Sambucus Nigra

Pink Elder, Sambucus

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HPUS indication of Sambucus Nigra: Profuse sweat
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Sambucus Nigra may help, unprocessed Sambucus Nigra may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Sambucus Nigra in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Sambucus Nigra

General

Sambucus Nigra acts especially on the respiratory organs. Dry coryza of infants, snuffles, edematous swellings. Profuse sweat accompanies many affections.

Dose

Tincture, to sixth potency.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Sambucus Nigra

Worse

WORSE, sleep, during rest, after eating fruit.

Better

BETTER, sitting up in bed, motion. Relationship.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Sambucus Nigra

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Relationship.

Compare: Ipecacuanha Ipec.; Mephitis Mephitica Meph.; Opium N/A ; Sambucus Nigra Canadensis (great value in dropsies, large doses required - fluid extract, 1/4 to 1 teaspoonful three times daily).

Antidotes

Antidotes: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Camphora Camph.

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  MIND - Sambucus Nigra

Mind

Sees images when shutting eyes

Constant fretfulness

Very easily frightened

Fright followed by suffocative attacks.

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  HEAD - Sambucus Nigra

Scalp

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; except the head

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  FACE - Sambucus Nigra

Face

Turns blue with cough

Red, burning spots on cheeks

Heat and perspiration of face.

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  NOSE - Sambucus Nigra

Nose

Dryness; inside

Snuffles (see obstruction)

in new-born infants

Discharge

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked

dry

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  THROAT - Sambucus Nigra

Throat

Mucus; larynx

Voice; hoarseness; mucus in larynx

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  CHEST - Sambucus Nigra

Respiration

Chest oppressed with pressure in stomach, and nausea

Hoarseness with tenacious mucus in larynx

Paroxysmal, Suffocative cough, coming on about midnight, with crying and dyspnoea

Spasmodic croup

Dry coryza

Sniffles of infants; nose dry and obstructed

Loose choking cough

When nursing child must let go of nipple, nose blocked up, cannot breathe

Child awakes suddenly, nearly suffocating, sits up, turns blue

cannot expire ( Mephitis Mephitica Meph.) Miller’s asthma.

Asthma attack

night; after midnight

must spring out of bed

in children

Difficult (dyspnea); night

night; after midnight

3 a.m.

frequent attacks until 4 a.m.

breathing out

breathing in difficult

Interrupted

Loud

Rough; crowing (see croup)

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  COUGH - Sambucus Nigra

Cough

Croupy

Suffocating

night; midnight

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  EXPECTORATION - Sambucus Nigra

Expectoration

Thick; like jelly

and sticky

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  SKIN - Sambucus Nigra

Skin

Dry heat of skin during sleep

Bloated and swollen; general dropsy; Profuse sweat on waking.

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  ABDOMEN - Sambucus Nigra

Nausea

Colic, with nausea and flatulence; frequent watery, slimy stools.

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  GENITALS ETC - Sambucus Nigra

Urine

Profuse urine with dry heat of skin

Frequent micturition, with scanty urine

Acute nephritis; dropsical symptoms, with vomiting.

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Sambucus Nigra

Extremities, limbs

Hands turn blue

Edematous swelling in legs, insteps, and feet

Feet icy cold

Debilitating night-sweats ( Salvia; Aceticum Acidum Acet-ac.)

Coldness; upper limbs; hands

lower limbs; foot; with heat elsewhere; with heat of body during sleep

Swollen; lower limbs; fluid in tissues

leg

foot; fluid accumulation

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Sambucus Nigra

Fever and chill

Dry heat while sleeping

Dreads uncovering

profuse sweat over entire body during waking hours

Dry, deep cough precedes the fever paroxysm.

Burning heat; during sleep

Dry heat; night; during sleep

night; on going to sleep

Heat comes on during sleep

cold feet and sweat on waking

Aversion to uncovering

Chilliness from uncovering; uncovering during any stage of attack

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  GENERALITIES - Sambucus Nigra

Sleep and dreams

Falling asleep; during heat

Sleep between heat of fever

Sleepiness, tiredness; during the heat

Perspiration

Daytime; while awake

Morning

after waking

Evening; 7 p.m.; to 1 a.m.

Night

Only while awake

From coughing

General sweat everywhere except the head

Long-lasting

While lying

Movement

Profuse

evening; 7 p.m., lasting till 1 a.m. dry heat returns on going to sleep

debilitating; not offensive smelling

on waking

During sleep

Dry heat while sleeping, perspiration on waking

On going to sleep

After waking from sleep

Aversion to uncovering

Generalities

Lying down; lying down

after lying down

Movement

continued movement

Rising

Uncovering

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration

from perspiration; while awake, dry, burning heat while sleeping