Lobelia InflataIndian Tobacco, Lobelinum
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 Lobelia Inflata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Is a vasomotor stimulant; increases the activity of all vegetative processes; spends its force mainly upon the pneumogastric nerve, producing a depressed relaxed condition with oppression of the chest and epigastrium, impeded respiration, nausea and vomiting.
Languor, relaxation of muscles, Nausea, vomiting and dyspepsia are the general indications that point to the use of this remedy, in asthma and gastric affections. Best adapted to light-complexioned fleshy people. Bad effects of drunkenness. Suppressed discharges ( Sulph.) Diphtheria. Catarrhal jaundice ( chionanth.)
Tincture, to thirtieth potency. Locally the tincture is antidotal to Poison-oak. Often the Acetum lobelia acts better than any other preparation. Lobelia hypodermically acts clinically almost precisely as the antitoxin of diphtheria does upon the i≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, tobacco, afternoon, slightest motion, cold, especially cold washing.
BETTER, by rapid walking; (chest pain), toward evening, and from warmth.≡ show all authors ...
Lobelia Syphilitica Or cerulea (gives a perfect picture of sneezing influenza, involving the posterior nares, palate, and fauces. Very depressed. Pain in forehead over eyes; pain and gas in bowels, followed by copious watery stools with tenesmus and soreness of anus. Pain in knees. Prickling in soles. Great oppression in lower part of chest, as if air could not reach there. Pain in chest under short ribs of left side. Dry, hacking cough. Breathing difficult. Dull, aching pain over root of nose. Eustachian catarrh. Pain in posterior part of spleen.) Lobelia Erinus (Malignant growths, extremely rapid development; colloid cancer of the omentum; cork-screw-like pains in abdomen; great dryness of skin, nasal and buccal mucous membranes; distaste for brandy; dry, eczematous patches covering points of first fingers. Malignant disease of the face. Epithelioma).
Vertigo, and fear of death
Gastric headache, with nausea, vomiting, and great prostration; worse, afternoon until midnight; tobacco
Dull, heavy pain.≡ more ...
Profuse flow of saliva; acrid burning taste; Mercurial taste; tenacious mucus, tongue coated white.≡ more ...
Heart; sensation as if heart would cease
Lungs; emphysema≡ more ...
Dyspnoea from constriction of chest; worse, any exertion
Sensation of pressure or weight in chest; Better by rapid walking
Feels as if heart would stop
Asthma; attacks, with weakness, felt in pit of stomach and preceded by Prickling all over
Cramp, ringing cough, short breath, catching at throat
Asthma attack; spasmodic
Difficult (dyspnea); in cold air
Difficult (dyspnea); after exertion; physical exertion
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Pain in sacrum; cannot bear slightest touch
Sits leaning forward.
Deep red color and copious red sediment.≡ more ...
Stomach; Acidity, flatulence, shortness of breath after eating
Heartburn with profuse flow of saliva
Extreme nausea and vomiting
Faintness and weakness of epigastrium
profuse salivation, with good appetite
Profuse sweat and prostration
Cannot bear smell or taste of tobacco
Acrid, burning taste; acidity, with contractive feeling in pit of stomach
Flatulence, shortness of breath after eating
Stomach; disordered; extending to heart
Stomach; nausea; deathly
Stomach; nausea; with salivation
Stomach; sinking (see emptiness); extending to heart
Stomach; vomiting; comes on suddenly≡ more ...
Female; vaginal discharge; copious; serum like discharge from anus and vagina≡ more ...