Ficus Religiosa is a remedy with a wider sphere of usefulness in the case of hemorrhages from all the orifices of the body, be it of the bladder and disorder of the urinary tract, gastric system, or female disorders.
This East Indian drug causes and cures haemorrhages of many kinds like Hematemesis, menorrhagia, and metrorrhagia, haemoptysis and also Bloody urine.
Tincture is prepared from fresh leaves, bark, or aerial roots of the Ficus religiosa tree.
It was proved and introduced to homeopathy by Dr. Sarat Chandra Ghose, of Midnapore (India).
It is a wonderful remedy from the vegetable kingdom. It belongs to the family Moraceae.
Ficus Religiosa Constitution /Personality
Ficus Religiosa is a remedy, best suited for people with haemorrhagic diathesis and who suffer from diseases like menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, haemorrhoids, and venous haemorrhage, making the patient very weak and restless.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for its action on the urinary organs when there is typical bloody urine.
It is indicated for reducing pain in the abdomen effectively.
This remedy is suitable for treating dysentery accompanied by abnormal menstrual discharge.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for providing relief from breathing difficulties and chronic cough.
It is effective in treating various types of hemorrhages, such as menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, and bloody urine.
This remedy is highly effective for treating epistaxis.
It is indicated for curing headaches accompanied by vertigo.
Ficus Religiosa is useful in conditions of blood in urine and stool, effectively controlling menorrhagia.
It is suitable for gastralgia where the person typically vomits bright red blood.
This remedy is indicated when dysentery and menorrhagia occur simultaneously.
In cases of incontinence of urine, there is a frequent desire to pass urine, which gradually becomes bloody and contains a significant amount of blood.
Ficus Religiosa is suitable for cough when the patient experiences a frequent inclination to cough, resulting in the spitting of blood.
It is indicated for headaches where there is a slight headache, accompanied by giddiness, nausea, and a slight dimness of vision.
The person may become very weak due to the loss of fluids in the form of blood and can become restless.
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body.
And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for mental conditions characterized by a quiet mind and a strong disinclination to move.
It is suitable for individuals who experience constant feelings of sadness and melancholy, particularly in cases of haemorrhages like menorrhagia and metrorrhagia.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for severe headaches that are melancholic in nature, leading to a quiet disposition.
This remedy is suitable for migraine-type headaches accompanied by burning sensations at the vertex, vertigo, and slight headache.
During a headache episode, it is indicated when there is dull head pain, along with nausea, vertigo, and a slight headache.
Ficus Religiosa is effective for headaches associated with haemorrhages, particularly when there is a burning sensation at the vertex.
It is indicated for headaches that result in significant weakness and restlessness in the individual, along with dimness of vision and a burning sensation at the top of the head.
It is indicated in nasal conditions especially epistaxis, the blood is bright red, the nose feels sore and tender, is sensitive to cold.
Ficus Religiosa is used to treat painful weakness of the eye which further leads to dimness of vision.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for earaches characterized by dull, transient pain and a sensation of stiffness in the ears, effectively alleviating ear pain.
This remedy is also suitable for tinnitus, particularly when there is a confused feeling in the ears, causing the person to have difficulty distinguishing sounds and experiencing fearfulness or rumbling due to an accumulation of blood in the middle ear.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for cases of haemorrhagic jaundice, marked by a yellowing of the face.
It is suitable when the face turns yellowish during coughing, and breathing difficulties lead to feelings of suffocation.
This remedy is also indicated when there is increased blood flow to the face, resulting in a dull and oily appearance when pressure is applied to the facial skin.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for conditions involving a sore throat accompanied by pharyngitis and the expulsion of bloody mucus through hawking.
This remedy is suitable for coughing episodes where there is a frequent urge to cough, resulting in the expectoration of blood.
It is also indicated for effectively relieving breathing difficulties and chronic cough.
In cases of sore throat, there may be a sensation of soreness, sticking, and pain in the throat, making it challenging to expel mucus, which is often bloody.
It is a wonderful remedy for chest conditions where there is difficulty in breathing with an inclination to cough, causing him to spit blood.
It is a wonderful remedy for difficulty breathing; and cough with vomiting of blood; pulse very weak, making the patient very weak.
It is indicated for heart conditions when there is palpitation with a slow pulse rate, low-grade typhoid condition makes the patient’s heart working very slow and makes the patient weak and debilitated.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for stomach disorders characterized by an extreme loss of hunger, with a significantly decreased appetite persisting throughout the illness.
This remedy is suitable for addressing nausea and vomiting, particularly when the vomit contains bright red blood.
It may also be associated with pain and a general feeling of sickness in the stomach.
Ficus Religiosa is effective in cases of stomach ulcers that result in the vomiting of bright red blood.
In conditions of acidity, where there is a decreased appetite, individuals may find it necessary to consume food in small quantities during each meal.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for a distended abdomen accompanied by pain.
This pain in the abdomen is often characterized by bearing-down pains in the lower part of the abdomen, which are dull and followed by stools that are bright red due to the presence of blood.
This remedy is suitable for conditions related to stool and the anus, especially when dysentery occurs in conjunction with menorrhagia.
Ficus Religiosa is a useful remedy for dysentery cases where there is bright red blood passed after every stool, further indicating its effectiveness in such conditions.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for urinary organ issues characterized by a persistent desire to urinate, with only a small quantity of urine passed at a time.
This frequent urge to urinate is often accompanied by the presence of bright red blood in the urine.
In cases of incontinence of urine, individuals may experience a frequent desire to pass urine, which progressively becomes bloody and contains a significant amount of blood.
The remedy is also suitable for addressing severe, dull pain in the urinary organs, along with a frequent urge to urinate, and the urine may contain a substantial amount of blood.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for male genital system issues, particularly when there is a state of weakness and debility following a bout of typhoid fever.
It is often associated with sterility as a post-typhoid infection complication.
This remedy is suitable for cases where there are infrequent and incomplete erections, accompanied by the presence of blood stains in the reproductive discharge.
Ficus Religiosa is also indicated for feeble erections, typically seen in patients who are weak and exhausted due to blood loss caused by conditions such as dysentery, vomiting, and gastralgia.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for female genital issues characterized by a dull aching pain in the lower abdomen, often followed by menorrhagia (excessive menstrual bleeding).
This remedy is suitable for addressing various types of hemorrhages, including menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, and bloody urine.
Ficus Religiosa is also indicated for cases of amenorrhea, where there is a loss of blood when menstruation returns, potentially leading to infertility problems.
Regular use of Ficus Religiosa can help regulate hormonal imbalances in females and manage menstrual blood flow.
It is a specific remedy for female sexual organ conditions, particularly when the individual experiences sadness and melancholy alongside metrorrhagia characterized by bright red blood and bearing-down pains in the lower abdomen.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for rheumatism characterized by pain in the upper part of the shoulders and the region of the vertebra, which becomes prominent.
This pain tends to worsen with even slight motion or contact, and it often occurs as a sequel to typhoid fevers.
In cases where there is pain in the right shoulder extending to the middle of the upper arm, accompanied by significant weakness and joint pain that makes movement challenging, Ficus Religiosa is indicated.
Weakness in the knees, especially with minimal exertion, and a dull, heavy pain beneath the left patella, can lead to a sense of sadness and melancholy in the individual, and they may prefer to lie down most of the time.
This remedy is often considered in cases of joint pain that is particularly prominent upon waking in the morning. It may also be indicated when there is abdominal pain and vomiting of blood.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for treating rheumatic pain in the back, particularly when there are back pains associated with conditions like menorrhagia and metrorrhagia, commonly seen in females.
Individuals may experience a heavy sensation, akin to a lump, in the right lumbar region, along with a dull and aching pain in the lower abdomen.
This remedy is also suitable for addressing sore pain along the back, often accompanied by severe weakness and exhaustion due to blood loss from haemorrhages.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for low-grade typhoid fevers, particularly when individuals experience excessive sleepiness with heavy eyelids.
Sleep may be significantly disturbed by tiresome dreams, including sad dreams, which can contribute to a feeling of melancholy, weakness, and debilitation in the person.
Ficus Religiosa is indicated for individuals prone to chronic typhoid conditions, particularly when the skin exhibits ulcers and a rash that itch and bleed.
This remedy is top-listed for ulcers that develop on the urethra within the urinary tract, resulting in the passage of bloody urine.
It is also effective in cases of dermatitis accompanied by severe skin cracks that cause a burning sensation.
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 Ficus Religiosa gets aggravated by motion and sitting down.
The conditions of the Ficus Religiosa get better when lying down, in the afternoon, and cold applications.
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
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 Ficus Religiosa are Acalypha indica, Ipecachuana, Arnica, Phosphorus, Sanguisuga, Cactus, and Ferrum metallic.
The remedies that were incompatible with Ficus Religiosa are calendula officinalis.
Ficus Religiosa antidotes the ill effects of coffee and other stimulants.
The bad effects of Ficus Religiosa are antidoted by Camphor.
Ficus Religiosa Dosage & Potencies
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
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 of great value in the treatment of menorrhagia and urine retention with bloody urine.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Ficus Religiosa 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.
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of the Ficus Religiosa and that given by the patient match perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potencies. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
The mother tincture of Ficus Religiosa is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with haemorrhages.
Mother Tincture is a homeopathic medicine that is used for the treatment of haemorrhages of several kinds.
The other tincture helps in regulating menstrual flow in women.
The mother tincture is useful in Respiratory disorders such as breathlessness and chronic cough accompanied by blood.
It is also helpful in treating nausea, and haematemesis.
Mother tincture should only be given when all the symptoms of Ficus Religiosa 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.
This lower potency of Ficus Religiosa works well to treat conditions like menorrhagia and haemorrhages, it has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from such conditions.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
- Haemorrhage of typhoid fever
- Bleeding piles
- Urine retention
Ficus Religiosa 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.
Remember that homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on individual symptoms and characteristics. It’s crucial to consult with a qualified homeopath for proper evaluation and personalized treatment. Homeopathy focuses on treating the whole person, so a detailed case study is necessary to select the most appropriate remedy.
Homeopathic medicines should be taken only when prescribed by a homeopathic physician. Self-medication may aggravate the original conditions.