Areca CatechuBetel Nut, Areca Catechu E Seminibus Areca.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Areca Catechu in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Of use in Helminthiasis. Areca Catechu's alkaloid, Areolin hydrobrom contracts the pupil, acting more promptly and energetically but of shorter duration than Eserine. Serviceable in glaucoma. Acts also as a salivatory like Pilocarpine. Also increases the amplitude of pulsations of the heart and promotes the contractibility of the intestines.
Materia medica entries of other remedies mentioning Areca Catechu
Fil > relationships
Compare Areca, Granat., Kousso and Cuc. pep. sem. (tape-worm); Gels., Carb. s., Ben. din. (vision). Teste places Filix mas in his Ipecac. group along with Nux vom., Ant. crud., Ant. tart., &c.