BovistaPuff-ball, Bovista Gigantea
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.Sensitive.Enlarged sensation ( Argmind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability;mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood;N.) Awkward; Everything falls from handsDischarge from nose Stringy, toughDistensive headache; worse early morning, open air, lyingDull, bruised pain in brainhead; expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation;Sensation As if head were enlarging, especially of occiputnose; discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside;nose; discharge from nose; thick and sticky, tough;nose; nose bleed;nose; nose bleed; morning;nose; pain; rawness; nostrils;nose; skin or lining of nose; powdery flaking skin nostrils (see discharges);ACNE worse in summer; due to use of cosmetics.Bleeding of nose and gumsCheeks and lips feel swollenface; skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; nose; inside and on nose;face; swelling;Lips chappedScurf and crusts about nostrils and corners of mouthmouth; bleeding; gums;Chronic diarrhoea of old people; worse at night and early morning.COLIC, with red urine; Relieved by eatingMust bend doubleabdomen; sensitive to clothing;abdomen; stomach; clothing disturbs;Intolerant of tight clothing around waist.Pain around umbilicusStitches through perineum towards rectum and genitals.Stomach; Sensation as of a lump of icerectum; diarrhoea; in women; before period;rectum; diarrhoea; in women; during period;rectum; diarrhoea; morning;stool; hard; first hard, then fluid;stool; thin, liquid; formed then thin afterwards;urine; sugar in urine;Menses too early and too profuse; Worse at nightSoreness of pubes during mensesVoluptuous sensationCannot bear tight clothing around waist (Lach.) Traces of menses between menstruationFemale; Diarrhoea before and during mensesgenitals; female; period; copious;genitals; female; period; frequent;genitals; female; period; night; only;genitals; female; vaginal discharge; after period;genitals; female; vaginal discharge; before period;genitals; female; vaginal discharge; walking;Leucorrhoea acrid, thick, tough, greenish, follows mensesMetrorrhagia; Parovarian cysts.chest; oppressed feeling; during fever;chest; perspiration;Moist eczema on back of handextremities, limbs; awkwardness;extremities, limbs; awkwardness; fingers;extremities, limbs; awkwardness; hands;extremities, limbs; awkwardness; hands; drops things;extremities, limbs; pain; during chill;extremities, limbs; pain; tearing; elbow;extremities, limbs; skin; itching; upper limbs;extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; herpes;extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; herpes;Great weakness of all joints; clumsiness with her hands, drops things from handsItching of feet and legsOedema in joints after fracture.Sweat in axillae; Onion smelltip of coccyx itches intolerablyWeariness of hands and feetchill; in warmth; in warm room; not relieved in warm room, nor by a warm heater;chill; morning;chill; with pain;Urticaria on excitement; with rheumatic lameness, palpitation and diarrhoea ( Dulc.) Itching on getting warmBlunt instruments leave deep impression on the skinEczema, moist; formation of thick crustsPellagra.Pimples cover the entire body; scurvy; herpetic eruptionsPruritis aniskin; itching;skin; out-breaks on skin; herpetic;skin; pushed in easily from pressure;Urticaria on waking in the morning, worse from bathinggeneralities; in women; symptoms before period;generalities; in women; symptoms during period;
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.