Sumbul

Ferula Sumbul, Musk-root, Sumbulus Moschatus, Sumbulus

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

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

  GENERAL

General

Has many hysterical and nervous symptoms, and is of use in neuralgic affections and anomalous, functional, cardiac disorders. Numbness on becoming cold. Numbness on left side. Insomnia of delirium tremens (fifteen drops of tincture). Sensation as if water dropped down spine. Asthma. A tissue remedy for sclerosed arteries.

Dose

Tincture, to third potency. Dr. W. McGeorge advises the 2x every 3 hours for arteriosclerosis.

  MODALITIES ETC

Worse

WORSE, active exercise; left side.

  RELATIONSHIPS

Compare

Compare: Asa Foetida Asaf.; Moschus Mosch.

  MIND

Mind

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; body; melting away, sensation of, worse from change, better in recumbent position

Excitement

evening

from music

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; evening

ecstatic; exhilaration

irritability; afternoon

irritability; evening

laughing

spasmodic

loathing

mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.

alternating with tearful mood

unhappy; despair

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); alternating with laughter

Hurry

Hysteria

Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind

bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening

bright, intelligent, clear; witty

impaired thinking; confusion; morning

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

morning

impaired thinking; mistakes; in calculating

ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind

evening

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

fear; of vertigo, dizziness

frightened easily

starting, startled; easily

at things of little importance

Restlessness, nervousness

while reading

Unconsciousness; from music

Work; impossible to work

  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

After drinking; alcohol; wine

From looking at.; eyes turned either way, right or left

When lying down; while lying down

From movement

sudden

On rising; from a seat

On stooping

While walking

When washing feet; in warm water

  HEAD

Emotional and fidgety

Dull in morning, clear in evening

Mistakes in writing and adding

Comedones

Tenacious, yellow, mucus in nose.

Sensation of head bubbling; in back of head (occiput)

Coldness

morning

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; forehead; evening

fullness; back of head (occiput)

in evening

fullness; temple

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); morning

forehead; morning; on rising

forehead; above

back of head (occiput)

evening

Hot; with coldness of hands

back of head (occiput)

evening

flashes of

Movements of head; jerking of the head

Headache

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; warmth

temples

left

pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows

  EYES

Eyes

Lids; winking

Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)

Pain; closing

on movement of eyes

aching

morning; on waking

as from something in eye; like sand in eye

in corner

Intolerance of light (photophobia)

evening

Tears

Vision

Dazzling; trembling objects (see dazzling)

Dim

Flickering

Swimming; objects

Wavering

  EARS

Ear

Noises in ear; evening

hissing

singing

evening

Pain; inside (in ear canal)

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; pus-filled pimples

  FACE

Face

Sensation of cobwebs

evening; 10 p.m., in bed

Emaciated (thin, drawn, see whole body)

Heat; with cold elsewhere; hands

Skin; discoloration; brown; spots

discoloration; pale

discoloration; red; spots (see skin)

discoloration; red; chin; spots

out-breaks on skin; blotches

out-breaks on skin; black head

nose

out-breaks on skin; patches

out-breaks on skin; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)

Stiffness, muscles; lower jaw

Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)

  NOSE

Nose

Discharge from nose; glue-like; from behind nostrils

gummy

thick and sticky, tough; from behind nostrils

yellow; left

yellow; from behind nostrils

Pain; sore, bruised; margin

Discharge

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked

morning

  MOUTH

Saliva

Saliva; mucus, slime; thick and sticky

Tongue

Tongue; jagged edge of tongue

tongue feels too long

movement of tongue; protruded

smooth, shining, glazed, glossy tongue

Taste

Taste; sweetish

  THROAT

Throat

Choking constriction; constant swallowing

Belching of gas from stomach

Spasm of pharyngeal muscles

Tenacious mucus in throat.

Larynx (voice box); spasm in vocal cords, stopping breathing; night

Choking, constricting

morning; 4 a.m.

Dryness

gullet

Erosion

Feels hot

evening

Irritation; larynx

Mucus

morning

greenish

sweetish

clinging

morning

thick

yellow

Obstruction

Pain; rawness

rawness; night

rawness; when swallowing

Roughness

Scraping

Swallowing; constantly

difficult

Tickling in the air passages; larynx

Voice; bass

hoarseness

late morning

night

after rising

muffled

nasal

evening

rough

External throat; pulsation; sides

  CHEST

Chest

Heart; Nervous palpitation

Neuralgia around left breast and left hypochondriac region

Cardiac asthma

Aching in left arm, heavy, numb and weary

Pulse irregular.

Constriction, tension

Fullness

Heart; palpitations

palpitations; after drinking; beer

palpitations; from exertion

palpitations; when thinking of it

as if the heart were swimming in water

Inflammation; heart

heart; endocardium; rheumatic

Jerks; heart

heart; evening

Movements in and of chest; fluttering

fluttering; afternoon; during headache

fluttering; afternoon; after quick exertion

Murmurs

Oppressed feeling

heart

Pain

after eating

breast

sides

left

morning

blowing nose

aching; sides; left

cramp; on blowing nose

cutting (sudden sharp pain)

after eating

movement; of arms

sides

sides; left

pulling; breast

nipples; right

sore, bruised; collar bone

stitching, sudden, sharp

during movement; of arms

sides

tearing; sides

morning

on blowing nose

Paralysis; heart

Weakness; feels weak around the heart

Respiration

Loses breath on any exertion

Pain; when breathing; breathing deeply

sides; breathing in

sides; when breathing; with deep breathing

cutting (sudden sharp pain); sides; when breathing in; when breathing in deeply

tearing; sides; morning; breathing in

Asthma attack; spasmodic

Hot breath

evening

Impeded, obstructed; lying on the back

  COUGH

Cough

Daytime

Morning

Evening

6 p.m.

Dry cough

Hacking cough

daytime

morning

from talking

evening

6 p.m.

from irritation in larynx

from tickling in larynx

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx

Racking

In series

10 to 11 a.m.

When talking

Tickling; morning

larynx

  EXPECTORATION

Expectoration

Noticeable taste; sweetish

  SKIN

Skin

Coldness

Discoloration; pale

red; spots

spots; smooth

white

Dry

Prickling

when warm

  BACK AND NECK

Neck

Heat; neck

neck; afternoon; with cold hands

Pulsating; neck

Swelling; nape of neck

Back

Cannot bear a draft of air; on spine

Coldness

morning

after stool

lumbar (lower half of back)

morning

as if cool air passed over it

spine

Heat

lumbar (lower half of back); like hot water flowing in

spine

like hot water flowing in spine

flushes

extending to other parts

lumbar (lower half of back)

spine; warm air streaming up spine into head

Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back)

aching; lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon; evening

Pulsating

dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between

lumbar (lower half of back)

Skin; out-breaks on skin

out-breaks on skin; like millet seeds

spots

shoulder blades

as if wind blowing; lumbar (lower half of back)

Twitching; lumbar (lower half of back)

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); after stool

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Sensation as if diarrhoea would come on

Bloated; trapped wind

Hard

Heat

flashes of heat

as of hot water flowing in

extending to head

Heaviness

Noises from abdomen; rumbling; sensation of bubbling; sides; left

Pain; as if diarrhoea would come on

region of hip; around hip; right

region of hip; around hip; morning

before stool

region of hip; around hip; before stool

lower part of abdomen

evening

groin region; glands

navel

region of navel

pulling

gnawing, biting; lower part of abdomen

right

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.)

behind lower ribs

behind lower ribs; right

behind lower ribs; evening

behind lower ribs; while walking

twisting

Pulsation

Relaxed feeling

Swelling; groin region; glands

Tension; lower part of abdomen

lower part of abdomen; on breathing in deeply

Bladder; sensation of emptiness

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual

with urging to stool

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful; with urging to stool

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); after urinating

urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary; after stool

Stomach; anxiety

appetite; capricious (hunger, but knows not for what, or refuses things when offered)

appetite; increased (hunger in general); evening; 6 p.m.

appetite; ravenous, excessive; evening; 6 p.m.

appetite; lacking, no appetite; noon

desires, cravings; alcoholic drinks

wine

desires, cravings; bread

burping, belching; night; 11 p.m.

burping, belching; before stool

burping, belching; empty; night

11 p.m.

burping, belching; loud

burping, belching; tasting of musk

heat, flushes; when stomach empty; after burping, belching

heat, flushes; extending to head

heat, flushes; extending to throat

pain; cutting

tension

Eating

appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)

aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat

desires, cravings; starchy food

burping, belching; tasting like food

burping, belching; sour; after dinner

loathing of food (see nausea)

Flatus

Flatulence; before stool

Nausea

Stomach; nausea; feeling in abdomen

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Rectum

Constipation; alternating with diarrhoea

inactivity of rectum

Constriction, contraction, closure, etc.

Diarrhoea; morning

Dragging, heaviness, weight

Flatulence; hot

offensive

Haemorrhoids; morning

excitement

walking

Moisture; after stool

Open anus (see relaxed); sensation of anus being open

sensation of anus being open; after stool

Pain; during stool

after stool

while walking

burning; after flatulence

cutting

during stool

after stool

sticking

Prolapse

Skin and lining; dryness

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); constant

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); sudden

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); during urination

Stool

Hard

Knotty, nodular, lumpy

Large

Odour; offensive

Pasty, mushy

Scanty

Soft

Thin, liquid; normal consistency

Watery

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Colour; red

Skin forming on the surface of urine (includes fatty)

Odour; like ammonia

strong

Scanty

Sediment; sticking

cloudy

fluffy, woolly

pink

sand; red (brick-dust)

thick

white

cloudy

Urethra

Urinary Organs.

Male; erections; painful (see urethra)

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; watery

pain; while urinating; with urging to stool

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp

morning

extending backward

Male

Male; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); scrotum

excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); scrotum; sides of scrotum

hot; scrotum; in sides

hot; testes

inflammation; penis; fraenum (skin attaching fore-skin glans)

inflammation; penis; foreskin

itching; penis

evening, in bed

foreskin

pain; penis

on touch

pain; testes; left

pain; testes; while walking

pain; aching; testes

left

while walking

pain; burning; testes

pain; dragging; testes

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; penis

foreskin

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; testes

swelling; penis

head (glans)

foreskin

tingling; penis

head (glans)

testes and scrotum (balls); relaxed, scrotum

Female

Female; vaginal discharge; milky

Genitals

Ovarian neuralgia

Abdomen full, distended, and painful

Climacteric flushes.

Oily pellicle on surface of urine.

Male; erections; too easy

erections; frequent

erections; impotency

soft (flaccid)

hot

itching

erotic itch

pain; burning

pain; dragging; spermatic cords

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; spermatic cords

pain; tearing; spermatic cords

left

tight foreskin

pulsation; spermatic cords

while walking

redness; foreskin

sexual passion; increased

sexual passion; lacking

increased cheesy residue under foreskin

Female; pain; boring; ovaries

pain; boring; ovaries; left

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Coldness; joints

joints; morning

in bed

upper limbs

left

upper arm

hands

hands; morning

hands; with heat; with hot face

hands; with heat; with hot head

fingers

fingers; tips

lower limbs; leg

lower limbs; foot

left

morning

Dryness; hands

Emaciated, extremely thin; shoulder

Fullness; hand

hand; veins of hand

foot

veins of foot

Heat; hand

hand; palm

foot

tingling

Heaviness; upper limbs

lower limbs; morning; on waking

Movements and positions; jerking

trembling; foot

Numbness (see tingling); left

from becoming cold

while lying down; on limbs

upper limbs

left

left; in heart disease

from becoming cold

in cold weather

from leaning on it

while lying on it

extending to thumb

hand

fingers; tips of fingers

fingers; third finger

left

fingers; fourth finger

left

leg; while lying

foot

Felt as if not own legs

Pain

shoulder; morning

upper arm

elbow; morning

thigh; morning

knee

morning

open air

when near fire

walking; walking in open air

aching

left

upper limbs

upper limbs; left

upper limbs; extending down limb

shoulder

shoulder; morning, in bed

shoulder; in bed

elbow; morning

elbow; morning; in bed

fingers; first finger; joints

fingers; first finger; joints; last joint

lower limbs; thigh; morning, in bed

lower limbs; knee; morning

lower limbs; knee; morning; in bed

lower limbs; knee; when near fire

lower limbs; knee; walking in cool air

leg

foot; sole

shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); fingers; second finger

joints

sore, bruised; upper limbs

left

sore, bruised; upper arm

stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; second finger

Pulsation, throbbing; hand

hand; in heat

Restlessness

walking in open air

Skin; discoloration; hand; red

discoloration; hand; back of hand; red

discoloration; fingers; nails; blueness

itching; hand; between thumb and index finger

Stiffness; knee

knee; while walking

ankle; while walking

Swollen; hand; veins

fingers

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness)

hand; palm of hand

foot

Unsteadiness; foot

Weakness

upper limbs

left

forearm

hand

leg; morning; on waking

foot

sole

  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Morning

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)

Spreading up body

Warm drinks

Dry heat

Dry heat; night

night; swollen veins of arms and hands without thirst

while walking in open air

From exertion

Perspiration with heat

  GENERALITIES

Fatigue

Lethargic, tired; morning

Sleep and dreams

Dreams; amorous

disease

previous events

of falling

from high places

injuries

vivid

Falling asleep; after breakfast

Interrupted; jerking in limbs

Prolonged sleep

Sleepiness, tiredness

morning

afternoon

evening; 6 p.m.

after breakfast

with chilliness

difficult to wake up

after walking in open air

Sleeplessness, insomnia

Waking; difficult to wake up

late

Yawning; evening

Convulsions

Convulsions; with falling; forward

hysterical

continuous contraction

Perspiration

Late morning; 9 a.m., after stool

Evening

8 p.m.

Night

Clammy

evening

Cold

After drinking

Attracting flies

Odour; like musk

sour

Oily

From pains

After stool

While walking (see exertion)

in open air

Generalities

Morning; 9 a.m.

Evening

6 p.m.

Draft

Blood vessels; sensation as if blood stagnated

Constriction; internally

of orifices

Eating and food; cold drinks

Emaciated (extremely thin)

Faintness, fainting

from climbing stairs; running up stairs

before diarrhoea

on excitement

hysterical (see hysteria)

looking steadily at any object directly in front of eye

on hearing music

on rising; from a seat

before stool

on stooping

Lying down; inclination to lie down

after lying down

Movement

Numbness; internally; parts lain on

Pain; constricting; externally

Electric-like shocks

Sitting

Stretching; evening

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat

hot feeling; flushes of heat

after eating

from least exertion

upwards

cold in general

cold air

from becoming cold

Trembling; externally

before stool

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

morning

evening

from slight exertion

from reading

on waking

walking

in the house

Weariness (see weakness)

Wet weather