Apocynum CannabinumIndian Hemp, Apocyn, Apocyn. Can, Apocynum, Canna
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 Apocynum Cannabinum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Increases secretions of mucous and serous membranes and acts on cellular tissue, producing oedema and dropsy and on skin causing diaphoresis. Acute hydrocephalus. A diminished frequency of the pulse is a prime indication. This is one of our most efficient remedies, in Dropsies, ascites, anasarca and hydrothorax, and urinary troubles, especially suppression and strangury. In the digestive complaints of Bright’s disease, with the nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, difficult breathing, it will be found of frequent service. The dropsy is characterized by great thirst and gastric irritability. Arrhythmia. Mitral and tricuspid regurgitation. acute alcoholism. Relaxation of sphincters.
CYMARIN is the active principle of Apocynum Cannabinum., lowers pulse rate and increases blood-pressure. Strophanthus (extreme cardiac depression with intense gastric disturbance; dropsy). Aralia hispida - Wild Elder - a valuable diuretic, useful in dropsy of the cavities, either due to hepatic or renal disease with constipation. Urinary disorders, especially with dropsy. Scudder advises doses of five to thirty drops in sweetened cream of tartar, Solution). Apis.; Arsenic; Digital.; Hell.
Snuffles of children ( Sambucus.) Chronic nasal catarrh with tendency to acute stuffiness with dull, sluggish memory
Takes cold easily, nostrils become congested and blocked up easily.≡ more ...
Heart; Tricuspid regurgitation; rapid and feeble, irregular cardiac action, low arterial tension, pulsating jugulars, general cyanosis and general dropsy.
Lungs; fluid build up in chest cavity (pulmonary oedema)
Oppressed feeling≡ more ...
Short, dry cough
Respiration short and unsatisfactory
Oppression about epigastrium and chest.
Rattling≡ more ...
Stomach; Nausea, with drowsiness
Thirst on walking
Food or water is immediately ejected
Dull, heavy, sick feeling
Oppression in epigastrium and chest, impeding breathing ( Lobelia Infl.) Sensation of sinking in stomach
Swelling; from watery fluid; abdominal cavity
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual
Stomach; pain; after drinking
Stomach; vomiting; in women; during period≡ more ...
WATERY, flatulent, with soreness in anus; worse after eating
Feeling as if sphincter were open and stools ran right out.
Watery≡ more ...
Bladder much distended
Turbid, hot urine, with thick mucus and burning in urethra, after urinating
Little expulsive power
Renal dropsy.≡ more ...
Female; Amenorrhoea, with bloating; metrorrhagia with nausea; fainting, vital depression
Hemorrhages at change of life
Blood expelled in large clots.
Female; period; copious≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.