Jonosia Asoca (Ashoka)

(Bark of an Indian Tree, introduced by Dr. ND Ray, Calcutta)

Has extensive sphere of action on female organs. Amenorrhea and metrorrhagia.

Head
Unilateral headache; reflex uterine, congestive headache, better open air and by free flow. Pain in eyeballs; supraorbital pains, photophobia. Nasal catarrh, profuse, watery discharge. Loss of sense of smell.

Gastric
Desire for sweets, also acid things. Thirsty, excessive nausea; obstinate constipation, hemorrhoids.

Female
Delayed and irregular menses; menstrual colic; amenorrhea, pain in ovaries before flow; menorrhagia, irritable bladder; leucorrhea.

Sleep
Disturbed. Dreams of traveling.

Back
Pain along spine radiating to abdomen and thighs.

Dose
Tincture.

Reference: “Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory” by William Boericke

Author’s Note:

This tree (Ashoka) is found in Sri Lanka, India and Nepal and has its religious associations. It is considered as women friendly tree because it has the ability to cure many female problems as mentioned above. Its uses however, are not limited to treatment of Gynecological problems. In homeopathy it is primarily used in form of Mother Tncture.