Cantharis - Face symptomsSpanish Fly, Cantharidin
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Cantharis may help, unprocessed Cantharis is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Cantharis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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Itching vesicles on face, burning when touched
Erysipelas of face, with burning, biting heat with urinary symptoms
Hot and red.
Appearance as if dead (see sunken)
Motions of jaw; lockjaw
excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
out-breaks on lips
cold sores, herpes; around lips
burning (see heat); chin
tearing; jaw; lower
Skin; discoloration; bluish
discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes
right; left waxy-yellow
erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
spots (see skin)
out-breaks on skin
acne; chronic, especially nose and cheeks
peeling in scales
pimples; forehead; burning
pimples; nose; burning
red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); of blisters
red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); nose
blisters; on chin
tension of skin
sublingual gland (gland under tongue)≡ more ...