Solanum Nigrum

Black Nightshade

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

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

  GENERAL

Dose

Second to thirtieth potency.

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Compare: Belladonna Bell.; Solanum carolinense - Horse-nettle - (convulsions and epilepsy, twenty to forty-drop doses; is of great value in grand mal of idiopathic type, where the disease has begun beyond age of childhood; hysteroepilepsy, also in whooping-cough); Solan. mammosum - Solanum Mammosum Apple Of Sodom - (pain in left hip-joint); Solan. Oleraceum N/A (swelling of mammary gland, with profuse secretion of milk); Solan. Tuberosum N/A (cramps in calves and contraction of fingers; spitting through closed teeth); Solan. vesicarium (recommended in facial paralysis); Solaninum aceticum (threatening paralysis of the lungs in the course of bronchitis in the aged and children must cough a long time before able to raise expectoration; Solan. pseudo Capsicum Annuum Caps ( Acute pains, in lower abdomen); Solan. tuberos. aegrotans - Diseased Potato N/A - (prolapse of the rectum, patulous anus; offensive breath and odor of body; tumors of rectum look like decayed potato; dreams of pools of blood); Solanum tuberosum - Potato Berries N/A - (cramps in the calves of the legs and fingers).

  MIND

Mind

Aversions, dislikes; aversion to mental work

Behaviour; attempts to escape

makes gestures; of hands; grasping or reaching at something

chewing and swallowing

makes gestures; picks at bedclothes

shrieking

brain cry

Delirium

raging, raving

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; hears sounds; voices

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; sardonic

rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)

Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled

Memory; weakness of memory; for mental labour (compare daze)

Restlessness, nervousness

Unconsciousness

during fever

  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

Vertigo; terrible headache and complete cessation of the mental faculties

Morning

on rising

Open air

On exercising

On physical exertion

From movement

Perception of objects distorted; seem to turn in a circle

Swaying; toward left

toward left; walking in open air

While standing

On stooping

While talking

Spinning; as if bed spinning

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; during vertigo, dizziness

  HEAD

Furious delirium

Night terrors

Brain; brain feels loose

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness

with redness of face

Expanded sensation (see swollen)

Movements in head

by moving the head

shaking sensation

on movement of head

Pulsating

Headache

Congestive headache.

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

pressing); morning; on waking

pressing); on waking

pressing); forehead

Pain, headache

late morning

11 a.m.

evening; 8 p.m.

night

air; open (see walking in open air)

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); from light in general

from certain movements; movement in general

from certain movements; on moving head

from certain movements; shaking head

from certain movements; from stooping

from noises

pulsating

pain in small spot

violent pains

walking; false step

walking; in open air

warm room

in forehead

morning; on waking

late morning

evening; 8 p.m.

on movement

pulsating

after sleep

from stooping

above eyes

above eyes; morning

above eyes; morning; in bed

above eyes; when looking at bright objects

above eyes; during movement

above eyes; when stooping

above eyes; on waking

temples

pulsating

on stepping

from stooping

top of head (vertex)

in spots

forehead and top of head (vertex)

as from blows to the head

forehead; morning on waking

bursting

from movement

as if brain would burst out

forehead

temples

gnawing; temples

right

pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead

pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; inwards

pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples; extending to other parts; across forehead

shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead; over eyes; right; 4 p.m.

shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead; over eyes; right; extending back of head (occiput)

sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

forehead

forehead; morning; on waking

forehead; as after violent blow

stitching, sudden, sharp; temples

  EYES

Eyes

Pain over both eyes

Alternate dilatation and contraction of pupils; weak sight; floating spots.

Lids; eyes open; eyes permanently open

Discoloration; redness

Pain; corner; inner

burning, smarting, gnawing, biting

margins of lids

as from something in eye; like sand in eye

morning

stitching, sudden, sharp; corner; inner

Intolerance of light (photophobia)

Pupils; contracted

alternately contracted and dilated in the same light

dilated

insensitive to light

Staring

Tears

Tension

Vision

Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; black; objects

colours; black; points

colours; black; while reading

colours; black; rings, circles

colours; black; spots; floating (aka muscae volitantes or spiders)

colours; black; stripes

while reading

colours; white; spots

colours; white; stripes

sparks

spots

Dim

bright light

Flickering

Foggy

Lost vision, blindness

Weak (see eyes, weak)

bring light

  EARS

Hearing

Sounds seem distant

  FACE

Face

Bloated (see swelling, congestion)

Distortion

Expression; anxious

besotted

frightened

Heat; late morning; 11 a.m.

afternoon; 3 p.m.

Motions of jaw; chewing motion of the jaw (see grinding teeth)

lockjaw

Pain; jaw; lower jaw; extending to ear

Abnormal grin from contraction of facial muscles

Skin; discoloration; red

discoloration; red; late morning; 11 a.m.

out-breaks on skin; pimples; forehead

red

Swelling

  NOSE

Nose

Swelling

Discharge

Acute coryza; Profuse, watery discharge from right nostril; left stopped up, with chilly sensation, alternating with heat.

  MOUTH

Saliva

Dryness

  THROAT

Throat

Dryness

Mucus; larynx; blood-streaked

Pain; rawness

as from a splinter

sudden, sharp; extending to ear

Swelling; tonsils

Tickling in the air passages; larynx

Voice; hoarseness

External throat; pulsation; artery

  CHEST

Chest

Pain; region of heart

Respiration

Constrictive feeling in chest, with difficult breathing; cough with tickling in throat

Expectoration Thick, yellow

Pain in LEFT chest, sore to touch.

  COUGH

Cough

Tickling; larynx

  SKIN

Skin

Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist

discharging, moist; thin

discharging, moist; yellow

  BACK AND NECK

Back and neck

Pain; sore, bruised, beaten

sore, bruised, beaten; neck

Back

Heat

while walking; in open air

flushes; evening

Pain

dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

cutting; navel; around navel

Stomach; heartburn; afternoon

heartburn; evening; after going to bed

pain; extending to other parts; heart

pain; extending to other parts; left shoulder

pain; burning; after breakfast

pain; burning; after burping, belching

pain; burning; after stool

pain; burning; extending to other parts; upward

pain; cutting

bending backward; double

pressure

thirst; for large quantities

thirst; unquenchable

Eating

heartburn; after dinner

Nausea

nausea; before sleep

Vomitting

vomiting; green; blackish

vomiting; water

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Stool

Hard

  GENITALS ETC

Male

Male; swelling; penis

swelling; scrotum

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Compression; calf

Contraction of muscles and tendons; hand

Cramps; calf

Heaviness; upper limbs

Movements and positions; trembling; lower limbs

trembling; thigh

Pain

evening

joints

morning; on waking

upper limbs; wandering

wrist

hand

lower limbs

hip; paralytic

knee; extending to other parts; to hip

foot

pulling; upper limbs

pulling; foot

shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); upper limbs

shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); wrist

sore, bruised

leg; while walking

stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs

stitching, sudden, sharp; wrist

stitching, sudden, sharp; hip

tearing; foot; back of foot

Skin; discoloration; hand; black

discoloration; hand; black; spots

discoloration; fingers; tips; black

discoloration; foot; blackness

discoloration; toes; blackness

itching; like insects crawling on skin; leg; calf

itching; upper limbs

out-break on skin; blisters; containing fluid

out-break on skin; weeping

yellow water

out-break on skin; upper limbs; weeping; yellow water

out-break on skin; upper limbs; blisters

out-break on skin; hand; back of hand; blisters

discharging acid fluid

discharging yellowish fluid

out-break on skin; hand; between index finger and thumb; blisters

discharging; acid fluid

discharging; yellowish fluid

ulcers; foot

wrinkled; fingers

Stiffness; fingers

Swollen; upper limbs

hand

itching

foot

itching

Weakness; thigh

  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Alternation of coldness and heat

Scarlet fever; eruption in spots, large and vivid.

Late morning

Afternoon; 2 p.m.

Evening; 8 p.m.

Alternating with chills

Localised; cerebro-spinal fever

  GENERALITIES

Sleep and dreams

Deep

Disturbed; by dreams

Dreams; animals, insects, beasts; snakes

Position; on back

Sleepiness, tiredness; late morning

Convulsions

Convulsions

with tetanus rigidity

Perspiration

In bed

Generalities

Physical exertion

Pain; sore, bruised

Relaxation of muscles

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

from slight exertion