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 Asclepias Tuberosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Its action on the chest muscles is most marked and has been verified. Sick headache, with flatulence in stomach and bowels. Dyspepsia. Bronchitis and pleurisy come within its range. Catarrhal states from cold and damp weather. Irritation of larynx with huskiness; grip, with pleuritic pain.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Asclepias Incarnata - Swamp Milk Weed ( Chronic gastric Catarrh and leucorrhoea ( Dropsy with dyspnoea.) Periploca graeca - One of the Asclepiades - (Cardiac tonic, acts on circulation and respiratory center, accelerating respiration in a ratio disproportionate to pulse.) Bryonia; Dulc.≡ show all authors ...
Respiration painful, especially at base of left lung
Dry cough; throat constricted; causes pain in head and abdomen
Pain in chest; shooting downward from left nipple
A general eliminative remedy, acting specially on the sudoriparous glands
Chest pains are relieved by bending forward
Spaces between ribs close to sternum tender
Lancinating pain between shoulders
Catarrh, with frontal headache, and sticky yellow discharge.≡ more ...
Stomach; Fullness, pressure, weight
Flatulence after meals
Sensitive to tobacco.≡ more ...
Catarrhal dysentery, with rheumatic pains all over
Stools smell like rotten eggs.≡ more ...
Rheumatic joints give sensations as if adhesions being broken up on bending.≡ more ...