Cannabis Indica is commonly known as Indian Hemp; other names are Hashish; Bhang or Ganja.
It is among the top listed medicines used to treat headaches and epilepsy and urinary disorders.
The homeopathic remedy in form of tincture is prepared from attenuations of the young leaves and twigs.
It belongs to the family Cannabinaceae.
It is the most important polychrest remedy that has an action on almost every part of the body and especially on the brain and nervous system.
Cannabis Indica is a great remedy for Clairvoyance, Delirium tremens, delusions, and Epilepsy.
Cannabis Indica Constitution /Personality
Cannabis Indica is a remedy, best suited to very forgetful people, they forget the last words, and ideas are crowded in the brain.
It is suitable for people who are loquacious and exaggerate time and distance.
It is best suitable for people who are full of imagination, and hallucinations.
Guiding symptoms of Cannabis Indica
Cannabis Indica is one of the best remedies for conditions of mind brought on by inhibition of the higher faculties and stimulates the imagination to a remarkable degree without any marked stimulation of the lower or animal instinct.
It is a wonderful remedy used by many homeopaths to treat many nervous disorders, like epilepsy, mania, dementia, delirium tremens, and irritable reflexes.
It is indicated when the patient laughs immoderately at every trifling word spoken to him.
It is a wonderful remedy when the patient has a sensation as if the calvarium was opening and closing; there is a feeling as if the limbs and parts are enlarged.
It is a great remedy for treating mental disturbance, like delirium a condition of intense exaltation, in which all perceptions and conceptions, all sensations, and all emotions are exaggerated to the utmost degree, there is uncontrolled laughter, till the face becomes purple and the back and loins ache.
It is a wonderful remedy for Hallucination and a state in which there is a Subconscious or dual nature state, apparently under the control of the second self, but, the original self, prevents the performance of acts that are under the domination of the second self.
As the two natures cannot act independently, one acting as a check, upon the other.
It is the most remarkable remedy for hallucinations and imaginations, in which primarily there is an exaggeration of the duration of time and extent of space, being most characteristically affected.
The patient loses the conception of time, space and place, it is almost gone.
The patient is in the state of being Extremely happy and contented, with nothing trouble.
It is indicated when the mind is having ideas crowd upon each other. There is a constant fear of becoming insane, a horror of darkness.
It is a great remedy almost one of the specifics for Exophthalmic goiter. Catalepsy.
It is indicated when all complaints are aggravated in the morning, from coffee, liquor, and tobacco lying on the right side.
It is a wonderful remedy for paralysis of the lower extremities.
It is a wonderful remedy for nausea; unquenchable thirst along with epilepsy.
Cannabis Indica 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 Cannabis Indica patient suffers from the exaltation of spirit, with excessive loquacity, he is full of fun and mischief and laughs immoderately.
It is a wonderful remedy for Hallucinations and imaginations that are innumerable. There is anguish, which is accompanied by great oppression, better in the open air.
It is a wonderful remedy for fear, here there is a constant fear of becoming insane, and there is an exaggeration of the duration of time and extent of space; seconds seem ages, and a few rods feel as if an immense distance is to be covered.
It is a great remedy for the patient who has immense, fear horror of darkness; fear of approaching death.
It is a wonderful remedy for weakness of memory when there is the inability to recall any thought or event, on account of different thoughts crowding on his brain.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating disorders related to speech, there is a sudden loss of speech; begins a sentence but cannot finish it.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating Stammering and stuttering.
It is a wonderful remedy to treat cases with excessive loquacity, the person is very absentminded, every few minutes he would lose himself, and then wake up, as it were, to those around him.
It is a wonderful remedy for patients who are Constantly theorizing; are Clairvoyance.
It is used by many homeopaths to treat Delirium tremens; trembling; hallucinations; tendency to become furious.
It is a wonderful remedy for deliriums, the patient laughs at the merest trifle, and there is a sudden loss of memory it is suited for patients who get delirium and raving, along with vomiting that is alternating with stupor.
Cannabis Indica is a great remedy for Vertigo on rising, with stunning pain in the back part of their head and a sensation as if the room were falling in pieces about her.
There is Frequent involuntary shaking of the head, with heavy pressure on the brain, forcing him to stoop. It is a wonder remedy for Vertigo with falling forward, vertigo with nose-bleed and anxiety, with nausea and vomiting, so that he fainted; sometimes the vertigo is with loss of vision.
It is a wonderful remedy for headaches when violent shocks pass through the brain; noise like a crash or explosion during sleep. There is a dull, drawing pain in the forehead, especially over the eyes. There is Throbbing, aching pain in the forehead with jerking in the right side of the forehead, toward the interior and back part of the head.
It is one of the top listed remedies for headaches and migraine when there is a sensation of the brain boiling over and lifting the cranial arch like the lid of a tea kettle.
There is a sensation of opening and shutting sensation at the vertex, aching in both temples, most severe on the right side with dull stitching in the right temple.
Severe pain in the whole right side of the head.
It is a wonderful remedy for headaches accompanied by flatulence, continuing until he can pass flatulence up or down; throbbing of occiput.
Cannabis Indica is a wonderful remedy for eye complaints, the eyes are in a fixed gaze.
It is a wonderful remedy for Visual clairvoyance, the eyes are bright and shiny. The letters run together when reading. There is twinkling, trembling, and glimmering before the eyes
It is a wonderful remedy for paralysis of eyelids, there is Jerking in the extreme corner of the eye and eyelid. Injection of vessels of the conjunctiva of both eyes, they become dark yellow and become red, inflamed, and watery.
Cannabis Indica is a wonderful remedy for inflammation of the ear canal, the hearing is very acute, with aching in both ears.
There is throbbing and fulness in both ears with ringing and buzzing in the ears.
It is a great remedy for hallucination in the ear where there is noise in the ears, like boiling water, Periodical is singing in the ears during a dreamy spell, ceasing when he comes to himself from his dreams.
Cannabis Indica is an effective remedy for nose bleeding from the nose; with vertigo and migraine sick headaches.
Cannabis Indica is a great remedy for stomatitis the tongue is black and fuliginous and breath fetid; the tongue is white, and moves tremulously; moist tongue, accompanied with thirst.
The Speech is inarticulate and thick, speech is lost on account of the weakness of memory and unable to find proper words as he is forgetful.
Cannabis Indica is indicated to those patients who suffer from mental symptoms, are confused, the face reflects countenance dejection and careworn.
There is a wearied, exhausted appearance on the face with a drowsy, stupid look. The skin of the face, especially of the forehead and chin, feels as if drawn tight.
Cannabis Indicates indicated swelling on the throat like the throat is parched, accompanied by an intense thirst for cold water.
Cannabis Indica is a wonderful remedy in the treatment of asthma, there is the oppression of the chest, with deep, labored breathing, the patient feels as if suffocated, and has to be fanned.
There are stitches extending from both nipples through the chest.
It has got a wonderful action on the respiratory organs, it is useful in bronchitis with rough cough, with scraping immediately under the sternum, requiring a great effort to take a deep inspiration.
Cannabis Indica can be given to the patient when palpitations of the heart, awaking from sleep, there is pressing pain in the heart, with dyspnoea the whole night.
It is indicated in heart complaints when there is piercing pain in the heart and sensation as if drops were falling from the heart.
It is indicated in a heart attack when there are stitches in the heart, accompanied by great oppression; the latter is relieved by deep breathing and the pulse is very slow as low as 46.
Cannabis Indica is an effective remedy for treating weight problems there is ravenous hunger, making the patient eat more than needed causing weight gain.
It is indicated in stomach pain in the cardiac orifice, relieved by pressure, there is a suffocative feeling while eating.
Abdomen and Rectum symptoms
Cannabis Indica is one of the top listed remedies for treating abdominal colic and flatulence, there is flatulence on rising in the morning with headache; rumbling in bowels at night.
The abdomen feels swollen and bloated, better by belching.
It is indicated when there is a sensation in the anus as if he were sitting on a ball; as if the anus and part of the urethra were filled up by a hard, round body.
It is a wonderful remedy for painless yellow diarrhea.
Cannabis Indica has got a wonderful action on urinary Organs, it is useful in urinary tract infections, and there is a pain in the kidneys when laughing, burning, aching, or sharp stitches in the kidneys.
It is a wonderful remedy for gonorrhea there is a white glairy mucus that may be squeezed from the urethra, with burning and scalding, or stinging pain in the urethra before, during, and after urination.
It is a wonderful remedy for urethral stricture due to ill-treated gonorrhea and UTI, there is frequent urging to urinate, but cannot pass a drop, there is profuse, colorless urine.
The patient has to wait sometime before the urine flows and has to force out the last few drops with the hand, the urine dribbles out after the stream ceases.
The male patients of Cannabis Indica desire complaints of sexual desire that is excessively increased.
It is a wonderful remedy for Satyriasis; sexual priapism. The patient has erections not caused by amorous thoughts, there are violent painful erections, and the Penis is relaxed and shrunken with itching in the glans penis.
It is a wonderful remedy for gonorrhea there is sharp pricking, like needles, in the urethra, so severe as to send a thrill to cheeks and hands.
Cannabis Indica has got a wonderful action on the female genital, it is indicated in menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea in which there is very profuse and painful menstruation; dark but without clots.
It is a wonderful remedy for dysmenorrhoea there is severe spasmodic uterine colic, pains returning like labor pains; great agitation, and sleeplessness.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating miscarriage, there is a threatened miscarriage in the 8th month, with burning on micturition with purulent discharge.
Cannabis Indica is indicated for chronic, purulent, and corrosive leucorrhea with a violent pain in the lower abdomen, as a secondary gonorrhea infection.
Hand and Leg symptoms
Cannabis Indica is a wonderful remedy for paralysis and numbness in arms and hands, there is agreeable thrilling through the arms and hands, with Paralysis of the right arm. There is a coldness in the right hand, with stiffness and numbness in the right thumb.
It is a wonderful remedy for paralysis of the entire lower extremities.
There is weariness in limbs, and stiffness and aching in knees; almost paralysis.
There is agreeable thrilling from the knees down, with a sensation as if a bird’s claws were clasping the knees.
It is a wonderful remedy for sciatica, on attempting to walk, intensely violent pain as if treading on spikes, which penetrated the soles, and runs upward through the limbs to the hips; worse in the right limb, and accompanied by drawing pains in both calves.
It is indicated in gout and stiffness with shooting pains in the joints of the toes of the left foot; worse in the great toe; aching and stitching pain in the ball of the left great toe.
Cannabis Indica is indicated to treat cervical spondylitis with pain across the shoulders and spine; the patient must stoop, and cannot walk erect.
It is indicated in paralysis when the Chin is suddenly drawn down to the sternum, lasting three days.
It is a wonderful remedy for backache there is warmth in the spine extending to the head. In Backache there is aggravation during menses, which occur every two weeks and are scanty.
Cannabis Indica is the remedy for certain types of intermittent fevers when there is a loss of animal heat. There is general chilliness and coldness of the face, nose, and hands after dinner.
During the sweating stage, there is Profuse sticky sweat, standing out in drops on the forehead.
Cannabis Indica is also indicated in the patient to treat the excess sleepiness; there is sound sleep, with melancholy dreams. There is starting of the limbs while sleeping, causing him to awake.
There are Voluptuous dreams, with erections and profuse seminal emissions. It is used to treat talks during sleep and gritting teeth during sleep.
It is highly useful in treating prophetic dreams; vexatious; of dead bodies, danger, and perils to be encountered. It is a wonderful remedy for a nightmare every night as soon as he falls asleep.
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 worse, while the amelioration factor improves the condition of the disease.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The condition of Cannabis Indica gets aggravated in the morning, from coffee, liquor, and tobacco, lying on the right side.
The conditions of Cannabis Indica
get better with rest and fresh air, cold water, and rest.
Relationship with Other Medicine
Cannabis Indica Complementary Medicines
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Cannabis Indica are Belladonna.
Cannabis Indica 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 Cannabis Indica are Hyoscyamus, Stramonium
The bad effects of Cannabis Indica are antidoted by Camphora.
Cannabis Indica Dosage & Potencies
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Cannabis Indica 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.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
Cannabis Indica 200 Uses
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Cannabis Indica match.
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.
Cannabis Indica 1M Uses
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Cannabis Indica 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.
Cannabis Indica Q (Mother Tincture) Uses
The mother tincture of Cannabis Indica is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with delusion and hallucinations.
It is mainly used to relieve mental stress in patients and should only be given when all the symptoms of Cannabis Indica are matched with the patient’s symptoms.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
Cannabis Indica 3X/6X Uses
This lower potency of Cannabis Indica works well to treat the conditions like excessive sleepiness and has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from varicose veins.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
Clinical Indication of Cannabis Indica
- Delirium tremens
- Urinary disorders
Cannabis Indica Side Effects
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 Cannabis Indica are seen mostly like an increase in skin itching, bursting type of pain then it can be antidoted by Camphor.