STRYCHNINUM PHOSPHORICUM is a homeopathic medicine derived from strychnine, a toxic substance obtained from the seeds of the Strychnos nux-vomica tre
STRYCHNINUM PHOSPHORICUM is a homeopathic medicine derived from strychnine, a toxic substance obtained from the seeds of the Strychnos nux-vomica tree. Homeopathic preparations of strychnine are highly diluted, rendering them safe for use.
Properties and Preparation:
Chemical Formula: C21H22N2O2
Strychninum phosphoricum is prepared by potentizing strychnine with phosphoric acid and then succussing (vigorous shaking) the solution.
Symptoms treatment and materia medica:
Anxiety and Restlessness: The person feels anxious and restless, with an intense sense of uneasiness.
Muscle Stiffness: There is a marked stiffness and rigidity of the muscles, leading to difficulty in movement.
Spasms and Convulsions: The individual experiences violent spasms and convulsions, often triggered by the slightest touch or noise.
Extreme Sensitivity: There is heightened sensitivity to external stimuli such as light, noise, and touch.
Facial Twitching: Involuntary twitching and jerking of facial muscles are observed.
Difficulty in Swallowing: Swallowing becomes difficult due to spasm of the throat muscles.
Breathlessness: The person experiences a feeling of suffocation and difficulty in breathing.
Back Pain: There is severe back pain, often described as a bruised sensation.
Cramps and Tremors: There may be cramps and tremors in the limbs, causing uncontrolled movements.
Insomnia: The individual suffers from insomnia, finding it difficult to fall asleep.
Hypersensitivity: The person exhibits extreme sensitivity to pain and touch.
Jerking and Twitching: There are sudden, jerking movements and twitching of various muscles.
Increased Reflexes: The reflexes are exaggerated, with an increased response to stimuli.
Stiffness of Joints: There is stiffness and rigidity in the joints, making movement challenging.
Mental Restlessness: The mind is constantly active, with restlessness, anxiety, and a sense of impending doom.
FAQ about Strychninum Phosphoricum:
Q: Is Strychninum Phosphoricum safe to use?
A: Homeopathic preparations of Strychninum Phosphoricum are highly diluted, making them safe for use under professional guidance.
Q: What conditions is Strychninum Phosphoricum used for?
A: It is primarily indicated for spasms, convulsions, stiffness, restlessness, and hypersensitivity.
Q: How should Strychninum Phosphoricum be taken?
A: The dosage and potency of Strychninum Phosphoricum vary depending on the individual’s symptoms and the prescribing homeopath’s recommendation.
Q: Are there any side effects of Strychninum Phosphoricum?
A: When used in homeopathic potencies, Strychninum Phosphoricum is generally considered safe and free from side effects.
Q: Can Strychninum Phosphoricum be used during pregnancy?
A: It is advisable to consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner before using any homeopathic remedy during pregnancy.
Q: Can Strychninum Phosphoricum be taken with other medications?
A: Homeopathic remedies can generally be taken alongside conventional medications. However, it is recommended to consult with a healthcare professional for individualized advice.
Q: How long should one take Strychninum Phosphoricum?
A: The duration of treatment varies depending on the person’s response to the remedy and the nature of the condition
Materia Medica of New Homeopathic Remedies” by Dr. Othon Andre Julian
This book provides detailed information on various homeopathic remedies, including Strychninum Phosphoricum, along with their properties and clinical applications.
Synoptic Materia Medica” by Dr. Cyrus Maxwell Boger
This comprehensive book covers a wide range of homeopathic remedies, including Strychninum Phosphoricum, with symptomatology and materia medica information.
A Concise Repertory of Homeopathic Medicines” by Dr. S.R. Phatak
This repertory contains a compilation of symptoms and remedies, including Strychninum Phosphoricum, aiding in the selection of appropriate homeopathic remedies for specific conditions.
The Prescriber” by Dr. John Henry Clarke
This book serves as a practical guide for homeopathic prescribing and includes valuable information on Strychninum Phosphoricum and its indications.
Boericke’s New Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica with Repertory” by Dr. William Boericke
A widely used reference book in homeopathy, it provides comprehensive information on various homeopathic remedies, including Strychninum Phosphoricum.
Please note that the information provided here is for informational purposes only and should not replace professional medical advice. It is always recommended to consult qualified homeopathic doctors for proper diagnosis, guidance, and individualized effective homeopathy treatment.