Xanthoxylum FraxineumPrickly Ash, Xanthox, Xanthoxyl, Xanthoxylon fraxineum, Xanthoxylum
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 Xanthoxylum Fraxineum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Its specific action is on the nervous system and mucous membranes. Paralysis, especially Hemiplegia. Painful hemorrhages, after-pains, Neuralgic dysmenorrhoea, and rheumatic affections, offer a therapeutic field for this remedy, especially in patients of spare habit and nervous, delicate organization. Indigestion from over-eating or from too much fluid. Sluggish capillary circulation. Neurasthenia, poor assimilation, insomnia, occipital headache. Increases mucous secretion of mouth and stimulates the secretion from all glands with ducts opening in the mouth.
First to sixth potency.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Gnaph.; Cimicif.; Staph.; Mezer.; Piscidia - White dogwood - (a nerve sedative. Insomnia due to worry, nervous excitement, spasmodic coughs; pains of irregular menstruation; regulates the flow. Neuralgic and spasmodic affections. Use tincture in rather material doses.)≡ show all authors ...
Weight and pain on vertex
Pain over eyes, throbbing pressure over nose, pressure in forehead; head seems divided; ringing in ears
Sick headache with dizziness and flatulence.≡ more ...
Neuralgia of lower jaw
Dryness of mouth and fauces
Pharyngitis ( Wyethia.)
Skin; discoloration; red; during painful menstruation≡ more ...
Constant desire to take a long breath; oppression of chest
Dry cough, day and night.≡ more ...
Griping and diarrhoea
Dysentery, with Tympanites, tenesmus; inodorous discharges.≡ more ...
Female; Menses too early and painful
Ovarian neuralgia, with pain in loins and lower abdomen; worse, Left side, extending down the thigh, along genitocrural nerves
Neuralgic dysmenorrhoea, with neuralgic headaches; pain in Back and down legs
Menses thick, almost black
Neurasthenic patients who are thin, emaciated; poor assimilation with insomnia and occipital headache.≡ more ...
Paralysis of left side following spinal disorders
Numbness of left side; impairment of nerve of motion
Pain in nape, extending down back
Sciatica; worse, hot weather
Anterior, crural neuralgia ( Staph.) Left arm numb
Neuralgic shooting pain, as from electricity, all over limbs.≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Hard and unrefreshing; dreams of flying
Sleeplessness in neurasthenics.≡ more ...