Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Citrus Limonum may help, unprocessed Citrus Limonum is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Citrus Limonum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Lemon. N. O. Rutaceae. Expressed juice.
dyspnoea. Daily headache. Stiffness in the joints, particularly in the fingers.
bruised feeling, particularly in the feet. Herpetic eruptions.≡ show all authors ...
Compare It should be compared with Aceticum Acidum Acetic acid; and the "bruised pain in the joints" recalls the action of its congener, Ruta Graveolens Ruta; Belladonna Bell., Lachesis Lach. As an antidote against Stramonium Stram. it has been employed with great success, the juice of the fruit being administered by the teaspoonful. The symptoms removed were Convulsive fits with violent movement of the hands and of the feet, eyes convulsed, fixedness of look, salivation, pupils dilated, face red and puffed. Loss of reason, and disposition to be frightened. Pulse small and quick. Convulsions renewed or provoked by light.≡ more ...