StrychninumAlkaloid Of Nux Vomica, Strychninum Purum
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 Strychninum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Its primary function is to stimulate the motor centers and the reflex action of the spinal cord. Homeopathic to spasms of muscles, cramps from an undue reflex excitability of the cord, spasms of the bladder, etc. Strychnine stimulates the central nervous system, mental activities, special senses rendered more acute. Respiration increased. All reflexes are made more active. Stiffness in muscles and face and neck. Opisthotonos. Tetanic convulsions with opisthotonos. The muscles relax between paroxysms; worse slightest touch, sound, odor. Influences more directly the spinal cord and is less appropriate in visceral derangements than Nux. Tetanus. Explosive nervousness. The pains and sensations come Suddenly and return at Intervals.
Third to thirtieth potency. For non-homeopathic use, to produce its direct physiological effects in paralysis the dose will range from one-fiftieth to one-twentieth of a grain, repeated three times a day. Under twelve years of age, one-fiftieth to one-hun
Compare: Eucalyptus (neutralizes ill effects of Strychnine). Strychn. Ars ( Paresis in the aged, relaxed musculature. Prostration. Psoriasis; chronic diarrhoea with paralytic symptoms; compensatory hypertrophy of heart with beginning fatty degeneration; marked dyspnoea when lying down; oedema of lower extremities, urine scanty, high specific gravity, heavily loaded with glucose. Diabetes. 6X trit.). Strychn. et. Ferr. CIT ( chlorotic and paralytic conditions; dyspepsia, with vomiting of ingesta; 2x and 3X trit.); Strychnine Nit ( 2x and 3X. Said to remove craving for Alcohol. Use for two weeks); Strychnine. Sulph ( Gastric atony); Strychn. valerin ( exhaustion of brain-power; women of high nervous erethism; 2x trit.). Compare: Cicuta; Arnica (tetanus).
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion
Insanity; mania, madness; from drinking (delirium tremors)≡ more ...
Full and bursting headache, with heat in eyes
Vertigo, with roaring in ears
Jerking of head forwards
Itching of scalp and nape.≡ more ...
Hot, painful, protruding, staring
Sparks before eyes
Spasmodic contraction of ocular muscles; twitching and trembling of lids.≡ more ...
Pale, anxious, livid
Jaws stiffened; lower jaw spasmodically closed.
Motions of jaw; lockjaw
Stiffness, muscles; lower jaw≡ more ...
Dry, contracted; feeling of a lump
Burning along and spasms of oesophagus
Violent itching in roof of mouth.
Spasms, convulsions etc.
Swallowing; difficult≡ more ...
Spasm of muscles about larynx
Sharp, contractive pains in muscles of chest
Persistent cough, recurring after influenza.
Difficult (dyspnea)≡ more ...
Rigidity of cervical muscles
Sharp pain in nape and down spine
Back stiff; violent jerks in spinal column
Icy sensation down spine.
Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)≡ more ...
Stomach; Constant retching
Nausea of pregnancy.
Sharp pain in abdominal muscles, griping pain in bowels.
Pain; dragging, bearing down
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant≡ more ...
Genitals≡ more ...
Rheumatism with stiff joints
Violent jerking, twitching, and trembling
Tetanic convulsions and opisthotonos; spasms provoked by slightest touch and attempt to move
Shocks in the muscles
Movements and positions; convulsion
Movements and positions; convulsion; rapid muscle spasm
Movements and positions; convulsion; upper limbs
Movements and positions; convulsion; lower limbs
Movements and positions; twitching
Stiffness; knee≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Cold chills down spine
Perspiration in a stream down head and chest
Lower extremities cold.≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.