Areca CatechuBetel Nut, Areca Catechu E Seminibus Areca.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Areca Catechu in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Of use in Helminthiasis. Areca Catechu's alkaloid, Areolin hydrobrom contracts the pupil, acting more promptly and energetically but of shorter duration than Eserine. Serviceable in glaucoma. Acts also as a salivatory like Pilocarpine. Also increases the amplitude of pulsations of the heart and promotes the contractibility of the intestines.
Materia medica entries of other remedies mentioning Areca Catechu
Fil > relationships
Compare Areca, Granat., Kousso and Cuc. pep. sem. (tape-worm); Gels., Carb. s., Ben. din. (vision). Teste places Filix mas in his Ipecac. group along with Nux vom., Ant. crud., Ant. tart., &c.