Cornus CircinataRound-leaved Dogwood
Below are the strongest indications of Cornus Circinata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Chronic malaria, hepatitis, jaundice. Weakness in morning. Pain in pit of stomach, with distended abdomen. Vesicular eruption associated with chronic liver disease or aphthous stomatitis.
Ulceration of tongue, gums and mouth; aphthae. Burning in mouth, throat and stomach.
Loose, windy, dark stool, immediately after dinner. Burning in anus. Dark, bilious, offensive diarrh?ža, with sallow complexion.
Vesicular eczema of face in infants, with nursing sore mouth.
Compare: Cornus alternifolia-Swamp Walnut (Weak and tired; disturbed sleep, fever, restlessness, eczema; skin cracked; chest feels cold, as if full of ice); Cornus florida (chronic malaria; indigestion and distressing acid heartburn; general debility from loss of fluids and night sweats; neuralgic pains in arms, chest, and trunk, and sensation as if broken in two; intermittent fever, with drowsiness; feels cold, but is warm to touch; great exhaustion in intervals; general clammy sweat. Chill is preceded by drowsiness, heat is associated with drowsiness. Headache after quinine).
Tincture to sixth attenuation.
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.
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.