Strychninum PhosphoricumPhosphate Of Strychnine
Below are the strongest indications of Strychninum Phosphoricum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
This drug acts through the cerebrospinal system upon muscles; causing twitching, stiffness, weakness and loss of power; upon circulation, producing irregularity of pulse, and upon the mind, producing lack of control, Uncontrollable desire to laugh and disinclination to use the brain. Very irregular pulse. Tachycardia. Rapid and weak pulse. Useful in chores, hysteria, acute asthenia after acute fevers. Symptoms WORSE, motion, BETTER rest and in open air. An excellent remedy in anaemia of spinal cord; paralysis; burning, aching, and weakness of spine; pain extends to front of chest; tenderness on pressure in mid-dorsal region; cold, clammy feet; Hands and axillae covered with clammy perspiration. Atelectasis and break in the compensation of hypertrophied heart; the beginning of fatty degeneration of the heart muscle ( Royal.)
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.
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.