It is herbaceous annual plant grown up to 1 meter and is indigenous to Egypt and cultivated widely in South Africa and America for its medicinal use. It contains khellin along with the phytochemicals including sterols.
A homoeopathic tincture is made from the fruits. It is covered by Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India, Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of United States and German Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia.
As per investigations it has powerful antispasmodic action on small bronchial muscles and arteries that supply blood to heart. It is used in the treatment of angina pectoris, asthma, alone or with other medicines, and externally for vitiligo.
It is considered as an effective muscle relaxant and alleviates pain due to kidney stones. Khellin inhibited vascular smooth muscle contractions in rat aorta induced by noradrenaline; it also relaxed both noradrenaline induced contractile tension in rat aorta smooth muscle and spontaneous contractile activity of rat portal vein with similar potency. Strong antispasmodic. Research on Khellin has resulted in discovery of initial an anti-asthma drug.
Q. 1x. Externally it is used for Vitiligo.
Small bronchial muscles, supply blood to heart.
|Dosage||As Perscribed by the Homeopath|