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Senega - Modalities Etc

Snake Wort, Senega Officinalis, Polygala senega, Seneg.

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HPUS indication of Senega: Chest cold

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



(Morning), Headache; pain in margin of lids; dryness in mouth; flat taste in mouth; on waking, pain in chest.

(Forenoon), Pressure in temples; roughness in throat; weariness of feet.

(Towards evening), Pain in occiput; compression of chest.

(Evening), Pain in umbilical region; in bed, itching of legs; drowsiness.

(Night), Aching pain in stomach; on awaking, pain in chest.

(Open air), Lachrymation; cough; oppression of chest.

(Bending head forward), Pressure under upper part of sternum.

(Bending chest forward), Sore pain and pulsations.

(Bending chest backward), Vertigo.

(Concussion of chest), Pain.

(Chewing), Pressure in right ear.

(Cough), Stitches in left half of chest.

(Going upstairs), Short breathing and oppression of chest.

(During inspiration), Pain in region of heart.

(When lying), Stitches in left half of chest.

(Pressure), Pain between third and fourth left ribs; pain in chest.

(Reading or writing), Burning in eyes.

(Reading aloud), Hoarseness.

(During rest), Oppression of chest; pain in chest; twitching and crawling in upper part of chest; pain in middle of chest.

(Running), Pain through chest.

(Sneezing), Sore pain in chest.

(Sitting in a warm room), Headache.

(When sitting), Orgasm of blood to chest; pain under left shoulderblade; stitches in left half of chest.

(Stooping), Rush of blood to head; pressure in eyes; pain in chest.

(Stepping hard), Pain through chest; racks chest; pain between scapulae.

(Tickling in larynx), Cough.

(Touch), Pain in walls of chest.

(On urinating), Burning in urethra.

(Walking), Pressure in region of heart; oppression of chest; pain in chest; pricking in left half of chest.

(Walking fast), Cough; stagnation in upper part of lungs; pain through chest; racks chest.

(Walking in open air), Stitches and oppression in chest; faintness.


WORSE, walking in open air, during rest.

Air Open


Inhaling cold




Looking fixedly


(Open air), Pain in forehead.

(Cold), Headache.


BETTER, from sweat; Bending head backwards.

Motion; in open air

Bending head back

Position etc

Many symptoms worse during rest. Also See 27, 28.

Exercise 3. Motion 28. Bending head back 5. Going up stairs 26. Walking, walking fast 5, 27, 28, 30. Sitting 3, 27. Lying on sides 27, 28.

Day 3. Evening 5, 27. Night 27. Morning 5, 11, 27.