Digitalis Purpurea (Mother Tincture)
The tincture is prepared from the fresh leaves of the uncultivated plant.
Common Name: Fox-glove
Causes & Symptoms for Digitalis Purpurea
- Digitalis is not a remedy applicable every day and which cannot be used frequently until and unless matched and indicated.
- Its greatest indication is in failure of compensation and especially when auricular fibrillation has set in.
- great weakness, coldness of skin, and irregular respiration associated with heart complaints indicates Digitalis.
- Stimulates the heart's muscle and helps improve the flow of blood in the body
- Every shock, like bad news strikes her in the epigastrium.
- High living, excess of alcohol leads to symptoms that need the medicine Digitalis to relieve the complaints.
Mind and Head
Tearful and inclined to stay alone with longing grief indicates Digitalis.
Vertigo, when walking and on rising with fullness and noise in head.
Shooting frontal pain, extending into nose indicates this medicine.
Eyes, Nose, ear
Lid margins red, swollen with stickiness, Burning pain and pressure above the eyes in the morning is relieved with Digitalis
Swelling of the parotid with pain behind the ear, Hissing voice with stitching pain behind the ear is resolved with this medicine.
Blueness of skin, eyelids, lips and tongue. Pain above the root of the nose with hoarseness of voice.
Face and Mouth
Drawing pains with swelling of the cheek-bones on being touched is resolved with Digitalis.
For open pores on the face which are black and suppurating is relieved with Digitalis Purpurea.
Ulcer on the tongue with constant saliva in the mouth with constant desire to spit.
Sore pain on swallowing is relieved with Digitalis.
Dry cough, with pains in the shoulders and arms, Choking sensation with cough mostly at night is relieved with Digitalis.
Sudden sensation as though heart stood still with Shifting pains in heart
Palpitation easily excited on climbing or doing any activity
Constant pain or anguish at heart, with palpitation after by exercise or mental emotion indicates Digitalis.
The least movement causes violent palpitation with sensation as if it would stop beating.
Pulse weak, and quickened by least movement. Weakness is the very character of the Digitalis pulse, and all these characteristics go along with it
Stomach and Abdomen
Nausea and Vomiting at the sight or smell of food.
Convulsive retching, with fullness and pressure on the epigastrium is seen.
Pressure, burning pain, and heaviness in the stomach and in the epigastrium extending to the esophagus is relieved with Digitalis
After having food, pressure and inflation of the abdomen and of the stomach indicates this remedy.
Pain in left side of abdomen due to Enlarged, sore, painful liver indicates Digitalis.
Frequent emission of small quantities of water with burning sensation and constriction in the urethra is relieved with Digitalis.
Wetting the bed at night.
Sensation as if bladder is too full even after micturition is relieved with Digitalis.
Enlarged prostate, Hydrocele; scrotum enlarged like a bladder indicates Digitalis Purpurea.
Sudden flushes of heat followed by great weakness is an indication of digitalis which is accompanied with palpitations and nervousness.
Stiffness and tension of the muscles, Heaviness with tearing pains in the neck, back and limbs.
Tearings in the joints of the fingers, Great stiffness in the legs after being seated
Coldness of the feet with painful swelling is relieved with Digitalis.
Restlessness with great nervous weakness, Least motion brings on palpitation.
Continuous sleepiness during the day, with uneasy and disturbed sleep at night due to anxiety and nervousness, fear.
Dyspnoea, constant desire to breathe deeply, lungs feel compressed are relieved with help of Digitalis.
Distended veins in eyes, ears, lips, and tongue
Worse, when sitting erect is an indication of Digitalis.
Side effects of Digitalis Purpurea
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the tablets even if you are taking allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Digitalis Purpurea
Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Digitalis Purpurea
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol.