Sepia

SEPIA

(sepia officinalis)

What is Sepia?

Sepia (also known as cuttlefish or Indian ink) has been widely used by artists and healers for centuries. In Roman times it was even used as a cure for baldness.

Other names : Ink of the cuttlefish, Indian ink.

Parts used : The liquid contained in the inkbag of the cuttlefish.

Homeopaths may prescribe this remedy for :

  • Menstrual problems. Displaying the following symptoms : Pre-menstrual tension, menstrual pain, heavy bleeding, irregular periods.

  • Menopausal problems. Displaying the following symptoms : Hot flushes.

  • Postnatal depression.

  • Chronic fatigue or exhaustion. Displaying the following symptoms : Muscular aches and pains.

  • Digestive disorders caused by eating dairy products. Displaying the following symptoms : Nausea, sickness, abdominal pain, wind.

  • Headaches. Displaying the following symptoms: Giddiness, nausea.

People requiring this remedy will feel worse :

During cold weather or prior to a storm, from about 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and in the morning, when pre-menstrual or on receiving sympathy from others.

People requiring this remedy will feel better :

When warm, for rapid, energetic movement, when busy or out in the fresh air.

People suitable for this remedy are :

More often than not women, tending to be tall, thin and of a yellowish complexion.

They are also likely to be independent, aloof and resentful if crossed.

Sepia women are either hardened high-flyers or people unable to handle pressure, especially that which is often involved with running a home and looking after the family.

Deep down inside they are usually very insecure, despite their self-opinionated approach to life.

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