AlfalfaMedicago Sativa. California Clover Or Lucerne
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 Alfalfa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
From its action on the sympathetic, Alfalfa favorably influences nutrition, evidenced in "toning up" the appetite and digestion resulting in greatly improved mental and physical vigor, with gain in weight. Disorders characterized by malnutrition are mainly within its therapeutic range, for example, neurasthenia, splanchnic blues, nervousness, insomnia, nervous indigestion, etc. Acts as a fat producer, corrects tissue waste. Deficient lactation. Increases quality and quantity of milk in nursing mothers. Its pronounced urinary action suggests it clinically in diabetes insipidus and phosphaturia; and it is claimed to allay vesical irritability of prostatic hypertrophy. The rheumatic diathesis seems especially amenable to its action.
The best results are elicited with material doses (5-10) drops of tincture, several times daily. Continue its use until tonic effects ensue.≡ show all authors ...
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It induces mental exhilaration of buoyancy, i.e., a general feeling of well being; clear and bright, so that all blues are dissipated
Dull, drowsy, stupid (Gels.); gloomy and irritable, worse during evening.≡ more ...
Dull, heavy feeling in occiput, in and above the eyes, worse toward evening
Pain in left side of head
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Stomach; Increased thirst
Appetite impaired, but chiefly increased even to bulimia
He must eat frequently, so that he cannot wait for regular meals; hungry in forenoon ( Sulph.) Much nibbling of food and craving of sweets.
Flatulence with distention
Shifting, flatulent pain along colon several hours after meals
Frequent loose, yellow, painful stools, with burning of flatulence
Chronic appendicitis.≡ more ...
Kidneys inactive; frequent urging to urinate
Polyuria ( Phos.-AC.) Increased elimination of urea, indican and phosphates.≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Slept better than usual, especially in early morning; it induces quiet, reposeful and refreshing sleep.≡ more ...