Senna

Cassia Acutifolia
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HPUS indication of Senna: Colic
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Senna may help, unprocessed Senna may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL

General

Is of much use in infantile colics when the child seems to be Full of wind. Oxaluria, with excess of urea; increased specific gravity. Where the system is broken down, bowels constipated, muscular weakness, and waste of nitrogenous materials, Senna will act as a tonic. Ebullitions of blood at night. Acetonaemia, prostration, fainting, constipation with colic and flatulence. Liver enlarged and tender.

Dose

Third to sixth potency.

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Antidotes

Antidotes: Nux Vomica Nux; Chamomilla Cham.

  MIND

Mind

Behaviour; shrieking; in children

Restlessness, nervousness; tossing about in bed

  HEAD

Headache

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); on stooping

Pain, headache; from certain movements; from stooping

extending to other parts; base of brain

pressing (see bursting, pulling); pressing downward

  FACE

Face

Skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters; at corners of mouth

  BACK AND NECK

Neck

Pain; neck; on raising the head

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

pressing; during stool

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Stool

Fluid yellowish, with pinching pains before

Greenish mucus; never-get-done sensation ( Merc Viv Merc.) Burning in rectum, with strangury of bladder

Constipation, with colic and flatulence

Liver enlarged and tender, stools hard and dark, with loss of appetite, coated tongue, bad taste, and Weakness.

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Specific gravity and density increased; hyperazoturia, oxaluria, phosphaturia, and acetonuria.