GnaphaliumCud-weed, Gnaphalium Polycephal Um
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 Gnaphalium based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
A remedy of unquestioned benefit in sciatica, when pain is associated with Numbness of the part affected. Rheumatism and morning diarrhoea. Polyuria.
Compare: Xanthoxyl.; Chamom.; Pulsat.
Third to thirtieth potency.Intermittent pains of superior maxillary of both sides.BorborygmusColic; pain in various parts of the abdomenFirst stage of cholera infantum; vomiting and purging.Irritated prostateDysmenorrhoea, with scanty and painful menses.Female; Weight and fullness in pelvisChronic backache in lumbar region; better resting on backLumbago with numbness in lower part of back and weight in pelvis.Frequent pains in calves and feetIntense pain along the sciatic nerve; numbness alternates with painBenz.) Anterior crural neuralgia ( Staph.) Pain in joints as if they lacked oilBetter, drawing limbs up, flexing thigh on abdomenChronic muscular rheumatism of back and neck.Cramps in calves of legs and feet when in bedextremities, limbs; pain; thigh; nerves from knee to foot;Gouty concretions ( AmmonGouty pains in big toesRheumatic pain in ankle joints and legs
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.