Belladonna Mother Tincture Belladonna or Deadly Nightshade is an enduring plant that grows all year round.It is an extremely noxious plant due to the presence of atropine and can be poisonous, with the roots having maximum toxicity. It has been in therapeutic use since as early as the 16 century by women as a a cosmetic and later on became one of the first medicines developed in homoeopathy. The homoeopathic preparation is prepared from the flowers when they begin to bloom. It is a very good remedy for all conditions where there is redness and congestion, the skin is hot and red. Mind Imagines a lot of things, sees frightening images, lives in his own world Gets excited very easily, all senses are very sensitive Is in a state of violent mental agitation , gets angry and may hit the other person sharply Desire to escape. Loss of consciousness. Disinclined to talk. Head Headache in forehead area, which increases on the smallest amount of noise or any movement, or by laying down and in afternoon and is better when the affected area is pressed Hair splits; is dry and comes out Headache worse on right side and when lying down Ill effects, colds, etc; from having hair cut Vertigo and person falls to his left or backside Eyes Conjunctivitis Severe pain, congestion and swelling in eyes Eyes sensitive to any light Ears Pain in the middle ear is so severe that it sends him into a state of mania or frenzy. Otitis media Child cries out in sleep Nose Bleeding from nose , tip of nose is red and swollen , nasal discharge mixed with blood Throat feels congested more on right side, making it difficult to swallow. Sensitive, dry throat Stomach Wants to drink cold water , dislikes meat and milk , hiccoughs, vomiting cannot be controlled so fears to drink anything Uncontrollable vomiting Abdomen is bloated with pain in the left side , stools are green and lumpy, Piles and backache. Female disorders Periods come early with heavy flow, sensitivity is very marked. Breasts are inflamed and swollen, they feel heavy and painful (Mastitis) Sensitive forcing downwards, as if all the viscera would protrude at genitals Dryness and heat of vagina Menses and lochia very offensive and hot Cough Dry and tickles in throat and larynx pains like there were a foreign body there. Cough with pain in left hip. Larynx very painful Swelling of glands of neck.which are very sensitive to touch Skin Dry and hot Glands swollen, tender, red. Boils Alternate redness and paleness of the skin. Fever Excellent remedy for high grade fevers where person is not thirsty at all. Burning, pungent, steaming, heat No thirst with fever Dose- 15 drops of Damiana mother tincture in half a cup of normal water twice each day for 3 months unless otherwise prescribed by the physician. Can be taken along with allopathic medicines. Precautions Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homeopathic medicine. Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee, hing. Side effects- none reported Similar drugs: Hyoscyamus, Stramonium Use under medical supervision.