Cephaelis ipecacuanha - ipecacuanha - dried root

From Cephaelis (or Psychotria) ipecacuanha, Ipecacuanha. The homeopathic remedy is made from the dried root, whose active principle, emetine, is used in orthodox medicine as an emetic and expectorant. In herbal medicine, ipecacuanha is used to treat dermatitis.

Symptoms Alleviated

The symptoms listed below are alleviated by Ipecac.. Click on a symptom to find other remedies which alleviate that particular symptom:

Breaking into Cold Sweats
Breaking into Hot Sweats
Difficult, Laboured Breathing
Gasping for Breath
Rapid Breathing
Sighing Frequently
Wheezy or Asthmatic Breathing
Bluish Complexion
Coughing Aggravates Symptoms
Loose Cough, with Phlegm
Cough Aggravated by Exertion
Cough Accompanied by Vomiting
Fasting Aggravates Symptoms
Greenish Faeces
Moving Around Aggravates Symptoms
Stooping Aggravates Symptoms
Heavy, Pressing Pain
Rest Alleviates Symptoms
Cold Skin
Touching Aggravates Symptoms
Firm Pressure Alleviates Symptoms
Where Vomiting is Main Symptom
Vomiting Bought on by Coughing
Vomit Mainly Bile
Extreme Heat & Cold Aggravates Symptoms
Damp Air Alleviates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse at Night
Noise Aggravates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse in Winter
Frozen Food Aggravates Symptoms
Rich Food Aggravates Symptoms
Buckwheat Aggravates Symptoms
Smell of Food Aggravates Symptoms
Aversion to Food in General
Aversion to Smell of Food
Feeling Harassed Aggravates Symptoms

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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Ipecac.

  Abdominal Migraine (Cyclical Vomiting)
  Ante-Partum Haemorrhage
  Asthma in Children
  Corneal Ulcer
  Cough in Children
  Excessive Salivation During Pregnancy
  Gastroenteritis (Gastric Flu)
  Menstrual Problems
  Morning Sickness
  Post Partum Haemorrhage
  Respiratory Changes During Pregnancy
  Salivary Disorders
  Vomiting in Infants
  Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

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