Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Belladonna in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
(242 to 254, from Dr. Dufresne's collection, Bib. Hom., vol. i, 1833, p. 319.) 242, Wade, Lond. Med. Journ., 1827; 243, Ramve, Act. Reg. Soc. Med. Havn., vol. ii, p. 346 244, Jolly, Nouv. Bib. Med., 1828, effects of 44 grains of the extract; 245, Dufresne's observations; 246, Darlac, Journ. de Med. de Vandermond, 1759; 247, Smith, Journ. de Chimaphila Umbellata Chim. Med., 1827, poisoning by the berries; 248, Munnicks, Bib. Theridion Ther., 1823, poisoning of seven children; 249, Strecker, Rust's Mag., vol. xxv, 1828, effects of a solution of the extract rubbed into the skin with oil, in a woman in labor; 250, Brandis, Archiv, vol. xxviii, p. 52; 251, Lemercier; 252, Hecker's Annals; 253, Kentel, Hufeland's Journ.; 254, Remer, ibid., vol. x; 255, (Nouv. Biblioth. Med.), Lancet, 1828-9 (1), p. 45, a man, aged forty-six, swallowed 44 grains of the powder; 256, Lancet, 1846 (2), p. 251, a man ate a tart made of the berries; 257, ibid., effect on a child; 258, Pharm. Journ., vol. vi, 1847, p. 174, a man, aged thirty-four years, and a child, aged three years, ate a pie made of the berries; 259, Dr. Lyman, Bost. Med. and Sur. Journ., vol. lv. 1856, p. 451, a woman aged twenty-nine, wore a Bell. plaster for several days; 260, Wm. Jenner, M.D., Med. Times and Gaz., 1856 (2), p. 513, a man applied a Bell. plaster to his back, which was covered with pustules; 261, James Seaton, Med. Times and Gaz., 1859 (2), p. 551, poisoning of ten persons by the berries; 262, Dr. Golding, Lancet, 1859 (2), p. 560, a boy, aged ten years, swallowed a mixture of extract with water; 263, ibid., a boy, aged ten years, took a teaspoonful of the undiluted tincture; 264, Dr. H. Thompson, Lancet, 1859 (2), p. 561, poisoning of a child, aged seven years, by the extract; 265, Geo. W. Quimby, Bost. Med. and Surg. Journ., vol. lviii, 1857, p. 389, took nearly a teaspoonful of the pure extract in its pasty state, in two-thirds of a tumbler or water; 266, G. T. Evans, M.D., Brit. Med. Journ., 1861, p. 305, a girl, aged nine years, ate four berries; 267, Dr. Frazer, Lancet, 1865 (2), p. 536, a girl, aged eighteen years, applied the extract to her breasts; 268, H. Taylor, M.D., Brit. Med. Journ., 1869 (2), p. 555, a young man swallowed about a drachm of the extract dissolved in half a teacupful of warm water; 269, Dr. Beddoe, Lancet, 1870 (2), p. 83, a woman, aged sixty-six, swallowed about a teaspoonful of Bell, liniment; 270, Chas. W. Parsons, M.D., Bost. Med. and Surg. Journ., vol. lxxxvi, 1872, p. 384, a boy aged four years, took within one hour and three-quarters, 6 grains of extract; 271, Sharps's Essays, 1874, p. 770; 272, Dr. s. Ringer, Lancet, 1876 (1), p. 347, a man, aged sixty-four years, drank about 2 drachms of liniment; 273, ibid., a girl, aged four years, drank over 1/2 an ounce; 274, Dr. A. Colton, U. S. Med. Invest., New Series, vol. iv, 1876, p. 314, poisoning of six children by the berries; 275, ibid., p. 315, a girl, aged two years, drank about one-fourth of a glass of water containing 4 drops of tincture; 276, John Meredith, M.D., Brit. Med. Journ., 1876 (2), p. 678, a woman, aged fifty years, swallowed some liniment; 277, H. L. Horton. M.D., Phila. Med. and Surg. Rep., vol. xxxiv, 1876, p. 464, an infant swallowed 45 grains of extract; 278, H. F. Smith, M.D., Brit. Med. Journ., 1877 (1), p. 259, a man, aged seventy, with commencing orchitis, applied a liniment on lint to the scrotum; 279, Dr. Thomas, Am. Journ. of Obs., 1877, p. 298, poisoning of a woman from the application of the extract to a rigid os; 280, Alfred Cooper, Brit. Med. Journ., 1877 (1), p. 164, poisoning of a man from the application of the extract to the scrotum; 281, J. D. Whitley, M.D., Chicago Med. Journ. and Exam., vol. xxxv, 1877, p. 271, a child, aged three years and a half swallowed a teaspoonful of extract; 282, J. N. Smith, M.D., Med. Rec., vol. xii, 1877, p. 397, for an attack of trifacial neuralgia, took 1/2 grain of alcoholic extract, thrice daily; 283, F. A. Burrall, M.D., Med. Rec., vol. xii, 1877, p. 431, Mrs. W., applied a Bell. plaster upon her right side; 284, John Dewar, Lancet, 1878 (1), p. 18, a woman inserted a pessary containing 2 grains of Bell. into her vagina; 285, E. L. Parks, Bost. Med. and Surg. Journ., vol. xcviii, 1878, p. 551, a man aged twenty-eight years, took 1 drachm of extract at 2 P.M., and 1 1/4 drachms at 4 P.M.
Atropa Belladonna, L. Nat. order, Solanaceae. Common names, Deadly Nightshade. (German) Tollkirsche. Preparation, Tincture of the whole plant, when beginning to flower.
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Authority.286, Drs. Flechner, Frankel, and Schneller, Zeit. der k. k. Gesel. der AErzte zu Wien, 1847, p. 97, a proving beginning with 2 drops of the tincture, and increasing irregularly to 130 drops.≡ more ...