Belladonna - RelationshipsDeadly Nightshade, Bellad, Belladona
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Belladonna may help, unprocessed Belladonna may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Belladonna in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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Compare: Sanguisorba officinalis 2x-6x, a member of the Rosaceae family, (Profuse, long-lasting menses, especially in nervous patients with congestive symptoms to head and limbs. Passive Hemorrhages at climacteric. Chronic metritis. Hemorrhage from lungs. Varices and ulcers). Mandragora Officinarium Mandragora - (Mandrake). A narcotic of the ancients - Restless excitability and bodily weakness. Desire for sleep. Has antiperiodic properties like China China and Aranea N/A . Useful in epilepsy and hydrophobia, also Cetonia (A. E. alvine). Hyoscyamus Niger Hyos ( less fever, more agitation); Stramonium Stram ( more sensorial excitement, frenzy); Hoitzia - A Mexican drug, similar in action to Belladonna ( Useful in fever, scarlatinal eruption, measles, urticaria, etc. High fever with eruptive fevers. Dry mouth and throat, red face, injected eyes, delirium.) Calcar is often required after Belladonna.; Atropia N/A . Alkaloid of Belladonna covers more the neurotic sphere of the Belladonna action ( Great dryness of throat, almost impossible to swallow. Chronic stomach affections, with great pain and vomiting of all food. Peritonitis. All kinds of illusions of sight. Everything appears large. Platinum Metallicum Platina opposite.) Hypochlorhydria; pyrosis. Motes over everything. On reading, words run together; double vision, all objects seem to be elongated. Eustachian tube and tympanic congestion. Affinity for the pancreas. Hyperacidity of stomach. Paroxysms of gastric pain; ovarian neuralgia.
Complementary: Calc Carb Calc. Belladonna ( Contains lime). Especially in semi-chronic and constitutional diseases.
Incompatible: Aceticum Acidum Acet-ac.
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Calc Carb > complementary
Complementary: Belladonna Bell.; Rhus Tox Rhus; Lycopersicum Lycop.; Silicea Silica. Calcar. is useful after Sulphur where the pupils remain dilated. When Pulsatilla Pulsatilla failed in school girls.
Belladonna Bellad.; Hyoscyamus Niger Hyoscy.; Stramonium Stram.; Lachesis Laches.; Agaricus Muscarius Agaric.; Anhalonium (time sense disordered; time periods enormously overestimated; thus, minutes seem hours, etc.).
Chamomilla > compare
Compare: Cypriped; Anthemis; Aconite Aconite; Pulsatilla Puls.; Coffea Tosta Coffea; Belladonna Bellad.; Staphysagria Staphis.; gnat. Follows Belladonna Belladonna in diseases of children and abuse of Opium N/A . Rubus villosus - Blackberry - (diarrhoea of infancy; stools watery and clay colored).
Chloralum > compare
Compare: Belladonna Bell.; Opium N/A ; Apis Mel Apis; Verona - (a dangerous drug made by the action of Alcohol N/A upon urea and contains the same radical that alcohol does. Makes a man just as drunk as pure alcohol. Staggers, cannot stand up ( Dr. Barney.) (Confluent, reddish spots; dermatitis, itching of glans and prepuce; circumscribed dermatitis patch on first metacarpal phalangeal joint.) Luminal - (Sleeplessness with skin symptoms in migraine; lethargy like epidemic encephalitis) ( Dr. Royal.)
Cicuta Virosa > compare
Compare: Cicuta Virosa Maculata - Cicuta Virosa - (Effects very similar; the most prominent symptoms being: Falls unconscious, tetanic or clonic convulsions. Body covered with sweat. Consider in epilepsy and tetanus. Tincture and lower potencies.) Hydrocyanicum Acidum Hydrocy. Acid; Conium Mac Con.; Oenanthe Crocata Oenanthe.; Strychnia N/A ; Belladonna Bellad.
Cuprum Metallicum > antidotes
Antidotes: Belladonna Bell.; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Camphora Camph. Cuprum Metallicum is found in Dulcamara Dulcamara., Staphysagria Staphisag., Conium Mac Conium and some other plants. Also in king-crab (Limulus).
Gelsemium Sempervirens > compare
Compare: Ignatia Ignatia (gastric affections of cigar makers); Baptisia Tinctoria Baptisa; Ipecacuanha Ipecac.; Aconite Acon.; Belladonna Bell.; Cimicifuga Racemosa Cimicif.; Manges. Phosphorus Phos ( Gelsemium Sempervirens contains some Magnes. phos.) Culex Moscae Culex - (vertigo on blowing the nose with fullness of the ears.)
Hyoscyamus Niger > compare
Compare: Belladonna Bellad.; Stramonium Stram.; Agaricus Muscarius Agaric.; Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels.; Hyoscyamus Niger. Hydrobrom. - scopolamine hydrobromide ( Paralysis agitans; Tremors of disseminated sclerosis. Sleeplessness and nervous agitation. Dry cough in phthisis. Similar in its effects to Alcohol N/A , both recent and remote. Corresponds to the effects of strong poisons introduced into or generated within the body. Symptoms of uraemia and acute nervous exhaustion. A remedy for shock. Third and fourth Dec. trituration. In physiological dosage (1-200 gr.) mania and chorea; insomnia. Scopola (Japanese Belladonna Belladonna) - chemically identical with Hyoscine ( Joyous delirium, licking of lips and smacking of mouth; sleepless; tries to get out of bed; sees cats, picks imaginary hairs, warms hands before imaginary fire, etc.)
Kali Muriaticum > compare
Compare: Belladonna Bellad. Which Kali Muriaticum. follows well in catarrhal and hypertrophic conditions. Kino Kino (otorrhoea, with stitches in right ear); Bryonia Bry.; Merc Viv Mercur.; Pulsatilla Puls.; Sulphur Sulph.
Compare: Xanthium spinosum - Cockle - (said to be specific for hydrophobia and is recommended for chronic cystitis in women). Cantharis Canth.; Belladonna Bell.; Stramonium Stram.; Lachesis Lach.; Nat Mur Nat-mur.
Compare: Apis Mel Apis; Belladonna Bell.; Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels.; Nux Moschata Nux Mosch; Morphinum N/A (extreme susceptibility to pain; twitching; tympanites; much itching); CODEIN (dry, teasing, incessant cough; twitching of muscles, especially those of eyelids); Eschscholtzia - California Poppy - (a harmless soporific).
Sanguinaria Canadensis > compare
Compare: Justicia Adhatoda Justicia (bronchial catarrh, coryza, hoarseness; oversensitive). Digitalis Purpurea Digitalis (Migraine). Belladonna Bell.; Iris Versicolor Iris; Melilotus Officinalis Meli.; Lachesis Lach.; Ferrum Met Ferr.; Op N/A .
Solanum Nigrum > compare
Compare: Belladonna Bell.; Solanum carolinense - Horse-nettle - (convulsions and epilepsy, twenty to forty-drop doses; is of great value in grand mal of idiopathic type, where the disease has begun beyond age of childhood; hysteroepilepsy, also in whooping-cough); Solan. mammosum - Solanum Mammosum Apple Of Sodom - (pain in left hip-joint); Solan. Oleraceum N/A (swelling of mammary gland, with profuse secretion of milk); Solan. Tuberosum N/A (cramps in calves and contraction of fingers; spitting through closed teeth); Solan. vesicarium (recommended in facial paralysis); Solaninum aceticum (threatening paralysis of the lungs in the course of bronchitis in the aged and children must cough a long time before able to raise expectoration; Solan. pseudo Capsicum Annuum Caps ( Acute pains, in lower abdomen); Solan. tuberos. aegrotans - Diseased Potato N/A - (prolapse of the rectum, patulous anus; offensive breath and odor of body; tumors of rectum look like decayed potato; dreams of pools of blood); Solanum tuberosum - Potato Berries N/A - (cramps in the calves of the legs and fingers).
Stramonium > compare
Compare especially: Hyoscyamus Niger Hyoscy. and Belladonna Bell. It has less fever than BELL., but more than Hyoscyamus Niger Hyos. It causes more functional excitement of the brain, but never approaches the true inflammatory condition of BELL.