Tincture prepared from fresh green stems and leaves, gathered just before flowering.
Common Name: Bitter-sweet
Causes & Symptoms for Dulcamara
- It affects the mucous membranes, Dryness of mucous membranes strongly indicate Dulcamara.
- The Dulcamara patient is disturbed by every change in the weather, from warm to cold, from dry to moist, and from suddenly cooling the body while perspiring.
- Dulcamara produces catarrh of the stomach, intestines, nose, eyes, ears, and inflammatory conditions of the skin with eruptions.
- It has a specific relation also to the skin, glands, and digestive organs, mucous membranes secreting more profusely while the skin is inactive.
- Headache relieved by conversation indicates Dulcamara. Convulsions begin in the face.
- Red rash with itching worse in damp weather is relieved with Dulcamara.
- Cough, with expectoration of bright red blood.
Mind and Head
Great impatience and restlessness, Buzzing in head, Impatient desire for different things.
Back part of head chilly, heavy, aching, during cold weather.
Piercing and burning pain in the forehead, with digging from the inside outwards.
Boring headache, from within to without is relieved with Dulcamara.
Thick crusts on the scalp, causing the hair to fall off. Sensation of heaviness in the head.
Eyes, ear, Nose
Itching of the eyelids in the cold air. Aching in the eyes, especially when reading.
Acute pullings, with shootings in the ears.
Coryza, dry, with stoppage of the nose, worse in cold air is relieved with Dulcamara.
Mouth and Throat
Itching, crawling on the tip of the tongue. Pimples and ulcers in the mouth.
Continual hawking up of very tough saliva, rawness in the fauces.
Stomach and Abdomen
Cramp-like contraction in the stomach with sensation of emptiness. Aching in the stomach with sensation of emptiness in the abdomen.
Burning Pain in the abdomen as from the effects of cold is relieved with Dulcamara.
Distension of the abdomen and epigastrium after eating moderately indicates Dulcamara.
Shooting, pinchings, and cuttings in the umbilical region, especially at night. Swelling of the inguinal glands.
Stool and Anus
Difficult, dry, infrequent stool with constipation. Vomitings, risings with biting at the anus.
Some pain over left kidney and left iliac region, better after moving about or in warm weather is relieved with Dulcamara.
Involuntary discharge of urine, with stricture of the urethra. Difficult painful urination, water issuing drop by drop.
Neck and back
Engorgement and induration of the glands of the nape, and on the neck. Lameness of the small of the back, from a cold.
Shooting pulling pains in the loins, shoulders, and arms.
Violent pains in the lumbar region, above the hips, digging, shooting, or drawing.
Eruptions on hands, arms or face around the menstrual period.
Retarded, and too abundant, blood watery, thin flow of blood during menses indicates Dulcamara.
Suppression of milk from a cold is relieved with this remedy.
Puffing and swelling of the leg as far as the knee. Tearing pains in the legs, especially in the thighs.
Burning sensation in the feet, and in the toes, Perspiration in the palms of the hands is relieved with Dulcamara.
Swelling and induration of the glands with emaciation, weakness and painful weariness of the whole body.
Rapid swelling of the whole body is relieved with Dulcamara.
It lowers the tendency to throw out eruptions over the body, producing vesicles, crusts, dry, brown crusts, humid crusts.
Eruptions upon the scalp, extreme soreness, itching, and the itching is not relieved by scratching indicates Dulcamara.
Moist or dry, red, tettery eruptions, especially on face, urticaria,warts, fleshy or large, smooth.
Skin eruptions are sensitive to touch, pressure better.
Eruption of itching pustules, become covered with a scab, red spots, as if caused by flea-bite.
Side effects of Dulcamara
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Dulcamara
Take 5 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
You can also medicate the globules and take 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Dulcamara
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.
Terms and Conditions
Homeopathic products have several uses and should be taken on the basis of symptom similarity. Results may vary depending upon the conditions.