Agnus Castus is one of the remedies in homeopathy useful in treating a variety of diseases, is an indispensable remedy, proved and incorporated in Homeopathy.
Agnus Castus is commonly known as the Chaste tree seen on the shores of the Mediterranean, Provence, and Greece.
It belongs to the family Verbenaceae.
Its tincture is prepared of riped berries it possesses few medicinal properties, but these riped berries are taken and mixed with alcohol, to form the tincture only then its dynamic curative power is aroused by homeopathy.
It is one of the top-ranking remedies for men and women for sexual weakness, derived from the plant kingdom.
Agnus Castus Constitution/ Personality
Agnus Castus is a top-ranking medicine, especially for men and women who get prematurely old at a young age from abuse of the sexual powers.
It is suitable for persons with the lymphatic constitution, often prone to suffer from ascites.
It is suited to women and women who have lower sexual vitality with corresponding mental depression and loss of nervous energy.
It is specially adapted for unmarried men and women with nervous debility.
It is suited to people with melancholic temperaments and there is great sadness with ideas approaching death.
Guiding symptoms of Agnus Castus
Agnus Castus is a great remedy in homeopathy when all the ailments arise from sexual excesses, repeated attacks of gonorrhea or gleet, sprains, and over lifting.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating skin disorders like eczema, there is severe itching aggravated in the evening.
It is used by many homeopaths in treating symptoms of complete impotence, with great relaxation, flaccidity, coldness, of genitalia, along with no sexual power or desire for it.
It is a great remedy for treating the complaints of complete impotence after repeated attacks of gonorrhea or gleet.
It is a great remedy for treating deficient secretion or suppression of milk in nursing women.
It is one of the top listed remedies for leucorrhoea that is transparent but stains the linen yellow and passes imperceptibly from the very relaxed parts.
Agnus Castus Uses
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
The Agnus Castus patient suffers from the extreme absence of mind, is absent-minded; unable to recollect things kept; finds it difficult to read or keep up the train of thought.
The patient has despairing sadness, is extremely low-spirited, has fears of death, and keeps on repeating that she will soon die.
It is a great remedy for melancholic apathy, is distracted from abuse of sexual powers,
It is a great remedy for nervous debility in unmarried persons.
It is a wonderful remedy for illusions of smells, herrings, and musks.
Agnus Castus is indicated in treating migraine and sick headaches with tearing pains in the head, pressure in the temples and forehead, and the brain aggravation during motion.
It is a great remedy for headaches, that is with severe congestive pain in the temple, as if from a blow to the head
It is indicated headaches though the head with heaviness in the head, and pressure as if the head would fall forward
It is a great remedy for headaches with a rush of blood to the
It is indicated in rheumatic pains on one side of the head, extending to teeth and neck, and burning on the vertex.
There is a pain in the vertex, from staying in a room filled with a thick and smoky atmosphere with tension and chilliness in the scalp, it is warm to the touch.
Agnus Castus is a great remedy in homeopathy for the eyes, the patient has dilated pupils and photophobia, with corrosive itching or itching over and on the eyebrows, on the eyelids, and under the eyes, the patient feels better by scratching, but it returns soon.
Agnus Castus is a wonderful remedy for tinnitus, the patient experiences roaring in the ears and there is a hardness of hearing.
Agnus Castus is a wonderful remedy for abnormal sense of smell in the nose there is an odor before the nose, like herrings or musk.
The patient feels hardness, and aching pressure on the dorsum of the nose is better by pressure.
Agnus Castus is a wonderful remedy for mouth ulcers in the internal mouth and on the gums.
It is indicated for metallic and coppery taste in the mouth with extreme thirstlessness with an aversion to all types of drinks.
It is a great remedy for complaints like stomatitis or ulcers in the mouth with corrosive pain in the mouth.
There is a painful condition of teeth when touched by warm food or drink.
Agnus Castus is a wonderful remedy for corrosive itching of the cheeks, under the eyes, and on the chin, there is formication in the cheeks.
There is rending, and tearing pain under the alveoli of the right lower jaw.
Agnus Castus is a remedy suited to the lymphatic constitution, there is swelling and induration of glands of the neck and tonsils, and there is severe, itching and soreness in the throat.
There is complete dryness of the throat with the absence of thirst and aversion to all drinks.
Agnus Castus is a great remedy for a cough when there is hardness and pressure in the region of the sternum, especially during a deep inspiration.
It is indicated when the cough is in the evening in bed, before going to sleep, and aggravated by motion.
Agnus Castus is a wonderful remedy for gastric disorders, like acidity, causing nausea in the pit of the stomach when standing; later pain in the abdomen, with a sensation as if the intestines were pressing downwards; there is a constant inclination to support bowels with the hands.
Abdomen and Rectum symptoms
Agnus Castus is one of the top listed remedies for flatulent colic the abdomen is sore to touch.
It is a great remedy for inflammation and swelling and induration of the spleen, especially after intermittent fevers.
It is one of the top listed remedies for ascites.
There is a severe and noticeable rumbling of flatulence during sleep.
It is a great remedy for gastric disorders along with fear as if entrails were sinking and the patient constantly wants to support bowels with hands.
It is one of the great remedies for constipation, the stools are constipated and this straining causes fissures at the anus that itch frequently and lead to ulceration.
It is a great remedy for itching at the anus, there is a sensation of subcutaneous ulceration near the anus, only when walking.
It is a wonderful remedy for corrosive itching of the perineum and rhagades at the anus.
It is one of the great remedies for fissures of the anus, the fissures are deep and often giving pain when walking.
Agnus Castus has a wonderful action on the male genital where;
It is a great remedy for complete impotence occurring due to repeated attacks of gonorrhea.
It is indicated when the sexual life is annihilated due to abuse and excesses of former years and due to repeated attacks of gonorrhea in the past.
It is a wonderful remedy for diminution of sexual power, the penis is small and flaccid it is so relaxed that voluptuous fancies excite no erection, there are feeble erections without sexual desire.
It is a great remedy for Impotence, with gleet, the testicles are cold, swollen, hard, and painful, especially with those who have frequently had gonorrhea, it is indicated when the gleet is, without sexual desire or erections.
It is a great remedy for pains in spermatic cords, there is the emission of prostatic fluid when straining at stool, during micturition, and drawing along the spermatic cords.
It is a wonderful remedy for prostatitis there are many pollutions from irritable weakness to prostatorrhoea.
It is one of the top listed remedies for the gonorrhea eruption of genital organs with itching of the genital organs and there are frequent yellow discharges from the urethra.
Agnus Castus has got wonderful action on female genitals, for sterility in women who had indulged in extensively in secret vice, she has no sexual desire, aversion to coition, the sexual thrill is absent with suppression of menses.
It is indicated in breast symptoms, there is agalactia, and there is a deficiency of secretion of milk in nursing women, this condition is often associated with great sadness and an idea of approaching death.
It is a wonderful remedy for leucorrhoea, it is more of a transparent leucorrhoea, and the parts are very relaxed.
The leucorrhoea is spotting linen yellow, the women suffer from swelling and inflammation of the uterus. It is a great remedy in conditions of pregnancy with retained placenta.
It is useful when the urine is very much smelling, and with a tendency to frequent micturition.
It is indicated in patients with increased frequency of large quantities of urine.
Hand and Leg symptoms
Agnus Castus is a wonderful remedy for later stages of rheumatism, which occurs after suffering from frequent gonorrhea, the arms and hands are swollen the patient has hard pressure in the right axilla and upper arm; worse from touch and motion.
It is a great remedy for swelling of the finger joints, arthritic weakness, and, tearing pains in the finger joints.
It is a great remedy for arthritis of hip joints, there is lancinating pain in the right hip joint.
It is a great remedy for the heaviness of the right foot, as from a weight.
There are stitches in the legs and the left big toes.
It is indicated for tearing pain in joints of toes; that is worse when walking.
It is one of the great remedies for gout with, frequent deposition of gouty nodosities on the joints.
It is among the top listed remedy for inflammatory rheumatism there is great debility and inflammatory, rheumatic swelling of the joints of arms and legs.
It is a wonderful remedy for gouty nodosities, the patient has frequent sprains, as a bad result of lifting too much, and the feet turn under when walking.
Agnus Castus is a great remedy for backaches mostly rheumatic pain which is from pain in the nape of the neck, shoulders, back, and limbs with a strong history of frequent attacks of gonorrhea and gleet.
It is a great remedy for spinal pains and debility of the back with severe pain in the small of the back with great weakness and inflammation of the vertebrae.
It is one of the top listed remedies for backache in which there are gouty deposits on the vertebrae, occurring from an excess of sex and over lifting and sprains, and in people with repeated attacks of gonorrhea and gleet.
Agnus Castus is a wonderful remedy for treating disorders of the skin like eczema with severe itching and there are rashes and ulcers on the skin and around the anus and genitals.
It is one of the top listed remedies for ulcerative eruptions, there is corrosive itching on different parts of the body, better by scratching, but it soon returns. It is indicated when there is itching around the ulcers, in the evening.
It is a great remedy for intermittent fever in which there is inflammation of the spleen with a pulse that is small, slow, and imperceptible.
It is a great remedy for fever with chilliness, internal with trembling, the external skin is warm, there is much chilliness, with cold hands.
It is indicated when there are flushes of burning heat all over the body, principally in the face, with the coldness of the knees in the evening in bed.
There is perspiration almost only on the hands when walking in the open air.
Agnus Castus Modalities
Modalities are the factors that, 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 condition of Agnus Castus is worse, in general to motion, sprains, or over lifting.
Symptoms related to genitals are worse from sexual excess and repeated attacks of gonorrhea.
The conditions of Agnus Castus are better from warm drinks, and lying down and resting.
Relationship with Other Medicine
Agnus Castus Complementary Medicines
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Agnus Castus are Lycopodium and Phosphoric acid.
Agnus Castus Similar Medicines
These remedies have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is another.
Remedies similar to Agnus Castus are Medorrhinum, Selenium, and Caladium.
Agnus Castus Compatible Medicines
These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together.
It is compatible with Borax, and Natrum Carbonicum.
Agnus Castus Antidoted by
The bad effects of Agnus Castus are antidoted by Camphora.
Agnus Castus Uses Dosage & Potencies
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Agnus Castus 30 Uses
Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with the medicine and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition.
It is used in treating constipation and acidity, debility, and sprains.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
Agnus Castus 200 Uses
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Graphites match.
It is useful in leucorrhoea and Rheumatism.
Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.
Agnus Castus 1M Uses
This is very high potency.
One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Agnus Castus and that given by the patient match perfectly.
It is useful in cases of sterility in females and complete impotence in males.
One should not repeat 1 M potency.
It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
Agnus Castus (Mother Tincture) Uses
The mother tincture of Graphites is used to treat ascites and toothache which needs frequent repetition.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
Agnus Castus 3X/6X Uses
This lower potency of Graphites works well to treat the conditions like breast induration and swelling and induration of the spleen.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
Clinical Indication of Agnus Castus
- Anus excoriation and chaps of the anus
- Dislocations of joints
- Gonorrhea in the secondary stage
- Gouty joints
- Ulcerated gums
- Knees coldness and pain
- Mouth ulcers
- Rheumatic nodes
- Spleen swelling and induration
- Testicles swelling and induration
Side Effects of Agnus Castus
Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.
If any side effects of Agnus Castus like an increase in skin itching and ulcerative eruptions are seen, then it can be antidoted by Camphora.