(Wild Indigo)


This remedy mirrors symptoms akin to weakness, resembling low fevers, blood infections, malaria, and extreme exhaustion. Unexplainable nausea. Severe muscle ache and foul odors always accompany. All bodily discharges emit offensive odors. Common during flu outbreaks. Chronic intestinal issues in children with foul stools and belching. In low doses, Baptisia generates antibodies against typhoid bacteria, enhancing the body’s defense. Alleviates typhoid-like symptoms. Irregular pulse, especially in elderly.

Mind: Restless, confused state. Mental fog, fragmented thoughts. Sense of disunity. Imagines being fragmented, struggles to unify. Delirium, rambling speech. Profound apathy.

Head: Dizzy, disoriented sensation. Vertigo; pressure at nose base. Tight forehead skin; feels drawn back. Heavy, numb sensation. Sore eyes. Brain feels tender. Early hearing loss in typhoid. Heavy eyelids.

Face: Dull appearance. Deep red. Nose root pain. Jaw stiffness (lockjaw).

Mouth: Bitter taste. Sore teeth and gums. Foul breath. Burnt tongue; yellow-brown; red edges. Dry, cracked tongue; sore mouth. Difficulty swallowing solids.

Throat: Red tonsils and palate. Tight throat (Caj.). Difficulty swallowing solids. Pain-free sore throat, foul discharge. Esophagus constriction.

Stomach: Liquids only; spasmodic vomiting. Typhoid. No hunger. Craving water. Stomach sinking feeling. Epigastric pain. Sensation of hard object (Abies-n.). Aggravated by beer (Kali-bi.). Cardiac sphincter spasms with stomach and bowel ulcers.

Abdomen: Right side affected. Bloated, noisy. Gall bladder region sore, with diarrhea. Stool: Foul, thin, dark, bloody. Elderly dysentery. Liver area soreness.

Female: Miscarriage risk from depression, fever. Early, heavy periods. Foul lochia. Childbirth fever.

Respiratory: Tight chest, needs open air. Fearful sleep due to suffocation. Chest constriction. Back and Limbs: Sore neck. Aches, stiffness in limbs. Hip, leg pain. Sore, bruised. Bedsores. Sleep: Restless, nightmares. Feels scattered in bed. Sleeps while speaking.

Fever: Rheumatic chills, body soreness. Hot spells, occasional chills. Fever around 11 a.m. Weak fevers. Typhus. Seasickness.

Skin: Bluish spots. Burning skin. Stuporous ulcers, delirium.

Worse: Damp heat, fog, indoors.

Relationship: Compare: Bry, and Ars. may complement. Ail. more painful, Bapt. painless. Rhus-t., Mur-ac., Ars., Bry., Arn., Echi., Pyrog. Baptisia confusia (jaw pain, left hypochondrial oppression, breathlessness, upright posture necessity).

Dose: Tincture to twelfth potency. Short-acting.BAPTISIA TINCTORIA


The symptoms described for Baptisia tinctoria include:

  • Weakness resembling low fevers, blood infections, malaria, and extreme exhaustion
  • Unexplainable nausea
  • Severe muscle ache and foul odors always present
  • All bodily discharges emit offensive odors
  • Common during flu outbreaks
  • Chronic intestinal issues in children with foul stools and belching
  • In low doses, generates antibodies against typhoid bacteria, enhancing the body’s defense
  • Alleviates typhoid-like symptoms
  • Irregular pulse, especially in elderly

Regarding mental symptoms:

  • Restless, confused state
  • Mental fog, fragmented thoughts
  • Sense of disunity
  • Imagines being fragmented, struggles to unify
  • Delirium, rambling speech
  • Profound apathy

Head symptoms include:

  • Dizzy, disoriented sensation
  • Vertigo; pressure at nose base
  • Tight forehead skin; feels drawn back
  • Heavy, numb sensation
  • Sore eyes
  • Brain feels tender
  • Early hearing loss in typhoid
  • Heavy eyelids

Facial symptoms:

  • Dull appearance
  • Deep red color
  • Nose root pain
  • Jaw stiffness (lockjaw)

Symptoms related to the mouth and throat:

  • Bitter taste
  • Sore teeth and gums
  • Foul breath
  • Burnt tongue; yellow-brown; red edges
  • Dry, cracked tongue; sore mouth
  • Difficulty swallowing solids
  • Red tonsils and palate
  • Tight throat (Caj.)
  • Difficulty swallowing solids
  • Pain-free sore throat, foul discharge
  • Esophagus constriction

Stomach and abdominal symptoms:

  • Liquids only; spasmodic vomiting
  • Typhoid
  • No hunger
  • Craving water
  • Stomach sinking feeling
  • Epigastric pain
  • Sensation of hard object (Abies-n.)
  • Aggravated by beer (Kali-bi.)
  • Cardiac sphincter spasms with stomach and bowel ulcers
  • Right-sided bloating, gall bladder region soreness, diarrhea
  • Foul, thin, dark, bloody stools
  • Elderly dysentery
  • Liver area soreness

Symptoms related to females:

  • Miscarriage risk from depression, fever
  • Early, heavy periods
  • Foul lochia
  • Childbirth fever

Respiratory symptoms:

  • Tight chest, needs open air
  • Fearful sleep due to suffocation
  • Chest constriction

Back and limb symptoms:

  • Sore neck
  • Aches, stiffness in limbs
  • Hip, leg pain
  • Sore, bruised
  • Bedsores

Sleep-related symptoms:

  • Restless, nightmares
  • Feels scattered in bed
  • Sleeps while speaking

Fever-related symptoms:

  • Rheumatic chills, body soreness
  • Hot spells, occasional chills
  • Fever around 11 a.m.
  • Weak fevers
  • Typhus
  • Seasickness

Skin symptoms:

  • Bluish spots
  • Burning skin
  • Stuporous ulcers, delirium

The symptoms worsen with damp heat, fog, and indoors.

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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