Aconitum NapellusAconitinum, Aconite, Aconitum, Monkshood, Aconit napel
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Aconite in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A state of fear, anxiety; anguish of mind and body. Physical and mental restlessness, fright, is the most characteristic manifestation of Aconitum Napellus. Acute, sudden, and violent invasion, with fever, call for it. Does not want to be touched. Sudden and great sinking of strength. Complaints and tension caused by exposure to Dry, cold weather, draft of cold air, checked perspiration, also complaints from Very hot weather, especially gastro-intestinal disturbances, etc. First remedy in inflammation, inflammatory fevers. Serous membranes and muscular tissues affected markedly. Burning in internal parts; Tingling, coldness and numbness. Influenza. TENSION of arteries; emotional and physical mental tension explain many symptoms. When prescribing Aconite remember Aconite causes only functional disturbance, no evidence that it can produce tissue change - its action is brief and Shows no periodicity. Its sphere is in the beginning of an acute disease and not to be continued after pathological change comes. In Hyperaemia, congestion not after exudation has set in. Influenza (Influenzin).≡ show all authors ...
WORSE in warm room, in evening and Night; worse lying on affected side, from music, from tobacco-smoke, dry, cold winds.
BETTER in open air.≡ show all authors ...
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Great fear, anxiety, and worry accompany every ailment, however trivial
Delirium is characterized by unhappiness, worry, fear, raving, rarely unconsciousness
Forebodings and fears
fears death but believes that he will soon die; predicts the day
Fears the future, a crowd, crossing the street
Restlessness, tossing about
Tendency to start
Imagination acute, clairvoyance
Pains are intolerable; they drive him crazy
Music is unbearable; makes her sad ( Ambra Grisea Ambra.) Thinks his thoughts come from the stomach - that parts of his body are abnormally thick
Feels as if what had just been done was a dream.
Behaviour; shrieking; with the pain
Death; presentiment of death
thoughts of death
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; death; about to die
Symptoms follow intense emotions; anger
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish
anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
sensitive, oversensitive; to noise
unhappy; lamenting, regretting; moaning, groaning
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
during the heat
weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during the heat
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
anxiety; during chill
anxiety; with fear
anxiety; during fever
in a crowd
of death; during labour
of death; predicts the time
of death; during pregnancy
Preoccupied; prophesying; predicts the time of death
Unconsciousness≡ more ...
Vertigo; Worse on rising (Nux Vomica Nux-v)
Swaying; toward right
On rising≡ more ...
Fullness; HEAVY, pulsating, Hot, bursting, burning, undulating sensation
Opium N/A ) and shaking head
Nocturnal furious delirium.
Sensation of head bubbling; boiling sensation
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose
from emotions; after a fright
above eyes; cold dry wind
back of head (occiput); heat of sun
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
Sensation on vertex as if hair were pulled or stood on end≡ more ...
Feel Dry and hot, as if sand in them
Lids swollen, hard and red
Aversion to light
Profuse watering after exposure to dry, cold winds, Reflection from snow, after extraction of cinders and other foreign bodies.
redness; after injuries
Sensation of enlargement
of catarrh from cold
washing; in dry cold wind
wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
stitching, sudden, sharp; movement
Intolerance of light (photophobia)
Sensitive to.; cold air
cold air; lids
Lost vision, blindness≡ more ...
Very Sensitive to noises; music is unbearable
External ear hot, red, painful, swollen
Earache ( Chamomilla Cham.) Sensation as of drop of water in left ear.
Noises in ear; ringing
to noises≡ more ...
Red, hot, flushed, swollen
tingling in cheeks and numbness
Neuralgia, especially on left side, with restlessness, tingling, and numbness
Pain in jaws.
Bloated (see swelling, congestion)
Sensation of face being large
in dry, cold wind
Skin; discoloration; red
discoloration; red; alternating with paleness
discoloration; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Swelling≡ more ...
Smell acutely sensitive
pain at root of nose
Hemorrhage of bright red blood
Smell; acute, over sensitive
Coryza; much sneezing; throbbing in nostrils
Mucous membrane dry, nose stopped up; dry or with but scanty watery coryza.
Running or blocked nose (coryza); caused by cold, dry wind≡ more ...
Numb, DRY, and tingling
Constantly moves lower jaw as if chewing
Gums and teeth
Teeth sensitive to cold
Gums hot and inflamed
pain; right; to left
pain; in sound teeth
pain; in raw wind
pain; in dry, cold wind
worse after going to bed
Tongue swollen; Tip tingles
tongue coated white ( Antimonium Crudum Ant-c.)
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
bitter; everything except water
Discoloration; palate (roof of mouth); red≡ more ...
Red, dry, constricted, numb, prickling, burning, stinging
Tonsils swollen and dry.
Choking, constricting; larynx
after exposure to cold dry air
redness; uvula (lobe at back of mouth)
Dryness; trachea (wind pipe)
Irritation; in air passages
Pain; larynx; on coughing; grasps the larynx
rawness; larynx; cold air
rawness; larynx; when breathing in
Sensitive; larynx; to cold air
larynx; to touch
Tickling in the air passages
Voice; hoarseness≡ more ...
Affections of the heart with pain in Left shoulder
Stitching pain in chest
Palpation, with anxiety, fainting, and Tingling in fingers
Pulse full, hard; tense and bounding; sometimes intermits
Temporal and carotid arteries felt when sitting.
region of heart
as from a band around chest
hypertrophy of heart
with numbness and tingling of left arm and fingers
Inflammation; heart; endocardium
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
from ascending stairs or hill
on rapid movement
cutting (sudden sharp pain); after chill
stitching, sudden, sharp
Sensation of water in chest; sensation as if boiling water were poured into chest
Constant pressure in left chest; Oppressed breathing on least motion
Hoarse, dry, croupy cough; loud, labored breathing
Child grasps at throat every time he coughs
Very sensitive to inspired air
Shortness of breath
Stitches through chest
Cough, dry, short, hacking; Worse at night and after midnight
Hot feeling in lungs
Blood comes up with hawking
Tingling in chest after cough.
Pain; when breathing in
stitching, sudden, sharp; when breathing in
Hot breath≡ more ...
In dry air; cold, dry air
In open air; in the wind; in dry wind
in the wind; wind from east
in the wind; wind from north
With or after chill or fever; during fever
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages
Tickling≡ more ...
Red, hot, swollen, dry, burning
Rash like measles
Formication and numbness
Chilliness and formication down back
Pruritus Relieved by stimulants.
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.
Abnormal growths; ulcers; inflamed
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Out-breaks on skin; measles
rash (see granular)
receding in eruptive fevers; scarlet fever
rose coloured patches
Pain; burning≡ more ...
Stiffness in nape of neck
Pain; tearing; neck
Numb, stiff, painful
Crawling and tingling, as if bruised
Bruised pain between scapulae.
Numbness; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back)
Skin; like insects crawling on skin
like insects crawling on skin; spine≡ more ...
Thirst for cold water
Bitter taste of everything except water
Pressure in stomach with dyspnoea
Burning from stomach to oesophagus.
Hot, tense, tympanitic
Sensitive to touch
colic, no position relieves
Abdominal symptoms better after warm soup
Burning in umbilical region.
Pain; extending to other parts; to chest; during stool
navel; region of
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.
pain; pressing, pressure
retention of urine (see urination delayed)
in children; every time child catches cold
in new-born infants
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); anxious
on beginning to urinate
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual; children
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful
in children; children grasp the genitals and cry out
urination; painful or difficult urination
urination; involuntary, incontinence; with thirst and fear
Kidneys; suppression of urine
Stomach; desires, cravings; alcoholic drinks; beer
desires, cravings; cold drinks
inflammation; after cold things
pain; after drinking; cold drinks
Vomiting, with fear, heat, profuse sweat and increased urination
Drinks, vomits, and declares he will die
Vomiting, bilious, mucous and bloody, greenish
Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver
Stomach; vomiting≡ more ...
Pain with nightly itching and stitching in anus
Frequent, small stool with tenesmus; Green, like chopped herbs
White with red urine
Choleraic discharges with collapse, and restlessness
Bleeding hemorrhoids ( Ham) Watery diarrhoea in children
They cry and complain much, are sleepless and restless.
Haemorrhage from anus
Pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during stool
Chopped food; spinach
Mucous, slimy; green≡ more ...
Scanty, red, hot, painful
Tenesmus and burning at neck of bladder
Burning in urethra
Urine suppressed, bloody
Anxiety always on beginning to urinate
Retention, with screaming and restlessness, and handling of genitals
Renal region sensitive
Profuse urination, with profuse perspiration and diarrhoea.
Copious; with perspiration
Male; Crawling and stinging in glans
Bruised pain in testicles, swollen, hard
Male; inflammation; testes
Female; Vagina dry, hot, sensitive
Sharp shooting pains in womb
Female; pain; sharp; womb
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; womb
Frequent erections and emissions
Suppressed from fright, cold, in plethoric subjects
Ovaries congested and painful
After-pains, with fear and restlessness.
Female; inflammation; ovaries
inflammation; ovaries; menstrual flow suddenly checked
Menses too profuse, with nosebleed, too protracted, late
Frenzy on appearance of menses≡ more ...
Numbness and tingling; shooting pains; icy coldness and insensibility of hands and feet
Arms feel lame, bruised, heavy, numb
Pain down left arm (Cactus Grandiflorus Cact)
Rheumatic inflammation of joints; worse at night; red shining swelling, very sensitive
Hip-joint and thigh feel lame, especially after lying down
Knees unsteady; disposition of foot to turn
(Aesculus Aesc.) Weak and lax ligaments of all joints
Painless cracking of all joints
Bright red hypothenar eminences on both hands
Sensation as if drops of water trickled down the thigh.
Coldness; lower limbs; foot; evening
lower limbs; toes
Heat; hand; palm
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs
upper limbs; left; in heart disease
leg; after sitting
Pain; rheumatic; acute
Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; upper limbs
itching; like insects crawling on skin; hand
itching; like insects crawling on skin; fingers
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness)
extending upwards≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Cold stage most marked
Cold sweat and icy coldness of face
Coldness and heat alternate
Evening chilliness soon after going to bed
Cold waves pass through him
thirst and restlessness always present
Chilly if uncovered or touched
Dry heat, red face
Most valuable febrifuge with mental anguish, restlessness, etc
Sweat drenching, on parts lain on; relieving all symptoms.
Internal; as if coldness in blood vessels
Night; dry burning heat
Alternating with chills; night
Catarrh with fever
Fever with skin out-break; measles
with external chill
One-sided; one cheek red and hot, the other pale and cold
Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat
Desire to uncover≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Sleeplessness, with restless and tossing about (Use thirtieth potency.) Starts up in sleep
Long dreams, with anxiety in chest
Insomnia of the aged.
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
excited, rapid blood flow
after a fright
from sitting up
Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Full feeling; internally
thin, watery membranes
Lying down; inclination to lie down
lying on side
Aversion to movement
Pain; burning externally; internally
pressing; as from load
frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Swelling; of affected parts
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; blood vessels
cold, dry weather
tendency to catch cold≡ more ...