JalapaJalap, Exogonium Purga
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Jalapa may help, unprocessed Jalapa may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Jalapa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Causes and cures colic and diarrhoea. The child is good all day, but screams and is restless and troublesome at night.
Third to twelfth potency.
Behaviour; shrieking; in children
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); in sleep; good during the day, screaming and restless all night
Restlessness, nervousness; in children
Pain; aching; tongue
stitching, sudden, sharp; tongue
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Forcible, sudden, gushing
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Aching in arms and legs
Pain in large joint of great toe
Smarting at root of nail
Burning of soles.
Movements and positions; jerking; forearm
Pain; upper arm
lower leg; calf; rheumatic
burning; foot; sole
pressing; upper arm; sitting
Sleep and dreams
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning