FagopyrumBuckwheat, Fagopyrum Esculentum, Fagop, Fagopyr, Fagopyrum.
HPUS label indication: Itching
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.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Itching in and around eyes and ears
Depressed and irritable
Head hot, better bending backward, with tired neck
Inability to study or remember
Itching of eyes and ears
Pains deep in head, With upward pressure
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
ITCHING and smarting, swelling, heat and soreness.
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Fluent coryza, with sneezing, followed by dryness and crust formation.
Sore, red, inflamed
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Soreness and feeling of excoriation, deep down pharynx
Uvula elongated, tonsils swollen.
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Bad taste in the morning
Persistent, morning nausea
Stomach; Eructations of Scalding, hot,
acid, watery substance; better, Coffee
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Burning in right ovary.
Female; Pruritus vulvae, with yellow leucorrhoea, worse, rest
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Throbbing in all arteries after retiring
Heart; Pain around heart, better lying on back, extending to left shoulder and arm
Light feeling in chest.
Palpitation with oppression
Pulse irregular, intermittent, rapid
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Vehement itching in arms and legs; worse towards evening
Feet numb and pricking
Pain in shoulder, with pain along fingers
Stiffness and bruised sensation in the muscles of the neck, with sensation as if nape of neck could not support head
Streaking pains in arms and legs.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Vesicular, pustular, phlegmonous dermatitis
Itching of hands, deep in
Itching; better by bathing in cold water; worse scratching, touch and retiring
Itching of knees and elbows and hairy portions
Skin, hot, swollen.
Sore red blotches
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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.