Calendula OfficinalisMarigold, Calendula,Callendula
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 Calendula Officinalis based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
A most remarkable healing agent, applied locally. Useful for open wounds, parts that will not heal, ulcers, etc. Promotes healthy granulations and rapid healing by first intention. Hemostatic after tooth extraction. Deafness. Catarrhal conditions. Neuroma. Constitutional tendency to erysipelas. Pain is excessive and out of all proportion to injury. Great disposition to take cold, especially in damp weather. Paralysis after apoplexy. Cancer, as an intercurrent remedy. Has remarkable power to produce local exudation and helps to make acrid discharge healthy and free. Cold hands.
WORSE, in damp, Heavy, cloudy weather.
Compare: Hambetter; Hypericum.; Symph.; Arn.
Compare in deafness: Ferr. Pic.; Kal. Iod.; Calc; Mag. ac; Graph.
Antidote: Chelidonium; Rheum.
Locally. Aqueous Calendula Officinalis (Marigoldin.) for all wounds, the greatest healing agent. Also as an injection in leucorrhoea; internally, tincture, to third potency. For burns, sores, fissures, and abrasions, etc., use Calendula Cerate.
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.