Excessive perspiration, hot flushes
Undue perspiration (hyperhydrosis of varying genesis); excessive perspiration due to overactivity of the sebaceous; hot flushes followed by perspiration, during menopause; hyperhydrosis during acute infectious disease and fever; bromhidrosis, or other conditions which cause perspiration with an offensive odour; nocturnal perspiration with exhaustion (ie. pre-tuberculous cases). The quality of the perspiration may be hot, cold, or sticky.
Mode of action
Acidum nitricum: Offensive odour of perspiration or discharges.
Belladonna: Intense heat or redness; patient exudes hot perspiration, particularly noticeable on the face.
Jaborandi: Contains pilocarpine, which according to the law of similars, is useful in conditions of abnormal or excessive sweat, especially nocturnal sweating of tubercular patients; perspiration after menopausal hot flushes.
Kalium carbonicum: Prostrating perspiration, at night; may be accompanied by back pain localized between the shoulder blades.
Lachesis: Hot flushes, with outbreaks of perspiration.
Salvia officinalis: Effective against general perspiration and night sweats.
Sambucus nigra: Sweating during various acute conditions; marked perspiration during the day or upon waking; weakness with excessive perspiration.
Sanguinaria: Hot flushes of the face in menopause, followed by sweating.
Sepia: Flushes of heat with perspiration during menopause.
Veratrum album: Profuse cold sweat, especially on the forehead; perspiration during menses or with stool. R32 is effective in cases of perspiration, which accompany certain conditions.