Common name St. Ignatius bean
Ignatia amara helps to reduce difficulty falling asleep. Sleeplessness is due to grief, worry, shock or emotional upset. Symptoms may be worse after drinking coffee.
- Mind: Changeable mood; introspective; silently brooding. Melancholic, sad, tearful. Not communicative. Sighing and sobbing. After shocks, grief, disappointment.
- Head: Feels hollow, heavy; worse, stooping. Headache as if a nail were driven out through the side. Cramp-like pain over root of nose. Congestive headaches following anger or grief; worse, smoking or smelling tobacco, inclines head forward.
- Eyes: Asthenopia, with spasms of lids and neuralgic pain about eyes Nat m . Flickering zigzags.
- Face: Twitching of muscles of face and lips. Changes color when at rest.
- Mouth: Sour taste. Easily bites inside of cheeks. Constantly full of saliva. Toothache; worse after drinking coffee and smoking.
- Throat: Feeling of a lump in throat that cannot be swallowed. Tendency to choke, globus hystericus. Sore throat; stitches when not swallowing; better, eating something solid. Stitches between acts of swallowing. Stitches extend to ear Hep . Tonsils inflamed, swollen, with small ulcers. Follicular tonsillitus.
- Stomach: Sour eructation. All-gone feeling in stomach; much flatulence; hiccough. Cramps in stomach; worse slightest contact. Averse to ordinary diet; longs for great variety of indigestible articles. Craving for acid things. Sinking in stomach, relieved by taking a deep breath.
- Abdomen: Rumbling in bowels. Weak feeling in upper abdomen. Throbbing in abdomen Aloe; Sang . Colicky, griping pains in one or both sides of abdomen.
- Rectum: Itching and stitching up the rectum. Prolapse. Stools pass with difficulty; painful constriction of anus after stool. Stitches in hmorrhoids during cough. Diarrha from fright. Stitches from anus deep into rectum. Hmorrhage and pain; worse when stool is loose. Pressure as of a sharp instrument from within outward.
- Urine: Profuse, watery Phos ac.
- Respiratory: Dry, spasmodic cough in quick successive shocks. Spasm of glottis Calc . Reflex coughs. Coughing increases the desire to cough. Much sighing. Hollow spasmodic cough, worse in the evening, little expectoration, leaving pain in trachea.
- Female: Menses, black, too early, too profuse, or scanty. During menses great languor, with spasmodic pains in stomach and abdomen. Feminine sexual frigidity. Suppression from grief.
- Extremities: Jerking of limbs. Pain in tendo-Achillis and calf. Ulcerative pain in soles.
- Sleep: Very light. Jerking of limbs on going to sleep. Insomnia from grief, cares, with itching of arms and violent yawning. Dreams continuing a long time; troubling him.
- Fever: Chill, with thirst; not relieved by external heat. During fever, itching; nettle-rash all over body.
- Skin: Itching, nettle-rash. Very sensitive to draught of air. Excoriation, especially around vagina and mouth.
- Modalities: Worse, in the morning, open air, after meals, coffee, smoking, liquids, external warmth. Better, while eating, change of position.
- Relationship: Compare Zinc; Kali phos; Sep; Cimicif. Panacea arvensis--Poor man's Mercury-- Sensitiveness over gastric region with hunger but an aversion to food.
Complementary: Nat mur.
Incompatible: Coffea; Nux; Tabac.
Antidotes: Puls; Cham; Cocc.
Instructions: Adults or children over 2 years: Take 3 tablets 4-6 times per day. Allow to dissolve under tongue. Stop when symptoms are relieved.
Warnings: If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a doctor. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. Keep out of reach of children. Store out of sunlight at room temperature. SEALED FOR YOUR PROTECTION. DO NOT USE IF SEAL IS BROKEN.