The homoeopathic remedy Agaricus muscarius is manufactured from the poisonous fungus Amanita Muscari, commonly known as fly agaric, and able to cause neurological and gastrointestinal disorders. This hallucinogenic mushroom grows in forests of conifers and broad-leaved trees. Also known as “fly amanita”, this fungus grows from summer to the end of the autumn. The homoeopathic remedy Agaricus muscarius is intended for hysterical persons whose pain gets worse with the cold and is alleviated by heat or after a good rest.
Agaricus muscarius is prescribed in case of muscle, bone or tendon pain caused by poor blood circulation. This pain may occur early in the morning. The remedy is also used to soothe neurological disorders manifested by quivering lower limbs and twitching of the eye and face. Besides that, it can also be used in the treatment of chilblains caused by circulatory problems. In fact, it is effective for treating all types of lesions, relieving pain and the strong burning or stinging sensations.
Agaricus muscarius is used to alleviate exceptional cases of hysteria. This remedy is very effective for treating children whose language development may be slow. It can also relieve people suffering from intellectual overwork. In addition, it is possible to alleviate epileptic seizures by combining Agaricus muscarius with other forms of medication.
The treatment of muscular pain caused by poor blood circulation requires the administration of three granules of Agaricus muscarius 5 CH, to be performed 3 times a day. If the pain is located near a bone or tendon, take 3 granules of Agaricus muscarius 5 CH every morning, noon and night, outside of meals. If the pain is more intense in the morning, the treatment must also include the intake of three granules of Rhus Toxicodendron 5 CH, 3 times a day. To relieve eye twitching, take 5 granules of Agaricus muscarius 9 CH, twice a day until the symptoms disappear. To eliminate face twitching, the patient must take three granules of Agaricus muscarius 5 CH three times a day. To treat chilblains, it is recommended to take three granules of Agaricus muscarius 4 to 5 CH, 3 times a day.
To treat hysterical subjects, it is advisable to take 5 granules of Agaricus muscarius 15 CH three times a day. A child with slow language development must take 3 granules of Agaricus muscarius 9 CH, 3 times a day. In case of burnout due to an intense intellectual activity, the recommended dose is five granules of Agaricus muscarius 30 CH, to be taken 2 to 3 times a day.
Epileptic seizures can be alleviated by taking three granules of Oenanthe Crotata 7 CH and 3 granules of Cicuta virosa 7 CH in the morning. At noon, one should take 3 granules of Agaricus muscarius 7 CH and 3 granules of Hyoscyamus 9 CH. At bedtime, three granules of Zincum Valerianicum 7 CH must be taken. Finally, the patient must take a dose of Coriaria myrtifolia 9 CH every Sunday evening.
Good to know: Agaricus muscarius in low dilutions is indicated to relieve behavioural and vascular disorders. High-dilution remedies are only prescribed to treat acute conditions.