Aesculus Hippocastanum - Throat symptomsHorse 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.
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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.
Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing
Sensation of coldness; as from cold air
Excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed, see rawness under pain)
Sensation of something in throat
Irritation; upper throat
swallowing; on swallowing
trachea (wind pipe)
Pressure in throat-pit
Spasms, convulsions etc.; stiffness
Tonsils suppurating (producing pus)
constantly; from lump in throat
swollen and knotted; throat
Tickling in the air passages; larynx
in trachea (wind pipe)
External throat; pain; pressing; throat-pit
pain; soreness; cervical glands (on side of neck)
stiffness of sides
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