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Aralia Quinquefolia - General symptoms - Clarke

Aralia Quinquefolia, Wild Ginseng, Panax, Ginseng Gins.

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HPUS indication of Aralia Quinquefolia: Low back pain

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Aralia Quinquefolia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Panax quinquefolium. (L.); Aralia quinquefolia (Grey). Schinseng. N. O. Araliaceae. Trituration and tincture of the root.

The symptoms of the Chinese and the American Ginseng are taken together, as the two are probably identical. The name is said to signify "the resemblance of a man" or man's thigh. The root is forked like that of the Mandragora Officinarium mandrake. Fabulous prices are given for it in Manchuria, as much as £40 per pound being paid for certain qualities of it. The wild Ginseng of Siberia is said to be the best. The natives along the Ussuri river use it boiled for headaches, colds, fevers, stomach pains. In America it is a domestic remedy for the after-pains of labour. The shape of the root might indicate an action on the pelvis and lower limbs, and J. H. Henry (H. R., xi. 493) says it acts on the lower part of the spinal marrow.

is indicated by "bruised pains in small of back and thighs (on rising from bed), and great languor, with paralytic, rheumatic pains in lower limbs, arthritic swelling of the foot, which had been exerted a long time, violent pain in big toe." He mentions also "Nightly digging in right lower limb from hip to big toe, cramp, pains from right hip to toes.

lancinating, tearing in right tarsal joint." He considers it specific in lumbago, sciatica and chronic rheumatism, with frequent desire to urinate, and sexual excitement. Lembke and others have proved it. It is an aromatic stimulant and removes feelings of fatigue, imparting a joyous sense of vigour and elasticity to the limbs, especially the upper limbs, and clearness of mind. The opposite condition of malaise is also produced. Yawning, and drowsiness. Drowsiness with headache. Feeling of extreme heat and intense coldness, longing to expose the body to cool air. The right side of the body is most affected. There is pain in right side. of hypogastrium, extending into groin. Dry mouth, tongue, and lips. Vertigo. The respiratory organs are affected as with Aralia racem. Mouth and throat are sensitive to the ordinary air of room.

are agg. in free open air and from talking, amel. at dinner. Many symptoms are agg. in open air.

at night bending or turning.

descending stairs. sitting.

Colic, which extends into the stomach, with pressure and pain when pressed externally.

painful digging in r. side of abdomen extending to the groins and stomach, with cutting pains throughout the lower part of the abdomen.

inclination to vomit, and pain as of excoriation in r. side, below the ribs, agg. by external pressure. Pains in the abdomen, as from a girdle, with digging and starting in r. hip.

Painful inflation of the abdomen, extending on r. side, below the ribs, with pains in the region of the heart, and eructations which give relief.

tense painful abdomen.

amel. by emission of flatus downwards.

inflated abdomen, painful, with pain, as of a fracture, in the loins.

bruise-like pain in the iliac region, agg. by pressure.

general uneasiness, and pains which pervade the abdomen and the chest.

pressure on the stomach, and constraint from the clothes over the parts.


Appendicitis. Debility. Headache. Lumbago. Rheumatism. Sciatica. Sexual excitement.

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