Asterias RubensRed Starfish, Asterias
HPUS label indication: Pimples
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Asterias Rubens based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
A remedy for the sycotic diathesis; flabby, lymphatic constitution, flabby with RED face. Lancinating pains. Nervous disturbances, neuralgias, chorea, and hysteria come within the range of this remedy. Has been used for cancer of the breast, and has an unquestioned influence over cancer disease. Excitement in both sexes.
Worse, Coffee, night; cold damp weather, left side.
Antidotes: Plumb.; Zinc.
Compare: Conium; Carbo; Ars.; Condurango.
Incompatible: Nux; Coffea.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Cannot bear contradiction
Shocks in brain; throbbing; Heat in head, as if surrounded by hot air.
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Disposition to pimples at adolescence.
Pimples on side of nose, chin and mouth
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Diarrhoea, watery brown, gushing out in jet.
Stool like olives
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Nodes and induration of mammary gland, dull aching, neuralgic pain in this region ( Conium
Breasts swell and pain in breasts; worse left
Excitement of sexual instinct with nervous agitation.
Female; Colic and other sufferings cease with appearance of flow
Pains down left arm to fingers, worse motion
Ulceration with sharp pains, piercing to scapulae
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Gait unsteady; muscles refuse to obey the will
Cancer mammae even in ulcerative stage
Left breast feels as if pulled inward, and pain extends over inner arm to end of little finger
acute, lancinating pain
axillary glands swollen hard and knotted.
Breasts swollen, indurated
Epilepsy; preceded by twitching over whole body.
Neuralgia of left breast and arm ( Brom
.) Pain under sternum and in muscles of precordial region
Numbness of hand and fingers of left side
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Destitute of pliability and elasticity
Enlarged auxiliary glands, worse, at night and in damp weather.
Psoriasis and herpes zoster worse left arm and chest
Ulcers, with fetid ichor
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.