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.

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.

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

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

Disturbed. Dreams of traveling.

Pain along spine radiating to abdomen and thighs.


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.