Ignatia  

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Commentary:

  • Made from the bitter seeds of the Strychnos Ignatia tree. Strychnine can cause a very severe poisoning that leads from muscle spasms to paralysis, especially respiratory and  ultimately death. 
  • The remedy is indicated especially when over excitability, sensory overload, restlessness and a sensation that a lump in the throat exists.

Indications

(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

Physical complaints:

  • Hypersensitive hearing and vision
  • Lump in the throat
  • Sudden erratic pains
  • Nervous compulsive eating
  • Premenstrual pains
  • Nervous cough
  • Back pain

Emotional complaints:

  • Hysteric tendencies
  • Changeable personality
  • Breath holding in children
  • Contrariness 
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