Strophanthus HispidusKombe-seed, Strophant, Strophanthus, hispidus, Strophanthus hispidus, Strophanthus Kombe
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Strophanthus Hispidus may help, unprocessed Strophanthus Hispidus may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Strophanthus Hispidus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Strophanthus is a muscle poison; it increases the contractile power of all striped muscles. Acts on the heart, Increasing the systole and diminishes the rapidity. May be used with advantage to tone the heart, and run off dropsical accumulations. In small doses for weak heart; it feels enlarged. In mitral regurgitation, where oedema and dropsy have supervened ( Digitalis Purpurea Digit.) Strophanthus occasions no gastric distress, has no cumulative effects, is a greater diuretic, and is safer for the aged, as it does not affect the vaso-motors. In pneumonia and in severe prostration from hemorrhage after operations and acute diseases. After the long use of stimulants; Irritable heart of tobacco-smokers. Arteriosclerosis; rigid arteries of aged. Restores tone to a BRITTLE tissue, especially of the heart muscle and valves. Especially useful in failing compensation dependent upon fatty heart. HIVES. Anaemia with palpitation and breathlessness. Exophthalmia goitre. Corpulent persons.
Tincture and 6X potency. In more acute cases, five to ten drops of the tincture three times a day.
Compare: Digitalis Purpurea Digit ( but is slower than Strophanthus Hispidus. in its action); Acid Phos Phos-ac ( weak heart, irregular pulse, fluttering sensation in cardiac region, palpitation during sleep, fainting).
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Temporal pains with double vision, impaired sight; brilliant eyes, flushed face
Heart; Pulse quickened
Heart’s action weak, rapid, irregular, due to muscular Debility; and Insufficiency
Urticaria, especially more chronic forms.
Seven drops of tincture.
Increased secretion; scanty and albuminous.
Stomach; Nausea with special disgust for Alcohol N/A and so aids in treatment of dipsomania
▲ GENITALS ETC
Female; Menorrhagia; uterine hemorrhage; uterus heavily congested
Oedema of lungs
Bronchial and cardiac asthma.
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Affects of alcohol