SarsaparillaSmilax, Sarsaparilla Officinalis, Sarsap
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Sarsaparilla may help, unprocessed Sarsaparilla may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Sarsaparilla in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Renal colic; marasmus and periosteal pains due to venereal disease. Eruptions following hot weather and vaccinations; boils, and eczema. Urinary symptoms well marked.
First to sixth potency.
WORSE, dampness at night, after urinating, when yawning, in spring, before menses.
Compare: Berberis Vulgaris Berb.; Lycopersicum Lycop.; Nat Mur Nat-m.; Petroleum Petrol.; Sassafras; saururus - Lizard’s tail - (Irritation of kidneys, bladder, prostate and urinary passages. Painful and difficult micturition; cystitis with strangury). Cucurbita citrullus - Watermelon. Infusion of the seed acts promptly in painful urination with constriction and backache, relieves pain and stimulates flow.
Antidote: Belladonna Bell.
Despondent, sensitive, easily offended, ill humored and taciturn.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood
mood; changeable, variable mood
Words reverberate in ear to the root of nose
Eruptions on face and upper lip
Crusta lactea beginning in face.
Pains cause depression
Shooting pain from above right temporal region
Pains From occiput to eyes
Periosteal pains due to venereal disease
Pain, headache; sides; one side
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; left
Moist eruption on scalp
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead
Gums and teeth
Pain; tearing; gums
Teeth; pain; tearing
Tongue white; Aphthae; salivation; metallic taste; no thirst
Herpetic eruptions; ulcers
Rash from exposure to open air; dry, itching; Comes on in spring; becomes crusty
Rhagades; skin cracked on hands and feet
Skin hard, indurated
Summer cutaneous affections.
Abnormal growths; ulcers; coming and going quickly
Rumbling and fermentation
Colic and backache at the same time
Urine scanty, slimy, flaky, sandy, Bloody
Severe pain at conclusion of urination
urine dribbles while sitting
Bladder distended and tender
Child screams before and while passing urine
Sand on diaper
Renal colic and dysuria in infants
Pain from right kidney downward
Tenesmus of bladder; urine passes in thin, feeble stream
Pain at meatus.
Bladder; gall stones
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful; in children; child cries
urination; painful or difficult urination; painful; child cries before urine starts
urination; feeble stream (slow)
urination; frequent; exposure to cold and wet
urination; delayed, difficult; flows better while standing; can only pass urine while standing
pain; cutting; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder)
Much flatus; cholera infantum.
gravel (small stones forming in body)
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; while urinating; at close of urination
Itching on scrotum and perineum
Male; Bloody, seminal emissions
Intolerable stench on genitals
Herpetic eruption on genitals
Female; Nipples small, withered, Retracted
before menstruation, itching and humid eruption of forehead
Menses late and scanty
Moist eruption in right groin before menses.
Paralytic, tearing pains
Trembling of hands and feet
Burning on sides of fingers and toes
Onychia, ulceration around ends of fingers, cutting sensation under nails
Rheumatism, bone pains; worse at night
Deep rhagades on fingers and toes; burn under nails
Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)
rheumatic; poisoning by mercury
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)
skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers
skin cracks at bends of joints; feet
Pain; sudden, sharp; bones
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side