(Actaea racemosa, also called cimicifuga)
Patient type A person who needs this remedy can be energetic and talkative when feeling well, but upset and gloomy when ill with exaggerated fears. They may get throbbing or shooting pains, headaches, stiff neck and be sensitive to noise.
Patient is better for rest, being kept warm, being in the open air, movement, eating.
Patient is worse for being in damp cold air, sitting.
Mainly used for:
- Menstrual problems and PMS
- Postpartum depression