• Antimonium

    Ant. Tart.

    Antimonium tartaricum

     

    Antimony potassium tartrate is a poisonous crystalline salt which has no color or odor and is used to fix for leather and textiles, and insecticides. In the past, it was used in conventional medicine as an emetic, and as an expectorant. Homeopathically, it is used to treat gastric disorders and chest complains.

     

  • Anacard Or.

    Anacard. Or.

    Anacardium Orientale

     

    Grow in the East Indies; the Hindus use the acrid black juice of this nut to burn away moles, warts and other skin complaints. They also use it, mixed with ink, to make on linen. The Arabs used the juice for a number of conditions, such as mental illness, memory loss, and paralysis. Homeopathically, cardol, the juice extracted from the pith between the shell and kernel, is used to make the remedy which is given for “tight” feelings of pain.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Alium Cepa

     

     

    Allium

    Allium cepa

    The onion, grow worldwide, has been used across many continents and by many religions for its healing properties. The whole red onion bulb is used, and its potent oil stimulates the tear glands and nasal mucous membranes, causing the eyes and nose to water. In homeopathy, it is used to treat conditions which include these symptoms, such as colds, allergies, and hay fever.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Aconite

    Aconite

    Aconitum Napellus

    This deadly plant has been used for its poison for centuries. Saxon hunters dipped the tips of their arrows into its juice before hunting wolves, giving it one of its common names, wolfsbane – although its original title comes from the Latin word acon, meaning dart. It is grown in the European mountains, and the flowers, root, and leaves are used.