Dioscorea VillosaWild Yam, Dioscor
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 Dioscorea Villosa based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
As a remedy for many kinds of PAIN, especially colic, and in severe, painful affections of abdominal and pelvic viscera; it ranks with the polychrests of the Materia Medica. Persons of feeble digestive powers; tea-drinkers, with much flatulence. Gall stone colic.
BETTER, standing erect, motion in open air; pressure.
WORSE, evening and night; Lying down, and Doubling up.
Antidotes: Chamom.; Camph.
Compare: Coloc ( differs in modalities); Nux; Cham.; Bry.
Tincture, to third potency.Calls things by the wrong name.Buzzing in head.Dull pain in both temples; better pressure, but worse afterwardsPains suddenly shift to different parts; Appear in remote localities, as fingers and toesEructations of sour, bitter wind, With hiccoughPain from gall-bladder to chest, back, and armsRumbling, with emission of much flatusSharp pain in epigastrium, relieved by standing erect.Pain along sternum and extending into armsSharp pains from liver, shooting upward to right nippleSinking at the pit of the stomach; pyrosisabdomen; pain; cramping, griping; late morning;abdomen; pain; cramping, griping; morning;abdomen; pain; cutting; navel; around navel;abdomen; pain; during diarrhoea (colic);abdomen; pain; navel; region of navel;abdomen; pain; pressing; region of navel;abdomen; pain; wandering pain; shift suddenly to distant parts of body;abdomen; stomach; pain; cutting;Belching of large quantities of offensive gasColic; better walking about; pains radiate from abdomen to back, chest, arms; worse, bending forwards and while lyingGriping, cutting in hypogastric region, with intermittent cutting in stomach and small intestinesHurried desire for stool.Neuralgia of stomachRenal colic, with pain in extremitiesStomach; Mouth dry and bitter in morning, tongue coated, no thirstDiarrhoea (worse in morning), yellowish, followed by exhaustion, as if flatus and feces were hot.Hemorrhoids, with darting pains to liver; look like bunches of grapes or red cherries; protrude after stool, with pain in anusrectum; haemorrhoids; morning;Female; Uterine colic; pains radiate from uterusPains shoot into testicles from region of kidneysEmissions in sleep, or from sexual atony, With weak knees.Strong-smelling sweat on scrotum and pubesgenitals; male; thick emission from penis;genitals; male; thick emission from penis; without dreams;genitals; male; thick emission from penis; without erections;Male; Relaxation and coldness of organsVivid dreams.Chest does not seem to expand on breathingShort-winded.Tight feeling all along sternumEspecially with flatulence and pain through chest and tightness across.Heart; Angina pectoris; pain back of sternum into arms; labored breathing; Feeble action of heartAching and stiffness in jointsCramps in flexors of fingers and toes.extremities, limbs; cramps; fingers; during childbirth;extremities, limbs; skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot;FELONS in beginning, when pricking is first feltLameness in back; worse, stoopingNails brittleSciatica; pains shoot down thigh; worse, right side; better, when perfectly stillgeneralities; pain; cutting; internally;
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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.