Aesculus HippocastanumHorse Chestnut, Aesc hip, Aesculus Hipposcastanum, Ęsculus Hippocastanum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Aesculus Hippocastanum may help, unprocessed Aesculus is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Aesculus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The action of this drug is most marked on the lower bowel, producing engorged hemorrhoidal veins, with characteristic backache, with absence of actual constipation. Much pain but little bleeding. Venous stasis general, varicose veins of purple color; everything is slowed down, digestion, heart, bowels, etc. Torpor and congestion of the liver and portal system, with constipation. The back aches and gives out and unfits the patient for business. Flying pains all over. Fullness in various parts; dry, swollen mucous membranes. Throat with hemorrhoidal conditions.
Tincture, to third potency.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, in morning on awaking, and from any motion, Walking; from moving bowels; after eating, afternoon, standing.
BETTER, cool open air.≡ show all authors ...
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Depressed and Irritable
Head dull, confused, aching as from a cold
Pressure in forehead, with nausea, followed by stitches in right hypochondrium
Neuralgic stitches from right to left through forehead, followed by flying pains in epigastrium
Pain from occiput to frontal region, with bruised sensation of the scalp; worse in the morning≡ more ...
Heavy and hot, with lachrymation, With enlarged blood vessels
Eyeballs sore.≡ more ...
Dry; inspired air feels cold, Nasal passages sensitive to it
Pressure at root of nose
Membrane over turbinate bones distended and boggy, dependent upon hepatic disorders.
coryza, sneezing≡ more ...
Saliva; mucus, slime; thick and sticky
Tongue thickly coated, feels as if scalded.
Metallic taste≡ more ...
Hot, DRY, raw, stitching pain into ears when swallowing
Follicular pharyngitis connected with hepatic congestion
Veins in pharynx distended and tortuous
Throat sensitive to inspired air; feels excoriated and constricted, burns like fire on swallowing, in afternoon
Early stages of atrophic pharyngitis in dried-up, bilious subjects
Hawking of ropy mucus of sweetish taste.
Swelling; swollen and knotted; throat≡ more ...
Heart’s action full and heavy, can feel pulsations all over
Laryngitis; coughs Depending on hepatic disorders; hot feeling in chest; pain around heart in hemorrhoidal subjects.
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)≡ more ...
Lameness in neck; aching between shoulder blades; region of Spine feels weak; back and legs give out
Backache affecting sacrum and hips; worse walking or stooping
When walking feet turn under
Soles feels sore, tired, and swell
Hands and feet swell, and become red after washing, feel full.
in women; from when period is suppressed
lumbar (lower half of back)
on rising from a seat
lower back / base of spine
sacrum (base of spine)
rising from sitting
extending to other parts; hips
junction of pelvis and spine
aching; when period is suppressed
aching; after stooping
aching; while walking
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
aching; base of spine / lower back
aching; base of spine
junction of hip bones to spine
with rigidness; on waking
with rigidness; sacrum (base of spine)
tearing; base of spine; and hips while walking
Paralysis; spine≡ more ...
Tenderness and fullness in region of liver.
Dull aching in liver and epigastrium
Pain at umbilicus
Jaundice; throbbing in hypogastrium and pelvis.
Weight of a stone, with gnawing, aching pain; most manifest about three hours after meals≡ more ...
Feels full of small sticks
Anus raw, sore
Much pain after stool, with prolapse
Hemorrhoids; with sharp shooting pains up the back; blind and bleeding; worse during climacteric
Large, hard, dry stools
Mucous membrane seems swollen and obstructs the passage
Irritation caused by ascarides and aids their expulsion
Burning in anus with chills up and down the back.
Frequent, scant, dark, muddy, hot urine
Pain in kidneys, especially left and ureter.
from portal stasis
Dragging, heaviness, weight
wiping after stool
urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing
Skin and lining; dryness
Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing)≡ more ...
Male; Discharge of prostatic fluid at stool.
Female; Constant throbbing behind symphysis pubis
Leucorrhoea, with Lameness of back across the sacro-illiac articulation; dark, yellow, sticky corroding; worse after menses.≡ more ...
Aching and soreness in limbs, in left acromion process with shooing down arms; finger tips numb.
Paralysis; upper limbs; sensation of paralysis
lower limbs; sensation of paralysis
leg, sensation of paralysis
Weakness; upper limbs
after walking≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Chill at 4 P.M
Chilliness up and down back
Fever 7 to 12 P.M
Evening fever, skin hot and dry
Sweat profuse and hot with the fever.
Autumn≡ more ...
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Full feeling; internally
Movement; movement of affected part
Walking≡ more ...