Tincture of fresh leaves and flowers.
Common Name: Elder.
Causes & Symptoms for Sambucus nigra
- The spasm affects mainly the respiratory system larynx, chest, and nasal passages, breathing is rattling, attacks of suffocation in Sambucus nigra
- Swellings in various parts of the body, especially legs, instep, and feet is relieved with this remedy.
- Obstruction, as in the snuffles of infants with dry coryza, child inspires but cannot expire, sleeps into the attack.
- Ointment of the flowers and leaves was used as an application to large wounds, profuse sweat during waking hours.
Mind and Head
Motion of head causes tension and dizziness, fright causes suffocative attack.
Effects of mental emotion, anxiety, grief, excessive sexual indulgence indicates Sambucus nigra.
Pressive, tearing headaches in forehead and temples.
Itching creeping in ears and in throat is relieved with Sambucus nigra.
Sensation of numbness in nose, with itching, Dry coryza of children. Snuffles of children.
Mouth and Throat
Sensation of numbness and tension in cheeks, great heat of face.
Tearing and lancinations in all the teeth is relieved with Sambucus nigra.
Itching tingling in throat.
Stomach and abdomen
Vomiting in morning, first of milk with pressure in stomach.
Pressive pain in abdomen, with nausea, when resting it against a hard indicates Sambucus nigra.
Tearings, shootings, and pinching in abdominal muscles.
Emission of urine in too small a stream.Frequent want to urinate is relieved with Sambucus nigra.
Swelling of scrotum is resolved with Sambucus nigra.
The cough is worse at or soon after midnight, during rest, when lying in bed, or with the head low, great difficulty in breathing.
Attack of suffocating cough, with cries, in children. Wheezing and quick respiration. Obstructed respiration when lying down.
Oppression of chest, with pressure in stomach, nausea, and weakness, contraction in sides of chest.
Neck and Back
Pains in loins with drawing pressure. Incisive blows in loins.
Hands and feet bloated and blue.
Lancinations in wrists, Trembling of hands, Tearing in legs and ankles.
Red spots on cheeks here and there with burning sensation. Blotches on face.
Sambucus nigra acts especially on the respiratory organs.
Babies with snuffles, can't breathe well through nose is a characteristic of Sambucus nigra.
Better from moving, on rising, while walking, from wrapping up warmly. Great emaciation.
The symptoms are ameliorated by pressure and being tightly bound.
Side effects of Sambucus nigra
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 Sambucus nigra
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 Sambucus nigra
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.