Common Name: Selenium, An Element. Se
Causes & Symptoms for Selenium
- Selenium acts well in debility by heat or hot weather, a little mental or physical exertion makes him sleepy.
- A weakness involving all parts of the body, easy fatigue from any labor, night-watching, mental exertion.
- Headaches, caused by indulgence in alcoholics or in tea, by hot weather, by over-study, strong odors.
- Itching in folds of skin, as between fingers and about joints, especially the ankle-joint.
- Great emaciation of face, hands, legs, feet, affected parts, and single parts.
- Hoarseness from weakness after over-use of the voice for a long time is relieved with Selenium.
- Difficulty of breathing when walking in open air is resolved with selenium Metallicum.
- Flat ulcers with Itching in folds of skin, between finger and about joints, especially ankle joint indicates Selenium.
Mind and Head
Extreme sadness with inability to work after excess mental work.
Excessive forgetfulness, especially in matters of business indicates Selenium.
Headaches of drunkards, Worse from all forms of alcohol better from brandy indicates Selenium.
Vertigo on lifting head, rising from a seat, raising himself in bed,with nausea, vomiting.
Falling off of the hair when combing it indicates Selenium.
Eyes, Nose, Ear
Itching vesicles on eyebrows and margins of lids with falling of eye brow hair is relieved with Selenium.
Complete obstruction of nose with tendancy to bore fingers in the nose.
Wax in the ear causing difficulty in hearing.
Mouth and Throat
Selenium is used to resolve the complaints of Stammering speech, where the tongue articulates with great difficulty.
Toothache with feeling of coldness, better taking cold water and cold air into mouth. Twitching of the muscles of the face.
Hawking of lumps of transparent mucus every morning is relieved with this Selenium.
Stomach and Abdomen
Pressure in stomach as if cramp would occur, Hiccough and risings after smoking before eating.
Throbbing of the arteries in the whole body, especially in abdomen after a meal.
Pain in the liver, especially on taking an inspiration, extending to the renal region, with sensibility to external pressure indicates Selenium.
Stool and Anus
Hard evacuations, followed by a discharge of mucus or of blood when passing. Hard stool which is impacted in the rectum need Selenium.
Great straining while passing the stool.
Involuntary dribbling of urine when walking.
Selenium resolves the Dribbling of urine after micturition and after stool.
Selenium is useful in patients with total relaxation, semen escapes involuntarily and dribbles.
It is indicated in elderly men, especially for prostatitis.
Complaints on attempting coition, penis relaxes, Hydrocele is relieved with Selenium.
It is useful in complaints of erection.
In complaints of delayed menses, Selenium gives good results.
Neck, Back and Extremities
Rigidity of muscles of neck and nape with Pain in glands left side of neck is relieved with Selenium.
Great weakness of lower limbs with Cramps in calves and soles.
Selenium resolves the Tearing pain in hands, at night with cracking in wrists.
Stiffening neck on turning head; lameness in back in the morning.
Itching pimples on buttocks and thighs, near the scrotum is checked with selenium.
Complaints that are worse after motion, pressure, touch and better from open air marks Selenium.
Strong inclination to lie down and to sleep, especially during heat of day.
Worse By sun, and with the sun's increase, worse towards noon, better as sun declines.
Debility after exhausting diseases.
Tendency to profuse perspiration when walking, or during an afternoon sleep.
Side effects of Selenium
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, Ayurveda etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Selenium
Take 5 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
You can also medicate the globules and take 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Selenium
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 during the course of medication.