Solanum dulcamara - bittersweet, woody nightshade - fresh green stems, leaves just before flowers appear

From Solanum dulcamara, woody nightshade or bitter-sweet. This plant contains an alkaloid called solanin, which paralyses the vagus nerve and causes the heart to pump faster. The homeopathic remedy is prepared from the stems and leaves of the plant just before it comes into flower, and is traditionally used to treat conditions brought on by changes from warm to cold, or from warm to damp and cold.

Symptoms Alleviated

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

Watery Faeces
Moving Around Alleviates Symptoms
Bending Backwards Aggravates Symptoms
Lying on Back Aggravates Symptoms
Digging or Gouging Pain
Dry Skin
Strong- or Offensive-smelling Urine
Symptoms Aggravated by Washing or Bathing
Wet Feet Aggravates Symptoms
Cold in General Aggravates Symptoms
Cold Air Aggravates Symptoms
Tendency to Catch Cold
Symptoms Come On After Catching Cold
Damp Air Aggravates Symptoms
Damp House or Cellar Aggravates Symptoms
Dry Air Alleviates Symptoms
Symptoms Worse at Night
Symptoms Worse in Autumn
Changes in Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Cold, Wet Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Wet Weather Aggravates Symptoms
Cold Food Aggravates Symptoms

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Ailments & Diseases Alleviated by Dulcamara

  Breast-Feeding Problems
  Colds in Children
  Diarrhoea During Pregnancy
  Gastroenteritis in Infants
  Hay Fever & Allergic Rhinitis
  Menstrual Problems
  Neck Problems
  Rheumatic Fever
  Sore Throat
  Still`s Disease
  Urticaria (Nettle Rash, Hives)

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