Alkaloid Of Nux Vomica, Strychninum Purum

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

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

  GENERAL - Strychninum


Its primary function is to stimulate the motor centers and the reflex action of the spinal cord. Homeopathic to spasms of muscles, cramps from an undue reflex excitability of the cord, spasms of the bladder, etc. Strychnine stimulates the central nervous system, mental activities, special senses rendered more acute. Respiration increased. All reflexes are made more active. Stiffness in muscles and face and neck. Opisthotonos. Tetanic convulsions with opisthotonos. The muscles relax between paroxysms; worse slightest touch, sound, odor. Influences more directly the spinal cord and is less appropriate in visceral derangements than Nux Vomica Nux. Tetanus. Explosive nervousness. The pains and sensations come Suddenly and return at Intervals.


Third to thirtieth potency. For non-homeopathic use, to produce its direct physiological effects in paralysis the dose will range from one-fiftieth to one-twentieth of a grain, repeated three times a day. Under twelve years of age, one-fiftieth to one-hun

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  MODALITIES ETC - Strychninum


WORSE, morning; touch; noise; motion; after meals.


BETTER, lying on back.

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  MIND - Strychninum



Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion

Insanity; mania, madness; from drinking (delirium tremors)

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Strychninum


Vertigo, with roaring in ears

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  HEAD - Strychninum



Jerking of head forwards


Full and bursting headache, with heat in eyes


Scalp sore

Itching of scalp and nape.

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  EYES - Strychninum


Hot, painful, protruding, staring

Pupils dilated

Sparks before eyes

Spasmodic contraction of ocular muscles; twitching and trembling of lids.

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  EARS - Strychninum


Hearing very acute; burning, itching, and roaring in ears.

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  FACE - Strychninum


Pale, anxious, livid

Jaws stiffened; lower jaw spasmodically closed.


Motions of jaw; lockjaw

Stiffness, muscles; lower jaw

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  THROAT - Strychninum


Dry, contracted; feeling of a lump

Deglutition impossible

Burning along and spasms of oesophagus

Violent itching in roof of mouth.

Spasms, convulsions etc.

Swallowing; difficult

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  CHEST - Strychninum


Spasm of muscles about larynx

Excessive dyspnoea

Sharp, contractive pains in muscles of chest

Persistent cough, recurring after influenza.

Difficult (dyspnea)

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  SKIN - Strychninum


Itching of whole body, especially nose

Icy sensation down the spine.

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  BACK AND NECK - Strychninum


Rigidity of cervical muscles


Sharp pain in nape and down spine

Back stiff; violent jerks in spinal column

Icy sensation down spine.

Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)

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  ABDOMEN - Strychninum


Stomach; Constant retching

Sharp pain in abdominal muscles, griping pain in bowels.

Pain; dragging, bearing down

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant


Nausea of pregnancy.


Violent vomiting

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Strychninum


Feces discharged involuntarily during spasms

Very obstinate constipation.

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  GENITALS ETC - Strychninum


Female; Desire for coitus ( Cantharis Canth.; Camphora Camph.; Hydrofluoricum Acidum Fl-ac.; Lachesis Lach.; Phosphorus Phos.; Platinum Metallicum Plat.) Any touch on body excit

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Strychninum

Extremities, limbs

Limbs stiff

Rheumatism with stiff joints

Violent jerking, twitching, and trembling

Tetanic convulsions and opisthotonos; spasms provoked by slightest touch and attempt to move

Shocks in the muscles

Cramp-like pains.

Movements and positions; convulsion

convulsion; rapid muscle spasm

convulsion; upper limbs

convulsion; lower limbs


Stiffness; knee

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Strychninum

Fever and chill

Cold chills down spine

Perspiration in a stream down head and chest

Lower extremities cold.

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  GENERALITIES - Strychninum




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