Carduus MarianusSt. Mary's Thistle, Caruus Marianus, Caardus Marianus, Caarduus
HPUS label indication: Nausea
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 Carduus Marianus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The action of this drug is centered in the liver, and portal system, causing soreness, pain, jaundice. Has specific relation to the vascular system. Abuse of alcoholic beverages, especially beer. Varicose veins and ulcers. Diseases of miners, associated with asthma. Dropsical conditions depending on liver disease, and when due to pelvic congestion and hepatic disease. Disturbs sugar metabolism. Influenza when liver is affected. Debility. Hemorrhages, especially connected with hepatic disease.
Compare: Card. Benedictus (strong action on eyes, and sensation of contraction in many parts; stomach symptoms similar); Chelidonium; Chionanthus; Merc.; Podophyl.; Bry.; Aloe.
Tincture and lower potencies.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Despondency; forgetful, apathetic.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Burning and pressure in eyes
Contractive feeling above eyebrows
Dull heavy, stupid, with foul tongue
Vertigo, with tendency to fall forward
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Skin; discoloration; yellow
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Roughness; palate (roof of mouth)
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Pain in region of liver
Stitches in left side of stomach, near spleen ( Ceanoth
.) Gallstone disease with enlarged liver.
Pain; liver; colic, gall-stones
Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver
Appetite small; tongue furred; Nausea; retching; vomiting of green, acid fluid
Aversion to salt meat
Cirrhosis, with dropsy.
Constipation; stools hard, difficult, knotty; alternates with diarrhoea
Fullness and soreness, with moist skin
Hyperaemia of liver, with jaundice
Left lobe very sensitive
Stomach; Taste bitter
Stools bright yellow
Swelling of gall bladder with painful tenderness
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
10 drop doses (Wapler).
Hemorrhagic piles, prolapse or rectum, burning pain in anus and rectum, hard and knotting, clayey stools
Profuse diarrhoea due to rectal cancer
Constipation; insufficient, incomplete, unsatisfactory stool
▲ ▼ STOOL (click for more)
Clay-coloured (see light-coloured)
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Pain in chest, going to shoulders, back, loins and abdomen, with urging to urinate.
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; coughing
Stitching pains in lower right ribs and front; worse, moving, walking, etc
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)
Pain; pulling; forearm
Pain; pulling; forearm; thumb side
Pain in hip-joint, spreading through buttocks and down thigh; Worse from stooping
Weakness felt in feet, especially after sitting.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Varicose ulcers ( Clematis vitalba.) Eruption on lower part of sternum.
Itching on lying down at night
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Fluid build up; internal
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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.