Stramonium

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

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

  GENERAL - Stramonium

General

The entire force of Stramonium seems to be expended on the brain, though the skin and throat show some disturbance. Suppressed secretions and excretions. Sensation as if limbs were separated from body. Delirium tremens. Absence of pain and muscular mobility especially of muscles of expression and of locomotion. Gyratory and graceful motions. Parkinsonism.

Dose

Thirtieth potency and lower.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Stramonium

Worse

WORSE, in dark room, when alone, looking at bright or shining objects, after sleep, on swallowing.

Better

BETTER, from bright light, company, warmth.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Stramonium

Compare

Compare especially: Hyoscyamus Niger Hyoscy. and Belladonna Bell. It has less fever than BELL., but more than Hyoscyamus Niger Hyos. It causes more functional excitement of the brain, but never approaches the true inflammatory condition of BELL.

Antidotes

Antidotes: Belladonna Bell.; Tabacum Tabac.; Nux Vomica Nux.

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  MIND - Stramonium

Mind

Devout, earnest, beseeching and ceaseless talking

Loquacious, garrulous, laughing, singing, swearing, praying, rhyming

Sees ghosts, hears voices, talks with spirits

Rapid changes from joy to sadness

Violent and lewd

Delusions about his identity; thinks himself tall, double, a part missing

Religious mania

Cannot bear solitude or darkness; Must have light and company

Sight of water or anything glittering brings on spasms

Delirium, with desire to escape ( Belladonna Bell.; Bryonia Bry.; Rhus Tox Rhus.)

Behaviour; biting

foolish behaviour

makes gestures; of hands; grasping or reaching at something

makes gestures; picks at bedclothes

jumping; out of bed

nymphomania

runs about (see escape)

shrieking

tears things; himself

tears things; pillow, with teeth

Darkness

Dazed

Delirium

frightful

talks a lot

maniacal

muttering

noisy

raging, raving

violent

wild

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions

creatures and animals; dogs; attacking him

objects appear different; bright

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; black

Desires, wants; company; night

desire for light (see dark)

As if in a dream

Excitement; from hearing water poured out

Fantasies; of exaltation

of exaltation; frightful

of exaltation; vivid

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.; does not complain

indifference, apathy, etc.; to suffering

laughing

malicious

rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)

with headache

violent

violent, intense feeling

suspicious

Hurry; in movements

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; imbecility

Insanity

mania, madness

from drinking (delirium tremors)

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; from noise; of rushing water

fear

of being alone (see company); night

dark

of being injured

from noise; rushing water

hydrophobia (fear of water)

of water

frightened easily

starting, startled

starting, startled; from fright

Restlessness, nervousness

Talking, conversation; muttering (see delirium)

speech; incoherent

speech; unintelligible

speech; wandering

talkative

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  HEAD - Stramonium

Raises head frequently from the pillow

Rush of blood to head; staggers, with tendency to fall forward and to the left

Auditory hallucinations.

Movements of head; jerking of the head; while lying on the back; the head jerks clear of the pillow

Pulsating; back of head (occiput); on moving

Headache

Pain in forehead and over eyebrows, beginning at 9 A.M.; worse until noon

Boring pain, preceded by obscure vision

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; to head

back of head (occiput); sides

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  EYES - Stramonium

Eyes

Seem prominent, Staring wide open; pupils dilated

Loss of vision; complains that it is dark, And calls for light

small objects look large

Parts of the body seem enormously swollen

Strabismus

All objects look black.

Lids; eyes open; with delirium

spasmodic opening of eyes

Discoloration; redness

Paralysis; optic nerve, total blindness, without eye damage (amaurosis)

Photomania (must be in light)

Intolerance of light (photophobia); when angry

Protrusion

Pupils; dilated

Staring

during headache

Vision

Dim; distant objects

Lost vision, blindness

daytime

Merging together; letters

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  FACE - Stramonium

Face

Hot, red; circumscribed redness of cheeks

Blood rushes to face; distorted

Expression of terror

Pale face.

Congestion (see heat)

Convulsions, spasms

Distortion

with maniacal rage

Expression; frightened

Heat

with cold elsewhere; feet

with cold elsewhere; hands

Lips; deposits from illness on the lips

ulcers

Pain

Skin; discoloration; bluish; during chill

discoloration; pale; around mouth

discoloration; red

during chill

drawn, pulled

wrinkled; forehead; with brain symptoms

wrinkled; forehead; in headache

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  MOUTH - Stramonium

Mouth

Stammering

Risus sardonicus

Cannot swallow on account of spasm

Chewing motion

Speech; difficult

stammering

must exert a long time before uttering a word

unintelligible

Saliva

Dry; dribbling of viscid saliva

Aversion to water

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  THROAT - Stramonium

Throat

Discoloration; redness

Dryness

Paralysis

Spasms, convulsions etc.

on swallowing

Swallowing; difficult

difficult; liquids

impossible

from paralysis

Voice; croaking

higher

hoarseness

inflexible

lost

squeaking

toneless

External throat; constriction

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  CHEST - Stramonium

Respiration

Asthma attack

Sighing

Hiccup

Stomach; hiccup; violent

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  COUGH - Stramonium

Cough

Barking

Croupy

Deep-sounding

sonorous

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  SKIN - Stramonium

Skin

Shining red flash

Effects of suppressed eruption in scarlatina, with delirium, etc.

Discoloration; red

Dry

burning

Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular)

suppressed

like nettle rash; nodular; rosy (erythema)

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  BACK AND NECK - Stramonium

Back

Coldness; travelling down back

Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)

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  ABDOMEN - Stramonium

Abdomen

Violent thirst

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual

Kidneys; suppression of urine

Stomach; thirst; while perspiring

Eating

Food tastes like straw

aversion to certain foods or drinks; water

Vomiting

Vomiting of mucus and GREEN bile.

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Stramonium

Rectum

Diarrhoea; in children

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  GENITALS ETC - Stramonium

Urine

Suppression, bladder empty.

Colour; red

Copious; during fever

Genitals

Male; Sexual erethism, with indecent speech and action

Hands constantly kept on genitals.

Female; Metrorrhagia, with Loquacity, singing, praying

Puerperal mania, with characteristic mental symptoms and profuse sweatings

Convulsions after labor.

Male; sexual passion; increased; excessive

Menses

Female; period; copious

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Stramonium

Extremities, limbs

Graceful, rhythmic motions

Convulsions of upper extremities and of isolated groups of muscles

CHOREA; spasms partial, constantly changing

Violent pain in left hip

Trembling, twitching of tendons, staggering gait.

Coldness

during fever

upper limbs; hands; with heat; with hot face

lower limbs; leg

during fever

lower limbs; foot

with heat elsewhere; with hot face

Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)

Movements and positions; convulsion

convulsion; convulsive movement

jerking; upper limbs

jerking; hand

jerking; lower limbs

jerking; foot

trembling

twitching

foot

Sense of looseness in joints

Pain; hip

Restlessness

Skin; out-break on skin; foot; boils

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Stramonium

Fever and chill

Profuse sweat, which does not relieve

Violent fever.

Cold travels downwards (see coldness of back)

When uncovering, undressing

Burning heat; furious, with delirium

Continued fever

in brain (cerebral)

External heat

Intense heat; with convulsions

with delirium

Perspiration with heat

Aversion to uncovering

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  GENERALITIES - Stramonium

Sleep and dreams

Awakens terrified; screams with fright

Deep snoring sleep

Sleepy, but cannot sleep ( Belladonna Bell.)

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; dark room

Convulsions

Convulsions

alternating with excitement of mind

alternating with rage

from bright light

changing in character

children

rapid muscle spasm

with consciousness

convulsive movements

from fluids

during the heat

light

in women; from childbirth

from shining objects

at sight of water

Perspiration

Oily

From suppressed complaints

Other symptoms worse while perspiring

Generalities

Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow

Constriction; externally

internally

of orifices

Faintness, fainting

Insensitive to pain (see irritability)

Jerking; muscles

Numbness; externally

Paralysis; internally

Painlessness of complaints usually painful

Perspiration gives no relief

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration

Pulse; abnormal

frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid

and small

full

hard

irregular

slow

small

soft

During sleep

After sleep

Trembling; externally

Twitching

twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)

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