Baptisia Tinctoria 30, 200, 1M Uses, Benefits, Dosage & Side Effects

Baptisia Tinctoria 30, 200, 1M Uses, Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects

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Baptisia Tinctoria is commonly known as Wild Indigo. Baptisia Tinctoria is a herbaceous perineal shrub that is native to North America. It belongs to the family Leguminosae, proved by Dr . W.H . Burt. The mother tincture is prepared from the fresh roots and bark of the shrub.

Baptisia Tinctoria is the most important remedy that has an action on blood, mind, nerves, mucous membranes of the digestive tract, left side of the body.

Baptisia Tinctoria is a great remedy for typhoid and dysentery.

Baptisia Constitution/Personality 

Baptisia Tinctoria is a remedy, best suited to patients who have flushed, dusky, dark red faces.

He has a stupid besotted expression and looks like a drunkard with a perfect difference.

The mouth is ulcerated with an offensive smell and offensive breath.

Guiding symptoms of Baptisia 

Baptisia Tinctoria is one of the best remedies for conditions brought about by disorganization and decomposition of blood especially low fevers as in typhoid, paratyphoid, and dysentery.

This is a chief and specific remedy in treating typhoid fever and is used by many homeopaths as preventive medicine against typhoid.

Baptisia  is one of the chief remedies for the offensiveness of all the discharges of the body such as stool, urine, sweat, urine, sweat, and ulcers are very offensive.

This is also a wonderful remedy for painless sore throat, patient can swallow only liquid food, solid food causes gagging in the throat.

Baptisia Tinctoria is one of the important remedies for ulceration in the mouth, there is an offensive smell from the mouth and a dry tongue with a streak down the center.

The patients do not tolerate or bear cold in any form very sensitive to cold air, cold food. The patient feels in whatever position he lies, the parts rested upon feel sore and painful.

Baptisia Uses

This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-

Mind symptoms 

The Baptisia Tinctoria patient is highly indifferent and incapable of thinking anything, there is an aversion to mental work, cannot fix his mind on work, is always confused.

They fall asleep even before they can answer a question or in the middle of the answer.

The patient tosses about in bed and says that he feels his head and or body is scattered around the bed, has an illusion that his body is three pieces or three persons and he cannot keep them covered, so he tries to keep them together.

Baptisia Tinctoria is suited for the patients who are melancholic, with stupor, and have wild, wandering thoughts with low muttering delirium.

Head symptoms 

Baptisia Tinctoria is a great remedy for headaches occurring with low fever infections, the brain feels as if sore, too large, heavy, numb, there is soreness of eyelids.

The headache feels as if stupor, confused and swimming feeling, worse when talking, head feels as if drawn backward.

This is also indicated to treat vertigo with pressure at the root of the nose, soreness of eyeballs with stupor falls asleep while spoken to.

Eyes symptoms

The patients generally suffer from photophobia, cannot bear light, the eyes burn but do not water.

The patient feels as if eyes are pressed into the head, the eyeballs feel sore, with great confusion of vision; he cannot place anything until after careful looking at it a few seconds; delusions as if everything appears to move.

It is an effective remedy in treating eye fatigue, patient suffers from severe pains in the eyes on reading books or screens, compelling him to stop reading. There is a bloated feeling of eyes, disposition to have them half-closed.

The eyeballs feel very sore; there is soreness and lameness in moving them.

Baptisia Tinctoria is an important remedy in treating partial paralysis of eyelids, during sleep the patient is unable to close his eyes.

Ears symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is a very good remedy for deafness in hearing that occurs in the early stages of typhoid fever.

This is indicated delirium with almost complete deafness.

Nose symptoms 

Baptisia Tinctoria is an effective remedy for cold accompanied with low-grade fever, there is sneezing and weak feeling as, after a severe cold, there is the sensation of fulness of nose and edema of affected parts.

There is dull pain at the root of the nose with a crampy sensation followed by soreness in the nostrils.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated in Epistaxis in which the blood is dark red, at times during vertigo there is slight bleeding from the right nostril of thick bright red blood.

Mouth symptoms 

The Baptisia Tinctoria patient often complains of mouth ulcers, the teeth and gums feel sore, with offensive salivation.

The tongue feels as if burned, with yellowish-brown edges is red and shining, the tongue is brown in the center, with dry and glistening edges; the surface is cracked causing soreness.

This is indicated for treating halitosis, there is a very offensive smell from the mouth, even breath is very offensive.

Face symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated in those patients whose face is flushed, dusky, dark red.

It is an effective remedy for semi paralytic condition of facial muscle giving a stupid besotted appearance and expressions like that of a drunkard.

There is a pain in the root of the nose and muscles of the jaws are rigid making it difficult to chew solid food, hence the patient prefers liquids more.

Throat symptom

This medicine is indicated in tonsillitis that has painless sore inflamed tonsils and sore soft palate, the tonsils are dark red and swollen causing constriction in the throat. The tonsils are enlarged, in size with very offensive discharge.

This is indicated in chronic sore throat, the throat is constricted, feels swollen and full with the offensive breath, there is the absence of pain and great prostration, making the patient swallow the only liquid, list solid food causes gagging.

Chest symptom

Baptisia Tinctoria is an effective remedy in treating aphonia caused by sore Larynx, there is painful swallowing, or difficult painful speaking, accompanied with offensive breath.

Baptisia Tinctoria is useful in enteric fevers where the patient during fever awakes with great difficulty of breathing; his lungs feel tight and compressed and wants fresh air to breathe.

This is indicated in stages of low-grade fevers with constriction and oppression of the chest.

There is weight and oppression in the precordial region, with a feeling as if the breath is insufficient at times there are sharp pains in the center of the sternum.

Heart symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is given when pulse at first is accelerated, afterward, it is slow and faint. There is a feeling as if the heart rate is greatly increased and the frequency of the heart‘s pulsation seems to fill the chest.

Stomach symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is an effective remedy for treating oesophageal reflux disorder or acid reflux with vomiting due to spasms of the esophagus, can swallow only liquids.

There is loss of appetite with sinking feeling at stomach, constant desire for water, gastric fever with pain in epigastrium.

This medicine is indicated to the patient who develops stomach ulceration there is a feeling of hard substance in the stomach, the cardiac orifice is contracted convulsively, all stomach symptoms are worse from beer.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

This medicine is one of the top listed remedies for treating dysentery with typhoid state, where stool contains decomposed blood, which is very offensive, but often painless with a high rise in temperature.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated when there is dysentery with offensive discharges, there is blood in stools and attended by tenesmus but the significant absence of pain, showing the depression of vitality due to typhoid fever.

This is also a great remedy for diarrhea. There is excessive sensitivity of the ilio-caecal region to touch and the bowel begin to rumble mainly in this region. The discharge of stools follow which is very offensive and putrid, there is extreme prostration with lack of vitality and high rise in temperature.

This medicine is indicated in soreness of abdomen and liver, right side affections are more marked, there is soreness and inflammation of gall-bladder with painless diarrhea; stools are very offensive, thin, dark, and bloody.

Urinary symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated when urine is very offensive with dark red color and scanty alkaline, fetid, there is burning in urethra while urinating, there are stitches in right kidney.

Male symptoms

The male patients of Baptisia Tinctoria complain of orchitis with pressing pain in the left testicle, there are cramps in testicles, sensations as if they are squeezed.

Female symptoms 

Baptisia Tinctoria is a remedy that has a wonderful action on the genitals of females and helps to cure many female-related disorders, like threatened miscarriage from mental depression, shock, and low fevers, indicating its usefulness in the treatment of infertility.

This is indicated for painless leucorrhoea from the uterus in between menses and it is foul, offensive.

Baptisia Tinctoria is effective in too early or too delayed or irregular menses and helps to regulate menstruation.

Hand and Leg symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is a great remedy for stiffness and wandering pains in all arms and legs with dizziness. There is aching and drawing pain in joints of arms and legs with great prostration and weakness.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated when there is intolerable pain in the bones and joints of the arm and legs after suffering from typhoid and other low-grade rheumatic fevers. There is great weakness, especially in the lower limbs.

This is indicated when there is constant twitching in deltoid muscles and pain in the left shoulder, extending down to the left arm.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated when there restless; cannot sleep quietly; wants to be on the move or wants to lie down.

This is indicated when there is tired, bruised, sick feeling in all parts of the body, the patient is weak and tremulous as if recovering from a severe illness.

There is numbness, prickling and paralytic are feeling over the whole body, bed feels so hard makes him feel sore and bruised.

Back symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated in cervical spondylosis, there is stiffness and lameness of cervical muscles that is aggravated on moving head, also stiffness, soreness, and drawing pain in the neck.

Baptisia Tinctoria is useful in treating backaches and pain in the hips, the hips are very stiff, ache severely; aggravation on walking. There is a feeling as if lying on a board makes him change position often, the bed feels so hard.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated in sciatic pain, in the region of the sacrum, there is dull sacral pain, combined with feeling as from pressure and fatigue, from long bending; pains soon extending around hips and down the right leg.

Skin symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated for livid spots all over the body and limbs.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated in syphilitic, foul gangrenous sore or ulcers that eat up that portion of the body,

It is indicated in eruptions like measles or urticaria. There is confluent small-pox, tardy eruption all over the body.

Fever symptoms

Baptisia Tinctoria is the remedy for typhoid fever in the first stage of fever, with peculiar symptoms during fever temperature is ranging from 103-106F, with sore lame and bruised feeling of the parts rested upon, in whatever position he lies.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated when in typhoid fever the pulse is marked bradycardia, full and soft, the tongue is white coated in the beginning with red papillae in the middle; later the tongue becomes dry, cracked, and ulcerated.

There is intense nervousness, chilliness, and aching pains, particularly in the head, back, and limbs.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated when the patient complains of great weakness prostration. There is a besotted look on the face, like that of a drunkard, his face is flushed dusky and dark red.

The patient is incapable of thinking anything, is unable to fix the mind on any work, and is perfectly indifferent with an aversion to any mental work.

Baptisia Tinctoria is indicated in typhoid fever when there is unbearable offensiveness of all discharges like breath, sweat, urine, stool, and ulcers are well marked.

Baptisia 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.

Aggravated By

The condition of Baptisia Tinctoria gets aggravated by cold humid climate; during fog; indoors. And gastric complaints by beer.

Amelioration By

The conditions of Baptisia Tinctoria get better by warmth, change of position.

The sore throat gets ameliorated by swallowing only liquids.

Relationship with Other Medicine

Complementary Medicines

This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.

The remedies complementary to Baptisia Tinctoria are Nitric acid.

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 Baptisia Tinctoria are Nitric acid; Muriatic acid.


These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together.

Baptisia Tinctoria is compatible with Lachesis, Hyoscyamus, Muriatic acid, Nitric acid in typhoid.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Baptisia Tinctoria are antidoted by Camphora.

It antidotes

Baptisia Tinctoria antidotes the effects of beer.

Baptisia Tinctoria Dosage & Potencies

The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.

Baptisia Tinctoria 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 tonsillitis, sore throat, diarrhea, dysentery, typhoid fever.

This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen. 

Baptisia Tinctoria 200 Uses

This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Baptisia Tinctoria match. It is useful in treating infertility due to frequent miscarriages.

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.

Baptisia Tinctoria 1M Uses

This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Baptisia Tinctoria and that given by the patient match perfectly. 

One should not repeat 1 M potency. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.

Baptisia Tinctoria Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Baptisia Tinctoria is used by many homeopaths to relieve typhoid fever symptoms and gangrene ulcers.

Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs. 

Baptisia Tinctoria 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Baptisia Tinctoria works well to treat the conditions like typhoid fever and has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from typhoid.

Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.

Clinical Indication of  Baptisia Tinctoria

  • Abortion threatened.
  • Apoplexy.
  • Appendicitis.
  • Biliousness.
  • Brain softening.
  • Cancer.
  • Diphtheria.
  • Dysentery.
  • Enteric fever.
  • Gall-bladder, affections of.
  • Gastric fever.
  • Stomatitis.
  • Tongue ulcers.
  • Typhus.
  • Enlarged tonsils
  • Diarrhea
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Leucorrhea
  • Sciatica
  • Typhoid Fever

Side Effects of Baptisia Tinctoria

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 Baptisia Tinctoria are seen then it can be antidoted by Camphora.

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