Homeopathic medicines are selected on the basis of symptoms,
cause, family history and constitution of the person affected.
Considering all these factors any of the below listed (or some
other) homeopathic medicine may be indicated and helpful in this
Nux vomica, Opium, Coffea cruda, Ambra grisea, Hyoscyamus
niger, Sulphur, Belladonna, Chamomilla, Arsenic album,
Gelsemium, Ignatia amara, Magnesium carbonica,
Cocculus indica, Aconitum napellus, Arnica
Montana, Causticum, Ferrum metallicum, Muriaticum acidum,
Tabacum, Senecio jacobaea; Cannabis indica, Kalium
Sleepless from rush of ideas. Cannot sleep after 3a.m.
until towards morning, falls asleep when it is time to rise
and feels heavy and unrefreshed. It is especially the remedy for
those who drink too much, those who abuse coffee and tea, those
who are subject to abdominal disorders and a sluggish portal
circulation. It is curative in cases where sleep is unattainable
except from a stimulant. The symptoms of Nux vomica are better
after undisturbed sleep, worse when sleep is disturbed.
Sleeplessness from mental overwork, from too close study,
especially at night. Dreams full of bustle and worry.
Stupefying and unrefreshing sleep. Sleepy, but cannot sleep.
Sleeplessness with acuteness of hearing, clock striking
and cocks crowing at great distance keep her awake. Loss of
breath on falling asleep. Bed feels so hot she cannot lie on
it; moves often in search of a cool place; must be
uncovered. Sleepy but cannot sleep withgreat drowsiness.
Dreams of cat, dog and black forms. Pleasant, fantastic, amorous
dream. Suffocative attacks during sleep like nightmare.
Nervous sleeplessness from rush of ideas, mental
activity, awakes at or hears every sound after pleasurable
excitement. In cases where there is excessive agitation of body
and mind, and where ideas force themselves on the mind. The
patient is wide awake, without the slightest inclination to
sleep, and all the senses are extremely acute. It is
the remedy when excitement or good news, joys or night watching
causes the insomnia. It is well suited to sleeplessness in
teething children, Sleeplessness from the bad effects of too
good news. Is indicated in wide-awake condition; impossible to
close the eyes; physical excitement through mental exaltation.
Sleeplessness, on account of excessive mental and bodily
activity. The greatest mental and physical exhaustion;
great restlessness lying awake most of the night. Sensitiveness
of vision, of hearing, of smell, of touch; sensitiveness to
pain; it is most astonishing sometimes about this great
sensitiveness. Wakeful, on a constant move. Sleeps until 3 a.m.
after which only dozing. Sleep disturbed by dreams or by itching
Sleeplessness arising from worriment of mind as from
business trouble. The patient retires to bed feeling
tolerably tired, yet as soon as the head touches the pillow he
becomes wakeful. Before midnight sleeplessness. He cannot
sleep at night, he knows not why. For several nights
sleeplessness , and in the morning slumber full of
fantastical dreams. Frequent waking at night. Frequent
waking, and at 2 a.m. long uneasiness in the whole body,
especially in the occiput. Uneasiness in the occiput after
midnight. At night he wakes up with headache , which goes off on
rising. Very early waking; followed by frequently
interrupted, but very profound sleep, with eyes fast closed. In
the morning, in bed, weariness, with feeling in the eyes as
if they were too firmly closed. Sleep restless, with anxious
dreams. Retires tired, wakeful as soon as touches the pillow.
Coldness of body and twitching of limbs during sleep.
Sleeplessness from nervous excitement; the brain is
full of bewildering ideas and images. After long
illnesses and the brain cells are poorly nourished.
Sleeplessness in children, who twitch, cry out frightened and
tremble. Sleeplessness from overworked minds and without
apparent cause may be benefited by Hyoscyamus. Hyoscyamus paints
the mental town of its victim a brilliant and luminous red. The
patient is jolly and wakeful. Sleeplessness from nervous
excitement. Starts out of sleep, frightened. Brain
full of bewildering ideas and images. Sleeplessness in children
who twitch, cry out, frightened and tremble. Irritable and
easily excited individuals. Sleeplessness from anxiety or
over - excitement.
Sleeplessness from nervous excitement, cutaneous
irritations and external heat. The patient is drowsy all day
and sleepless at night. Sleeps in "cat naps", wakes
frequently. Restlessness of anaemic irritability. Long but
unrefreshing sleep, in morning. Nightly jerking and twitching in
body during. Nightmare. Sings during sleep and wakes up with
singing. Cannot sleep during 2 and 5 a.m.
The sleepless conditions calling for Belladonna are due to
congestion; sleep is extremely restless, as a rule it is
interrupted by talking, starting, muscular jerkings and
spasmodic motions; frightful images appear on closing the eyes
and the patient therefore dreads sleep. Children awake from
sleep frightened. Oftentimes there is a violent throbbing in the
brain which prevents sleep. Frightful dreams, they
constantly awaken the patient. Insomnia due to cerebral
hyperaemia. Restless sleep during dentition; sleeps with
eyes partially open; sudden starting, twitching, hot head and
dilated pupils will indicate it. Sleep is extremely restless due
to congestion in the head. Cannot close the eyes, as he sees
dreadful images on doing so. Children wake from sleep
For sleeplessness in children due to severe pain. It
quiets the irritability and the emotional excitement and the
patient sleeps. It is also adapted to weak, nervous women. The
sleep is tormented by dreams which are fanciful, vivid and
anxious; the patient is hot and thirsty. Moaning in sleep.
Great drowsiness is characteristic of the remedy, but cannot
sleep. Sleepless due to pain. Nightly sleeplessness with visions
and anxiety. Crying out, starting up, tossing about and weeping
during sleep. Yawning and stretching.