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 (i.e. symptoms) of Epilobium Palustre in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Epilobium palustre, Linn., var. lineare, Gray; (Epilobium lineare, Muhl.; E. squamatum, Nutt.).
Natural order, Onagraceae. Common names, "Willow" herb (Dr. Wright), (name usually applied to Epilobium angustifolium N/A ).
Preparation, Tincture of the root.
Authority. J. S. Wright, M.D., proving with tincture of root, 1/2 ounce first day, 1 ounce second and third days, U. S. Med. Investigator, N. S., 1, 325.
Headache (part of S. 11).
Face red (ninth day).
Ptyalism (seventh and eighth days).
In morning, throat commenced filling up; at noon, could not swallow water; larynx sore to pressure, swollen on outside, with hard lumps on both sides of larynx (sixth day).
On an attempt to swallow water it would fly out of my nose (ninth day).
Can swallow liquids (tenth day).
Three loose stools (eighth day); none (ninth day).
Urine red (ninth day).
Hard chill commenced at 11 A.M., lasted an hour; high fever came on, with aching all over and severe headache; this lasted all night; could not sleep (fourth day).
Fever and headache passed off, but returned in the afternoon and evening more severe, lasted all night (fifth day).
High fever and headache all the time (sixth day).
Dull and sleepy, but could not sleep; the saliva would choke me (eighth day).≡ more ...