Ignatia

(Ignatia amara)

Patient type A sensitive person who is anxious because of grief, loss, disappointment, criticism, loneliness (or any stressful emotional experience) may benefit from this remedy. A defensive attitude, frequent sighing, and mood swings are other indications. The person may burst unexpectedly into either tears or laughter. A heavy feeling in the chest is often present, and the person may frequently sigh or yawn.

Patient is better for being warm, whilst eating, change of position, pressure, deep breathing.

Patient is worse for being in cold air, with strong odours, yawning, after meals, with alcohol or coffee.

Mainly used for:

Allergies and sensitivities
Anxiety
Backache
Depression
Haemorrhoids
Menopause symptoms
Postpartum depression
Restless legs syndrome
Sleeplessness

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