|Mandragora | Photo: Tato Grasso|
grows in Mediterranean countries and is one of the most used medicinal herbs. For tincture used the dried root. The plant belongs to the family Solanaceae and is thus related to such Belladonna
Toxicology: The active ingredients are alkaloidema hyoscyaniin, scopolamin and atropine in the ratio of 18:2, 5:1 (Belladonna: 10:0, 2: 1). Two more recent trials (Mezger 195 1, READ SIDE 1966) confirms the drug's efficacy as drug, antispasmodikum and aphrodisiac and also shows a connection with levergallsystemet and digestive tract.
Etiology: Effect of high blood pressure, menopause, obesity. Result of anger, nightmares, alcohol and nikotinmussbruk. Result of the gallbladder, matsmältningsstömingar.
Modalities: Worse: fatty foods, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, right side, before the storm, to stand, to let your legs hang down, agitated. Worse from at. 24:00 - 7:00 with a peak at around 4.00.
Better: Exercise in the fresh air, eat, burp, departure of flatulence, to stretch, bend over backward, lying.
Constitution: red, pale, hot, humid, sleepy, euphoric to the apathetic, depressed, hypersensitive (sound, smell).
Indications: depressive disorders, sleepiness, ("as if I had taken sleeping pills"), tinnitus associated with liver and stomach upset, gas-homogeneous and hepatogen migraines, dry, convulsive cough, gastritis, liver damage, peptic duodenal ulcer, motion sickness, gallstone colic, pancreasstörningar, spastic constipation , bleeding hemorrhoids, Ischialogi, brachialgia, parasthetica Nocturne, cervical lumbalsyndrom, herpes zoster, skin disorder associated with liver gallsjukdorn.
Potency: D6 - D12 - D30.
Comparison: Anacardium, Belladonna
, Lycopodium, Dioscorea, Pulsatilla