BovistaPuff-ball, Bovista Gigantea
HPUS label indication: Acne
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 Bovista based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Has a marked effect on the skin, producing eruption like eczema, also upon the circulation, predisposing to Hemorrhages; marked languor and lassitude. Adapted to stammering children, old maids with palpitation; and "tettery" patients. Stage of numbness and tingling in multiple neuritis. Asphyxia due to Charcoal fumes.
Bovista antidotes tar applications. Suffocation from gas. After Rhus in chronic urticaria.
Compare: Calc.; Rhus; Sepia; Cicuta.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood
N.) Awkward; Everything falls from hands
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
.) Scalp itches; worse, warmth; sensitive; must scratch until sore.
Discharge from nose Stringy, tough
Distensive headache; worse early morning, open air, lying
Dull, bruised pain in brain
Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation
Sensation As if head were enlarging, especially of occiput
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside
Discharge from nose; thick and sticky, tough
Nose bleed; morning
Pain; rawness; nostrils
Skin or lining of nose; powdery flaking skin nostrils (see discharges)
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
ACNE worse in summer; due to use of cosmetics.
Bleeding of nose and gums
Cheeks and lips feel swollen
Skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; nose; inside and on nose
Scurf and crusts about nostrils and corners of mouth
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Chronic diarrhoea of old people; worse at night and early morning.
COLIC, with red urine; Relieved by eating
Must bend double
Sensitive to clothing
Stomach; clothing disturbs
Intolerant of tight clothing around waist.
Pain around umbilicus
Stitches through perineum towards rectum and genitals.
Stomach; Sensation as of a lump of ice
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
Diarrhoea; in women; before period
Diarrhoea; in women; during period
▲ ▼ STOOL (click for more)
Hard; first hard, then fluid
Thin, liquid; formed then thin afterwards
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Sugar in urine
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Menses too early and too profuse; Worse at night
Soreness of pubes during menses
Cannot bear tight clothing around waist (Lach
.) Traces of menses between menstruation
Female; Diarrhoea before and during menses
Female; period; copious
Female; period; frequent
Female; period; night; only
Female; vaginal discharge; after period
Female; vaginal discharge; before period
Female; vaginal discharge; walking
Leucorrhoea acrid, thick, tough, greenish, follows menses
Metrorrhagia; Parovarian cysts.
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Oppressed feeling; during fever
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Moist eczema on back of hand
Awkwardness; hands; drops things
Pain; during chill
Pain; tearing; elbow
Skin; itching; upper limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; herpes
Skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; herpes
Great weakness of all joints; clumsiness with her hands, drops things from hands
Itching of feet and legs
Oedema in joints after fracture.
Sweat in axillae; Onion smell
tip of coccyx itches intolerably
Weariness of hands and feet
▲ ▼ CHILL (click for more)
In warmth; in warm room; not relieved in warm room, nor by a warm heater
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Urticaria on excitement;
with rheumatic lameness, palpitation and diarrhoea ( Dulc
.) Itching on getting warm
Blunt instruments leave deep impression on the skin
Eczema, moist; formation of thick crusts
Pimples cover the entire body; scurvy; herpetic eruptions
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic
Pushed in easily from pressure
Urticaria on waking in the morning, worse from bathing
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
In women; symptoms before period
In women; symptoms during period
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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.