Baptisia – Wild Indigo

Baptisia – Wild Indigo

The mother tincture is prepared from the fresh root of Baptisia tinctoria [L.] Vent., which is a native of North America. N.O. Leguminosae.

Typhoid fevers. Sepsis. Septic sore throat. Sensation as if parts of the body lay scattered about. All discharges, including sweat and breath, are offensive. The worst degree of oral putridity in diphtheria and pulmonary T.B. Encephalitis. Meningitis.

Should be given intercurrently in all septic fevers. Left-sided renal colic. Pyelonephritis.

As in Veratrum there is a streak down the centre of the tongue (from back to front), which is first white, then brownish.

The German Monograph-Preparation Commission for the Homoeopathic Field of Therapy has, under the Preparation Monograph for Baptisia tinctoria, published the following indication(s) in the German Bundesanzeiger (German Federal Gazette) for baptisia: serious feverish infections; general blood poisoning; states of confusion.