Sarracenia PurpureaPitcher-plant, Sarracenis Purpurea, Sarracenia
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Sarracenia Purpurea may help, unprocessed Sarracenia Purpurea may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Sarracenia Purpurea in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A remedy for variola. Visual disorders. Congestion to head, with irregular heart action. Chlorosis. Contains a very active proteolytic enzyme. Sick headache; throbbing in various parts, especially in neck, shoulders and head, which feels full to bursting.
Third to sixth potency.
Conscientious about things of little importance
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; circumstances; is a criminal
about self; circumstances; is disgraced
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; envy
unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); in sleep
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
With sleepiness; at the same time
Heaviness (see pain; pressing); forehead; late morning
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); evening; in bed
sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; forehead
Skin and scalp; itching
Eyes feel swollen and sore
Pain in orbits
Black objects move with the eye.
Inflammation; wounds; lids
sensation of swelling
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; black; on turning
colours; yellow; halo around the light
Sensation of air; streaming into ear, on pulling jaw to other side
Noises in ear
stitching, sudden, sharp
Skin; discoloration; red
discoloration; red; afternoon; 6 p.m.
out-breaks on skin; cold sores, herpes
out-breaks on skin; like millet seeds
out-breaks on skin; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Discharge from nose; blood
Odours, imaginary and real; fetid
Skin or lining of nose; discoloration; redness
Smell; lost sense of smell
Running or blocked nose (coryza); with chilliness
Pressure in throat-pit
External throat; pain; pressing; throat-pit
Heart; palpitations; morning
palpitations; while lying down; side; left
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
Oppressed feeling; heart
Pain; sore, bruised; front of chest
Like deep snoring
Shrill grating sound
Comes on suddenly
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
Noticeable taste; greasy
Variola, aborts the disease, arrests pustulation.
Out-breaks on skin; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales)
▲ BACK AND NECK
Heat; flushes; neck
Pains shooting in ZIGZAG course from lumbar region to middle of scapula.
dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Heat; extending up the back
lumbar (lower half of back)
leaning back against chair
lumbar (lower half of back); spine
sacrum (base of spine)
spine; irritation; sacrum (base of spine)
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine)
dorsal (at shoulder dorsal level); between shoulder blades
dorsal (at shoulder dorsal level); leaning on something
Pain; navel; region of navel
Pulsation; behind lower ribs; right
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); night; 3 a.m.
urination; frequent; before period
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; eating increases the hunger; soon after eating
Hungry all the time, even after a meal
Sleepy during meals
Copious, painful vomiting.
Stomach; vomiting; on coughing
vomiting; during headache
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Sensation of lump (see weight)
Pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during diarrhoea
Swelling of anus
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urine heavier than usual
Female; vaginal discharge
vaginal discharge; milky
vaginal discharge; offensive smelling
vaginal discharge; thick
vaginal discharge; white
swollen; womb; cervix
out-breaks on skin
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Limbs weak; bruised pain in knees and hip-joints
Bones in arm pain
Weak between shoulders.
Emaciated, extremely thin; leg
hand; evening; 9 p.m.
Heaviness; upper limbs
Inflammation; foot; bone
Movements and positions; lameness; thigh
Numbness (see tingling)
Pain; upper limbs
shoulder; comes on suddenly
afternoon; 3 p.m.
bone; afternoon; 3 p.m.
hip; on rising
knee; knee cap
as if dislocated; lower limbs
sore, bruised; upper limbs
sore, bruised; shoulder
extending to hand
sore, bruised; upper arm
sore, bruised; lower limbs; joints
sore, bruised; knee
stitching, sudden, sharp; joints; on movement
Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; upper limbs
itching; like insects crawling on skin; shoulder
out-break on skin; hand; pimples
Weakness; upper limbs; afternoon; 2 p.m.
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Afternoon; with perspiration; cold
continuing all night
Beginning in particular area; back
back; between the shoulder blades
Periodic, recurring; recurring daily
recurring every third day
With perspiration; after chill
With fever, but chill predominating
Shaking, shivering, rigors
At certain time of day or night; from 2 a.m.
from 2 p.m.
from 9 p.m.; to 10 p.m.
Evening; lasting all night
Dry heat; night; as if hot vapours rise up to the brain
Intense heat; with delirium
Chilliness from uncovering
Sleep and dreams
Afternoon; 5 p.m.
even when resting
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)