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 (i.e. symptoms) 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 Bryonia; Dulcamara Dulc.⥄ Show reverse lookup of relationships
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.
night≡ show all authors ...
Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
Pain, headache; morning; on rising
from emotions; nervous
in forehead; coughing
Hair; falling≡ show all authors ...
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
as from something in eye; like sand in eye
Intolerance of light (photophobia); gaslight
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; black; spots
colours; dark; spots
Dim; smoking≡ show all authors ...
Appearance as if dead (see sunken)
Lips; itching (see skin)
out-breaks on lips
cold sores, herpes; around lips
Skin; discoloration; yellow
out-breaks on skin
pus-filled pimples; nose
blisters; lips≡ show all authors ...
Nose bleed; from blowing the nose
Discharge from nose; blood; from one side
Pain; like flea-bites
stitching, sudden, sharp
Snuffles (see obstruction)
Running or blocked nose (coryza)
blocked; children (see snuffles)
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Gums and teeth
Bleeding; gums; easily
Discoloration; gums; pale
Teeth; discoloured; yellow
mucus on teeth (see deposits on teeth during illness); yellow
Discoloration; tongue; yellow
Taste; bitter-sweet; bloody
putrid≡ show all authors ...
External throat; stiffness of sides≡ show all authors ...
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)
afternoon; 4 p.m.
night; 4 a.m.
cutting (sudden sharp pain)
movement; of arms
stitching, sudden, sharp; coughing
stitching, sudden, sharp; breast; extending from left nipple downward
stitching, sudden, sharp; breast; nipple; left
stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; left; extending to shoulder
stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
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.
Oppressed feeling; on breathing in
Pain; cutting (sudden sharp pain); when breathing in
cutting (sudden sharp pain); sides; when breathing in
Rattling≡ show all authors ...
Night; after midnight; 4 a.m.
With constriction feeling; larynx
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; bronchia
Intermittent≡ show all authors ...
▲ BACK AND NECK
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
aching; base of spine / lower back
stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting
dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching
night≡ show all authors ...
Stomach; Fullness, pressure, weight
Sensitive to tobacco.
Noises from abdomen; rumbling
rumbling; morning; 6 a.m.
rumbling; night; 3 a.m.
rumbling; before stool
Pain; aching, dull pain (see boring, pulling, distress, digging, gnawing, biting, pressing, etc.)
when walking up stairs
behind lower ribs
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; lower part of abdomen
Pulsation; behind lower ribs
behind lower ribs; left
Restlessness, uneasiness, etc.
Bladder; urination; frequent
Stomach; appetite; reduced; morning
disordered; not relieved by eating
heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness)
cramping, griping, constricting
sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness); on coughing
Flatulence after meals
Pain; after eating (including certain foods)
after eating (including certain foods); after dinner
Stomach; nausea; morning; on rising
bile≡ show all authors ...
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Catarrhal dysentery, with rheumatic pains all over
Stools smell like rotten eggs.
from cold weather
cold, damp weather
Pain; burning; after stool
urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during stool
Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing)
Albuminous (white, thick see mucous)
Mucous, slimy; jelly-like
Odour; like rotten eggs
Like scrapings of intestines
Yellow≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Albuminous (white, thick); after scarlet fever
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
Male; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; penis
Female; pain; bearing down; womb, and region of womb (see labour-like pains, also pains in abdomen)
Male; erections; troublesome; morning
erections; without sexual desire
Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Rheumatic joints give sensations as if adhesions being broken up on bending.
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Numbness (see tingling); hand
upper right and left lower
left; to right
near the wrist
hand; palm of hand
rising from sitting
toes; fourth toe
toes; fifth toe
aching; lower limbs; knee
aching; leg; as from corns
pulling; foot; sole
shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); shoulder
as if sprained; ankle
stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs; extending to wrist
stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder
stitching, sudden, sharp; knee
morning; on rising
Pulsation, throbbing; upper limbs
itching; upper limbs
night; 9 p.m.
itching; forearm; night
fingers; third finger
fingers; fourth finger
itching; lower limbs
out-break on skin; pimples
out-break on skin; pus-filled pimples
out-break on skin; upper limbs; pimples
out-break on skin; upper limbs; pus-filled pimples
out-break on skin; upper limbs; blisters
out-break on skin; elbow; pimples
out-break on skin; forearm; pimples
out-break on skin; wrists; pimples
out-break on skin; hand; pus-filled pimples
out-break on skin; lower limbs; pimples
out-break on skin; thigh; pimples
out-break on skin; leg; pimples; itching
out-break on skin; leg; pus-filled pimples; itching
out-break on skin; calf; pimples
Swollen; joints≡ show all authors ...
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
Perspiration with heat≡ show all authors ...
Sleep and dreams
Dreams; animals, insects, beasts; horses
Emaciated (extremely thin)
Pain; sudden, sharp; downward
sudden, sharp; transversely
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
from smoking≡ more ...