INTRODUCTION: Aethusa cynapium is a homeopathic remedy prepared from a plant commonly known as Fool’s parsley. It has a wide range of action, but primarily it acts on the gastrointestinal tract and is one of homeopathy’s leading remedies for lactose intolerance, especially in children.
AETHUSA CYNAPIUM USES: The medicine acts chiefly on the digestive system. Clinically, it has proven to be beneficial in cases of convulsions and cholera in children, headache, lactose intolerance, herpes, etc. Some of the symptoms that can be treated by this remedy are as follows:
- Complaints suffered by children during dentition come under the scope of this remedy. They suffer from diarrhea with an inability to digest the milk.
- Weak memory and nervous exhaustion.
- Photophobia and dilated pupils.
- Swollen face with an expression of anxiety.
- Aphthous ulcers in mouth and pustules in throat.
- Milk is intolerable; it is vomited in large curds as soon as it is taken. Regurgitation of food with vomiting of white frothy substance. Great weakness and distress after vomiting.
- Abdominal colic followed by vomiting and vertigo.
- Undigested, watery, and greenish stools.
- Itching eruptions around joints.
- Summer complaints of children especially regarding milk indigestion often call for this remedy.
The medicine is available in different potencies such as Aethusa Cynapium 30, Aethusa Cynapium 200, and others. Potency and dose are selected as per the need and indication. The choice is best made by a homeopathic physician. Self-medication ought to be avoided.
The medicine is taken internally either in liquid form or as pills. Low potencies may be repeated at frequent intervals while higher ones may be given singly.
As a rule, homeopathic remedies do not have any ascertainable side effects. Similarly, Aethusa Cynapium is safe for intake by people of all age groups.
To get the best out of your homeopathic remedies, consult your homeopathic physician.
The main spheres of action of this remedy are brain and nervous system associated with gastro-intestinal disturbance. It is mostly indicated in diseases of children during dentition with diarrhea, during lactation with inability to digest the milk, and poor circulation.
Mind: Marked restlessness with anxiety and irritability. Weakness of memory, with nervous exhaustion and unconsciousness during delirium.
Head: Sensation as if head is bound in a vise. Pain in the nape of neck extending down the spine, better by lying down and pressure. Headache relieved by passing flatus and stool. Dizziness with drowsiness and palpitation.
Eyes: Inflammation of glands in the eyelids with photophobia. Dilated pupils and rolling of eyes on falling asleep.
Ears: sensation as if the ears are blocked with hissing sounds in the ears.
Nose: Blockage of nose with thick mucus and frequent inclination to sneeze. Vesicular eruption on the tip of the nose.
Face: Swollen with expression of anxiety and pain.
Mouth: Dryness of mouth with burning and difficulty in swallowing. Apthous ulcers in the mouth and pustules in the throat.
Stomach: Intolerance of milk which is vomited as soon as taken or after sometimes in large curds. Regurgitation of food, and violent vomiting of white frothy substance. Increased appetite after vomiting but the sight of food causes nausea with painful contraction of the stomach. Increased sweating and great weakness after vomiting with great anguish and distress, followed by sleepiness.
Abdomen: Coldness of abdomen with colic, followed by vomiting, vertigo, and weakness. Abdomen feels tense and sensitive with distension and bubbling sensation in the umbilical region.
Stool: Stool undigested, watery, greenish in color, preceded by colic with tenesmus and followed by extreme weakness. Vomiting and diarrhea in children and old people with cold, clammy perspiration and stupor with staring eyes and dilated pupils. Bowels feel paralysed with obstinate constipation.
Urinary: Pain in the kidney region and cutting pains in the bladder, with frequent urging.
Female: Sharp pains in the uterus, ovaries and mammary glands with watery menses. Itching pimply eruptions worse when warm.
Respiratory: Difficult breathing with sensation of oppression and marked anxiety. Pain and the sufferings make the patient speechless.
Heart: Violent palpitations and rapid pulsations, with vertigo, headache and restlessness.
Back and Extremities: Weakness of the back and limbs especially of the lower extremities. Clenched fingers with numbness of hands and feet, and violent spasms.
Skin: Friction of thighs when walking leading to excoriations. Surface of body cold and covered with clammy sweat. Itching eruptions around the joints with oedema of the extremities.
Fever: Intense heat without thirst and increased perspiration. Wants to be covered during sweat stage.
Sleep: Restless sleep with violent starts and cold perspiration. Feels very exhausted after vomiting or stool, so exhausted that the child falls asleep immediately.
Modalities: Worse from 3 to 4 am, evenings, warmth and summer. Better in open air and company.
Dosage: Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician’s advice.
What is Aethusa cynapium CH?
Aethusa cynapium CH is a Homoeopathic Dilution made from Fool’s Parsley. It is reported to be useful in Brain-fag. cholera infantum. convulsions. cough, dyspepsia, headache, herpes, etc.
What are uses/benefits of Aethusa cynapium CH?
The characteristic symptoms relate mainly to the brain and nervous system, connected with gastro-intestinal disturbance. Anguish, crying, and expression of uneasiness and discontent, lead to this remedy most frequently in disease in children, during dentition, summer complaint, when, with the diarrhoea, there is marked inability to digest milk, and poor circulation.
How to use Aethusa cynapium CH?
It is to be taken as an internal medicine. Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician?s advice.
What are the side effects of Aethusa cynapium CH?
No known side effects reported.
What precautions to take before using Aethusa cynapium CH?
How long should I take Aethusa cynapium CH?
Until the symptoms improve or as per the Physicians prescription.
Is Aethusa cynapium CH safe for children?
Is it safe to use Aethusa cynapium CH during pregnancy?
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