Latin Name: Baryta Carbonica
Common Name: barium carbonata, witherite
Description: Used for children who may have trouble with intellectual, physical, or emotional development. They may be susceptible to infection and have acute, but chronic, tonsilitis. The elderly may use this remedy for post stroke difficulty as well as senility. Also proven to lower cholesterol and blood pressure (Ullman Consumer's 290, Lockie 119).
Latin Name: Belladonna
Common Name: deadly nightshade
Description: Used for fever, flu, tonsilitis, sore throat, dry tickly cough worsened by speech, earache, throbbing pain, and sudden onset of flushed skin with cold extremeties. Also for intense headaches, abdominal pain, toothache, inflammation of kidneys, pinkeye, heat stroke, and nose bleeds. For women, this remedy treats breast infections, menstrual cramps, and irritated nipples due to breast feeding (Lockie 86, Jonas 255, Panos 38).
Latin Name: Borax
Common Name: sodium borate
Description: Used for inflamed mucous membranes with white discharge, thrush, and vaginitis, especially midway between menstrual periods. Also used for herpes, especially for those with a history of canker sores, and other STDs: chlamydia, trichomonas, and gardenerella. Borax is also used for motion sickness. Often used for those who exhibit anxiety, sensitivity to noise, and fear of downward motion (Jonas 256, Ullman Consumer's 193, 277, 279, 323).
Latin Name: Bryonia Alba
Common Name: white bryony, common bryony, wild hops
Description: Used for dryness in mucous membranes, excessive thirst, inflamed joints and membranes, weakness, mastitis, colic, and abdominal pain, including that resulting from gas, heartburn, and indigestion. Also used for coughs, flu, violent headaches, and other slowly developing acute ailments. Bryonia alba is also for pneumonia, chest pain, constipation, and excessive sweating. A common use of this remedy is for people who display extreme irritability and a desire to be left alone (Jonas 256, Lockie 88).