Lathyrus SativusChick-pea, Lathyr, Lathyrus Sativa, Lathyrus Sativas, Lathyrus
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Lathyrus Sativus may help, unprocessed Lathyrus Sativus may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lathyrus Sativus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Affects the lateral and anterior columns of the cord. Does not produce pain. Reflexes always increased. Paralytic affections of lower extremities; spastic paralysis; lateral sclerosis; Beriberi. Athetosis. Infantile paralysis. After influenza and wasting, exhaustive diseases where there is much weakness and heaviness, slow recovery of nerve power. Sleepy, constant yawning.
Compare: Oxytropis Lamberti Oxytrop.; Secale Cornutum Secale; Petiveria N/A , a South American plant ( Paralysis; paraplegia with numbness. Sensation of internal coldness.) Agrostema githago - Corn-cockle N/A - (Burning sensation in stomach, through oesophagus into throat, in lower abdomen and anus; nausea, bitter vomiting, impaired locomotion; difficulty in remaining erect; vertigo and Headache, burning from lower jaw to vertex).
Vertigo when standing with eyes closed.
Burning pain in Tip of tongue; with tingling and numbness of tongue and lips, as if scalded.
▲ GENITALS ETC
Increased bladder reflex
Frequent, must hurry, else voided involuntarily.
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Tips of fingers numbs
Tremulous, tottering gait
Excessive rigidity of legs; spastic gait
Knees knock against each other when walking
Cramps in legs worse cold, and cold feet
Cannot extend or cross legs when sitting
Myelitis, with marked spastic symptoms
Gluteal muscles and lower limbs emaciated
Legs blue; swollen, if hanging down
Stiffness and lameness of ankles and knees, toes do not leave the floor, heels do not touch floor
Muscles of calves very tense
Patient sits bent forward, straightens up with difficulty.
Crossing the legs impossible
Emaciated, extremely thin; lower limbs
hip; buttock muscles
Movements and positions; movement difficult; extension difficult; legs, impossible
loss of power of movement
trembling; lower limbs
Paralysis; lower limbs
lower limbs; damp weather
lower limbs; painless
leg, sensation of paralysis
cold damp weather
Problems with walking, gait; legs crossed, when walking
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather