Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Echinacea Angustifolia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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(Echinacea Purpurea Echinacea angustifolia is the Western species of E.; not to be confounded with E. purpurea, or Black Sampson, the Eastern species.) N. O. Compositae, allied to Rudbeckia. Tincture of whole fresh plant.
he became so weak he could not sit up.
hair fell out. an eruption of psoriasis appeared on extremities extending to body. The disease advanced rapidly.
the nails fell off. Left iritis supervened, and then keratitis of the right eye. Under Kali Iodatum Kali iod., and phospho-albumen as a food, the hair ceased to fall off, but other symptoms became rapidly worse. Echinacea Purpurea Echin. was now given, and slowly the disease was arrested.
then gradual improvement and ultimate cure ensued. The report does not mention if the sight of the left eye was recovered. Homoeopathists have generally followed the eclectics in using substantial doses. Fortunately we are now much better placed to understand Echinacea Purpurea Echin., thanks to an extensive proving undertaken by J. C. Fahnestock, with additional symptoms contributed by T. C. Duncan (H. R., xiv. 337, 386). With one exception the provers were males. The first symptom noticed was a biting, tingling sensation on the tongue, lips, and fauces (compare Aconite Acon.) with a sense of fear and pain about the heart. Febrile symptoms, full head, flushed face and accelerated pulse followed. Languor was experienced by many provers, and neuralgic, sharp, darting, shifting pains. Catarrh of the digestive add respiratory tracts. Griping pains, offensive flatus and loose yellowish stool. Drowsiness was a very marked feature. The symptoms were agg. after eating.
in evening. after physical or mental exertion.
amel. by lying down, and by rest. In two provers there was found a diminution of red blood corpuscles after the proving. There is much chilliness (coldness of right leg), and sensitiveness to cold, agg. from exposure to cold air. Pains in abdomen come and go suddenly, and are amel. by bending double.