Dioscorea VillosaWild Yam, Dioscor
HPUS label indication: Colic
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.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Calls things by the wrong name.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Buzzing in head.
Dull pain in both temples; better pressure, but worse afterwards
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Pains suddenly shift to different parts; Appear in remote localities, as fingers and toes
Eructations of sour, bitter wind, With hiccough
Pain from gall-bladder to chest, back, and arms
Rumbling, with emission of much flatus
Sharp pain in epigastrium, relieved by standing erect.
Pain along sternum and extending into arms
Sharp pains from liver, shooting upward to right nipple
Sinking at the pit of the stomach; pyrosis
Pain; cramping, griping; late morning
Pain; cramping, griping; morning
Pain; cutting; navel; around navel
Pain; during diarrhoea (colic)
Pain; navel; region of navel
Pain; pressing; region of navel
Pain; wandering pain; shift suddenly to distant parts of body
Stomach; pain; cutting
Belching of large quantities of offensive gas
Colic; better walking about; pains radiate from abdomen to back, chest, arms; worse, bending forwards and while lying
Griping, cutting in hypogastric region, with intermittent cutting in stomach and small intestines
Hurried desire for stool.
Neuralgia of stomach
Renal colic, with pain in extremities
Stomach; Mouth dry and bitter in morning, tongue coated, no thirst
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Diarrhoea (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 anus
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Female; Uterine colic; pains radiate from uterus
Pains shoot into testicles from region of kidneys
Emissions in sleep, or from sexual atony, With weak knees.
Strong-smelling sweat on scrotum and pubes
Male; thick emission from penis
Male; thick emission from penis; without dreams
Male; thick emission from penis; without erections
Male; Relaxation and coldness of organs
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Chest does not seem to expand on breathing
Tight feeling all along sternum
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Especially with flatulence and pain through chest and tightness across.
Heart; Angina pectoris; pain back of sternum into arms; labored breathing; Feeble action of heart
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Aching and stiffness in joints
Cramps in flexors of fingers and toes.
Cramps; fingers; during childbirth
Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot
FELONS in beginning, when pricking is first felt
Lameness in back; worse, stooping
Sciatica; pains shoot down thigh; worse, right side; better, when perfectly still
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
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.