Tincture of powdered dried root.
Common Name: Snakewort, Poly gala senega.
Causes & Symptoms for Senega
- Senega is an old lung tonic, has been an ingredient in most of the lung medicines for the last one hundred years
- Its relation is to the air passages, striking action on the mucous membrane of the air passages, in various forms of dyspnea, cardiac and asthmatic.
- Sufferings that come on with rapidity, from taking cold, or from a cold that involves the whole chest indicates Senega.
- Dryness of inner parts which are usually moist indicates Senega.
- Short breathing and oppression of chest when going up stairs, dyspnea especially during rest, walls of the chest sensitive or painful when touched and on inspiring.
- Cough with great accumulation of mucus, which seems to fill the chest, with much rattling, wheezing, and difficult breathing is relieved with this remedy.
Mind and Head
Excessive anguish, often with accelerated and hasty respiration.
Headache which also affects the eyes, is worse by heat of a room. Eruption on head.
Sharp pains in chest and temples during the attacks indicates Senega.
Violent rush of blood to head when stooping, especially to eyeballs, where a painful pressure is experienced indicates Senega.
Eyes, ear, nose
Pains, inflammation both of the exterior and interior of the eye and lids, worse when looking intently at an object.
Eyes pain as if pressed out, for opacity of vitreous. Stitches in right eye when coughing, dryness of eyes is relieved with Senega.
Painful acuteness of hearing. Itching in the interior of the nose with sneezing is resolved with this remedy.
Mouth and Throat
Burning vesicles in commissures of lips, on upper lip, irritation and roughness in oesophagus, burning sensation
Dryness in the mouth and throat, and the cough is incessant; worse in cold air and from walking is relieved with Senega.
Aphonia from severe cold or excessive use of the voice, constant tickling and burning in the larynx indicates Senega.
Tenacious mucus, so tenacious that he cannot cough it up, cough is so violent that it makes him shake from head to foot; it brings on a tremulous feeling all over the body.
Stomach and abdomen
Burning sensation in stomach, Vomiting, with diarrhoea and great anguish, colic in stomach, with pressive pain.
Burning and squeezing (oppression) in epigastrium during an inspiration is relieved with Senega.
Stool and Anus
Watery stools spurting from anus and frequent, loose evacuations.
Sensation in urethra after and during the emission of urine. Urging and scalding before and after micturition.
Increased sexual desire, with painful erections.
Menses too soon, keeps on coming early with urinary incontinence.
Neck and Back
Burning sensation and subcutaneous itching over whole back is relieved with Senega.
Aching and drawing in back and shoulder-blades
Pain as if sprained in wrists, jerking in upper arm during siesta
Trembling in legs. Great weakness of feet.
Bites of poisonous animals or animals when in a state of range.
The chest pains, rheumatic pains and inflammatory pains are worse during rest, but the cough is made worse from motion and the
asthmatic troubles are made worse from the slightest motion, cannot walk against the wind, because it bring on chest symptoms and dyspnea.
Dry and shaking cough, excited by a tickling in larynx is relieved with Senega.
The cough is worse in evening and at night, during rest, in warm room, when sitting.
Side effects of Senega
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, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Senega
Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Senega
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.