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.
Compare: Gnaph.; Cimicif.; Staph.; Mezer.; 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.)
First to sixth potency.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Pain over eyes, throbbing pressure over nose, pressure in forehead; head seems divided; ringing in ears
Sick headache with dizziness and flatulence.
Weight and pain on vertex
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Dryness of mouth and fauces
face; skin; discoloration; red; during painful menstruation; ;
Neuralgia of lower jaw
Pharyngitis ( Wyethia.)
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Dysentery, with Tympanites, tenesmus; inodorous discharges.
Griping and diarrhoea
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Menses thick, almost black
After pains ( Arnica
; CUP.; Cham
.) Leucorrhoea at time of menses
Neuralgic dysmenorrhoea, with neuralgic headaches; pain in Back and down legs
Female; Menses too early and painful
Neurasthenic patients who are thin, emaciated; poor assimilation with insomnia and occipital headache.
Ovarian neuralgia, with pain in loins and lower abdomen; worse, Left side, extending down the thigh, along genitocrural nerves
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Constant desire to take a long breath; oppression of chest
Dry cough, day and night.
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Anterior, crural neuralgia ( Staph
.) Left arm numb
Neuralgic shooting pain, as from electricity, all over limbs.
Numbness of left side; impairment of nerve of motion
Pain in nape, extending down back
Paralysis of left side following spinal disorders
Sciatica; worse, hot weather
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Hard and unrefreshing; dreams of flying
Sleeplessness in neurasthenics.
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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.