Ampelopsis quinquefoliaAmpelopsis Quin., Ampelopsis
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ampelopsis quinquefolia may help, unprocessed Ampelopsis quinquefolia is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Ampelopsis quinquefolia in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Ampelopsis quinquefolia, Michx.
Natural order, Vitaceae.
Virginia Creeper or American Ivy.
Mr. Bernay, Pharm. Journ. and Trans., vol vii, 1876, p. 80, two children, aet. two and a half and five years, chewed the leaves, swallowing the juice.
They are quickly seized with violent vomiting and purging, with considerable tenesmus.
then collapse, sweating, and faint pulse.
followed by deep sleep for two hours, from which they were aroused by a return of the vomiting and purging. Four hours after the commencement of the attack there was still considerable dilatation of the pupil.≡ more ...