An Alkaloid obtained from the fruit of Cocculus indicus
Common Name: Picrotoxin, Cocculin
Causes & Symptoms for Picrotoxinum
- Attacks of tetanic spasms, convulsions with loss of cosciousness.
- Nausea with tendency to faint, complaints of hernia is an indication for this remedy.
- For violent intestinal pain and purging, night sweats.
- Excessive secretion of urine, cramps and weak sensations in extremities.
- Skin infections, tinea capitis is relieved with Picrotoxinum.
Mind and Head
Sadness with sleeplessness is relieved with Picrotoxinum.
Headache with nausea.
Stomach and abdomen
Fainting, violent sub acute irritation of intestinal lining membrane.
Soreness in left inguinal ring as if bowels would protrude indicates Picrotoxinum.
Stool and Anus
Pain in the bowels and sensation as if the bowels would protrude at left inguinal ring.
Large quantity of clear urine passes.
Lower limbs feel bruised and paralysed, have a tendency to draw back with the back, giving great better to limbs.
Side effects of Picrotoxinum
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 Picrotoxinum
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 Picrotoxinum
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.