Scammonium

Not available to buy through our store.

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Scammonium may help, unprocessed Scammonium may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL

General

Convolvulus scammonia. Scammony. N. O. Convolvulaceae. Triturations of the dried milky juice of the root.

Scam. is a drastic cathartic, producing copious watery evacuations, and griping a good deal. Sprengel records a case of fatal poisoning in an infant whose mother took a large quantity of Scam., and herself suffered no effects. Scam. must be compared with Jalapa Jalap., another purging convolvulus. SYMPTOMS. 11, 12. Stomach and Abdomen.

Clinical

Diarrhoea. Gastro-enteritis.

Characteristics

Slight pain in stomach with evacuation of faeces.

Violent pain and rapid succession of stools, leaving inactivity of lower intestines for several days.

Inflammation of mucous membrane attended with loss of appetite and headache.

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Stool

Loose evacuation of faeces with slight pain in stomach.

Green stools.

Rapid succession of stools.

Scammonium is not available to buy over the counter.