Senega

Snake Wort, Senega Officinalis

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HPUS indication of Senega: Chest cold
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Senega may help, unprocessed Senega may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL - Senega

General

Catarrhal symptoms, especially of the respiratory tract, and distinct eye symptoms of a paralytic type, are most characteristic. Circumscribed spots in chest left after inflammations.

Dose

Tincture, to thirtieth potency.

  MODALITIES ETC - Senega

Worse

WORSE, walking in open air, during rest.

Better

BETTER, from sweat; Bending head backwards.

  RELATIONSHIPS - Senega

Compare

Compare: Causticum Caust.; Phosphorus Phos.; Saponin N/A ; Ammonium Benzoicum Ammon.; Calc Carb Calc.; Nepeta Cataria Nepeta Cataria - Nepeta Cataria Catnip (to break up a cold; infantile colic; hysteria).

  MIND - Senega

Mind

Suddenly remembers unimportant regions which he saw long ago

Inclined to quarrel.

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

  HEAD - Senega

Dullness, with pressure and weakness of eyes

Headache

Pain in temples

Bursting pain in forehead.

Pain, headache; air; open (see walking in open air)

warm room

  EYES - Senega

Eyes

Hyperphoria, better by bending head backwards

Senega acts on the rectus superior

Blepharitis; lids dry and crusty ( Graphites Graph.) Dryness, with sensation As if too large for orbits

Staring

Lachrymation

Flickering; must wipe eyes frequently

Objects look shaded

Muscular asthenopia ( Causticum Caust.) Double vision; better only by bending head backward

Opacities of the vitreous humor

Promotes absorption of fragments of lens, after operation.

Pain

pressing

Weak

while reading

Vision

Dim; when reading

Exertion of vision

Weak (see eyes, weak); using eyes

  FACE - Senega

Face

Paralysis of left side of face

Heat in face

Burning vesicles in corners of mouth and lips.

  NOSE - Senega

Nose

Dry

Nostrils feel peppery.

Discharge

Coryza; much watery mucus and sneezing

  MOUTH - Senega

Taste

Taste; metallic

  THROAT - Senega

Throat

Catarrhal inflammation of throat and fauces, with scraping hoarseness

Burning and rawness

Sensation as if membrane had been abraded.

Catarrh

in old people

trachea (wind pipe)

Dryness

larynx

Mucus; in the air passages

Pain; burning; larynx

  CHEST - Senega

Chest

Catarrh

aged people

Constriction, tension

Heat; flushes (see congestion)

Inflammation; lungs

lung lining

Oppressed feeling

Pain

during a cough

when sitting

breast bone; when walking fast

clawing

pressing

sore, bruised

from coughing

stitching, sudden, sharp

sides; left

Pulsation

Weakness

Respiration

Hoarseness

Hurts to talk

Bursting pain in back on coughing

Catarrh of larynx

Loss of voice

Hacking cough

Thorax feels too narrow

Cough often ends in a sneeze

rattling in chest ( Antimonium Tartaricum Tat">Tart)

Emet.) Chest oppressed on ascending

Bronchial catarrh, With sore chest walls; much mucus; sensation of oppression and weight of chest

Difficult raising of tough, profuse mucus, in the aged

Asthenic bronchitis of old people with chronic interstitial nephritis or chronic emphysema

Old asthmatics with congestive attacks

Exudations in pleura

Hydrothorax ( Merc Viv Merc)

Sulphur Sulph.) Pressure on chest as though lungs were forced back to spine

Voice unsteady, vocal cords partially paralyzed.

Urinary Organs.

Greatly diminished; loaded with shreds and mucus; scalding before and after urinating

BACK, bursting distending pain in kidney region.

Rattling

  EXPECTORATION - Senega

Expectoration

White

albuminous (white, thick)

Difficult

Thick; and sticky

Transparent, clear

  SKIN - Senega

Skin

Dry

  GENITALS ETC - Senega

Urine

Frothy

Menses

Female; period; scanty

  GENERALITIES - Senega

Generalities

Pain; pressing; internally

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm room

Warmth; warm room