Xanthoxylum FraxineumPrickly Ash, Xanthox, Xanthoxyl, Xanthoxylon fraxineum, Xanthoxylum
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 (i.e. symptoms) of Xanthoxylum Fraxineum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Its specific action is on the nervous system and mucous membranes. Paralysis, especially Hemiplegia. Painful hemorrhages, after-pains, Neuralgic dysmenorrhoea, and rheumatic affections, offer a therapeutic field for this remedy, especially in patients of spare habit and nervous, delicate organization. Indigestion from over-eating or from too much fluid. Sluggish capillary circulation. Neurasthenia, poor assimilation, insomnia, occipital headache. Increases mucous secretion of mouth and stimulates the secretion from all glands with ducts opening in the mouth.
First to sixth potency.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Gnaphalium Gnaph.; Cimicifuga Racemosa Cimicif.; Staphysagria Staph.; Mezereum Mezer.; Piscida Erythrina Piscidia - White dogwood - (a nerve sedative. Insomnia due to worry, nervous excitement, spasmodic coughs; pains of irregular menstruation; regulates the flow. Neuralgic and spasmodic affections. Use tincture in rather material doses.)⥄ Show reverse lookup of relationships
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish; during period
indifference, apathy, etc.
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
morning; on waking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
anxiety; about future
fear; of death; before period
fear; something will happen
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▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Sick headache with dizziness and flatulence.
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Brain; brain feels loose
brain feels loose; when shaking the head
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
fullness; during period
flashes of heat
Movements in head
by moving the head
quivering sensation; on shaking head
Swollen, and feeling swollen; blood vessels
Weight and pain on vertex
Pain over eyes, throbbing pressure over nose, pressure in forehead; head seems divided; ringing in ears
in women; before period
in women; during period
above eyebrows; right
above eyes; above right
above eyes; before period
above root of nose
back of head (occiput)
top of head (vertex)
bursting; top of head (vertex)
cutting, darting, stabbing; temples
pressing (see bursting, pulling)
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Noises in ear
extending to other parts; extending to teeth
stitching, sudden, sharp; behind the ear
stitching, sudden, sharp; below the ear≡ show all authors ...
Neuralgia of lower jaw
Dryness of mouth and fauces
Pharyngitis ( Wyethia.)
Lips; discoloration; pale
Skin; discoloration; red; during painful menstruation
discoloration; red; during period
Swelling; fluid accumulation≡ show all authors ...
Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside
crusts, scabs, inside; right
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked; one-sided; right
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Pain; burning, raw and smarting
Discoloration; tongue; pale
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
Taste; peppery≡ show all authors ...
Voice; hoarseness≡ show all authors ...
Pain; sides; right
cutting (sudden sharp pain)
Constant desire to take a long breath; oppression of chest
Dry cough, day and night.
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▲ BACK AND NECK
Back and neck
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
in women; during period
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; under
lumbar (lower half of back); during period
sacrum (base of spine)
coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
aching; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)≡ show all authors ...
Griping and diarrhoea
Dysentery, with Tympanites, tenesmus; inodorous discharges.
Pain; morning; on waking
in women; during period
lower part of abdomen; during period
cramping, griping; morning
cramping, griping; late morning
pressing; on waking
dragging, bearing down
Stomach; sensation of movement in stomach; trembling
nausea; on looking at food
nausea; after chilliness
vomiting; during headache≡ show all authors ...
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Diarrhoea; morning; 7 a.m.
Pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during dysentery
Odourless≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
with amenorrhoea (suppression or absence of period)
Ovarian neuralgia, with pain in loins and lower abdomen; worse, Left side, extending down the thigh, along genitocrural nerves
Neuralgic dysmenorrhoea, with neuralgic headaches; pain in Back and down legs
Neurasthenic patients who are thin, emaciated; poor assimilation with insomnia and occipital headache.
Female; after-birth; copious
contractions; spasmodic, during labour
right; to left
extending to other parts; back
extending to other parts; down knee region
extending to other parts; groin; and lower part of abdomen
extending to other parts; hips
extending to other parts; limbs; down limbs
extending to other parts; thighs
extending to other parts; thighs; front surface
extending to other parts; thighs; over hip
pain; pains after giving birth
pain; cutting; ovaries
pain; sharp; ovaries
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; ovaries
Menses too early and painful
Menses thick, almost black
Female; period; amenorrhoea (suppression or absence of period)
period; painful; and difficult (dysmenorrhea)
pain; ovaries; during period
pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); during period
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▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Paralysis of left side following spinal disorders
Numbness of left side; impairment of nerve of motion
Pain in nape, extending down back
Sciatica; worse, hot weather
Anterior, crural neuralgia ( Staphysagria Staph.) Left arm numb
Neuralgic shooting pain, as from electricity, all over limbs.
Heaviness; lower limbs
Numbness (see tingling)
Pain; during chill
shoulder; during cough
sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh)
extending to other parts; knee
extending to other parts; downward; during period
nerves from knee to foot
calf; flashes of
foot; back of foot
extending to forearm
aching; lower limbs; knee
aching; foot; back of
shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp)
foot; extending to knees
stitching, sudden, sharp
leg; extending upwards
leg; calf; extending upward
foot; extending upward
foot; extending to knee
Pulsation, throbbing; upper limbs; left
Swollen; fluid in tissues
lower limbs; fluid in tissues
Weakness; lower limbs
Wetting feet≡ show all authors ...
Sleep and dreams
Hard and unrefreshing; dreams of flying
Sleeplessness in neurasthenics.
Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
Eating and food; sight of all food
Pain; pressing; internally
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
hot feeling; flushes of heat; with perspiration
warmth; warm air
Warmth; warm air
From getting wet; feet
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
morning; on waking
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