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Glonoine is typically prescribed when a person has had an adverse reaction to nitroglycerine and has a pulsating, congestive headache. Glonoine has a dramatic action on the circulation and is used when flushes, palpitation, hypertension and heart disease are the key concerns.
- Origin: Nitroglycerin
- Other Names: Glonoinum
- Short Form: Glon
- Headache that is pulsating and bursting, flushed face with prominent carotid arteries
- Sunstroke with terrible bursting, pounding headache. Face is flushed and hot.
- Triggers: adverse reaction to the drug nitroglycerine, direct sun exposure especially to the head; open fire
- General: surging of blood to head and heart, sensation of pulsation throughout the body, pulsating pains
- Worse: direct sun, open fire, stooping, having hair cut, stimulants, lying down, from 6 A.M. to noon, left side
- Better: open air, cold applications, brandy
- Psychological: confusion and bewilderment, becomes lost in familiar places
- Other symptoms: violent palpitations and throbbing in the heart and whole body, hot sensation down the spine
- Food and drink: peaches make it worse
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on homeopathic principles and after a detailed case taking. The prescription recommendations below are provided only as a guide. It is always recommended to consult with a naturopathic doctor or homeopathic practitioner prior to taking any homeopathic remedies, especially if your health is compromised or if your symptoms due to resolve in a timely fashion. The general recommendations for Glonoine include:
- For palliative (non-homeopathic) purposes, in angina pectoris, asthma, heart failure etc., physiological doses - i.e., 1-100 drops - must be given. Here it is a great emergency remedy. The conditions calling for it are small, wiry pulse, pallor, arterial spasm, anemia of the brain, collapse, feeble heart, syncope, dicrotic pulse, vertigo, - the opposite of those indicating a homeopathic dosage. Often thus used to lower the arterial tension in chronic interstitial nephritis.
- Antidote: Aconite
- Compare: Amylium nitricum, Belladonna, Opium, Stramonium, Veratrum viride
- Morrison Roger (1993) Desktop Guide, to Keynote and Confirmatory Symptoms Hahnmann Clinic Publishing
- Asa Hershoff (2000) Homeopathic Remedies, A Quick and Easy Guide to Common Disorders and their Homeopathic Treatments, Avery Publishing Group, New York
- Ullman Robert, Reichenberg-Ullman Judyth (1997) Homeopathic Self-Care, the quick and easy guide for the whole family. Prima Publishing.
- Boericke W (1997) Pocket Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica and Repertory, a Chapter on Rare and Uncommon Remedies, B. Jain Publishers, India.