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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lobelia Inflata in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Compare The other Lobelias; Digitalis Purpurea Digit. and Tabacum Tabac. (heart affections; vomiting; agg. by motion sudden pallor with profuse sweat); Arsenicum Album Ars. (hay fever; gastric troubles) Veratrum Album Verat. alb. (gastric troubles); Ipecacuanha Ipec. (asthma)
Antidoted by Ipecacuanha Ipec.
but Lob. i. has, with the asthma, weak sensation at epigastrium spreading up into chest, nausea, salivation, feeling of lump in stomach); Ipecacuanha Ipec. and Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. t. (Symphoricarpus Racemosus morning sickness). Nux Vomica Nux (Symphoricarpus Racemosus morning sickness of drunkards; Lob. in fair people, Nux Vomica Nux in dark); Bryonia Bry. (agg. by movement; cough = headache); Asa Foetida Asaf. (reversed peristalsis); Sulphur Sul. (occipital headache; cough = headache); Ab. n. and Thuja Thuj. (effects of tea); Lactuca Virosa Lact. ac. (vomiting with profuse salivation)
Alcohol. Tea. Tabacum Tobacco. Wetting feet. Suppressions. Foreign bodies.
REVERSE RELATIONSHIPSThese are relationship sections of other remedies that refer to Lobelia Inflata. Where the text is greyed out, a relationship with that remedy is already described above.
Chelidonium Majus > compare
Compare In pain below angle of scapula, Juglans cin., Chenop. (lower than angle and nearer spine), Ran. b. (edge of left; through to chest), Lobelia Inflata Lob. cerul. (inside edge right scapula), Angust. (cutting from just beneath right scapula to breast, near nipple), Bryonia Bry.; Bryonia Bry. is a close analogue in many symptoms
Ipecacuanha > relations
Ipec.; (on lying down at night, Chamomilla Cham., Nux Vomica Nux, Phosphorus Pho., Rhus Tox Rhus). Grass-green stools, Argentum Nitricum Arg. n. Expression of nausea, AEthus., Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. t. Bruised headache, Ptelea Trifoliata Ptel., Ver. (bruised feeling here and there in brain). Gastric disturbance from rich food, Pulsatilla Pul. (but Pulsatilla Pul. has foul tongue, Ipec. clean; with Pulsatilla Pul. symptoms last only whilst food is in stomach, Ipec. when stomach is empty). Stomach relaxed, Staphysagria Staph., Lobel., Tab. Asthma, Cuprum Metallicum Cupr. (spasmodic element predominates), Lobelia Inflata Lob. (with a weak sensation in epigastrium spreading up into chest. Whooping-cough with rigidity, Cina Cina (clucking sound down oesophagus as child comes out of paroxysm; grinds teeth), Cuprum Metallicum Cupr. (spasms of flexors predominate). Vomiting, Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. t. (Ipec. has more nausea, Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. t. more vomiting and retching; Ipec. has clean or slightly-coated tongue, Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. t. thickly-coated white; both have vomiting after a meal, after acids and after coughing). Pains fly from left to right. Lachesis Lach. (side to side, Act. r.; right to left, Lycopodium Lyc.; with nausea, Ipec.). Chest affections from retrocession of measles rash, Bryonia Bry. Asthma, oedema, Linum n. Sweetish, bloody taste, Berberis Vulgaris Berb. (also bitter taste; Berberis Vulgaris Berb. mouth is pasty or sticky, Ipec. more generally clean; Berberis Vulgaris Berb. has dry mouth, Ipec. increase of saliva and smarting in mouth and tongue). Causation.
Lobelia Cardinalis > compare
Compare Lobelia Inflata Lob. i., Lobelia Inflata Lob. s.; Capsicum Annuum Caps. (burning in mouth and throat; but Capsicum Annuum Caps is agg. by cold water, Lobelia Inflata Lob. cd. amel.).
Lobelia Syphilitica > compare
Compare Other Lobelias; Pulsatilla Puls. (mental depression and weeping); Chelidonium Majus Chel. and Ranunc. (scapular pains); Hydrastis Canadensis Hydrast. (postnasal catarrh); Ceanothus Americanus Cean. (spleen). Lobelia Inflata Lob. i. has one-sided coating of tongue. Lobelia Inflata Lob. s. has left half of palate dry. Podophyllum Peltatum Pod. relieved the diarrhoea of Lobelia Inflata Lob. s., but not the acute abdominal pains. Causation.
Sulphur > complementary
Complementary Aloe Socotrina Alo. (Sul. is generally the remedy when Aloe Socotrina Alo. has been abused as a purgative), Aconite Aco., Nux Vomica Nux, Pulsatilla Puls. (Sul. is the "chronic" of the last three. If a patient is sleepless Sul. may be given at night. If the patient sleeps well it is best given in the morning, as it may disturb sleep if given at night; Nux Vomica Nux may be given at night and Sul. in the morning when their complementary action is desired). Sul. complements Rhus Tox Rhus in paralysis. Follows and complements Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. t. and Ipecacuanha Ipec. in lung affections, especially left; atelectasis. An interpolated dose of Sul. helps Silicea Sil. in indurations. Psorinum Pso. complements Sul.; Psorinum Pso. loves heat, Sul. hates it. Teste includes in the Sul. group Crot. t., Merc Viv Merc. c., Bovista Bov., Aethusa Cynapium AEth, c., Kreosotum Kre., Lobelia Inflata Lob. i., Merc Viv Merc. sol., Asterias Rubens Aster., Cicuta Virosa Cic., Rat.