Sambucus NigraPink Elder, Sambucus
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 Sambucus Nigra in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Acts especially on the respiratory organs. Dry coryza of infants, snuffles, edematous swellings. Profuse sweat accompanies many affections.
Tincture, to sixth potency.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, sleep, during rest, after eating fruit.
BETTER, sitting up in bed, motion. Relationship.
Compare: Ipec.; Meph.; Opium; Sambucus Nigra Canadensis (great value in dropsies, large doses required - fluid extract, 1/4 to 1 teaspoonful three times daily). Antidotes: Ars.; Camph.
Sees images when shutting eyes
Very easily frightened
Fright followed by suffocative attacks.≡ more ...
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked
Snuffles (see obstruction)
in new-born infants≡ more ...
Dry heat of skin during sleep
Bloated and swollen; general dropsy; Profuse sweat on waking.≡ more ...
Chest oppressed with pressure in stomach, and nausea
Hoarseness with tenacious mucus in larynx
Paroxysmal, Suffocative cough, coming on about midnight, with crying and dyspnoea
Sniffles of infants; nose dry and obstructed
Loose choking cough
When nursing child must let go of nipple, nose blocked up, cannot breathe
Child awakes suddenly, nearly suffocating, sits up, turns blue
cannot expire ( Meph.) Miller’s asthma.
night; after midnight
must spring out of bed
Difficult (dyspnea); night
night; after midnight
frequent attacks until 4 a.m.
breathing in difficult
Rough; crowing (see croup)≡ more ...
Profuse urine with dry heat of skin
Frequent micturition, with scanty urine
Acute nephritis; dropsical symptoms, with vomiting.≡ more ...
Hands turn blue
Edematous swelling in legs, insteps, and feet
Feet icy cold
Debilitating night-sweats ( Salvia; Acet-ac.)
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
lower limbs; foot; with heat elsewhere; with heat of body during sleep
Swollen; lower limbs; fluid in tissues
foot; fluid accumulation≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Falling asleep; during heat
Sleep between heat of fever
Sleepiness, tiredness; during the heat≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Dry heat while sleeping
profuse sweat over entire body during waking hours
Dry, deep cough precedes the fever paroxysm.
Burning heat; during sleep
Dry heat; night; during sleep
night; on going to sleep
Heat comes on during sleep
cold feet and sweat on waking
Aversion to uncovering
Chilliness from uncovering; uncovering during any stage of attack≡ more ...
Daytime; while awake
Evening; 7 p.m.; to 1 a.m.
Only while awake
General sweat everywhere except the head
evening; 7 p.m., lasting till 1 a.m. dry heat returns on going to sleep
debilitating; not offensive smelling
Dry heat while sleeping, perspiration on waking
On going to sleep
After waking from sleep
Aversion to uncovering≡ more ...
Lying down; lying down
after lying down
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration
from perspiration; while awake, dry, burning heat while sleeping≡ more ...