OleanderNerium Odorum, Rose-laurel, Oleand
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 Oleander in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Has a marked action on the skin, heart and nervous system, producing and curing paralytic conditions with cramp-like contractions of upper extremities. Hemiplegia. Difficult articulation.
Third to thirtieth potency.
Compare: Con.; Nat-m.; Rhus; Caust.; Lathyr. Oleander contains Oleandrin and also Nerein which latter is said to be closely related if not identical with Digitalin. The pulse becomes slower, more regular, more powerful. Diuresis; palpitation, oedema and dyspnoea of valvular disease, disappear.
Antidotes: Camph.; Sulph.
Vertigo and diplopia, when looking down
Vertigo, when looking fixedly at an object, and on rising in bed
Pain in brain, as if head would burst
Dull, unable to think
Eruption on scalp
Corrosive itching on forehead and edge of hair; worse, heat.
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; peeling in scales
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; scales
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dandruf
Skin and scalp; itching; daytime
Skin and scalp; itching; night≡ more ...
Can see objects only when looking at them sideways
Eyes water on reading
Sensation as if eyes were drawn back into the head.≡ more ...
Pale, sunken, with blue rings around eyes ( Phos-ac.)
Heat; during chill
Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes≡ more ...
Itching, scurfy pimples; herpes; sensitive and numb
Very sensitive skin; slightest friction causes soreness and chapping
Violent itching eruption, bleeding, oozing; want of perspiration
Pruritus, especially of scalp, which is sensitive.
Itching; gnawing, biting
Loss of feeling
Numbness; after scratching
Out-breaks on skin; crusty
Out-breaks on skin; peeling in scales
Out-breaks on skin; eczema
Pain; gnawing, biting; after scratching
Pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin
Pain; gnawing, biting; eating at skin; after scratching
Pain; burning; after scratching≡ more ...
Oppression as from a weight; asthmatic when lying down
Palpitation, with weakness and empty feeling in chest
Obtuse stitches in chest.≡ more ...
Stomach; Canine hunger, with hurried eating, without appetite
Vomiting of food; greenish water
Throbbing in pit.
Borborygmus, with profuse, fetid flatus
Gnawing around navel
stool passes when emitting flatus
Burning pain in anus.
Noises from abdomen; gurgling
Noises from abdomen; gurgling; before stool
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)
Stomach; indigestion≡ more ...
Diarrhoea; hot weather
Flatulence; during diarrhoea
Flatulence; during stool
Involuntary stool; on passing flatulence≡ more ...
Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)
Thin, liquid; normal consistency
Thin, liquid; pouring out
Thin, liquid; yellow
Yellow; normal consistency≡ more ...
Weakness of lower limbs
Paralysis of legs and feet
Want of animal heat in limbs
Constant cold feet
Swelling, burning stiffness of fingers
Veins on hands swollen
Stiffness of joints.
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
Paralysis; lower limbs; painless≡ more ...
Fluid build up; external
Insensitive to pain (see irritability)
Lack of irritability
Lack of reaction
Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.