
CHOREA; spasms partial, constantly changing
Violent pain in left hip
Trembling, twitching of tendons, staggering gait.
Coldness; during fever
Coldness; upper limbs; hands; with heat; with hot face
Coldness; lower limbs; leg
Coldness; lower limbs; leg; during fever
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; with heat elsewhere; with hot face
Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)
Movements and positions; convulsion
Movements and positions; convulsion; convulsive movement
Movements and positions; jerking; upper limbs
Movements and positions; jerking; hand
Movements and positions; jerking; lower limbs
Movements and positions; jerking; foot
Movements and positions; trembling
Movements and positions; twitching
Movements and positions; twitching; foot
Sense of looseness in joints
Skin; out-break on skin; foot; boils≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Awakens terrified; screams with fright
Deep snoring sleep
Sleepy, but cannot sleep ( Bell.)
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; dark room≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Profuse sweat, which does not relieve
Cold travels downwards (see coldness of back)
When uncovering, undressing
Burning heat; furious, with delirium
Continued fever; in brain (cerebral)
Intense heat; with convulsions
Intense heat; with delirium
Perspiration with heat
Aversion to uncovering≡ more ...
From suppressed complaints
Other symptoms worse while perspiring≡ more ...
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
Constriction; of orifices
Convulsions; alternating with excitement of mind
Convulsions; alternating with rage
Convulsions; from bright light
Convulsions; changing in character
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; with consciousness
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; from fluids
Convulsions; during the heat
Convulsions; in women; from childbirth
Convulsions; from shining objects
Convulsions; at sight of water
Insensitive to pain (see irritability)
Painlessness of complaints usually painful
Perspiration gives no relief
Symptoms from suppression of perspiration
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)≡ more ...