SAMBUCUS NIGRA, Elder

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REMEDY OF THE DAY: SAMBUCUS NIGRA – ELDER
proved by Hahnemann made mother tincture of
fresh leaves and flowers.
Mathur K.N. Systematic Materia Medica writes:
It is a specific remedy for SNUFFLES of Infants with
dry coriza, dry nose and completely obstructed, difficulting breath while nursing the child. ATTACKS OF DYSPNEA, sleeps into
the attack, grasps for breath, suffocated with cyanosis, can
inhale with ease but no power to exhale. Key note as in
Chlorine is the opposite, difficulty in expiration, none in inspiration,
Sambucus has the reverse. Cutting pinching in the region of the
last false ribs, toward the dorsal spine. Eyes and mouth
half open during sleep. fretfulness, fright followed by suffocative attacks. Hot face with icy cold feet.
Acute nephritis with swelling of legs and feet, face blue with
cough, Perspiration in whole body except head.
thirstless during fever. Amel. Pressure over a sharp edge.
FEVER, dry heat, while he sleeps, but
profuse sweat over entire body during waking hours,
without thirst, dreads, uncovering. BAD EFFECTS OF VIOLENT
MENTAL EMOTIONS, anxiety of grief. BAD EFFECTS OF
EXCESSIVE SEXUAL INDULGENCE, ALLERGIC TO FRUITS….
Follows well after Opium in bad effects of fright.
Ailments from abuse of arsenic, antidotes Ars.
Spasmodic conditions of respiratory tracts, nose, larynx,
lungs, snuffles, angina pectoris, asthma, suffocative spells,
laryngismus, crup, paroxysmal, spasmodic cough, whooping
cough, Millar’s ASTHMA, ASTHMATIC TROUBLE DUE TO HYPERTROPHIC CONDITION OF THE NOSE, child turns blue.
hoarseness with tenacious mucus in larynx, worse at midnight.
useit 3 to 4 times daily.
EDEMA dropsical swelling in various parts of the body, especially
legs, instep and feet, nasal mucosa, bronchial catarrh
Ailments during sleep, worse about midnight, must sit up,
worse from lying down in bed on left side, head low, worse
from cold drinks while overheated, worse from dry cold air.
Hydrocele after injury to the part.
Its effect or action is 3 to 4 hours so the remedy has to be
repeated (Clarke)
Remedies that follow well, Ars, Bel, Con, Nux v, Rhus, Sep.
Remedy antidotes, Ars.
Remedies that precede well Ars, Op.
for ILH Beatriz Hernández Hill, Beatriz H Hill

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