Belladonna: For Sudden Fever, Sore Throat, Headache, Dry Cough, Migraine, Menstrual Pain
The Genus of the plant comes from the Greek Fate Atropos. Belladonna is native to North Africa, Western Asia, Europe and North America. The name for the plant comes from an Italian word for "Beautiful Woman" because in the 16th Century Italian women used the plant to make their eyes "sparkle".
Belladonna is a poisonous plant hence the nickname Deadly Nightshade. However, Hebalist and Homeopathic medicine produces safely prepare the plants for medicinal usage.
In Herbalism the plants less poisonous leaves are used as a relaxant and antispasmodic. Homeopathic medicine uses the entire plant often for fever, inflammation and acute pain.
Homeopathic Belladonna is often used as a remedy for sudden fever and throbbing pain. Belladonna is a must have remedy in your medicine chest and is often in combination remedies with other medicines to address a broad spectrum of symptoms.
Source: Encyclopedia of Homeopathy, Meds From Nature
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