Physostigma - RelationshipsCalabar Bean, Physostigma Venenosum, Phys.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Physostigma in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Compare: Eserine - the alkaloid of Physostigma - (slows action of heart and increases arterial tension; in ciliary spasm and spasmodic Astigmatism due to irregular action of ciliary muscles; blepharo-spasms; Pupils contracted. Twitching of lids, soreness of eyeballs, blurring of vision After using eyes, pains around eyes and head). Used locally to contract the pupil. ESERINE contracts the pupils dilated by Atropine, but not those dilated by Gelsemium Sempervirens Gelsemium. Internally 6X. Eserin salicylate (post-operative intestinal paralysis; meteorism. Hypodermically 1/60-1/40 gr).
Compare also: Muscarin; Conium Mac Conium; Curare Curare; Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels.; Thebainum (tetanus); Piperazinum - (Uric acid conditions. Pruritus. Gout and urinary calculi. Constant backache. Skin dry, urine scanty. Rheumatic arthritis. Give one grain daily in carbonated water. First and second decimal trituration three times a day.)
Antidote: Atropia Sulphurica Atropia. In full medicinal doses will relieve most of the effects of Physostigmine.