ARALIA RACEMOSAAralia Racemosa (American Spikenard)
A remedy for asthma, worsened when lying down, with a cough that starts after sleep. Profuse sweating during sleep. Highly sensitive to drafts. Diarrhea and rectal prolapse. Rectal pain extending upwards; worsens when lying on the affected side.

Nose: Sneezing and watery, irritating nasal discharge triggered by the slightest breeze, with a salty, acrid taste.

Female: Suppressed menstruation; foul-smelling, acrid leucorrhea accompanied by pressing pain. Suppressed lochia with bloating.

Respiratory: Dry cough beginning after initial sleep (midnight). Asthma worsens when lying down, especially after first sleep, accompanied by throat tickling. Chest tightness; sensation of foreign object in throat. Worsens in spring. Hay fever; frequent sneezing. Burning sensation behind sternum.

Worsened around 11 p.m. (cough).

Relationship: Compare with Pecten Jacobaeus (Scallop) for humid asthma, labored breathing, and chest constriction. Arsenicum iodatum, Naphtalinum, Allium cepa, Rosa, Sabadilla, Sinapis nigra.

Dosage: Tincture to third potency.ARALIA RACEMOSA


Asthma and Cough:

Asthma worsens when lying down, especially after first sleep.
Dry cough begins after initial sleep (around midnight).
Spasmodic cough at night, exacerbated by lying down.
Constriction of chest, sensation of a foreign body in the throat.
Nasal Symptoms:

Sneezing triggered by the slightest draft.
Copious watery nasal discharge, with a salty, acrid taste.
Hay fever, frequent sneezing.
Rectal and Gastrointestinal Issues:

Diarrhea, rectal prolapse.
Aching in the rectum extending upwards, worsened by lying on the affected side.
Lochia suppression with bloating.
Female Issues:

Suppressed menstruation.
Foul-smelling, acrid leucorrhea with pressing pain.
General Modalities:

Symptoms worsen around 11 p.m. (cough).
Sensitivity to drafts.
Obstruction worsens in spring.
Respiratory and Chest Symptoms:

Rawness and burning behind the sternum.
Quick, labored breathing in humid asthma.
Chest constriction, especially on the right side.
Remedy Relationships:

Similar to Pecten Jacobaeus for humid asthma and chest constriction.
Related to Arsenicum iodatum, Naphtalinum, Allium cepa, Rosa, Sabadilla, Sinapis nigra.

Tincture to third potency.

selection of the potency

  1. Individualization:

    • Homeopathy is based on the principle of treating the individual, not just the disease. The unique symptoms and characteristics of the person are crucial in determining the most suitable potency.
  2. Intensity of Symptoms:

    • The intensity of the symptoms guides the choice of potency. If the symptoms are intense and acute, a lower potency (e.g., 6C, 30C) might be considered. For chronic conditions with less intensity, higher potencies (e.g., 200C, 1M) may be appropriate.
  3. Sensitivity of the Patient:

    • Some individuals are more sensitive to homeopathic remedies, while others may require higher potencies. The practitioner considers the patient’s sensitivity when selecting the potency.
  4. Acute vs. Chronic Conditions:

    • Lower potencies are often used for acute conditions, while higher potencies may be considered for chronic or long-standing issues.
  5. Previous Response to Potencies:

    • The patient’s response to previous homeopathic treatments helps guide the choice of potency. If a particular potency has been effective in the past, it may be repeated or adjusted as needed.
  6. Vital Force and Susceptibility:

    • Homeopathy views illness as a disturbance in the vital force. The practitioner assesses the patient’s overall vitality and susceptibility to determine the appropriate potency.
  7. Aggravation or Amelioration:

    • The direction of the symptom response (aggravation or amelioration) after taking a remedy can influence the choice of potency.
  8. Miasmatic Considerations:

    • In classical homeopathy, the concept of miasms (inherited disease tendencies) is considered. The practitioner take this into account when selecting the potency.
  9. Practitioner Experience:

    • The experience and preference of the homeopathic practitioner play a role. Some practitioners may have success with certain potencies based on their clinical experience.


  • Do not exceed the recommended dose by physician
  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight
  • Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homoeopathic medicine
  • Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee, hing

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