Anacardium OrientaleMarking Nut, Anacardium
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Anacardium Orientale may help, unprocessed Anacardium is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Anacardium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The Anacardium patient is found mostly among the neurasthenics; such have a type of nervous dyspepsia, relieved by food; Impaired memory, depression, and irritability; diminution of senses (smell, sight, hearing). Syphilitic patients often suffer with these conditions. Intermittency of symptoms. Fear of examination in students. Weakening of all senses, sight, hearing, etc. Aversion to work; lacks self-confidence; irresistible desire to swear and curse. Sensation of a plug in various parts - eyes, rectum, bladder, etc.; also of a band. Empty feeling in stomach; Eating temporarily relieves all discomfort. This is a sure indication, often verified. Its skin symptoms are similar to Rhus Tox Rhus, and it has proved a valuable antidote to Poison-Oak.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, on application of hot water.
BETTER, from eating, when lying on side, from rubbing.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Anacardium Occidentale Anacardium occidentale (cashew nut) (erysipelas, vesicular facial eruptions), anaesthetic variety of leprosy; warts, corns, ulcers, cracking of the skin on soles of feet). Rhus Tox Rhus.; Cypriped.; Chelidonium Majus Chelidonium.; Xerophyl. ’ Platinum Metallicum Platina follows well. Cereus serpentina (swearing).
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Hallucinations; Thinks he is possessed of two persons or wills
Anxiety when walking, as if pursued
Profound melancholy and hypochondriasis, with Tendency to use violent language
very easily offended
Malicious; seems bent on wickedness
Lack of confidence in himself or others
Suspicious (Hyoscyamus Niger Hyos.)
Clairaudient, hears voices far away or of the dead
Absence of all moral restraint.
Aversions, dislikes; company
Behaviour; cruelty (see moral feeling, malicious)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); violent
unhappy; discontent, displeased, dissatisfied, etc.
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating
impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; morning
impaired thinking; imbecility
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with fear
lacking self confidence
Memory; forgetful; morning
Talking, conversation; contrary (see obstinate, irritable)
Contradiction of will
feel like having two wills≡ more ...
Pressing pain, As from a plug; worse after mental exertion - in forehead; occiput, temples, vertex; Better during a meal
Pain, headache; temples
pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); like a plug
Itching and little boils on scalp.
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp≡ more ...
Pressure Like a plug on upper orbit
Objects appear too far off.
Swellings≡ more ...
Pressing in the ears as from a plug
Hard of hearing.
Pain; pressing≡ more ...
Blue rings around eyes
Skin; discoloration; pale
out-breaks on skin; rhus poisoning≡ more ...
Sense of smell perverted
Coryza with palpitation, especially in the aged.≡ more ...
Painful vesicles; fetid odor
Burning around lips as from pepper.
Tongue feels swollen, impeding speech and motion, with saliva in mouth
Taste; of food
putrid≡ more ...
Heart; Palpitation, with weak memory, with coryza in the aged; stitches in heart region
Rheumatic pericarditis with double stitches.
Pressure in chest, as from a dull plug
Oppression of chest, with internal heat and anxiety, driving him into open air
Cough excited by talking, in children, after fit of temper
Cough after eating with vomiting of food and pain in occiput.
Difficult (dyspnea)≡ more ...
Intense itching eczema, with mental irritability; vesicular eruption; Swelling, urticaria; eruption like that of Poison-Oak ( Xerophyl.; Grindel.; Croton Tiglium Croton.) Lichen planus; neurotic eczema
Warts on hands
Ulcer formation on forearm.
Numbness≡ more ...
Stiffness at nape of neck.
Dull pressure in the shoulders, as from a weight
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left
tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left
Perspiration≡ more ...
Stomach; Weak digestion, with fullness and distention
Empty feeling in stomach
Eating relieves Anacardium Occidentale Anacardium Dyspepsia
Apt to choke when eating or drinking
Pain as if dull plug were pressed into intestines
Rumbling, pinching, and griping.
Noises from abdomen; rumbling
Pain; pressing; around navel
Stomach; pain; pressing; after eating
pain; sudden, sharp; on breathing
Swallows food and drinks hastily.
Eructation, nausea, vomiting≡ more ...
Ineffectual desire; rectum seems powerless, as if plugged up; spasmodic constriction of sphincter ani; even soft stool passes with difficulty
Itching at anus; moisture from rectum
Hemorrhage during stool
Constipation; inactivity of rectum
ineffectual urging and straining
Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); desire passes away with great effort≡ more ...
Male; Voluptuous itching; increased desire; seminal emissions without dreams
Prostatic discharge during stool.
Female; Leucorrhoea, with soreness and itching
Menses scanty.≡ more ...
Neuralgia in thumb
Knees feel paralyzed or bandaged
Cramps in calves
Pressure as from a plug in the glutei
Warts on palms of hands
Fingers swollen with vesicular eruption.
Cramps; calf; on walking
Movements and positions; twitching; leg
Pain; upper arm
hand; joints of hand
pulling; hand; joints of
pulling; leg; shin
pulling; leg; calf; cramp-like
pressing; upper arm
pressing; thigh; comes on suddenly
pressing; thigh; as with a plug
pressing; thigh; rhythmical
as if sprained; ankle
when stepping on left foot
Skin; itching; hand
itching; hand; palm
itching; hand; fingers≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Afternoon; after dinner
In the open air
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
Trembling and shivering
In warmth; in warm room; not relieved in warm room, nor by a warm heater
Fever without chill; afternoon; 4 p.m.
After eating≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Spells of sleeplessness lasting for several nights
Dreams; of dead people; dead bodies
Constriction; sensation of a band
Eating and food; eating
Lying down; lying on side
Pain; pressing; inward
sudden, sharp; muscles; tearing in muscles
tearing; muscles; cramp-like in muscles
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)≡ more ...