Cocculus indicus is used to prepare a homeopathic remedy, which is an aid for people traveling by train, automobile, boats and plane, especially when it is not possible to stand up for prolonged periods and the trip gives rise to a feeling of weakness. In addition, this homeopathic remedy has also proven to be very effective for people who have been exhausted by tension and strain. Cocculus indicus is ideal for treating a variety of conditions, including vertigo, motion sickness, jet lag, insomnia or sleeplessness, lack of appetite and also a horrible pain in the region of the lumbar (lower back). You may also use this homeopathic remedy prepared from a climbing shrub native to India to cure debility, sensitivity to noise as well as numbness. Some people are often sad and find it difficult to concentrate on anything. These symptoms usually deteriorate further when they are talking, moving, thinking about food and smoking. Cocculus indicus is the ideal homeopathic remedy for alleviating these conditions. Cocculus indicus is also an effective homeopathic remedy for headaches owing to mental stimulation, nervousness, lack of adequate or quality sleep, irritation or grief. This type of headache begins at the back of the neck and head and gradually spreads to the spine. People suffering from this type of headache experience a nasty pain and it seems that a cord has been firmly tied around their head. They also feel as if their head is empty. The pain deteriorates further when the individual is lying down or when he/ she is riding. The homeopathic remedy Cocculus indicus is also an effective remedy for several conditions endured by women, including leucorrhea (white mucous discharges from the vagina) and dysmenorrhea (pain during menstruation). Some women experience an intermittent colic pain in the region of their uterine that leads to hemorrhoids during their menstrual period. In addition, such women also feel so feeble that they are even afraid to stand up. This homeopathic remedy is also useful for treating mental symptoms attributed to nervousness or grief. People who require this remedy feel as if the time is passing very quickly and they are unable to tolerate contradictions. They also understand or realize things very slowly and usually do not have the precise word to articulate their thoughts. They suffer from a poor memory and often forget what they have just read. Individuals who are said to belong to the Cocculus temperament have a propensity to be so concerned about other people that they often interfere with others affairs. While they are looking after their loved people who are sick, such individuals have a propensity to even overlook their own health and may easily become tired or feel depressed. When such people are under stress, they usually become nervous, quiet and absentminded. Cocculus indicus is an excellent homeopathic remedy for people who have been feeling weary and exhausted for a long time, but they are unlikely to admit that they are drained. In addition, such tiredness may generally be accompanied by sleeplessness, fainting and memory loss (fugue).
Cocculus indicus is a homeopathic remedy prepared from the seeds of a climbing shrub called the Indian cockle (botanical name Cocculus indicus). Preparing this remedy involves grounding and permeating the seeds in alcohol, which yields the mother tincture. It is worth mentioning here that homeopathic remedies are created by scientifically dilution and succussion of medicines with a view to ensure that not even the slightest trace of the original substance used to prepare the medicine remains in the end product or the homeopathic remedy that is used to treat numerous conditions. Homeopathic remedies are not only safe for use, but also do not result in any side effects, as they are extremely diluted blends of substances that occur naturally. Although the homeopathic remedy Cocculus indicus does not interact with any conventional medicines, it is essential that before using it, you should consult your physician like you would check with your physician before undergoing any alternative treatment or taking any dietary supplement.