Echinacea Angustifolia is prepared from purple coneflower of the Compositae family. Echinacea plants contain a wide variety of active compounds,
For example, caffeic acid, alkamides, phenolic acids, rosmarinic acid, polyacetylene. It is scientifically known to reduce inflammation in the body.
It is a remarkable Homoeopathic medicine popular as the “corrector of blood dyscrasia”, which means it can treat the symptoms related to blood poisoning and septic (infective) conditions in the body.
An essential role of Echinacea Angustifolia in Homoeopathy is that it is beneficial as a local cleanser and antiseptic wash. Some medical needs where one can use it:
• Diarrhoea in typhoid.
• Boils and foul ulcers.
• Poisonous infections.
• Crushing injuries.
• Insect and animal bites that sting generally.
• Ulcers with foul-smelling discharges.
• Last stages of cancer to ease the pain.
With all these symptoms, if the patient is lean, thin, and bony with tired feeling physically and mentally, then Echinacea Angustifolia can benefit from his treatment.
So let’s explore the benefits of this wonderful homeopathic medicine.
Echinacea Angustifolia Constitution/Personality
The patient of Echinacea Angustifolia feels tired and weak all the time.
He tends to get infections from slight causes. The patient can be described as “Slow”, slowness is found in every action.
He speaks slowly, walks slowly, and replies gradually. The patient looks thin and emaciated.
Tiredness runs through his whole personality.
Echinacea Angustifolia Mind Symptoms
The Echinacea Angustifolia patient is mentally confused and depressed. He is full of dullness and irritability.
He is nervous Cann focus on his studies properly—fearfulness with a sense of pain in the heart region and accelerated pulse.
Drowsiness accompanies him, making it difficult to read. A characteristic mental symptom of Echinacea Angustifolia is that he doesn’t want to be corrected.
He cannot bear contradictions. He becomes angry when anyone corrects him. Dull physically and mentally. He doesn’t like to apply his mind and study.
Echinacea Angustifolia Uses
I will take you through all the body parts from toe to head.
You can match the symptoms and when you feel these symptoms are matched then you can take Echinacea Angustifolia –
The head symptoms of Echinacea Angustifolia include pain with peculiar flushing of the face which extends to the neck.
This pain occurs periodically, i.e., it is repeated at certain fixed intervals. The patient has a headache with dizziness and profound prostration.
The pain is more felt in the forehead and over the eyes. The headache is better in the open air.
Sometimes, sudden and severe pain can occur at the sides of the head, i.e., the temples. The patient feels better while resting and through pressure.
Echinacea Angustifolia patients can have vertigo with changing the position of the authority.
The eyes of the Echinacea Angustifolia person aches while reading.
It tires him to hold and read a book. His eyes have a sleepy sensation, but he cannot sleep.
Bright objects seem brighter. It causes eyes to fill with tears while looking at an object with concentration.
Echinacea Angustifolia can treat the pains occurring primarily in the right eye.
There is a sensation of heat in the eyes when closing them. Sharp pains in the eye and through the sides of the head.
The Echinacea Angustifolia patient can feel a sharp shooting pain in the right ear.
This symptom is accompanied by drowsiness. In addition, the patient feels weak and irritated due to the pains occurring in the ear.
This remedy has some characteristic nose-associated symptoms that can easily be treated when the symptoms match.
The patient complained of stuffiness in the nose, which extends to the throat as if the nose would close and he couldn’t breathe.
On blowing the nose, foul-smelling discharges come out. This makes the nose raw, painful, and ulcerated.
The right nostril is rawer, and it bleeds. Picking the right nose will lead to bleeding from it.
The patient feels headache over eyes with sneezing.
The Echinacea Angustifolia patient has paleness of the face with a headache.
There are fine eruptions on the forehead and cheeks. He feels a biting tingling on his lips.
Finally, he vomits with a pale face. Sometimes the front of the patient appears bluish—these symptoms along with overall dullness.
Echinacea Angustifolia is a beautiful remedy for mouth-related complaints. It gives excellent results in mouth disorders.
The patient has a dry and swollen tongue. The tongue is dirty brownish. His gums loosen and get displaced from their original position.
The gums bleed easily. The patient has cracks in the corners of his mouth and cracks on his lips.
Some patients of Echinacea Angustifolia have a white coating of the tongue with red margins.
Echinacea Angustifolia is a valuable remedy for promoting the flow of saliva. One can use it for the treatment of dry mouth.
A characteristic feature is a biting and tingling of the tongue and oral cavity.
The patient can feel a burning sensation on his tongue. It is a beneficial remedy to treat bad metallic taste in the mouth.
Echinacea Angustifolia can treat inflamed tonsils which turn purple, black, or grey.
The infection of the tonsils extends to the air passages in the body. The throat feels sore and ulcerated.
Throat burns after vomiting sour material. Rawness in the throat is more thought on the left side. The patient feels that his throat is full of mucus.
There is a tingling and burning sensation in the throat. Echinacea Angustifolia can treat these symptoms with great relief.
8-Chest and Respiratory Complaints
The Echinacea Angustifolia patient can complain of a lump felt in the center of his chest.
The muscles of the chest are sore and painful. Pain is more thought on the right side of the chest.
Sometimes, there is a sharp burning pain in the chest. In addition, the patient has a feeling of fullness in the upper part of the chest. Echinacea Angustifolia can quickly treat these symptoms.
The patient has to stitch pain in the left region of the chest around the heart.
The patient is weak and dull. His heart beats rapidly. His pulse is strong and whole.
The pulse increases and decreases. The patient anxiety about the heart. The patient has a sense of fear about his heart.
The Echinacea Angustifolia patient suffers from indigestion accompanied by sour belching (eructations) and heartburn (a burning sensation in the middle of the chest, i.e., in the food pipe due to incompletely digested food).
He complained of nausea before going to bed which gets relieved after lying down. His abdomen is full of gas meals.
After having food, the belching starts, which is the taste of food that is eaten.
The patient feels nauseous, with his stomach bloated with gas—belching causes burning in the throat and food pipe.
There is a sensation as if something hard and large is lodged in the stomach.
The pain in the abdomen travels down to the bowels, and this makes the patient very uncomfortable. There is always a dull pain in the stomach.
The patient has a complaint of dull pain in the right upper part of his abdomen.
The abdomen feels full and bloated. There is pain around the umbilicus which is relieved by bending over.
Sometimes, the patient feels a sharp, cutting pain that comes and goes suddenly.
One can feel sharp pains in the right lower part of the abdomen.
These symptoms can be effectively treated by Echinacea Angustifolia when the symptoms match.
The patient feels griping pain followed by offensive stools.
Much gas is formed in the abdomen before passing stool. The character of the stool is yellowish.
After passing the stool, the patient is tired and exhausted.
There is diarrhea followed by pain in the stomach. Echinacea Angustifolia can be used to treat these symptoms efficiently.
The patient may complain of frequent desire to urinate. Sometimes the urine flows involuntarily.
The urine flows with a sense of heat. As a result, the patient has pain and burning while passing the urine.
The color of the urine is pale, and the quantity is large. Sometimes, the urine contains albumin, and the amount is small.
The patient becomes exhausted as he has to pass urine from time to time due to frequent urging.
14-Male Organs Complaints
The patient feels soreness around the genital area. The character is pain is stretching.
Echinacea Angustifolia can treat the pain occurring on the right side of the male genital organ.
Testicles are drawn up, painful, and sore. While urinating, the patient feels pain in the urethral ( passage of urine ) opening.
15-Female Organs Complaints
Echinacea Angustifolia is an excellent remedy for female-related complaints.
The patient suffers from offensive and excoriating leucorrhoea (white mucus discharge from female genital organs).
One can use it in infections after childbirth in tired and exhausted women as a great antiseptic healing agent.
The discharges do not come out properly. This remedy will promote release and clearance after birth.
The abdomen is painful to touch. The leucorrhoea is more in the evening.
Sometimes, there is a sharp cutting pain in the left lower side of the stomach, which disappears quickly.
Echinacea Angustifolia can treat the pain in the back and neck in mentally and physically dull people.
One can feel pain in the back over the kidneys. In addition, the patient has lower back pain from stooping.
17-Hands & Legs Complaints
There is a general weakness of the limbs in the Echinacea Angustifolia patient.
The patient feels pain between the shoulders, which extends down the armpits and hands.
Pain in the left shoulder relieved by rest and warm application can be treated by this remedy.
There are sharp pains in the left shoulder going down to the fingers with a sense of loss of muscular power in the arms.
He has pain in the left elbow with a general lassitude.
Echinacea Angustifolia can effectively treat pain in the right thumb, fingers, and wrists.
When it comes to the legs, the Echinacea Angustifolia patient has pain in the right thigh.
He may complain of pain in the back of his left knee. His hands and legs are cold.
This remedy can also treat stitching pain in the left hip and knee when the symptoms match.
The patient is exhausted and tired with muscular weakness. He has a feeling as if he had been sick for a long time.
Echinacea Angustifolia is a leading skin remedy in Homoeopathy widely used to treat various skin conditions such as repeatedly occurring boils and pimples, insect bites, infections from poisonous plants.
In addition, this remedy can treat old ulcers. Echinacea Angustifolia is famous as an antiseptic wash in Homoeopathy medicinal system.
The patient has an intense itching and burning sensation in the skin.
Echinacea Angustifolia can treat minor eruptions on the skin filled with pus. The patient may have dry skin with red pimples on the face and neck.
One can use this remedy to treat malarial fevers with chilliness all over the body with nausea.
During fever, there is a general cold sensation with nausea. When the temperature rises, there is heat in the face, a sense of fullness in the head with raised pulse rate.
The upper part of the body is covered with sweat. It is also helpful for infective fevers that occur periodically.
Echinacea Angustifolia Modalities
Modalities are the factors which, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.
They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.
Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The symptoms of the Echinacea Angustifolia patient becomes worse by some factors, for example,
• After getting operated on for any medical condition.
• His symptoms also become worse due to cold air.
Let’s check the list for factors that relieves the complaints of Echinacea Angustifolia patient.
• Rest can relieve all his symptoms.
• Lying down is the most comfortable thing for the Echinacea Angustifolia patient.
Echinacea Angustifolia Relationship with Other Medicines
In Homoeopathy, the medicinal actions of a drug can be influenced by other Homoeopathic drugs such as medicines that can complement, antidote, follow each other.
The remedy relationship of Echinacea Angustifolia is as follows.
Complementary Medicines: Arnica, Pyrogen, Rhus Tox.
Antidoted by: Nux Vomica, Camphor.
It antidotes None.
Follows well: Arnica, Rhus Tox.
Followed well by Arnica, Rhus Tox.
Similar remedies: Cencheris, Bothrops, Arsenic Album, Lachesis, Baptisia, Rhus Tox, Cistus Can, Hepar sulphur, Calendula.
Echinacea Angustifolia Dosage & Potency
Homeopathic medicines are prescribed based on symptoms similarity. The symptoms presented by the patient are matched with the symptoms of the remedy.
Depending on the extent of symptom similarity, the potency and repetition are decided. The greater number of symptoms that match, the higher is the potency used.
Similarly, if a smaller number of symptoms match the remedy, then a lower potency is used.
Echinacea Angustifolia 30 Uses:
Echinacea Angustifolia in 30C potency can be effectively used to treat skin conditions, for example, itching, allergy, and eruptions. One can use it in children below ten years of age for all types of ailments. It is considered a minimum dose in Homoeopathy.
One can give this potency on a similarity of the disease symptoms with the symptoms of medicine.
The ideal dose is four pills thrice daily till improvement is seen.
Echinacea Angustifolia 200 Uses:
Echinacea Angustifolia in 200C potency can treat ailments such as fevers, headaches, pimples, and boils. It is considered a moderate dose in Homoeopathy.
One should not repeat the 200C potency of Echinacea Angustifolia too often.
For adults, the ideal dose should be four pills twice daily for 15-20 days. In children below 15 years of age, it should be given as four pills once daily for 15-20 days.
Echinacea Angustifolia 1M Uses:
Echinacea Angustifolia in 1M potency should be used with caution. It is considered a high dose in Homoeopathy. However, it can be helpful in conditions like skin ailments, stomach, and abdominal problems, muscle aches, etc.
The ideal dose should be 4pills or drops once every week at bedtime. One should not give it to children below ten without medical supervision.
Echinacea Angustifolia Mother tincture (Q) Uses:
Echinacea Angustifolia in mother tincture form, i.e., Q potency, can be used locally as an antiseptic, antibacterial wash. In addition, one can use it in ailments such as skin eruptions, painful piles, boils, old ulcers, itching, etc.
The method to use Echinacea Angustifolia Q as the wash is to add 20 drops of this medicine in 1 liter of lukewarm water for best results. Then, on the skin, One can directly apply it with the help of cotton.
Echinacea Angustifolia Side Effects
Echinacea products are safe for short-term use. If one wants to use it for more extended periods, one must consult his doctor or healthcare provider.
In Homoeopathy, to establish a complete cure, sometimes the administered medicine may produce some symptoms that the patient has experienced previously.
These symptoms will go away on their own in a brief period without any medication. It is not a matter of concern, but he may consider it as a side effect if someone is new to Homoeopathy.
Homoeopathically prepared Echinacea Angustifolia to produce no side effects when taken under medical supervision.
It is designed so that it cannot create any harm to the body. However, using or consuming Echinacea Angustifolia in large doses can produce some side effects such as
• Abdominal discomfort and bloating