Papaver somniferum - milky juice from unripe seed capsule of opium poppy

From Papaver sominiferum, the opium poppy. The homeopathic remedy is made from the dried milky juice which exudes from the green seed capsules. Heroin, morphine and many other drugs are derivatives of opium, which has a vitality-lowering effect

Antidoting Substances
Black coffee

Symptoms Alleviated

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

Breaking into Hot Sweats
Difficult, Laboured Breathing
Irregular Breathing
Sighing Frequently
Bluish Complexion
Earthy Complexion
Pale Complexion
Red Complexion
Old-looking Facial Expression
Sleepy Facial Expression
Dry Faeces
Foul-smelling Faeces
Hard Faeces
Faeces Like Sheep's Droppings
Watery Faeces
Downward Movement Alleviates Symptoms
Walking Alleviates Symptoms
Pale Lips
Pressing, Persistent Pain - Internal
Absence of Pain in Conditions Which are Usually Painful
Rapid Pulse
Slow Pulse
Being in Bed Aggravates Symptoms
Dry Skin
Symptoms Get Worse During Sleep
Overpowering Desire to Sleep
Talking in Sleep
Unusual Sleepiness in Hot Weather
Thirst Aggravates Symptoms
Feeble Stream of Urine
Vomit Mainly Bile
Warmth of Bed Aggravates Symptoms
Sensitivity to Noise
Desire for brandy
Desire for Ice Cream
Dullness, Sluggishness, Difficulty Understanding
Excitement & Excitability
Ailments Bought on by Too Much Excitement or Joy
Ailments Bought on by Fright
Indifference, Lack of Interest in People or Things
Suppressed, Bottled Up Emotions
Talking Very Slowly

Antidoting Remedies

Nux vom.

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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Opium

  Constipation in Children
  Emergency Childbirth
  Emotional Disturbance During Pregnancy
  Fits & Convulsions
  Injury to Kidneys, Bladder or Urethra
  Kidney Failure (Renal Failure)
  Pre-Eclamptic Toxaemia (PET)
  Retention of Urine
  Sleep Problems
  Stroke - First Aid

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