Ignatia Amara - Head symptoms

St. Ignatius Bean, Ignat, Ignatia, Iamara

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HPUS indication of Ignatia Amara: Sadness

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ignatia Amara may help, unprocessed Ignatia may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ignatia in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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HEAD

Feels hollow, heavy; Worse, stooping

Congestion (see pulsation)

fullness

feels as if nose bleed were coming on

after period

when spoken to harshly

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)

forehead

Pulled; backward

backward; in convulsions

Empty, hollow sensation

Hot

before period

during period

temples

Movements in head; shaking sensation

Movements of head; falling (see heaviness); backward

falling (see heaviness); forward

jerking of the head

tosses head

trembling

Pain, headache; as if crushed shattered, beaten to pieces

Pulsating

jerking

during period

while straining at stool

forehead

during period

over eyes

back of head (occiput)

during stool

Twitching of muscles

Uncovering head

Warm coverings on head

Headache

Headache as if a nail were driven out through the side

Cramp-like pain over root of nose

Congestive headaches following anger or grief; Worse, smoking or smelling tobacco, inclines head forward.

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

pressing); as if too full of blood

pressing); before period

pressing); during period

pressing); on raising head

pressing); stooping

pressing); on waking

pressing); back of head (occiput)

as if head would sink backward

Pain, headache

morning

in bed

on rising

on waking

on waking; on first opening the eyes

noon

afternoon

night

after midnight

from open air

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from coffee

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); eating

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from spirits

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); spirits

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from wine

with catarrh

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); on moving eyes

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); on moving eyelids

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); closing eyes

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); from light in general

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); from looking fixedly at anything

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); looking upward

from cold (including cold parts); from cold air

while constipated

with running or blocked nose

on coughing

while teething

from emotions

after depressing or sad news

from becoming heated

from anger

after a fright

from grief

nervous

after stress (see anger)

from exertion; physical exertion; from running

from exertion; mental exertion

from eager attention

with stomach complaints

with high or low temperature; headache during the heat

with high or low temperature; headache during the chill

hysterical headache

increasing gradually; decreasing gradually, but ceasing suddenly

intermittent

while lying down

lies with head low

while lying on back

on either side

lying down; while lying on back

lying down; on either side

lying down; on painful side

lying down

maddening; pains

in women; during period

mental exertion

certain movements; movement in general

certain movements; raising head

certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head)

from lying

from stooping

from certain movements; movement in general

from certain movements; while bending head backward

from certain movements; raising head

from certain movements; from stooping

from certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head); rising upright

from certain movements; turning head

quickly

from noises

people talking

from certain odours; from strong odours

recurring headache

every fourteen days

pulsating

when reading

rheumatic

travelling; while travelling

sitting

after sleep

after a siesta

sleep

from stool; from pressing at stool

from stool; after stool

from stooping

sudden pain or sudden increase of pain

pain comes on suddenly and go suddenly

while talking

when thinking of pain

from smoking tobacco

from touch

twitching

urination; profuse

walking; while

walking; on walking up steps or hill

walking; while walking in open air

walking; stepping heavily

from warmth; from exposure to sun

warmth

cold weather

from exposure to wind; cold wind

from wrapping up head

from writing

extending to other parts; eyes

extending to other parts; teeth

bones

aching deep in brain

after eating

in forehead

right side

right side; extending to left side

morning; on waking

late morning

noon

afternoon

on climbing steps

on movement

on movement; movement of the eyes

on movement; when turning head; quickly

pulsating

from stooping

sunlight

extending to other parts; eyes

extending to other parts; temples

above eyes

above eyes; above right

above eyes; above left

above eyes; when stooping

above root of nose

above root of nose; during period

back of head (occiput)

daytime

cold air

hot applications

mental labour

noise

pulsating

while sitting

while pressing at stool

stooping

thinking

wrapping up warm

sides

sides; right

forehead and back of head (occiput)

sides; one side

sides; right

sides; left

sides; while lying down; lying on the painful side

sides; mental exertion

sides; talking

sides; walking; in open air

temples

morning

top of head (vertex); extending to other parts; eyes

forehead and top of head (vertex)

boring, digging, screwing

forehead

bursting

mental exertion, reading or writing

while talking aloud

temples

cramping

forehead

forehead; as if would lose senses

pulling; on stooping low

pulling; forehead

above eyes

above eyes; right

dull pain

forehead

jerking

on climbing steps

raising the eyes

piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail

during period

forehead

sides

sides; as if side driven outward, feels better when lying on it

temples

pressing (see bursting, pulling)

apart

changeable

pulling

inward

from mental exertion

outward

comes on suddenly

in spots

forced to stoop

wandering

while writing

as if brain pressing; pressing on the brain

forehead

forehead; bending head backward

forehead; before period

forehead; extending to other parts; to eyes

forehead; over eyes

forehead; over eyes; right

forehead; over eyes; as if eyes would be forced out

forehead; extending to above nose

forehead; extending to sides of head

forehead; extending to sides of head; right

forehead; extending to sides of head; left

back of head (occiput)

back of head (occiput); inward

back of head (occiput); at sides

sides

sides; right

sides; from talking

temples

temples; when lying on side

temples; lying on back

temples; outward

top of head (vertex)

top of head (vertex); as from hard body

top of head (vertex); extending to other parts; forehead

shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.)

sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

morning; on waking

in brain

stitching, sudden, sharp

forehead

back of head (occiput)

temples

tearing, rending

from cold air

bending head forward

lying down; lying on back

while lying down; lying on back

sitting upright

stinging

forehead

back of head (occiput)

back of head (occiput); sitting straight

sides of head

as if torn

Scalp

from combing or binding hair; when combing the hair