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gelsemium 200 ck and turmeric

I have been having flue like symptoms for a long time very lethargic ,limbs tired and very heavy, brain fog, and just to many things to list.I have tried all kinds of herbs. got some blood work today to check for thyroid problems. I also have anxiety and pannick attacks . so I got gelsemium 200ck I started slow and low . meaning 1 pellet then the 2nd dose I went to 2 , on the 2nd day I took 2 pellits every 8 hours now im up to 3 pellets every 8 hours .it is now day for I didn't take this morning because of blood work . I just took a dose of 3 at 5 pm . i have brain fog and vertigo , how long does it take usually to start feeling better? and is my dosage correct? . i used to take Librium but i got off that nasty nasty stuff . months ago . i had these symptoms even while on it and i also suffer from ibs . so yes i was and am in pretty bad shape . please help and can I take turmeric with the gelsemium

[message edited by scotty j on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:55:25 GMT]
[message edited by scotty j on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:56:32 GMT]
  scotty j on 2015-01-14
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Firstly, you cannot have the flu for a long time. Real influenza lasts a few weeks at most. So you have something else - perhaps a post-viral syndrome, or some other kind of illness.

If Gelsemium was the right remedy, it would have made you feel markedly better by the end of a week. 200c should only be repeated once or twice - if you have been taking a dose every 8 hours then you have probably overdosed yourself and you run the risk now of creating permanent side-effects. You must stop immediately.

Never use 200c if you are self-prescribing. This kind of deep-acting potency can have extremely long-lasting effects. You should never go above 30c, and really for this kind of prescribing you should only use 12c.

This is a chronic complaint, not an acute one. You shouldn't be self-prescribing for chronic complaints - you will not have the knowledge or skill to do so safely. As our medicines can be dangerous when misused, you really need to have the guidance of a trained and preferably experienced homoeopath.

I can do this for you if you are willing to provide the kind of details a classical homoeopath requires. I can post a long questionnaire for you if you are comfortable answering questions on a public forum like this.
[message edited by Evocationer on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 23:51:44 GMT]
[message edited by Evocationer on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:05:47 GMT]
Evocationer 7 years ago
ok I will not take any more I have taken 19 pellets in total since saterday night its now wed. night how long will it take to leave the body im 156 pounds 5'7" ahh heck now im scared. should I just wait it out now and see what happens , do you think ill be ok as long as I stopped taking it now I am extreamly nervous .
[message edited by scotty j on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 02:03:05 GMT]
scotty j 7 years ago
Our medicines work like catalysts. The results are often a cascade effect, stretching over days, weeks or even months. It is hard to say as yet what the result will be. You may be lucky and suffer little consequence, or be even luckier and get a positive result. Best thing to do now is just watch and wait for the next 7 days.
Evocationer 7 years ago
is there something I can take to counter the gelsemium ? or just wait it out . it said on the boriron take up to 5 pettels 3 times a day but I only started with the 1 pellet to see if I had any allergic reaction , . normally I am not a huge pain like this but I am so worried now dang it . I am sorry to all for this posting so much
I just do not want to overdose thought it would still be a safe remedy because I even kept it under the 5 that was printed on the lable

[message edited by scotty j on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 02:12:19 GMT]
[message edited by scotty j on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 02:26:01 GMT]
scotty j 7 years ago
Hi Scotty,

Just wait it out for 7 days and then come back
on and report what your condition is.

Evocationer will be able to help you with
what you need to get well and take care of
any side effects which would be new symptoms.

He has helped many people on here, many of them
who were taking wrong remedies, or too many
doses from qualified homeopaths.

Having directions on the tubes or bottles is
something that has been going on for a few years-I don't know why they do that unless
it is to sell more pills, bc in homeopathy when
you have a reaction, good or bad, you wait to
see what goes on next to determine when or if
you should have more.

Relax, whether you have some new symptoms from
this or whether it wears off, Evocationer
can resolve it for you.

btw, Scotty, if you are usa, go down to
whole foods or use Vitacost online and get a bottle of
Host Defense Reishi mushrooms ( it says for a healthy
heart on the front- but that is the Reishi bottle)

These are just powdered mushrooms in capsules, they
are quite amazing in how fast they boost your immune
system- sometimes in just one dose. This is better
than tumeric and no problem taking them bc they are food.
[message edited by simone717 on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 03:08:35 GMT]
simone717 7 years ago
As I said, wait it out and watch to see the result. There may be no serious consequences. I need to give the warning as many people seem to believe homoeopathy is harmless and safe - and it is safe, when applied carefully according to our principles. Otherwise it can do many things people do not intend it to.
Evocationer 7 years ago
Well, it is a problem when they have directions on the
bottles and tubes that say, take 5 pills every 4 hours-

with no directions when one should stop taking it-
and this is from Boiron and others- major manufacturers
of remedies-and more and more combo remedies or mixes
of allopathic and HOMEOPATHIC are in the usa drug stores
now-so a person can easily think they are taking some
regular allopathic cold med, or sinus med, and not
even be intending to use homeopathic remedies, but if
you read the contents you see there are 10 remedies in
there. I am sure most people looking for allopathic
don't even know what these are.

There is no excuse for this- it harms people by giving
incomplete directions, wrong directions when they know
better ( Boiron)etc-I don't see the point in trying to
get more sales when you make people suffer due to the
directions and turn them off from using homeopathy.
simone717 7 years ago
I agree with your last statement Simone717 I would rather them be truth full and let people get better , and with that they will buy more product , I appreciate all the help thank you all so much. Evocationer thank you for your help im so glad you told me to stop . I am kind of a worry woart when it comes to certain stuff . I just wish I had my appetite back I havnt eaten much the past 2 weeks , today I only had about half a package of instant oat meal and its now 3:19 pm my time . hope I am able to keep that down. I still have a little fussy feeling bt not as bad and the vertigo I have been suffering from isn't as bad today . I forced my self to go out today and do a little work . will see how I feel tomorrow . I wouldn't have taken such high dos's if I came across this site first I would have asked . and again sorry to go nuts on your board . and yes I will be willing to take a questionair on here
scotty j 7 years ago

General Guidelines:

1. Try to be as descriptive as possible. When describing pains or sensations use descriptions along the lines of ‘feels as if someone is squeezing it with their hand’ or ‘it is like an insect crawling around inside’ or ‘it is as if someone is standing over me threatening to kill me’. Long descriptions are always better than short ones. One word answers are difficult to use successfully.

2. Another important part of symptom description for homoeopathy are the ‘modalities’. These are situations, events, activities or conditions which modify the symptom in some way. We usually refer to this as what makes them ‘better’ or ‘worse’ (amelioration/aggravation). The situation may actually provoke the symptom into appearing, make it vanish altogether, or just increase or decrease it in some way. Modalities are vital information for prescribing.

Modalities are typically related to (but not exclusively) the following situations:

A. Temperature, weather
B. Time (day, night, specific times, frequency, periodicity, season)
C. Position, activity
D. Emotions, thoughts
E. Food and drink
F. Drugs, medication

3. How the symptom is perceived is important too – odour, appearance, sound, touch. What colour is it, what is its texture? For gestures, describe what it looks like the patient is doing, or what you feel you are doing while making the movement eg. ‘they look like they are swatting flies’ or ‘I feel like something is pushing my hand upwards’ or ‘it is like I stick a fork in an electrical outlet which throws my body backwards’. Description – it is key to accurate prescriptions.

4. When did the symptom or set of symptoms start? The apparent cause can be useful in determining the remedy, although it is not of the same importance as the previous factors. It may have been a specific event, a disease, an accident or even an emotional experience.

5. Use your own words. Do not copy phrases or descriptions found in our various remedy pictures. Try not to use other people’s ideas or thoughts or words. If you are reporting on behalf of someone else, report their exact words, however you can also report your own observations of them (not opinions).

6. Does the symptom occur alongside another specific symptom? Do particular symptoms only occur together? Does a particular symptom occur with a particular thought or emotion? For example, a headache that always comes with visual disturbances, or stomach pain that appears alongside anger, or anxiety that makes you feel like running down the street screaming.

7. Each complaint should be described fully before going on to describe another complaint. Try not to mix different symptoms or complaints together. Each modifying feature must be clearly attached to a particular symptom/set of symptoms. Any mistake you make here is a mistake the homoeopath will also then make.

Evocationer 7 years ago

(Symptoms that don’t fit anywhere else, but are things that tend to affect all of you as a person, but are not emotions or thoughts)

1. Sleep - what position do you tend to sleep in?
- what position can you not sleep in?
- do you do anything unusual in your sleep?
- any problems with going to sleep, staying asleep, or waking up?

2. Appetite - What foods do you crave/desire strongly?
- What foods do you hate eating (have an aversion to)?
- What foods have a negative effect on you or cause symptoms?
- What foods have a positive effect on you or seem to improve your health or symptoms in some way?

- What is the effect of hunger or fasting on you?

3. Thirst - What drinks do you crave/desire strongly?
- What drinks do you hate to take (are averse to)?
- When are you most thirsty?
- When are you least thirsty?

4. Stool - Do you have any problems with your bowels or passing stool?
- What is the shape, color, odor of the stool?

5. Urine - Do you have any trouble passing or retaining urine?
- What is the color, odor of the urine?
- Do you have any sediment or debris in the urine?

6. Sweat - How do you feel about the amount of perspiration you have?
- Where do you have the most sweat?
- What is the odor?
- What color does it stain clothing?
- Does anything in particular cause you to sweat abnormally?

7. Sexuality - Any problems with your sexual desire?
- Any problems with your sexual ability or function?
- Any history of sexually transmitted diseases?

8. Menses (Women)
- How many days is your cycle?
- How many days does the flow go for?
- What is the appearance of the flow?
- What is the odor of the flow?
- What kind of stain does the flow leave?
- Any discharge before, during or after?
- Any pain before, during or after the flow?
- What symptoms come before the flow?
- What symptoms come after the flow?

9. Environment – How does the weather affect you?
- How does the temperature affect you?
- How does the season affect you?
- What physical activities affect you?
- Is there anything else in the environment you are sensitive to?

10. Anything else you feel is important that hasn’t been covered by previous questions?
Evocationer 7 years ago

(Please spend the most time on this section and give DETAILED answers - the homoeopathic remedy is very often decided on the basis of the mental and emotional state of the patient !)

1. What are the issues in your life that bother you the most. Not physical issues but mental or emotional ones. List each one separately and describe why each one bothers you so much.

2. What emotions are the most troublesome for you? What situations provoke these emotions. How do these emotions make you act? Do you feel any ill effects from expressing or not expressing these emotions.

3. What incidents in your life have had a deep impact on you? Describe each incident in detail and how they made you feel? What did you do in those situations? What effect have they had on your life?

4. What are you afraid of? Especially important are phobias, but it might be objects, situations or events that just produce a high level of anxiety. How do you manage your fears? How do you react when confronted with these fears? What would be the worst situation for you to be put in that would provoke these fears? You may need to talk about each fear/anxiety separately.

5. What hobbies do you have? Why do you like each of these activities?

6. Do you have any persistent thoughts, ideas or beliefs that are difficult to stop or cope with? What are they?

7. Do you have any unusual gestures or movements of the body? Do you feel any unusual sensation or pain throughout your body? What exactly does it feel like is happening in your body?

8. When you experience your fears, persistent thoughts, or difficult emotions, what kind of sensation or reactions do you get in your body?

9. When did you feel at your best in your life? What was that like for you? If you imagine the complete opposite of this feeling or moment, what would that be like?

10. Do you feel like you are stuck in a pattern of behavior, especially when trying to deal with your problems? What is this pattern? THIS IS AN IMPORTANT QUESTION PLEASE CONSIDER CAREFULLY AND GIVE DETAILS.

11. What difficulties or problems do you have in relationships? Talk about your family, your romantic relationships, your spouse or partner, your friends, and your work colleagues. You may need to talk about all of these separately.

12. List 5 positive things about yourself. Are there any situations where this positive attribute becomes negative (is a problem)?

13. List 5 negative things about yourself. Are there any situations where this negative attribute becomes positive (is useful)?

14. Do you have any reoccurring dreams? Describe them in detail, including any feelings that come while dreaming. Dreams are very important in unlocking the deepest truth of a patient’s case, but it is not enough to simply describe them in a sentence. Give as much information as you feel comfortable doing.

15. Did you have any reoccurring dreams as a child, or earlier in your life? Describe those in detail including any feelings that came with them.

16. What were you like as a child, your character, your personality, your fears, your dreams, your problems?

17. What kind of environment did you grow up in? What problems where there at home, with your family, with your parents, with your siblings, with school?
Evocationer 7 years ago

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