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 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 ...
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.) 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
Death; thoughts of death
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; death; about to die
Symptoms follow intense emotions; anger
Symptoms follow intense emotions; fright
Excitement; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); with anxiety
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); with fright
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); violent
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; ecstatic
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to noise
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; suspicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting; moaning, groaning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; during the heat
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during the heat
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during chill
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during fever
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; in a crowd
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death; during labour
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death; predicts the time
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death; during pregnancy
Preoccupied; prophesying; predicts the time of death
Unconsciousness≡ more ...
Fullness; HEAVY, pulsating, Hot, bursting, burning, undulating sensation
Vertigo; Worse on rising (Nux-v
Opium) and shaking head
Sensation on vertex as if hair were pulled or stood on end
Nocturnal furious delirium.
Sensation of head bubbling; boiling sensation
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
Pain, headache; with running or blocked nose
Pain, headache; from emotions; after a fright
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; cold dry wind
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); heat of sun
Pain, headache; burning
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)≡ 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.
Discoloration; redness; after injuries
Sensation of enlargement
Inflammation; of catarrh from cold
Inflammation; foreign bodies
Inflammation; washing; in dry cold wind
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; movement
Intolerance of light (photophobia)
Intolerance of light (photophobia); daylight; sunlight
Sensitive to...; cold air
Sensitive to...; cold air; lids
Lost vision, blindness≡ more ...
Very Sensitive to noises; music is unbearable
External ear hot, red, painful, swollen
Earache ( Cham.) Sensation as of drop of water in left ear.
Noises in ear; ringing
Too sensitive; to music
Too sensitive; to noises≡ more ...
Smell acutely sensitive
pain at root of nose
Coryza; much sneezing; throbbing in nostrils
Hemorrhage of bright red blood
Mucous membrane dry, nose stopped up; dry or with but scanty watery coryza.
Nose bleed; during headache
Running or blocked nose (coryza); caused by cold, dry wind
Smell; acute, over sensitive≡ more ...
Red, hot, flushed, swollen
On rising the red face becomes deathly pale, or he becomes dizzy
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
Pain; in dry, cold wind
Skin; discoloration; red
Skin; discoloration; red; alternating with paleness
Skin; discoloration; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Swelling≡ more ...
Numb, DRY, and tingling
Tongue swollen; Tip tingles
Teeth sensitive to cold
Constantly moves lower jaw as if chewing
Gums hot and inflamed
tongue coated white ( Ant-c.)
Discoloration; palate (roof of mouth); red
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
Taste; bitter; everything except water
Teeth; pain; right; to left
Teeth; pain; in sound teeth
Teeth; pain; in raw wind
Teeth; pain; in dry, cold wind
Teeth; pain; tearing
Teeth; pain; tearing; worse after going to bed≡ 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
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular)
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); bluish
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); fiery red
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); receding in eruptive fevers; scarlet fever
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); rose coloured patches
Pain; burning≡ more ...
Red, dry, constricted, numb, prickling, burning, stinging
Tonsils swollen and dry.
Choking, constricting; larynx
Croup; after exposure to cold dry air
Discoloration; redness; uvula (lobe at back of mouth)
Dryness; trachea (wind pipe)
Irritation; in air passages
Irritation; larynx; cold air
Pain; larynx; on coughing; grasps the larynx
Pain; burning; larynx
Pain; rawness; larynx; cold air
Pain; rawness; larynx; when breathing in
Pain; sore; larynx
Pain; sore; larynx; touch
Pain; sudden, sharp
Sensitive; larynx; to cold air
Sensitive; 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.
Anxiety; region of heart
Constriction, tension; as from a band around chest
Heart; hypertrophy of heart
Heart; hypertrophy of heart; with numbness and tingling of left arm and fingers
Heart; palpitations; daytime
Heart; palpitations; anxiety
Heart; palpitations; after fright
Inflammation; heart; endocardium
Inflammation; heart; pericardium
Inflammation; lung lining
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
Oppressed feeling; from ascending stairs or hill
Oppressed feeling; on rapid movement
Pain; when breathing in
Pain; cutting (sudden sharp pain); after chill
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; when breathing in
Sensation of water in chest; sensation as if boiling water were poured into chest
Sensation of water in chest; hot water≡ more ...
In dry air; cold, dry air
In open air; in the wind; in dry wind
In open air; in the wind; wind from east
In open air; in the wind; wind from north
With or after chill or fever; during fever
Dry cough; during fever
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages
Tickling≡ more ...
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage); bright-red≡ more ...
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.
Hot breath≡ more ...
Numb, stiff, painful
Crawling and tingling, as if bruised
Stiffness in nape of neck
Bruised pain between scapulae.
Numbness; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; tearing; neck
Skin; like insects crawling on skin
Skin; like insects crawling on skin; spine≡ more ...
Stomach; Vomiting, with fear, heat, profuse sweat and increased urination
Thirst for cold water
Bitter taste of everything except water
Drinks, vomits, and declares he will die
Vomiting, bilious, mucous and bloody, greenish
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; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver
Pain; extending to other parts; to chest; during stool
Pain; burning; navel; region of
Pain; sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.
Bladder; pain; pressing, pressure
Bladder; retention of urine (see urination delayed)
Bladder; retention of urine (see urination delayed); in children; every time child catches cold
Bladder; retention of urine (see urination delayed); in new-born infants
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); anxious
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); anxious; on beginning to urinate
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual; children
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful; in children; children grasp the genitals and cry out
Bladder; urination; painful or difficult urination
Bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; with thirst and fear
Kidneys; suppression of urine
Stomach; desires, cravings; alcoholic drinks; beer
Stomach; desires, cravings; cold drinks
Stomach; inflammation; after cold things
Stomach; pain; after drinking; cold drinks
Stomach; thirst; extreme
Stomach; thirst; during heat
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≡ 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≡ more ...
Male; Crawling and stinging in glans
Bruised pain in testicles, swollen, hard
Frequent erections and emissions
Female; Vagina dry, hot, sensitive
Menses too profuse, with nosebleed, too protracted, late
Frenzy on appearance of menses
Suppressed from fright, cold, in plethoric subjects
Ovaries congested and painful
Sharp shooting pains in womb
After-pains, with fear and restlessness.
Male; inflammation; testes
Female; inflammation; ovaries
Female; inflammation; ovaries; menstrual flow suddenly checked
Female; pain; sharp; womb
Female; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; womb≡ more ...
Numbness and tingling; shooting pains; icy coldness and insensibility of hands and feet
Arms feel lame, bruised, heavy, numb
Pain down left arm (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
(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
Coldness; lower limbs; toes
Heat; hand; palm
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs; left; in heart disease
Numbness (see tingling); forearm
Numbness (see tingling); forearm; left
Numbness (see tingling); leg; after sitting
Pain; rheumatic; acute
Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; upper limbs
Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; hand
Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; fingers
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness)
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); hand
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); fingers
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); foot
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); foot; extending upwards≡ 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.
Sleep-walking≡ 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
Burning heat; night
Catarrh with fever
Dry heat; night
Fever with skin out-break; measles
Internal heat; 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 ...
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
Faintness, fainting; after a fright
Faintness, fainting; from sitting up
Faintness, fainting; after urinating
Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Full feeling; internally
Inflammation; thin, watery membranes
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Lying down; lying on side
Aversion to movement
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; tearing; externally
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small
Pulse; imperceptible; almost
Swelling; of affected parts
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; blood vessels
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, dry weather
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold≡ more ...