As discussed above, the homeopathic medicine hyoscyamus is prepared using the entire henbane plant, including its roots, just when it is in bloom. The freshly harvested plants are chopped into fine pieces and submerged in alcohol for 10 days. Subsequently, the resultant solution is diluted and filtered. The final product does not possess any of the characteristics, including its toxicity, of the plant and is used to treat numerous conditions, especially emotional disorders.
Traditionally, the plant henbane was used as a tranquilizer, analgesic or painkiller and as an anticonvulsant remedy. The medicine extracted from the plant was known as hyoscine and, even to this day, is used as an anti-spasmodic in ailments of the gastro-intestinal tract. Presently, homeopaths prescribe hyoscyamus to treat emotional disorders like paranoid, suspicion and jealousy. People who benefit most from this homeopathic medicine are likely to be obsessed with feeling like they are being watched by somebody or someone is trying to poison them. In addition, they may also feel suspicious about others thinking that they are bent on deceiving or tricking them. At the same time, such people may display two different characteristics. While sometimes they may feel as outsiders or that they have been ostracized in their own private world, at other times, they may be very talkative or even remain quiet for several hours simply spending their time sitting at some place or staring at something. In addition, hyoscyamus is also prescribed to people suffering from epilepsy; dry and spasmodic coughs as well as other conditions which may be accompanied by shuddering, jerking and cramps. In fact, this homeopathic medicine is useful for people suffering from a number of mental and physical disorders. Below is a brief discussion on the condition specific use of this homeopathic medicine which you may find useful.
Hyoscyamus people usually experience aggressive outbursts and possess a desire to shock others with their actions varying from being simple stupidity to unabashed and lewed display of sexuality. Their typical traits include whims to masturbate, become naked and handle their genital organs. Some of these people may also develop vulgarity or lewdness, indiscriminating sexual behavior (promiscuity) and/ or an erotic fixation. Feelings like jealousy are very common in such patients. In the instance of children, they usually become jealous with the arrival of a new infant in the family. Administration of hyoscyamus has been found to be effective in treating all such conditions and their symptoms. Since its discovery, hyoscyamus has been traditionally used to treat emotional disorders and behavioral problems and, even to this day, homeopaths recommend this medicine as a remedy for these conditions. In fact, it has been proved that hyoscyamus is very useful for patients suffering from such conditions. This homeopathic medicine is said to possess the potential to naturally facilitate the treatment of any type of aggressive outbursts and any behavior related to these conditions. As aforementioned, patients are occasionally likely to be obsessed or have a desire to become naked or be seen naked by others. This is because they have a tendency to shock others. In addition, their desire to go naked may also be associated with a feeling of jealousy towards others.
The symptoms usually associated with the mental conditions of hyoscyamus patients include involuntary twitching, flinches and frowning expressions on their face. Some of these people also may be enduring some type of mania that may perhaps be set off owing to any type of addiction, fever, injury to the brain or, in the instance of some women, it may also be the result of the trauma they might have experienced during childbirth. Although the flow of urine of such people is too little, they are likely to have a desire to urinate very often. Other symptoms experienced by patients may commonly include continuous shuffling with their hands or clothes. They are also likely to have seizures, occasionally accompanied by uncontrolled urination. It is needless to mention that the homeopathic medicine hyoscyamus has been found to be beneficial for all such patients.
Patients may have symptoms, such as dry, tickly and spasmodic coughs. Often the bouts of cough may seem to be suffocating and set off spasms or convulsions that are so acute that they may result in doubling over as well as the patient coughing up blood. The homeopathic medicine hyoscyamus has been proved to be effective in treating such symptoms.
Symptoms of mistrust or suspicion may be inherent in hyoscyamus patients or set off with a feeling of jealousy. Nevertheless, it is also true that people enduring this condition are often able to themselves control the symptoms that may be caused by suspicion or mistrust. Typically, people enduring such conditions may have a feeling that they are being watched by others or people may be trying to trick or deceive them. Worse still, they may have a feeling as though some people may be trying to poison them. All such conditions are alleviated by administering the homeopathic medicine hyoscyamus.
As mentioned earlier, the plant henbane is also known by several other names, such as stinking nightshade and black henbane. This toxic plant belongs to the Solanaceae family that is native to Eurasia. Later, however, the plant was introduced to different regions of the world and is now found growing at many places across the globe.