Actaea SpicataBane Berry, Actea Spicata, Act∆a Spicata
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 Actaea Spicata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Is a rheumatic remedy, especially of the Small joints; tearing, tingling pains characterize it. Wrist-rheumatism. Pulsations over whole body, especially liver and renal region. Cardiovascular spasm. Pains worse from touch and motion.≡ show all authors ...
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Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; everything will fail
Desires, wants; company
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
loathing; life (see desires, death)
unhappy; lamenting, regretting
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)
impaired thinking; confusion
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
anxiety; from movement
fear; of being alone (see company)
fear; of death
Memory; weakness of memory
Sighing (see respiration)
Talking, conversation; obstinate≡ show all authors ...
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Vertigo, tearing headache, better in open air, throbbing in brain, pain from crown to between eyebrows; heat in forehead, pain in left frontal eminence as if bone were crushed
In open air
As if intoxicated
With obscuring of vision≡ show all authors ...
Fearful, starts easily; confused
Ebullition of blood to head excited by drinking Coffea Cruda Coffee
from warmth; from exposure to sun
back of head (occiput); hammering
back of head (occiput); pulsating
boring, digging, screwing
pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
tearing, rending; forehead
tearing, rending; top of head (vertex)
Itching of scalp alternating with heat; nose red at tip, fluent coryza.
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pimples
perspiration; forehead; warm≡ show all authors ...
of catarrh from cold
wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
cutting; extending inward
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; blue
Dim; during vertigo, dizziness≡ show all authors ...
Noises in ear
on blowing nose
when sneezing≡ show all authors ...
Violent pain in upper jaw, running from teeth through malar bones to temples
Perspiration on face and head.
Perspiration; on one side of face; lain on
Skin; discoloration; yellow; around mouth≡ show all authors ...
Discharge from nose; blood
Pain; sore, bruised
Skin or lining of nose; discoloration; redness; inside≡ show all authors ...
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid
Gums and teeth
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; temples
Salivation≡ show all authors ...
Short, irregular breathing at night, while lying
shortness of breath on exposure to fresh air.
Difficult (dyspnea); from weakness of respiratory organs≡ show all authors ...
▲ BACK AND NECK
Back and neck
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine); when lying still on the side
sacrum (base of spine)
while lying down; side≡ show all authors ...
Cramp-like pains in stomach and epigastrium, with difficult breathing; sense of suffocation
Sudden lassitude after eating.
Sticking pain and distension of hypogastrium.
Sensation as if diarrhoea would come on
Pain; as if diarrhoea would come on
in women; as if period would appear
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; behind lower ribs
Pulsation; behind lower ribs
behind lower ribs; right
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); frequent (see urination, frequent)
Stomach; appetite; lacking, no appetite; with hunger
disordered; after fruit
disordered; without hunger
indigestion; after fruit
indigestion; after meat; after salt meat
pain; cramping, griping, constricting
aversion to certain foods or drinks; all food; with hunger
loathing of food (see nausea)
Tearing, darting pains in epigastric region, with vomiting
vomiting; sour≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; gnawing, biting; during urination
Male; pain; penis; head (glans); during urination
Female; period; as if period would appear≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Tearing pains in loins
Rheumatic pains in small joints, wrist, (Ulmus) fingers, ankles, toes
Swelling in joints from slight fatigue
wrist swollen, red, worse any motion
Paralytic weakness in the hands
Lame feeling in arms
Pain in knee
Sudden lassitude after talking or eating.
Coldness; upper limbs; fingers
Movements and positions; lameness; upper arm
Numbness (see tingling); fingers
fingers; joints; rheumatic
fingers; first finger; joints of
boring; lower limbs
Skin; discoloration; fingers
joints; after exertion
Weakness; hand; paralytic
lower limbs; change of temperature
changes of temperature≡ show all authors ...
after the slightest exertion of body, or mind
Pain; tearing; away
Swelling; of affected parts
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after eating
walking; in open air≡ more ...