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STROPHANTHUS HISPIDUS [Stroph]


Increases the systole and diminishes the rapidity of the heart. Dropsy.

Irritable heart of smokers.

Hives, especially chronic forms.

COMMON NAME
: Kombe seed

A/F
: -Alcohol
-Tea
-Tobacco
-Ingestion of stimulants

MODALITIES
: < Exertion > Sunlight 2
< Darkness > Cold air
> Hot bathing 2

MIND
: -Anxiety especially from anticipation with palpitation of heart and tendency to breathe deeply.

-"Fear of ordeals".

--Floating sensation, of being lifted up during sleep.

-Mentally, these patients are irritable.

-Loquacity (not as marked as in Lach). Precocious loquacity in children.

-Alcoholism.

GUIDING INDICATIONS
: -Strophanthus is a muscle poison, it increases the contractile power of all striped muscles, especially heart.

-Used for corpulent persons and for children. Those suffering from chlorosis. Anaemic, irritability of he heart and in senile vertigo from cerebral anaemia.

-Useful during the climacteric period, when there are aching pains through the hips and extensors of the thighs.

-Alternations-Rapid pulse alternates with slow pulse.

-Surging to head alternates with the heart.

-Dilated pupils alternate with contracted pupils.

-Very mobile pupils.

-Craving for coffee.

-Increased secretions especially of nose, urine.

-Profound weakness from haemorrhage after operation, acute or chronic.

-Pains-Stitching 2, throbbing.

-Undulating sensation in the whole body, appears suddenly disappears gradually.

-Head-Temporal pains with double vision.

-Stitching pains.

-Dimness of vision. Glimmering vision.

-Dilatation and alternate contraction of pupils.

-Senile vertigo.

-C.V.S.-Functional disturbances of the heart from alcohol, tobacco and tea.

-Weak aching or anguish, at sense of lively action.

-Chronic nervous palpitation and arrest of breathing.

-Stitches and twitches at apex beat.

-Pulse rapid, alternating with slow, weak, small irregular pulse.

-Cardiac dyspnoea.

-Used with advantage to tone the heart and run off the dropsical accumulations.

-In mitral regurgitations, where oedema and dropsy have supervened.

-Irritable heart of tobacco smoke.

-Arteriosclerosis rigid arteries of aged.

-Restores tone to a brittle tissue especially of heart muscle and valves.

-Anaemia with palpitation and breathlessness.

-Especially useful in failing compensation dependent upon fatty heart.

-Respiratory system-Dyspnoea on ascending.

-Pulmonary oedema.

-Congested lungs.

-Skin-Urticaria, especially more chronic forms.

-Itching > cold air.

NUCLEUS OF REMEDY
: -It is particularly used for corpulent persons and for children, those suffering from chlorosis, anaemia, irritability of the heart.

-Useful during climacteric peroid.

CLINICAL
: -Good drug to remove alcohol habit. Causes an aversion to it without withdrawal symptom.

REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS
: -Compare-Digitalis [but is slow than Strophant in its action]
-Phos-ac [weak, irregular pulse, fluttering sensation in cardiac region, palpitation during sleep).

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