FagopyrumBuckwheat, Fagopyrum Esculentum, Fagop, Fagopyr, Fagopyrum.
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 Fagopyrum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Its action on the skin, producing pruritus, is very marked. Visible pulsation of arteries. Fluent coryza. Offensive excretions. Itching erythema. Pruritus senilis. Post-nasal catarrh; dry crusts, granular appearance of posterior nares with itching.
BETTER, cold water, Coffee; WORSE, in afternoon; from sunlight, scratching.
Compare: Dolichos; Bovista; Urtica.
Third potency and 12X.Itching in and around eyes and earsBursting painsCerebral hyperaemia.Depressed and irritableHead hot, better bending backward, with tired neckInability to study or rememberItching of eyes and earsOccipital headachePains deep in head, With upward pressureITCHING and smarting, swelling, heat and soreness.Fluent coryza, with sneezing, followed by dryness and crust formation.Sore, red, inflamedSoreness and feeling of excoriation, deep down pharynxUvula elongated, tonsils swollen.Bad taste in the morningDrooling.Persistent, morning nauseaStomach; Eructations of Scalding, hot, acid, watery substance; better, CoffeeBurning in right ovary.Female; Pruritus vulvae, with yellow leucorrhoea, worse, restThrobbing in all arteries after retiringHeart; Pain around heart, better lying on back, extending to left shoulder and armLight feeling in chest.Palpitation with oppressionPulse irregular, intermittent, rapidVehement itching in arms and legs; worse towards eveningFeet numb and prickingPain in shoulder, with pain along fingersStiffness and bruised sensation in the muscles of the neck, with sensation as if nape of neck could not support headStreaking pains in arms and legs.Vesicular, pustular, phlegmonous dermatitisItching of hands, deep inItching; better by bathing in cold water; worse scratching, touch and retiringBlind boilsItching of knees and elbows and hairy portionsSkin, hot, swollen.Sore red blotches
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.