BovistaPuff-ball, Bovista Gigantea
in 2C-200C, 3X-200X, 1M-10M, CM from $6.50
HPUS label indication: Acne
Below are the strongest indications of Bovista in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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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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.
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.