Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Laburnum Anagyroides may help, unprocessed Laburnum Anagyroides may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Laburnum Anagyroides in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Cytisus Laburnum N/A , Linn.
Natural order, Leguminosae.
Common name (German), Aurum Metallicum Gold-regens.
Preparation, Tincture of the bark (which contains the largest proportion of the active principles).
Transitory languor and somnolence, but this soon passed off, leaving marked insomnia, which lasted through the night (after nine hours),
Very weak (after one hour and a quarter) quite prostrate (after one hour and a half),
Great prostration of strength (after one hour),
Complete collapse, with great restlessness, with perfect consciousness,
In an almost dying state (after three hours),
Extreme, intractable restlessness, ending in incessant and almost frantic jactitation,
Felt faint and giddy (after one hour and a half),
Slight feeling of malaise, followed by vomiting, vertigo, and cold sweats, succeeded by high fever (after fifteen minutes), (in three ladies),
All the symptoms appeared in five out of the seven persons who had partaken of the fritters, but in various degrees of intensity; in the case of a vigorous man the symptoms did not supervene until two hours after the repast; in the case of a servant who had eaten the fritters cold, the symptoms did not appear for ten hours,
The head rigidly thrown back (after three hours),
Pupils much dilated, but acting readily in strong light (one case),
Face pale and expressive of severe pain, augmented from time to time by a succession of spasmodic muscular contractions, after the fever,
Speech very indistinct,
Tongue clean and moist (after one hour and a half),
Breathing slow; expiration very markedly prolonged,
Heart and pulse
Pulse rapid, 130 (one case),
Pulse imperceptible (after three hours),
Greedily thirsty, and grasped at liquids with avidity, seizing the vessel with both hands and draining it,
Great epigastric pain (after half or three-quarters of an hour),
Cramplike sensation in the region of the stomach,
Diarrhoea, followed by cessation of convulsions,
The bowels almost always become constipated,
If we measure the quantity of urine passed daily before the administration of the drug, and again after we administer it, we shall find in the latter case that the quantity in increased, usually to the extent of a few ounces; in some cases we shall find scarcely any perceptible increase,
Intervals of restlessness and tossing from point to point in the bed alternated with others of heavy drowsiness,
Nausea and vomiting
Occasional vomiting of a light-brown fluid, in which floated some glutinous and stringy matters, ; (after half an hour),