Calendula OfficinalisMarigold, Calendula,Callendula
HPUS label indication: Wounds
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.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Extremely nervous; easily frightened; tearing headache; weight on brain
Lacerated SCALP wounds.
Pain in right side of neck
Submaxillary glands swollen, painful to touch
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Injuries to eyes which tend to suppuration; after operations; blennorrhoea of lachrymal sac.
▲ ▼ EAR (click for more)
Deafness; worse in DAMP surroundings and with eczematous conditions
Hears best on a train, and distant sounds.
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Coryza in one nostril; with much green discharge.
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Nausea in CHEST
Heartburn with horripilations
Stomach; Hunger immediately after nursing
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Menses suppressed, with cough
Female; Warts at the os externum
Os lower than natural
Uterine hypertrophy, sensation of weight and fullness in pelvis; stretching and dragging in groin; pain on sudden movements
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Cough, with green expectoration, hoarseness; with distention of inguinal ring.
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)
Injuries; hand; lacerations
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Coldness, great sensitiveness to open air; shuddering in back, skin feels warm to touch
Heat in evening.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Erysipelas (use topically).
Promotes favorable cicatrization, with least amount of suppuration
Slough, proud flesh, and raised edges
Superficial burns and scalds
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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.