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Dulcamara: The Dominant Plant

Posted by Sanjib Sarkar on Wed, Apr 27, 2011 @ 05:03 PM

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The homeopathic remedy Dulcamara is prepared with the freshly obtained green leaves and stems of the bittersweet or nightshade plant - a perennially growing vine. Subsequently, the green leaves and stems of bittersweet are chopped into fine pieces and macerated or marinated in alcohol for a period of time. The resultant solution is filtered and diluted to desired levels giving us the useful homeopathic remedy Dulcamara. As in the case of any other homeopathic medication, Dulcamara does not retain even the slightest trace or any toxicity of the bittersweet vine and is safe for human use.

Dulcamara is highly effective in treating health conditions caused by exposure to chilly and humid weather conditions or abrupt changes in temperature or becoming chilly very soon following profuse sweating. It has been found that individuals who require the homeopathic remedy Dulcamara are generally dominating, possessive as well as very determined in nature. At the same time, such people are very susceptible of humid and cold weather, very sensitive to colds that may result in other diseases, for instance, a wheezy cough, cystitis, conjunctivitis or even diarrhea. Turning to Dulcamara not only helps to cure these ailments, but also alleviate the associated symptoms.

The homeopathic remedy Dulcamara is very much comparable to other medications, such as capsicum, belladonna, stramonium and hyoscyamus. This homeopathic remedy is used to treat a number of health conditions such as jaundice, pneumonia, colds with thick yellow mucus, psoriasis, eczema, cramps, and lack of menstruation, asthma and phlegm.

Dulcamara is effective in treating conditions associated with chills, colds, pneumonia, skin conditions and joint pains in people with dominating personalities.

Drosera Rotundifolia: Herb To Cure Cough

Posted by Sanjib Sarkar on Wed, Apr 27, 2011 @ 03:53 PM

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Drosera Rotundifolia

Drosera Rotundifolia is a carniverous plant that is found in bogs and marshes. The plant feeds on insects and it is commonly called SunDew. It is widespread and can be found through Europe, Siberia, Japan, Korea, US and Canada. This plant was used by Asian physicians for skin eruptions and during the Middle Age it was used to treat the plague. When eaten by sheep, this plant causes a severe, spasmodic cough similar to that of whooping cough. This led to the homeopathic proving and its use as a cough remedy.

Drosera Rotundifolia is usually prescribed to treat a deep, violent, spasmodic cough, especially whooping cough. Associated symptoms may include restlessness, anxiety, retching, vomiting, cold sweats, and nosebleeds.   The cough is worse after midnight and, in the acute stages, ends in gagging, vomiting, nosebleeds, and cold sweating followed by talkativeness. There may also be a feeling that there is a feather or crumb in the larynx, which triggers coughing. The voice is often toneless, hoarse, and deep.

There is some indication that Drosera Rotundifolia may be helpful in treating behavioral problems, particularly in children. Drosera Rotundifolia is best suited to children who are restless, anxious, peevish, and distrustful. Their emotions seem unbalanced, and they often have difficulty concentrating. They are fearful when alone and may be afraid of ghosts.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a herb that can cure many ailments.  However, it is  primarily used homeopathically for violent cough similar to the effects of someone eating this type of plant.



Carbo Vegetabilis: The Charcoal That Heals

Posted by Sanjib Sarkar on Fri, Apr 15, 2011 @ 01:36 PM

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carbo vegetabilis

Carbo vegetabilis is a homeopathic remedy prepared from the source of Charcoal made from beech, silver beech or poplar trees which grow in the Northern Hemisphere.

The typical Carbo patient is sluggish, fat and lazy and has a tendency to chronicity in his complaints. Blood seems to stagnate in the capillaries, causing blueness, coldness, and the body becomes blue and icy-cold.

Carbo Vegetabilis is mainly given for exhaustion, weakness, and low vitality that follows an operation or illness. Shock, particularly after an operation, where the skin feels cold and the person looks pale but feels hot inside, is eased by this remedy.

It is also given for lack of oxygenation in the tissues due to poor venous circulation. Symptoms include cold, bluish skin on the hands, feet, and face, bleeding varicose veins, or puffy, cold legs. There may be a cold tongue and breath, hoarseness, lack of coordination, and reduced energy.

Digestive problems, regardless of diet, such as gas, indigestion, and heartburn are all helped by this remedy. Symptoms include a salty taste in the mouth, sour burping, and regurgitation of food. Carbo veg. is also used to alleviate headaches that occur in the morning, especially after overeating, and when the head feels heavy and hot, with nausea, dizziness, and a tendency to faint.

Carbo Vegetabilis treats a wide range of ailments ranging from lack of energy to digestive issues.

Cocculus Indicus: Plant That Helps With Motion Sickness

Posted by Sanjib Sarkar on Wed, Apr 06, 2011 @ 12:13 PM

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cocculus Indicus

Cocculus indicus, native to India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, is a poisonous climbing plant, with ash-colored corky bark.  The flowers has fruits that are round and kidney shaped.  Extreme care must be taken when handling this plant as very little contact can be fatal. The berries of this plant were scattered in streams by indigenous people to stun the fish so that they are easier to catch.  Other names for the fruit of this plant are fishberry or Levant nut.  The “small, yellowish-white, sweet-scented” flowers vary between 6 to 10 centimeters across. 

Cocculus indicus is used as a homeopathy medicine and is a traveler's best friend when the train, boat, and bumpy plane or automobile makes you feel weak and standing up is not a friendly prospect. It has proved very helpful for individuals drained by stress and tension. Motion sickness, vertigo, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, jet lag and even a nasty lower back pain may all be working against you until you remember to take Cocculus Indicus. Cocculus indicus can also be used for weakness, numbness, and sensitivity to noise. People often exhibit sadness and difficulty concentrating. Symptoms often worsen with motion, talking, smoking, and thought of food.

Homeopathy Cancer Prevention From Japanese Nuclear Plant Meltdown

Posted by Sanjib Sarkar on Tue, Apr 05, 2011 @ 05:46 PM

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Radium Bromatum is the homeopathic potency for the cancer fighting radium.   This medicine given is suppose to offer some low level protection in the case of radiation poisoning.  There is no proof that this homeopathic medicine offers any protection from radiation. 

Many people from California having been purchasing this remedy.  They fear that the radiation may come to them.  However, these fears are unfounded.  Radiation levels from the Japanese nuclear meltdown will not be in high enough levels to cause any harm to any US states including Hawaii.  The radiation would have to travel through the Pacific ocean.  Contaminated food or drinks would be the main danger from radiation.  Many of the foods that were grown near the nuclear plant showed high levels of radiation.  All the foods that were tested on the Geiger counter show levels of radiation that were unsafe for consumption.

Us had strict laws regarding food from Japan.  Every food is tested and inspected to make sure that the food is safe.  US imports very little food from Japan so it should not be a big worry either.  Radioactive water was found in Japan.  Japan has a new containment ship to help move all of the water that is contaminated out of the ocean. 

In conclusion, homeopathy radium bromatum will not be needed if you live in California.  You are safe where you are.

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