BAPTISIA TINCTORIA homeopathic remedy signs and symptoms from the Key to the Homeopathic Materia Medica by Alfred Pulford. Find the common uses of BAPTISIA TINCTORIA…


      Face dark red, purple, the darker red, the more Baptisia; expression besotted.


      Drowsy, cannot sleep because head and body feel scattered about bed, must toss about to get the pieces together. Confused. All the secretions, excretions and exhalations offensive, cadaverous, penetrating, even the urine and sweat. Tongue yellowish brown in center, edges red and shiny. Can swallow only liquids, least solid causes gagging. Bruised soreness causing restlessness, bed feels too hard, like Arnica Mouth and tongue dry. Prostration out of all proportion to at tack, like Arsenicum



      Restless, constant desire to move from place to place, like Arsenicum Effects of bad news, like Gelsemium


      (L): Expression besotted.


      (L): Gums dark red.


      Tonsils and throat painlessly inflamed. (L): Uvula dark red; spasms of the oesophagus, on swallowing; can swallow only liquids. Silicea, like Baptisia, can swallow only liquids, like milk, but unlike Baptisia, Silicea has aversion to milk.


      Considered by some as a specific in threatened miscarriage from mental depression, shock of bad news, watching, fasting, or low fever.


      Dreams of: being chained to bed; swimming in a river.


      Low types of disease with tendency to disorganization of blood, restless, and generally with delirium or stupor.

Alfred Pulford
Alfred Pulford, M.D., M.H.S., F.A.C.T.S. 1863-1948 – American Homeopath and author who carried out provings of new remedies. Author of Key to the Homeopathic Materia Medica, Repertoroy of the Symptoms of Rheumatism, Sciatica etc., Homeopathic Materia Medica of Graphic Drug Pictures.